Entrepreneurship - Mandelaville Crisis Centre

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What We Do
This pillar seeks to instill entrepreneurial skills & motivation in the beneficiaries, to make them self-employed, and initiate income generating projects and independent small business mainly for people who completed, technical skills training , as well as incubate other similar innovative and creative business projects. 

Programme Management
Service provider: 
Mandelavile Crisis Center will implement the project form start to finish the organisation has been in existence for 10 years and has adequate working in the NPO sector and in communities initiating project and skills development.

Development Center Model
Problem Statement:
  • Most of the people are unskilled.
  • Most people do not have enough knowledge on business management, except for petty trading and related activities.
  • Some have skills but their knowledge is limited.
  • No start up capital.
  • Formal credit institutions e.g. commercial bank deem these people credit risks because they lack collateral.

Solution to the Problem
  • Training on business management & technical skills.
  • Let people do business of their interest as the first step
  • Forming cooperatives & companies
  • Incubate start ups refer to business lenders and other small business development organizations.
  • Start viable small scale income generating projects to build capacity.

Target Beneficiary:
  • Unemployed individuals with valuable skill
  • Small informal traders
  • Previously disadvantaged individuals
MCC Mandelaville Crisis Centre
MCC Mandelaville Crisis Centre
Solution to the Problem:
To enable 100 poorest and vulnerable families to have an income source for basic needs of life by imparting vocational training skills to at least one member of the family.

Why this? , is the “Best solution”.
Imparting valuable Skills Development results in :
  • Sustainable solution to their current problems.
  • Creates job Opportunity and income source that are sustainable.
  • An asset which not only enables them but let them help others in their comunities.
  • Restore hope and sense of worth.

Target Beneficiary:
Indirect Beneficiaries:
  • 200 Families approximately a population size of 800 individuals.
  • Trainers’ family members.
  • Suppliers’ family members.
  • Project management and support staff family members.
  • Families of the centers managers.

Skills set
  • Sewing
  • Agriculture
  • Baking
  • Carpentry
  • Cell phone repair
  • Brick Making
  • Life skills
  • Computer basics course

Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Monthly visits of the centers
  • Weekly and Monthly Progress reports
  • Regular tests and assignments during the training period
  • Performance evaluation of the trainers
  • Alignment of the progress with the implementation plan and revise accordingly
  • Impact Evaluation of the project in the community after 6 months and a year.

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