What is the Citi Microenterprise Development Center?

Funded by Citi Foundation, the Citi Microenterprise Development Center is a partnership between the Bayan Academy for Social Entrepreneurship and Human Resource Development, Inc. and Citi Philippines.The program is envisioned to promote entrepreneurship among high potential microfinance clients by providing them with the opportunity to receive quality training, customized coaching and business advisory. Established in 2011 after a successful pilot in 2010, CMDC aims to have its participants increase their income, employ additional people, improve on their loan performance, and exhibit diverse and productive loan uses for their business. CMDC has two main programs, the Grassroots Entrepreneurship and Management Courses and the Citi-Small Business Advisory and Coaching Services, that lead to the sustainable growth and development of Filipino microenterprise.
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