|Sustainable Development through Entrepreneurship|
|Goodwill Ventures is a micro venture fund created with the objective of providing start up funding to micro enterprises. It is an initiative of Innoweght Corporation
which is an incubator based out of Monterey County, California.
The following services will be provided under this initiative:
1. Technical assistance in the form of training to create a business plan along with a marketing plan and financial projections.
2. Assistance with micro loans of up to $5000 through partnerships with financial institutions.
3. Ongoing consulting assistance over a two year period until the business becomes sustainable.
This program will focus on small scale farmers and farmer co-operatives. A project in the field of sustainable agriculture is being taken up in co-operation with the Community Agroecology Network (CAN)in Agua Buena, Costa Rica to assist the Coopepueblos co-operative which is a coffee co-operative consisting of 54 members.