Support for Rural Microenterprise

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Even if they have a thriving small business, women microentrepreneurs can find it very difficult to get even small amounts of credit from mainstream financial institutions. To address that in southwest Ontario, Women and Rural Economic Development (WRED) launched the Rural Enterprise Loan Fund. In collaboration with local partners, WRED reviews loan applicants, and then assembles contributors to a loan guarantee fund for each approval. Because loans are not enough, WRED also supplies its clients with business training and techical assistance.

Subtitle: 
WRED looks for ways to clear the financial logjam facing women entrepreneurs in Ontario farmlandss
Author: 
Rock, Carol
Pages: 
2
Publication Date: 
1998
Stock #: 
MW090312
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