The rising circumstances having a direct impact on native companies. Many, simply ready to cut back or develop their providers.
House owners of “New PMU,” a everlasting make-up coaching middle in North Park really feel like they only obtained again on their ft and all of the sudden they’re beginning to really feel a way of deja vu.
Maru Oderzhakhivska and Anna Kara have been residing the American dream. They have been about to open the doorways of their very own everlasting make-up coaching middle.
“Our first fundamental group was going to start out on march 17,” mentioned Oderzhakhivska.
However it was that very same week that the state started to order the closure of many companies across the county.
“It was very scary,” mentioned Oderzhakhivska. “It was like ‘ what are we going to do?’ we have been so misplaced.”
Each her and Kara are from Ukraine. They’d not too long ago moved to the U.S. and put all that they had into their new enterprise. A enterprise that did not see the sunshine of day for months.
“You come right here and also you make investments a lot on this area and also you see it empty,” mentioned Oderzhakhivska. “It is tremendous miserable.”
Lastly, on August 31, they got the inexperienced gentle to open up. New PMU hosted its top quality on September first, and have since taught 5 extra.
“It isn’t solely eyebrows, eyeliners, and lips, it is also for individuals who have disabilities, individuals with scars, and individuals who have survived breast most cancers,” mentioned Kara.
However with the rising variety of covid-19 circumstances in our county, the duo fears their enterprise might be impacted as soon as once more.
“Everybody must survive, us too,” mentioned Oderzhakhivska. “So please don’t shut us. We cant function outdoors, it does not work for us. We will do on-line courses, but it surely’s not the identical.”
For now, the crew is retaining their fingers crossed and doing what they will to remain protected.
“As you possibly can see, even once they’re training they’ve a distance between them,” mentioned Oderzhakhivska. “We all the time test their temperature, we have now all these protocols. All of them work in masks, gloves. We actually perceive and we’re doing every little thing we are able to to assist well being in San Diego.”