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.
Creation of private rooms in an inn, so as to generate income for the Brothers of Charity social and charitable projects for disabled people.
Use of funds for local apostolic work and local socio-economic and digital development and the digital inclusion of (vulnerable) people.
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.