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Microlending for Women in Ontario Program 2012-2014

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The program supports low-income women who are seeking to start their own business by providing financial literacy training, entrepreneurial mentoring and skills development and life skills support. These skills will ensure women’s success in starting and growing their businesses.

Women who become business ready within these programs will be eligible to receive small loans (microloans) to start their businesses. The Microlending for Women in Ontario program will provide close to 175 microloans. In total, over 630 low-income women will receive business readiness supports and financial skills training to help them on a successful path as entrepreneurs.


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