Women Entrepreneurship Programme
Broadway House, Broadway Cardiff,CF24 1PU
Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm Closed Weekends

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Starting your own enterprise course

At Assadaqaat Community Finance (ACF), we inspire women to become the change agents and drivers of economic growth in Wales and beyond. Helping women to start and run their MSMEs (micro, small and medium-sized enterprises) not only empowers women to become financially inclusive and increase their incomes but it also helps in creating jobs, and reducing social and economic inequalities.
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businesswomen With a key focus on helping women from the underprivileged BAME communities to access necessary skills, training and finance required for starting their own MSMEs (micro, small and medium enterprises), the ACF ‘Women Entrepreneurship Programme’ aims to facilitate women to build confidence, expand networks and potentially get connected with the domestic, national and international markets.
The ACF ‘Starting your own enterprise’ is a 6-week training course (2 hours a week) designed to help women participants to overcome the key challenges and barriers in bringing their business ideas to a commercial viable reality.

Course Duration

Course Start Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Course End Date: Wednesday, July 21, 2021
We are very excited to have collaborated with Business Wales and Natwest Group to bring new sessions for the next 2 Wednesdays. These will be extremely beneficial in starting a business, accessing funds and for your personal well-being.

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The course will help address the following key areas:

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Assessing yourself

Assessing yourself as a business woman.

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Assessing your own business

Assessing your own business idea, its legal requirements and competitive advantage.

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Identifying your target

Identifying your target customers/markets

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Conducting market research

Conducting market research/developing a marketing strategy.
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Developing your business model

Developing your business model – the ‘go-to-market’ approach

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Developing a business plan

Developing a business plan – how much will it cost, expenses, cash flow etc.

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Where and how to access finance

Where and how to access finance.
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Joining Assadaqaat


 Share your generosity – become a BENEFACTOR

Donate your Assadaqaat for providing ‘interest free finance’ to entrepreneurs. ACF provides a secure platform for donations from the ordinary members, philanthropists, high net worth individuals, institutions, foundations and trusts, etc.

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 Start your enterprise – join as BENEFICIARY

Start your enterprise as micro, small or a medium enterprise. ACF disperses funds to members through focused microfinance and SME financial support; encouraging entrepreneurship, self- employment, trade and business growth.

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 Support the communities – join as CORPORATE PARTNER

ACF welcomes you to join as a corporate member if you are public or private sector organisation, Credit Union, Co-operative, Mutual, Educational institution (HE or FE), charity, social enterprise or any organisation working with all communities in your area.

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Quick Contact

Our Address

Broadway House, Broadway
Cardiff, UK, CF24 1PU
+44 (0) 2920 487667 Ext 220