Announcing a new Meetup for Economist readers!
What: Making Your Microenterprise Successful: A Best Case Model
When: May 2,[masked]:00 PM
Where: Click the link below to find out!
Meetup Description: Cross posting this event fromhttp://www.meetup.com/sevpforum/calendar/10197011/
Are you seeking funding for your microenterprise?
Are you interested in starting your own microenterprise?
How do successful microenterprises achieve objectives with limited resources?
For our next SEVP Forum, we'll be studying one case study, the Somaly Mam Foundation, to see how their model works, discuss how it could be improved, and what lessons can be gleaned for application to other microenterprises.
How can what works for them also work for you?
Please take a look at the links below and come ready to share your thoughts and discuss with the group.
Their programs are so well-run that many well-known figures have contributed their support, including:
* Daryl Hannah - actress, activist
* Petra Nemcova - intl supermodel who was at Khao Lak resort in Thailand when the tsunami struck
* Ron Livingston - actor who played Jack Berger, Carrie's boyfriend, in the sixth season of "Sex and the City"
* Susan Sarandon - actress, activist
* Veronica Varekova - intl supermodel, activist
Founded in 2007, The Somaly Mam Foundation is dedicated to ending human trafficking through action, advocacy, and awareness. The Foundation's microfinancing and sustainable employment work helps many women rebuild their lives. The Foundation also works in conjunction with Regis University in Denver, Colorado to provide English as a Second Language programs.
OVER A MILLION young women and children are sold into slavery ANNUALLY
At $12 BILLION annually, the global slave trade has become the THIRD MOST PROFITABLE criminal industry in the world, behind only narcotics and weapons.
Somali Mam Foundation
We'll meet at Housing Works to discuss how people make a difference for young women and children trapped in a life of abuse and enslavement.
Please review the links above, and come ready to discuss your thoughts with the rest of the group.
Looking forward to this next meeting!
Learn more here:http://www.meetup.com/economist/calendar/10307868/