Farid | “My goal is to open my own architecture firm in Québec to pursue my plans”

An architect from Lebanon, Farid Saliba now lives and works in Centre-du-Québec. Despite the long process of having his diploma and experience recognized, nothing has dampened his professional aspirations and his determination to offer his family the best. Farid Saliba Farid | “My goal is to open my own architecture firm in Québec to pursue […]

Andres | “It was a dream to come to Montréal, because it’s one of just three cities in the world where you can build an airplane from scratch.”

Columbian Bachelor of Aeronautics Engineering Andres Villegas Ceballos chose Montréal for his career in aerospace. From his master’s degree at ÉTS to his first professional experiences in Québec, he set the stage for achieving his dream. Andres Villegas Ceballos, ingénieur en génie aérospatial Andres | “It was a dream to come to Montréal, because it’s […]

Ramez Barbershop: neighbourhood barber in Ville-Émard, well-anchored in the community

Rames Reyes worked in a string of precarious jobs until he opened his barbershop on Boulevard Monk in Montréal. The key to his success is his social vision of the trade, faithful to his Honduran roots. Rames Reyes, propriétaire de Ramez Barbier Ramez Barbershop: neighbourhood barber in Ville-Émard, well-anchored in the community When he was […]

Choco de Lea – Vegan chocolate… with a passion!

Léa Audet was not born an entrepreneur, but she liked chocolate. It is her desire to create delicious chocolate expressing her social values that pushed her into creating her own vegan and eco-friendly chocolate making space. Microcrédit Montréal believed in her project. This is her story… Choco de Léa Choco de Léa | Le chocolat […]

Lisa and Félicité | Creators of TUKUAN, the versatile, eco-friendly skirt

Since their first model was launched in 2018, Lisa Noto and Félicité Donyo have carved out a place in the Québec fashion world with an innovative and eco-friendly concept: the TUKUAN skirt. With their headquarters in Chabanel, Montréal’s fashion district, the two entrepreneurs sought out the assistance of Microcrédit Montréal to launch their new product. […]

WOMEN’S ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Training and personalized support – September 2020

Microcredit Montreal’s training in women’s entrepreneurship is for all women wishing to start a business. Program objectives Explore your entrepreneurial potential Define your assets and knowledge Achieve financial independence Start your own business and get microcredit (if you need it) Topics covered Defining your business project Conducting market research Marketing and sales Resource planning Financial […]