Entrepreneurship Manta-Machala





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Project Description

Region: South America

Country: Ecuador

Location: Manta-Machala

Total Budget: $40,250

Area of Focus: Community economic development

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Main objectives and beneficiaries

• This project aims to improve work equipment and tools.

• This project benefits 60 families or 300 beneficiaries with the 60 Entrepreneurs Project in the province of Manabí and El Oro with 30 families in each province.

The process was followed to determine these needs

1. They were held in 2 meetings of people (August 18 and 24, 2021), convened in the Church of the Mormons (Manta) and in the commune of Jambeli (Machala) where various issues were discussed, they expressed their concerns and They expressed their preferences on priority community issues. .

2. Interview, managing to determine that the community's problems should be addressed in accordance with the opinions of its inhabitants.

3. Map of the community, showing the different perspectives present in the community; demonstrating how they use community resources and the barriers they encounter to access resources.

What goals in this focus area does the project support?

• Create job opportunities that generate income on a regular basis;

• Reduce poverty in unfavorable communities.

Measure Method of obtaining information Frequency Beneficiaries

Number of benefited businessmen Subsidy reports Three months 60-79

Number of people trained Grant reports Three months 60-79

Number of jobs created Grant reports Three months 200-250

Businesses in operation Grant reports Three months 60-79


From: official approval. Until: 52 weeks later

Sign agreements with those responsible for each entrepreneurial project 30 days

Purchase of equipment and tools 60 days

Start of training for beneficiaries 30 days

Microprojects legalization 30 days

Opening of micro projects 30 days

Regular training More than 12 months

Regular monitoring for 12 months


Local Rotarians will be responsible for:

1. The project is ready

2. They were being coordinated with the collaboration of the institution.

3. Memorandum of agreement for collaboration with the institution

4. Periodic monitoring and follow-up of the progress of the project.

5. The partial and final reports were being prepared.

6. Advertising in the press

7. The project is repeated in other places in the province.

8. Distribute the Project funds.

International Rotarians will be responsible for:

1. The project periodically monitors and visits

2. Advertising is in the press

3. Distribute the funds to the Rotary Club of Manta.

4. Control expenses

Collaborate with this organization and what role it will play in the project.

He will work with the leaders of the Parish Councils and with the 2 Rotary clubs of the city of Manta and Machala, to promote the enterprises that were affected during the Covid 19 pandemic.

Working as a team with the leaders of the parish councils, it will be possible to support the people of your community with training, advice and guidance to achieve the growth of their ventures, so the leaders of the parish councils will be our strategy. partners to plan, organize and execute the project.

The members of the beneficiary community will participate in the search for solutions, as follows

Community members participated by being present at community meetings, in some cases they were interviewed and were able to express their wishes for improvement and improvement with the help of small business equipment or tools they have today.

The participation of local community members in the planning of the project was as follows

1. They came with information about your needs.

2. They are ready to sign a memorandum of agreement to promise to attend the trainings.

3. They are ready to sign a loan contract for after 1 year of monitoring and control, to receive the assets of the property.

4. They commit to being present at all trainings for the benefit of their business.


We will work in coordination with other related initiatives that are underway in the community.

It would be used in coordination with other related community initiatives, establishing alliances with organizations such as governments, non-profit organizations or private companies that could be very beneficial for development and sustainability.

Let us describe the training and education programs that the community will cover the Project.

The project includes 8 training modules with topics of: Basic theoretical training of the communal organization (Leadership), Initiation and accounting procedure, Sales Marketing, Development of skills and effective negotiation skills, Organization and sales department, Making a difference and winning satisfied customers, entrepreneurial motivation for the benefit of the company.

Primary Host Partner

District: 4400

Rotary Club of: Manta

Primary Contact: Amalia Calderon

Email: amalia.calderon@hotmail.com

Primary International Partner

District: 5010

Rotary Club of: Anchorage Mid Town

Primary Contact: Carlos Machuca

Email: cmachuca@safetyzee.com

Project Status

Need $32,250
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Project listed for the 2021-22 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project





Manta (4400)





Anchorage Mid Town (5010)





District 4400 DDF





Remaining Amount to Raise

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Amount Requested from The Rotary Foundation






DDF contributions in grey are pending approval of the corresponding district committee.

Note: as of July 1, 2015 there is a 5% additional support fee for cash contributions. This fee does not appear in the financials above because it does not apply if the funds are sent directly to the project account (without going through TRF, and therefore without Paul Harris credit). Clubs sending their cash contribution to TRF must be aware they will have to send an additional 5%.

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History Log Entries


by Amalia Calderon

Buenas tardes Bienvenidos a la pagina del proyecto de Emprendimiento Sostenible en beneficio de 50 emprendimientos de la ciudad de Manta y Machala en Ecuador Sur America.


by Amalia Calderon

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by Amalia Calderon

System Entry: Pledge of $3,000 DDF by Amalia Calderon B. of the Rotary Club of Manta, District 4400.

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