Want to empower those you serve & increase their income exponentially?

Are you looking to take your social programs for people living in poverty to a whole new level through greater income generation?  

Street Business School (SBS) provides a proven and effective solution for you.
A ready-to-deliver entrepreneurial training program designed specifically for individuals living in poverty. This innovative program breaks down traditional stereotypes, builds confidence and offers hands-on business skills and personalized coaching. 

A Unique Opportunity 
Through our Train-the-Trainer Immersion Workshop, your organization can become a Catalyst Partner and access the resources you need to deliver this program to your community. 
An Open Invitation 
We invite you to become a Street Business School Catalyst Partner. We’re currently recruiting organizations for our two 2017 fall trainings happening in Kampala from August 20-26, and September 3-9, 2017.
Our Commitment 
We provide the knowledge you’ll need to run your own SBS program. During our Train-the-Trainer Immersion Workshop, participants will be engaged in a hands-on experience and trained in “behind the scenes” philosophies. 
Lessons Include: 
  • Getting out of your comfort zone
  • Business identification
  • Finding capital and starting small
  • Bookkeeping
  • Market research
  • Business planning
  • Growing your customer base
  • Money management

Partner with SBS to Receive: 

  • An engaging 8-day, on-site, Immersion Workshop in Kampala & lead coach certification
  • A ready-to-use curriculum platform – trainer workbook, participant handouts and testimonials
  • Standardized monitoring and evaluation tools to track your impact
  • Six months of implementation support – monthly coaching and updated materials
  • Brand toolbox with co-branded templates – training and promotional materials
  • SBS Network Membership for one year, with the ability to renew 

Street Business School impact:

  • 89% of graduates have businesses two years later
  • 211% average increase in income
  • 1,462% (15X) average income increase for those who enter the program earning less than 65 cents a day

What we provide
We provide all the knowledge you need to run your own SBS program. During our Train-the-Trainer Immersion Workshop, participants will experience all modules of the SBS program, and will also be trained in the “behind-the-scenes” educational philosophy and operational aspects of the program.

You will also receive a Guide to SBS Implementation, your take home Immersion Workshop Workbook with supporting training materials, and tools to help you localize the curriculum, and track your SBS progress and performance. After the training, you will have coaching support for six months to help you implement SBS effectively.

To effectively deliver SBS, you’ll need to commit with the following resources: 
  • Two staff for 15-20 hours per week for on-site training and follow-up with SBS coach
  • Computer access for communication with SBS coach, data entry and networking 
  • Funding for local implementation, including staff salaries, training venue rental, printing and minimal training supplies, communication, transportation to and from trainings and three coaching visits 
Street Business School reaches deep into the heart of local communities to partner with organizations who have existing empowered leadership. Our goal is for trainings to be inclusive and accessible to those who will benefit most.
The fee for TWO participants to attend the Immersion Workshop, inclusive of accommodations and full board, is only $4,600. 
We have a limited number of scholarships available for organizations which demonstrate mission alignment, ability to implement and financial need. 
Fee Includes:
  • Materials described in "Our Commitment"
  • Eight nights hotel for two people
  • Three meals a day during the training
  • Training field trips and evening excursions, as planned by SBS
Fee Excludes: 
  • Travel to and from Immersion Workshop and visas
  • Personal expenses and purchases made during training, including alcoholic beverages or hotel services