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Victoria Showunmi: Winner of the 2024 Great Companies International Women Entrepreneur Award



Name: Victoria Showunmi

Business Name: Petra Home Care

Location: Houston, Texas , USA

Establishment (Year): 2020

Category: Health & Wellness

Profession/ Specialty: Healthcare

Social Media: LinkedIn


Company Detail:

Petra Home Care is an agency that provides home care services to individuals who require additional support and assistance at home. The service offerings include, but are not limited to, assistance with bathing, dressing, ambulation, meal preparation, laundry, errands, and transportation. They offer home care support, hospice care support, cancer care support, and post-discharge assistance.


Unique Selling Proposition or Competitive Advantage:

At Petra Home Care, services are coordinated and supervised by Registered Nurses. The agency is capable of starting service on the same day and can provide complex home care services such as assistance with ostomy care, tube feeding, and medications.


Challenges Faced During the Journey:

Petra Home Care successfully navigated through the COVID-19 pandemic, providing safe home care services and ensuring the safety of clients at home.


Advice for Women Entrepreneurs:

Running a successful business necessitates personal and leadership development, resilience, and a network of like-minded individuals. A business provides fulfilment, enabling entrepreneurs to achieve their financial goals more quickly and at their own pace. Growth is limitless, and the rewards are long-lasting.




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lekor adams
lekor adams
May 17

Her remarkable achievement highlights the dedication and innovation she brings to her field. This recognition is reminiscent of the invaluable work done by organizations like LifeChoice, which provide hospice grief support to those facing terminal illnesses. LifeChoice plays a critical role in healthcare, offering compassionate care and ensuring patients live their final months with dignity and comfort. By addressing both medical and emotional needs, LifeChoice supports patients and their families during challenging times. Victoria's entrepreneurial spirit and LifeChoice's commitment to care both exemplify the power of dedication and compassion.

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