Entrepreneurship in the Slums

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Overview of entrepreneurship

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Level 4: Economic Discipleship An Introduction to Entrepreneurship:

Level 4: Economic Discipleship An Introduction to Entrepreneurship Viv Grigg, 2012

What is an Entrepreneur? :

What is an Entrepreneur? What is an Entrepreneur? Biblical basis 2 What is a Slum Entrepreneur? small business development engaging the informal economy 3 The explosion of Social E ntrepreneurship Its roots in Biblical values faith dependence on God Holiness, diligence, fortitude

Social Entrepreneurship or Micro Enterprise Development (MED) & Business Development Service (BDS):

Social Entrepreneurship or Micro Enterprise Development (MED) & Business Development Service (BDS) The prime objective of the MFI project is to help families to start businesses. During the process of the project the training should be focused more on skill training and techniques involved in the business, After one year of the MFI project the beneficiaries will start the business at the micro level.

Becoming an Entrepreneur:

Becoming an Entrepreneur Defining the Dream How to develop a Business Budget How to develop a Cash Flow and Balance Sheet report The Idea of Seed Projects

Capitalization:

Capitalization Capitalization - Unlocking Entrepreneurship ( ppt on Greer ch 5 by Bethel Hamel)

Developing Your Business Plan:

Developing Your Business Plan For a Small Business For an NGO An example

Incremental Development:

Incremental Development Accessing Financial Resources NGO’s Funding Proposals Business Capital Examples  1  2  3  Building the Personnel Resources The folly of Individualism The Makeup of the startup team

Need Progressions in the Slums:

Need Progressions in the Slums The business environment draws its existence from the three basic needs, food, shelter and clothing . All the services and goods are provided at the market place in some way focus on satisfying human demands based on these three basics. They can be in their raw form or in an improved and diversified version.     Businesses arise from these basic needs, 1 is the basic needs while the rest usually arise after complete satisfaction of 1. 2 to 5 are usually more costly and are require creativity. Where is the city moving? What is the stage of devlopment of the slum? What value added processes are peole using to meet these basic needs?

Need Progressions in the Slums:

Need Progressions in the Slums Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs Abraham Maslow (1908-1970) defines human needs and satisfaction based on the hierarchy below.   Biological and Physiological needs – air, food, shelter, warmth, sex, sleep, etc. Safety needs – protection from elements, security, order, law, limits, stability, etc Belongingness and Love needs – workgroup, family, affection, relationships etc. Esteem needs – self esteem, achievement, mastery, independence, status, dominance, prestige, managerial responsibility, etc. Self-Actualisation needs – realising personal potential, self-fulfilment, seeking personal growth and peak experiences.    

Marketing – the Make or Break of any Startup:

Marketing – the Make or Break of any Startup

Slum Level Entrepreneurship: Konjo Shoes, Kibera:

Slum Level Entrepreneurship: Konjo Shoes, Kibera Converting old tires into jandals What are the Steps Opportunities identified Gifts identified Initial Self help group formed Training to lift the level of quality of production to the next level From local markets to national to global. What are the entrepreneurial opportunities in the lower circuit Food products + Value added Spaghetti Dried Fruits and Nuts packaged Clothing + Value added Embroidery Housing Roofing Sheets, nails, concrete,

How do People Move from the Lower Circuit to the Upper Circuit:

How do People Move from the Lower Circuit to the U pper Circuit Migration Capital ($) Formation through Coops Education – Brain Capital Formation Technology Transfer – Tools of Production

Readings:

Readings Concepts Behind Entrepreneurship McLelland, David C.  Accelerating Economic Growth . The Achieving Society . New York: Free Press. Social Entrepreneurship Bornstein, David.  (2007).  The Emergence of the Citizen Sector.   How to Change the World :  Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas.  Oxford . Startup and Change the World : Guide for Young Social Entrepreneurs, a Power Point version of a booklet by Dev Appanah. Supplemental Readings Blanchard, Ken. & Waghorn, Terry. With Ballard, Jim. (1997) . Mission Possible . Blanchard Management Corporation & Terry Waghorn. Boehme, Ron. (2001) . Leadership for the 21 st Century , , Frontline Communication Seattle, Washington  Collins, Jim. (2001)  . Good to Great ,  Harper Collins Publishers Inc. NY 10022.

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