What is it about?
The BOC Start-up Fund provides start-up capital for SMEs affiliated with the organisation Brothers of Charity, the founders of this Fund. These SMEs will support the services of the Brothers of Charity in developing countries.
The principal goal of the Fund concentrates on providing start-up capital for SMEs affiliated with the Brothers of Charity. These SMEs will financially support the psycho-social, educative and orthopedagogical services of the Brothers of Charity in developing countries. The support can take the form of a donation or a social loan. The local businesses supported by the Fund are assisted with coaching by the Fund, the Founder or by external experts.
Beside this principal goal, the BOC Start-up Fund aims to encourage the local businesses in developing countries.
Setting up a banana farm to generate income for the local psychosocial rehabilitation center and to benefit the basic skills and vocational training of patients.
Starting a catering company to use the proceeds to finance the day care for children with disabilities and to regularly rent out the multipurpose hall.