YASC Brazil Micro-Business Consulting Virtual Project - Session 1

Event time: 
December 1, 2021 - 4:00pm
Event description: 

Join YASC and Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz (UESC) for a unique virtual service project in the community of Serra Grande, Bahia that helps local business people. The project will consist of a series of monthly virtual meetings that combine business teaching and consulting in each session. The program is hosted by Industria Taboa, a local non-profit for micro-enterprises.

The Program

The clients will be four or five micro-enterprises such as clothing/apparel, food/bakery, custom handicrafts, massage therapist. The structure will be:

  • A team of YASC volunteer consultants supported by UESC student translators for each business
  • Curriculum will include general accounting, cash flow, financial markets, marketing, business strategy
  • 4 sessions of 90 minutes

Consultant’s Role

As a consultant, you will contribute to the curriculum and be part of a break-out group to advise a specific business over the course of the program. YASC is excited to bring you this opportunity to make a difference for the community of Serra Grande.

First session is tentatively scheduled for December 1 (6pm Brazil time, 4pm Eastern US time) with other sessions to follow (details to be confirmed). We anticipate an overall commitment of four hours per monthly session.

Industria Taboa is a local non-profit that fosters community autonomy by supporting entrepreneurs, businesses, and civil society organizations with programs focused on economic and community empowerment.