Microlending for Women (Small Business Start-Up)

The Microlending Program supports women in starting their own businesses by providing financial literacy training, entrepreneurial mentoring and skill development along with life skill support. Women who become business-ready within the program will be eligible to apply to receive small loans (microloans) to start or assist in the growth of their businesses.

About the Program

The microlending small business start-up program is a 10-week program consisting of in-class sessions and one on one coaching.

Topics covered:

  • Business plans and business canvas model
  • Banking and building a relationship with your financial institution
  • Cash flow
  • Taxation
  • Dragon Den-like pitching
  • Networking and sales

Plus, 6 months of one-on-one follow-up support.

Next program:

Contact us for our 2018 schedule
Pre-registration is required

Program Contact

Karen McConvey, Program Coordinator – 905-853-9270 ext 221 / kmcconvey@wcyr.ca


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