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 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 14-week program consisting of in-class sessions and one on one coaching.

Topics covered:

  • Cash Flow
  • Taxation
  • Marketing and Social Media
  • Business Plans and Business Canvas Model
  • Banking and Building a Relationship With Your Bank
  • Dragon Den-like Pitching
  • Networking and Sales

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

Program Contact

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



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