Micro Enterprise Project

Micro Enterprise Project (MEP) can support you to start your own small business which is aligned with your own passions, skills and situation.

When most of us meet somebody new one of the first questions we ask, or are asked, is “what do you do?” Our aim is to give people the dignity of having a good answer to that question.

If you would like to talk about how to get started

If you are interested in learning more


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The step-by-step MEP process Discovery: Identify your skills, passions and available resources Exploration: Craft product ideas and design your business model Creation: Launch your business, test products and refine Operation: Monitor your business success and adjust it as needed. An MEP Consultant is contracted to work with each person guiding […]

Discovery, Exploration, Creation, Operation





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Go Get ‘Em is a registered business which runs Emily’s business and employs Kiera, Emily’s Business Assistant. Go Get ‘Em is a microbusiness; what this means is that it exists only to provide for Emily’s direct benefit. It is a vehicle for Emily’s growth, development and independence.Emily is working for […]

Go Get ‘Em – Errands with Heart


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Since 2011, Jayne Barrett has managed the design and trialling of CLP’s Micro Enterprise Project which assists people who live with significant disabilities to have their own small business as an alternative to attending day programs. People who live with significant disabilities have traditionally only been offered recreation services in […]

Micro Enterprise Project – An overview