ACBBA ( SIED and REFLEX)

Date

On Going

Contact

Teresa Bednall

Country

Uk

Development Partnership

ACBBA

Demand

Self-help organisations particuarly Refugee Organsations were not involved in government funded programmes to increase wealth in deprived communities. Enterprises were not benefiting from advice or expertice available through mainstream services.

Solution

Build Capacity in the Community Sector/ NGOs to deliver enterprise support to communities who have experienced social exclusion. Train and accredit business advisors from those communities. Build a membership organisation to develop and sustain the work.

Products

How to be a Brillaint Community Based Business Advisor. The Impact of Building Entrepreneurship ( Building Entrepreneurship Transnational Partnership). Building Community Capacity for Sustainability.(ITN)

Results

22 Business Advisors from Communities have been accredited. Approach is receiving greater recognition. ACBBA is a sustained organisation post Equal Funding.