Hello, I’m trying to set up a clothing business to support my rent. I’m struggling for money and work isn’t covering the costs that I need to pay. The most important reason I’m doing this is because I have a hamster, she’s getting older now. Because she is older she has got a abscess in her eye on the eyelid fortunately it isnt causing too much irritation however i do nee to take her to the vets and just dont have the money to pay for that. It could be either an irritated hair follicle or something much more serious such as cancer which would need to be removed. Worse case scenario I would have to put her down but I really don’t what it to come to that, she has been such an amazing companion, even though she has an attitude, it would really pain me to have to say goodbye. She is super lively and I just don’t think it’s quite her time to go. im trying everything to get money but i think this is my best bet my business idea is to paint old clothes and resell them, after all a person’s trash is another persons treasure. The paints and medium I need are fairly expensive as well as buying clothes on top. I’d also need to pay a student photographer or something similar to get quality photos of the clothes. My rent is currently £525 without bills and other expenses on top, and I’m really not making enough to support myself. I either need money to pay off my rent or, if it’s more beneficial to buy and sell clothes then i will be doing that. I’m working as much as possible but I’m currently studying at college looking at uni for next year which will add more debt onto myself (why is university so expensive!!). I’m looking to study zoo conservation and wildlife. Once my business is fairly stable and i’m making profit i would like to start donating some profits to conservation work and hopefully volunteering in Africa to help with land and animal management. I was also thinking that i could start painting endangered and extinct animals onto the clothes as a was of spreading the message that we need to be more careful and considerate to the environment and animals. Any amount of money would be greatly appreciated, seriously even a few pounds so that I can buy some basic paint colours and get going.