Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
About this Webinar
The Ottawa Community Loan Fund (OCLF) is a charitable organization, founded in 2000, focused on financial literacy education as well
as helping newcomers become entrepreneurs. We do this through educational workshops as well as by helping arrange loans of up to
$60,000, but with an average of around $15,000, to start and expand businesses in Ottawa. Currently the OCLF arranges loans from
Futurpreneur Canada and other community partners in Ottawa.
By attending the Lending a Hand workshop, you will be learning about:
- Our various loan programs and their requirements;
- Tips on preparing for a loan application;
- Q&A about the business loan process;
- OCLF educational programs and other services.
About the Speaker: Kais Al-Iriani
Kais Al-Iriani is the Senior Loan Officer and Facilitator at Ottawa Community Loan Fund (OCLF). Kais comes with over ten years of
experience as an entrepreneur, in which he founded several non-profit organizations and private businesses. He led the establishment
of programs to support small enterprises, and directly assisted start-up companies as a mentor. Kais has a long experience as a
project manager and a project management consultant. In addition to his background as an engineer, he holds an MBA. Kais believes
in entrepreneurship as a means to fulfil individual aspirations and to benefit the society.
The Ottawa Community Loan Fund (OCLF) is an incorporated non-profit charitable organization working for financial empowerment in
the Ottawa area.