MAKING A DIFFERENCE TOGETHER

Our unique approach of intervention comprises training, support and financial assistance which aims to help women in need, who are ready to take action, to start up their own business, to perfect their post-secondary education or to return to the workplace.

3 STEPS TOWARDS FINANCIAL AUTONOMY:

Encourage self-esteem

Motivate women by stimulating their self-esteem. Develop an initial approach adapted to the needs of the participant by a thorough evaluation of their current situation.

Train to achieve full potential

Offer professional training and a personalized counseling to enable women to acquire the knowledge and abilities necessary to start their own business:

  • Business idea validation
  • Business plan development
  • Accounting, Financial and Legal aspects
  • Advertising & Social media
  • Customer service

Provide workshops and personalized counseling to women who are planning to pursue their education or return to the workplace:

  • Curriculum Vitae workshop
  • Interview coaching
  • Basic computer skills workshop
  • Developing my course of action
  • Building my action plan

Support by financing

Provide participants with the possibility to obtain financial support through microloans in order to finance their business project, or financial support to help them complete their post-secondary education.

THE IMPACT OF OUR ACTIONS

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A Direct Impact On Women In Our Community

Our program targets women who have demonstrated a desire to take action for themselves, maximizing their chances of success.

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A Sustainable Impact For Our Community

Our program contributes actively and efficiently to help women and their children come out of poverty by encouraging entrepreneurship and education for women in Quebec. We want to help women here achieve their full potential.

INFORMATION

Do you have questions or would like to learn more about our program? Contact us by phone at 1 (844) 878‑0721 or by email at sentreprendre@fondationlisewatier.com.

HOW TO DONATE?

Regardless of your contribution, you can change the life of these women. This is how you can help:

« I am so proud of myself! I would have never thought I had the strength or the abilities to launch my own business. »

Marie-Andrée