Microstart.

Microstart.
Through microcredit – to finance and support those excluded from the banking system, to create or to develop a small independent business.
Social Purpose: 
Through microcredit – to finance and support those excluded from the banking system (jobseekers, recipients of help from Public Social Welfare Centres (Centres publics d’aide sociale (CPAS)/Openbare Centra voor Maatschappelijk Welzijn (OCMW) and the self-employed, etc.), to create or to develop a small independent business.
Social Impact: 
Offered over 777 microcredits since start (till 2014) Created 400 jobs num new entrepreneurs (till 2014) 3000 people met /coached (till 2014) 1240 ppl (half-day trainings offered) coast of unemployed to taxpayers 33743 EUR/YEar out of which 22k potential revenue and 11 k direct in unemployment benefits
Innovative Character: 
- Servicing the BoP segment offering financial assistance - Easy administrative procedures compared to other actors in the financial markets - Customised support to clients - individual and group coaching - Present throughout Belgium
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