OREM, Utah (Jan. 24, 2014) – The Utah Valley community will receive personal finance training and support provided by MicroBusiness Mentors with the assistance of Mountainland Head Start Inc.
On Jan. 23 MBM signed up a business agreement with Mountainland Head Start Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides pre-school education to children of low-income families in Utah.
“We are so excited to have this partnership because it will help us reach and benefit a wider population from Utah County,” said Keven Stratton, executive director of MBM. “We want to help families understand basic finance principles that will help them better manage their own personal and family finances.“
MBM will provide finance literacy classes for families, and MHS will provide their facilities to hold the classes. This partnership with MHS will combine the strengths of both organizations, and it will allow them to work toward their mutual objectives of helping low-income families.
“MHS is pleased to have signed this partnership with MBM, and we are ready to begin working together,” said Russell Virgin, family and community services director of MHS. “The combined expertise and reputation of both organizations will make this partnership successful and beneficial for the families we want to help.”
MBM has been providing financial literacy services for families for more than 10 years, and it has been offering mentoring and training to microbusinesses in Utah County.
Visit www.microbusinessmentors.org to learn more about the services offered by MBM.
About MicroBusiness Mentors
MBM is a nonprofit organization located in Orem, Utah, that provides sustainable assistance to low-income families in Utah through microcredit, microbusiness training, and finance literacy classes.
About Mountainland Head Start
MHS is a nonprofit organization located in Provo, Utah, that helps children improve their social and cognitive skills by assisting in social, education, health, and nutrition.