Young entrepreneur launches technical repairs enterprise


Everton Frederick, an entrepreneur from the Kalinago Territory, has ventured into the field of technology, to provide software repair services for cell phones and computers.

‘Elf Tech Services’ founded by Frederick himself, provides customers with an experience that has variety, according to the entrepreneur. He said the business which is located in the Kalinago Territory, offers software and hardware repairs, the creation of promotional pages on social media for clients, research and advice for technological devices for clients and much more.

Frederick told Dominica News Online (DNO) during an interview, that his passion for what he does began when he received his first computer. He recounted spending no time on social media and instead, using that time, to increase his knowledge of software repairs and computers in general. He said he also took it upon himself to solve issues that arose with his own computer. From there, he began developing his skills and grew more interested in the whole concept of technology, its flaws, and how they can be fixed, Frederick stated.

The young Kalinago businessman identified restrictions associated with expansion in the Kalinago Territory as the only major impediment to growing his business.

“We live in the Kalinago Territory and we do not have land ownership and so it is more difficult to access funds. That is my biggest disadvantage right now,” he stated.

On the other hand, he cited the location of his business in the Kalinago Territory as a notable advantage because of the low level of competition in terms of the services he provides.

He said he hopes to train others in hardware repair in order to diversify and expand his company.

Frederick urges young people in the country who wish to invest in the field of technology to love what they do.

“If you do not love what you do, then there is no way you’re going to be successful.” he said.

He also stressed that investment of time is necessary and working with a passion to see an idea manifest, is important.

Frederick attended the Castle Bruce Secondary School where he did Information Technology (I.T.). He also completed classes in Computer Information Systems at the Dominica State College and is versed in computer programming.

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  1. Fi d youths dzm
    November 21, 2016

    Now thats a class mate we wrote programs together and i can tell you Everton aka elf is one hell of a intelligent young man and his passion for computures is no jock keep going Everton from ur class mate u got a bright future ahead of u love u my brother

  2. Dominican
    November 21, 2016

    AWWW blessing to you young man hope your Parl Rep takes notice

  3. Joan
    November 21, 2016

    Blessing on your new business. May God cover your business so that it will prosper in continuance of your employing other young individuals. I will forever include you in my prayers.

  4. NUWP
    November 21, 2016

    Congratulations bro. Yet another Young person in action. Listening to some people one would thing the youths is not creative. But u learn and is putting you skills into action in your country Dominica. This shows me u love your country. I wish “DOCTOR OF ALL DOCTORS MR THOMPSON FOUNTAIN AND CREW WOULD TAKE A PAGE FROM YOUR AND THE MANY YOUNGSTER WHO IS MAKING A MEANINGFUL CONTRIBUTION RATHER THAN A MEANINGLESS CONTRIBUTIONS TO YOUR COUNTY BOOK. YOU WILL SHINE AND JUST PUT GOD FIRST.

  5. NatureBoy
    November 20, 2016

    CONGRATS! Excellent endeavour! Hope it works out well. Will be very challenging at first but don’ give up.

  6. Big boi
    November 20, 2016

    Positive vibes. Wish more young people focused their attention using their skills, talents and knowledge to do positive things

  7. viewsexpressed
    November 20, 2016

    Well done Everton, please stay focus on developing your business into a state enterprise and not only within the Territory. Diversify and focus on looking at all aspects of IT, its systems, all aspects, management, software transparency, innovation.
    Also focus on what role you can play in changing the landscape of the Territory to one out of poverty and isolation to one of development, openness, respect for each other especially girls and women and promoting good parenting, fatherhood, motherhood and community. Use your skills and technology to help fight the scourge of sexual abuse of young girls in particular. Yu need to target boys and men to stop raping and abusing the girls and women of the territory.
    Your culture must be seen as critical to make a difference in Dominica and the world. Promote the Territory as a place for business.
    Good luck and God Bless.

  8. The truth
    November 20, 2016

    Great my boy, go for it. Congratulations , your future is bright go for it.

  9. Mahaut man
    November 20, 2016

    Great!!great! If we all do something like that our country will move forward with skirooo. As we all know skirooo sold our country cheap. Only Chinese doing work all project belongs to them, and hire 6 island we can say ohhh ohhh u see people are working

  10. Gina
    November 20, 2016

    Congratulations. I pray God’s blessings upon you- your success as you venture in creating employment for yourself and eventually fellow Dominicans. You are not depending on Government to make it happen for you. Thanks for contributing to Dominica’s development.

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