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A Service for Self-Employment Training
                          and Support




                   www.assetsmontco.org
 ...
MEDA (Mennonite Economic

    Development Association) provides
    business training and peer lending
    groups for ent...
Our Numbers
    471 participants



    303 Graduates



    95 started a microenterprise



    100 reinforced a micro...
72% Low income



    71% Minorities



    58% Women



    99 Full time & 128 Part time jobs





                  ...
85% ASSETS-trained
businesses remain open
     after 5 years!



            www.assetsmontco.org
                   610.2...
3 Winning Components
    for Businesses!
          www.assetsmontco.org
                 610.275.3520
Training
  13 weeks in English

 8 weeks in Spanish
 Develops entrepreneurs to establish
  a small business
 Instructo...
Mentoring
  6 months

 Graduate paired with experienced
  business person




                      www.assetsmontco.org...
 Technical   Assistance
    ASSETS’ staff provides technical
•
    assistance on business issues.
    Technical assistanc...
Los Arcos Restaurant, Norristown
Zina’s Kitchen, Ambler
Grabba Plate, Inc., Lansdale
JP Madison Lawn Care
  Services, Norr...
Anthony Interior Design, Plymouth
  Meeting
Joyce L. Jackson, Mobile Notary
  Public, Philadelphia
Nina’s Cleaners & Tailo...
You can learn more and see ASSETS In action!

    ASSETS Montco Graduation – 4/2/09

    An Evening of Elegance: Art Auc...
 Questions?

Call: 610.275.3520
Click: www.assetsmontco.org
Visit: 25 East Marshall
  Street,
  Norristown, PA
          ...
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Assets Montco Organization Intro

  1. 1. A Service for Self-Employment Training and Support www.assetsmontco.org 610.275.3520
  2. 2. MEDA (Mennonite Economic  Development Association) provides business training and peer lending groups for entrepreneurs abroad. quot;You do such a great job  abroad, what can you do here?” 1996 ASSETS Montco, Norristown  www.assetsmontco.org 610.275.3520
  3. 3. Our Numbers 471 participants  303 Graduates  95 started a microenterprise  100 reinforced a microenterprise  www.assetsmontco.org 610.275.3520
  4. 4. 72% Low income  71% Minorities  58% Women  99 Full time & 128 Part time jobs  www.assetsmontco.org 610.275.3520
  5. 5. 85% ASSETS-trained businesses remain open after 5 years! www.assetsmontco.org 610.275.3520
  6. 6. 3 Winning Components for Businesses! www.assetsmontco.org 610.275.3520
  7. 7. Training 13 weeks in English   8 weeks in Spanish  Develops entrepreneurs to establish a small business  Instructors are volunteers, entrepreneurs and professionals who deliver a “real world” perspective www.assetsmontco.org 610.275.3520
  8. 8. Mentoring 6 months   Graduate paired with experienced business person www.assetsmontco.org 610.275.3520
  9. 9.  Technical Assistance ASSETS’ staff provides technical • assistance on business issues. Technical assistance provided during • the training & after graduation Participants are introduced to the • services of SCORE and the local Chambers of Commerce. www.assetsmontco.org 610.275.3520
  10. 10. Los Arcos Restaurant, Norristown Zina’s Kitchen, Ambler Grabba Plate, Inc., Lansdale JP Madison Lawn Care Services, Norristown Keystone Shed Works, Harleysville Specs Butler, Wayne Precious Life Ministries, Norristown Reeds Beads, Ambler www.assetsmontco.org 610.275.3520
  11. 11. Anthony Interior Design, Plymouth Meeting Joyce L. Jackson, Mobile Notary Public, Philadelphia Nina’s Cleaners & Tailors, Collegeville Davis and Sons, Norristown Leolo Painting, Lower Providence Help with a Heart, Ambler And many more… www.assetsmontco.org 610.275.3520
  12. 12. You can learn more and see ASSETS In action!  ASSETS Montco Graduation – 4/2/09  An Evening of Elegance: Art Auction Event  4/25/09 www.assetsmontco.org 610.275.3520
  13. 13.  Questions? Call: 610.275.3520 Click: www.assetsmontco.org Visit: 25 East Marshall Street, Norristown, PA www.assetsmontco.org 610.275.3520

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