Dominica Affiliation of Market and Commerce (DAIC) in collaboration with the Global Firm for Migration (IOM) with the generous support of the US Point out Office Bureau for Populace, Refugees and Migrants (PRM) has executed its to start with Business Resilience targeting migrant enterprise proprietors.
Fifteen Haitian Business owners attended the Business enterprise Continuity Organizing workshop at the Convent Significant School Auditorium on 4 May well 2022, exactly where Lizra Fabien, Executive Director of DAIC led them by means of the measures of developing a small business continuity plan (BCP), using the Caribbean Chambers of Commerce (CARICHAM) Business enterprise Resilience Toolkit. Ms. Fabien suggested that all firms ought to approach ahead to mitigate towards the dangers that they forecast could possibly severely have an effect on their person firms. She also cautioned that even a weak strategy is greater than no system at all.
IOM lately partnered with DAIC and CARICHAM beneath its Western Hemisphere Software, to assistance translation of the Business enterprise Continuity Arranging Guideline and Template, now available on the Caribbean Chamers web page in the 5 major languages of business enterprise in the Caribbean. The assist of the UN Migration Company ensured that DAIC could produce the workshop, already presented to local small business members of the DAIC, to a broader cadre of company entrepreneurs who are typically excluded. The action therefore contributes to SDG 10 – cutting down inequalities in access to facts and business enterprise resilience assistance.
Mrs. Amonia Paul-Rolle, Social Enhancement Planner in the Ministry of Preparing, Financial Enhancement, Local weather Resilience, Sustainable Advancement and Renewable Strength also attended the workshop, and engaged the migrant small business entrepreneurs on their substantial job in Dominica’s thrust to reach resilience, the Sustainable Progress Aims (SDGs) and Agenda 2030. The organization owners were being ready to detect the SDGs that they lead to via their operations, which include SDG 8 Decent Operate AND Economic Development.
The party was chaired by Maxine Alleyne-Esprit, Communications Assistant and Officer-in-Charge at IOM Dominica with Haitian Creole translations and simultaneous interpretation furnished by Gabriel César of CENAP Translation & Interpretation Providers, and Professional of the Association of Haitians Integrated in Dominica (AHID).