Bridging Language Barriers: Haitian Entrepreneurs Receive Empowering Workshop and Financial Support in Salisbury, Maryland.

Local Haitian Business Owners Connected with Resources Through Small Business Workshop

In Salisbury, a workshop was recently held by the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce and the Haitian Business Association of The Eastern Shore Inc. to educate and empower local Haitian entrepreneurs. With over 25 Haitian businesses in the area, there is a clear need for organizations like the HBA to support the community.

During the workshop, participants learned about how to access capital, find grant opportunities, and receive technical support. One of the biggest challenges faced by Haitian business owners is language barriers. Initiatives like the workshop and resources like Maryland Capital Enterprises are working to address these challenges and provide support to the community.

Maryland Capital Enterprises has allocated $150,000 in funding for loans ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 for Haitian business owners on the shore. By building trust within the community and showing that resources are available to support them, organizations like MCE aim to make it easier for Haitian entrepreneurs to achieve their goals and vision for their businesses.

For many of these entrepreneurs, starting a business is more than just being their own boss. It offers them a new sense of freedom, allowing them to better provide for their families, become more independent, and achieve financial freedom. Organizations like Maryland Capital Enterprises offer technical assistance, counseling

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