The International Rescue Committee (IRC) Small Business Development Center (SBDC) helps local small businesses prosper by delivering no-cost business assistance to small business owners and entrepreneurs through in-language technical assistance, training, and access to microloans to support entrepreneurs to start or expand their business, with a focus on helping refugees, immigrants and other low-income individuals.
- Selling Handmade Items Online with ETSY -I; June 25, 2020 from 2pm - 4pm; register here.
- Selling Handmade Items Online with ETSY -II; July 9, 2020 from 2pm to 4pm; register here.
- Tax Tips for Family Childcare Providers (Focus on EIDL,PPP and PUA tax implications)
- Reopening Hair Salons & Barber Shops (Adapt Series)
- COVID 19 and Adapting your In-home Family Childcare Business
- Selling Products Online (Amazon, Etsy, Ebay and Shopify)
- Guidelines for Restaurants - Adapting and Recovery
- To check our schedule for upcoming trainings, click here.
Assistance Available in the Following Languages: English, Spanish, Arabic, Persian (Farsi), Dari, Swahili
Do you need help applying for and accessing COVID-19 business relief support? This webinar will review the capital options that exist as of today and review what help is out there for small business owners. Come learn about:
- SBA Disaster Loans
- Traditional Capital
- State Loan Guarantee
- Guidance on how to get capital and what to do
Stay safe & support other IRC SBDC clients by purchasing a face mask:
For bulk orders, please email our SBDC Team at ircsbdc [at] rescue.org.
619-629-1835 | Pick Up (City Heights), shipping available.
Huruma Clothing Company
To order call 619-581-3004 or email princeshamss [at] yahoo.com.
619-888-8387 | Pick up (El Cajon), shipping available, delivery to some areas in San Diego
To purchase and pick-up your order, please call 619-938-5947.
619-431-6308 | Pick up (San Diego), Shipping available.
Owner: Nagiba Gago
619-536-6362 | Facebook: Rands Fashions
The Stars Fashion
Owner: Jawan Habib
619-715-2614 | Facebook: The Stars Fashion | Pick up (El Cajon), Shipping available
The IRC SBDC is proud to support #blackbusinesses. Here is an updated list of small and local black-owned businesses you can support:
- African Spice Samusa
- Choice Confections
- Red Sambusas
- SouthEast Fusion 619
- Fiji Yogurt
- Huruma Style
- Meraki Allure
- Golden State Driving School
- Mcclean Photography
- Faridas Somalian Cuisine
To see more IRC client-owned businesses click here.
Questions? Send us an email at ircsbdc [at] rescue.org.
To schedule an appointment, click here.