As an NGO, you are supporting a cause whether it is women empowerment, youth organizations, rural development, etc. With (BED and SBC you are encouraged to look for creative ways on how enterprise development and particularly microenterprise development can support your cause.

KEY QUESTIONS                

  • Would enterprise development support your cause? If yes, how?
  • Would enterprise development enhance living quality and empower the communities you support?
  • How do you introduce a sustaining capacity building program?
  • How do you "pass the baton" that enables your programs to outlive the length of your project?
  • How do you build local capacity of local leaders?
  • How do you make sure of the impact of your program?


NGO "prosperity" has managed to gather 20k USD to support a village development , Most of the villagers source their livinghood from substance farming. The village is known for their handwoven textile. With majority of elderly women Spend 12 hours in front of their manual woven machine. The N60 ho target specifically the younger women, who are mostly out of school. They are given leadership skills and by culture, they are endowed with handwoving skill passed through generations.
The neighboring town is becoming anew touristic destination the NGO market development specialist sees the opportunity the young women can take in selling the textiles to to the tourists. With the limited resources that they have, they figure that they can only contribute actively in the village for only 2 months.


To complement the already ongoing leadership programs and organic dye technique, the N60 realizes the young women needs education on business. Handwoving has always been culture cultural issue, it is hard to Introduce the concept of business, and the use of it


Selection of Modules and sequence Schedule Leadership program six ladies are selected based on their performance on leadership program. Financial literacy for family (CBED) 1st Week : Financial literacy module are given to six aspiring ladies, NGO as facilitator Aspiring Entrepreneurs (CBED) 2nd Week, the six ladies are dispatched to facilitate 24 ladies 3rd Week: the same six ladies facilitate another 24 ladies (with lesser supervision from the NGO). Organic dye technique The NGO introduces them of varying organic dye technique, that’s great as selling point Handicraft Module (SBC) 5th Week, the same participants are given a more advanced Module, the Handicraft Module notably taking case of their own handwoven textile business

A low cost, easy to implement training programme for micro and small enterprises in designated common sectors. Practical training tools for use in low resource, low capacity settings.