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? Not sure where to start? 

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 for our next Train-the-Trainer Immersion Workshop – March 5-11, 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
  • 12 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:

  • 81% of program participants graduate with at least one business
  • 54% average increase in income
  • 531% 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 12 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 
Investment 
Street Business School strives to make our trainings inclusive and accessible and believes in reaching deep into the grassroots where empowered leadership exists. Our fee structure is based on the annual income of an organization as follows:
 
less than $99,999 = $1,500
$100,000 - $500,000 = $2,500
greater than $500,000 = $3,500
greater than $1,000,000 = $5,000
 
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 

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