‘WORKING BY FAITH’
‘WORKING BY FAITH’
George Washington Carver - viewed faith as a means of destroying both barriers of racial disharmony and social stratification. He compiled a list of eight cardinal virtues for his students to strive toward:
*Neither look up to the rich nor down on the poor.
*Lose, if need be, without squealing.
*Be clean both inside and out.
*Win without bragging.
*Always be considerate of women, children, and older people.
*Be too brave to lie.
*Be too generous to cheat.
*Take your share of the world and let others take theirs.
Throughout the southern United States, the National Asset Building Coalition (NABC) works with organizations to enhance the economic vitality and competitiveness of the region's Forgotten Communities. The NABC team works with historic African American communities to help them recognize, promote and capitalize upon their existing assets, through its asset mapping process and by coordinating the efforts of local chambers, business and community organizations. A community’s assets may include culture and historical its natural resources, recreational sites, local eateries, or historical buildings and monuments. Once assets are identified, the team recommends strategies to community leaders that will promote and develop the assets to further strengthen the local community and economy. Working in collaboration with the National Black Business Support Corporation and the Pan African Cultural Heritage Institute's partners, the National Asset Building Coalition offers a variety of programs and services designed to create more vibrant neighborhoods and communities and enriching the lives of the citizens that call them home.
Sharing “Our Cultural Knowledge and Experiences” in the areas of Commerce, Culture, Community, Education, Influence, Knowledge, and Faith; via established business, educational, social and tourism networks. The ultimate goal being to “Rebuild and Connect” the global people of PAN AFRICA, via the technology platforms of the internet and to use proven Cultural Economics and Heritage Tourism programs to develop Forgotten Communities, foster prosperity through business growth and job creation; and to facilitate cultural exchanges and services with other members of the African Diaspora, in partnership with the Pan African Cultural Heritage Alliance.
Our Business Financing Partner
The National Black Business Support Corporation (NBBSC) provides Access To Capital, Technical Assistance and, through our partnership with the Pan African Cultural Heritage Society, Marketing Assistance to black, disadvantaged and small businesses throughout the nation. NBBSC fosters economic development and job creation through the use of Federal, State and private community-based programs and in coordination with our strategic alliances.
Focusing on economic development and job creation, we were originally founded in 1988 to assist in the growth of Florida’s economy by providing financing and financing assistance to small businesses. Through those efforts, we work directly with Florida’s small business community, providing technical assistance to business owners in the areas of creating/understanding financial statements, development of Business Plans and marketing, among others. This technical assistance is provided through workshops, one-on-one meetings, and teleconference calls.
NBBSC is an IRS recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.
The plans of the diligent lead to profit as surely as haste leads to poverty.
- Proverbs 21:5