What barriers might hinder the success of your project and how do you plan to overcome them?
- Lack of regulatory frameworks and public policies that guarantee equal opportunities. Along with the federation that brings together our organizations who are promoting a law and a regulatory framework to enable scale and competition in the formal market.
- Access to funding to enable us to face new challenges. We are preparing to create a development area fund for productive enterprises.
- Overprotection of families and lack of therapeutic training of professionals entering the institution. Workshops invaluable for understanding the new dimension of his son. Internal training and induction procedures for new entrants to the organization.
Tell us about your partnerships
Our alliances are segmented according incumbency and intervention need.
With universities, to generate intellectual value, improve internal processes, corporate communications, best practices, other: IAE, Business School of the University of San Andres, Universidad Austral, Universidad Nacional de Lujan, Architecture.
Foundations and NGOs we work together with them to develop programs to strengthen management and specific business processes of social businesses: Aportes de Gestión, Ashoka, NESst,
State and Federations, for the design of public policies: federations, municipal, provincial and National Disabilities Councils, National Ministry of Labor.
Organizations in Latin America: FEDAR, Colombia, Ecuador Hilarte, Compromiso Peru, Paraguay CDI.
Businesses: we develop knowledge and product exchanges .
Grassroots organizations: we provide institutional strengthening are sharing experiences with organizations in 10 provinces.
Explain your selections
The financial support required to achieve the current results is the consequence of a process that has progressively evolved around different partnerships based on transparency and long-term relationships, we have built relationships of trust and systematized and rendered the results for each project.
First, the coordinated work with the National Government through grants allowed us to improve the infrastructure and purchase equipment to go out and compete on equal terms with the rest of the bakeries and caterers.
The sale and production quality progressively gave us access to more customers, improving sales and revenue. This growth, especially in the last three years led to an organizational point of conflict that led us to develop a strategic plan and initiate a process of cultural change that was led by universities, foundations, NGOs and partners ofAndar.
The sales growth, optimization of resources, implementation of a stock and costs has allowed us to improved profitability, achieving greater autonomy in decision making and future strategic investments, resulting in many cases external resources an adjunct to decision making.
Other income that have benefited the activity was from awards from competitions national and international that give social and economic recognition.
How do you plan to strengthen your project in the next three years?
2011 consolidation of procedures, in addition, we are incorporating the skills necessary to implement the strategic plan 2011-2015.
Sales: 2011 envisages a 40% sales revenue relative to 2010.
Professional training: February 2012 opening of the first comprehensive training school of trade and food management foreseeing 40 young people per year, 10 families, 10 teams of grassroots organizations in Argentina to replicate the model.
Franchise "Bread of Hope" for 2014 will be operating 10 sales outlets in Youth Homes, to do so in 2011 we selected 10 families. 2012, training of 10 families. 2013 installation and commissioning of 5 sales outlets. 2014 launch of 5 sales outlets.
Bakery: 2012 expanded the bakery to double its production capacity, with funding from the national government, own funds and donors, clients expected 100 schools; 2013 second bakery opened schools designed to serve neighboring towns, with a portfolio of 400 schools, potential Walking customers.
Catering 2011 provides for expansion of facilities and equipment with funds from two wins World Bank competition and NESst. We have equipment donated by the Universidad Siglo 21, 2012 new services to canteens, 2013 See event organization.