mSME garage is a brain child of Barefoot Law, a Non-Profit, Social enterprise dedicated towards using Information Technology towards improving access to justice and the Law. The objective of the Barefoot Law initiative is to provide Free Legal consultations and services, develop information technology and social media solutions to help in breaking current bottlenecks currently faced in the Justice, Law and Order Sector especially Access to Justice. They hope that with the mSME garage initiative, they’ll be able to target business owners and use their broad skill set to help them build healthier businesses.
The uniqueness of the mSME Garage lies in its multi pronged approach in delivering legal information. This is through support and guidance for mSMEs using new and traditional media, together with a multi level follow up system. This support is available to SMEs irrespective of their levels of growth; from formation of the business, daily running and management, documentation, enforcing company rights, taxation among others.
How It Works
The mSME Garage is able to serve its users through three different platforms. The Virtual Space which includes online platforms including mSME Garage on social media, mSME Garage website, direct phone calls and SMS’ to mSME Garage team at BarefootLaw.
The participants of the mSME Garage are also able to get in touch with the lawyers on through the physical interaction by scheduling an appointment.
The mSME garage comprises outreach programmes that can be organised by groups of businesses or entrepreneurs.
The mSME garage will enable your business to navigate the complexities of running a business from its conception right through its growth.