Robyn is taking ‘A pinch of’ to new heights

‘A pinch of’ is a small Tasmanian artisan food business that creates delicious and unique treats using local ingredients.  Its product range includes hand-crafted flavour infused salts, spices, Tasmanian native/wild food and a range of sweet treats including caramels, popcorn and flavoured walnuts. Sales were initially through local farmers’ markets and food fairs but itRead More

Three finalists for the NNA NEIS Awards

We are extremely proud to have three finalists in the National NEIS Association NEIS Awards. Robyn Mayne (‘a pinch of’) and Natalie Verriest, (Natalie Verriest Art & Design ) were both named as finalists for the BizCover NEIS-Change Award. Jane Simmonds, Mission Providence NEIS Consultant was named as a finalist for the Tim Cremean UnsungRead More

The King of Chairs

Thanks to Mission Providence NEIS, Chair King has grown from a mobile office chair repair service to supplying a range of new and reconditioned ergonomic seating. Continually responding to their customers’ needs, they also added a chair maintenance program and office chair audit to a client base that now encompasses Sydney, the Central Coast andRead More

The Tool Box Chef is South Queensland’s answer to old-fashioned baked goods.

The Tool Box Chef is a small batch baked goods specialist that is owned and operated by Gene Cavalchini and started with the help of Mission Providence NEIS. Prior to starting this business, Gene has produced sumptuous food at the Gold Coast’s Elk Expresso, Sirromet Wines (Mt Cotton) and Tukka Restaurant in West End. AsRead More

Artist wins first place prize at Gosford Regional Gallery’s Emerging Art Prize

For artist Natalie Verriest, it’s been a month full of successes after completing the NEIS program through Mission Providence. After organising an “Under 30” themed exhibition in Kincumber’s Ruby Samadhi Gallery, she was featured in the Express Advocate’s lifestyle section talking about the importance of real-life interaction with artworks. She went on to win People’sRead More

Fudge Monkey start a sweet business

Thanks to the Mission Providence NEIS Central Coast team, Fudge Monkey has grown from a small home kitchen-based operation making and selling hand-made fudge at markets – to owning a locally famous sweets and gelato and cake destination and café. Fudge Monkey offers 32 flavours of gourmet hand-made fudge, 32 flavours of old-fashioned milkshakes, 20Read More

Fatmata and Mohamed are cleaning up

With the help of Mission Providence, Fatmata and Mohamed Sylla started their cleaning business out of a frustration with other “dodgy” cleaning companies, and their own enjoyment in providing a high quality cleaning service. Based on this commitment to quality, Sylla Cleaning has developed a strong reputation for excellence in only a short period ofRead More

Local photographer turns his passion into a successful business

David Roberts is a local photographic success story who is forging a career in Australian and international photography. He has been asked to photograph some of the world’s most prominent identities including the Dalai Lama, Geoffrey Rush, Seal, Julian Burnside, Max Gillies, Cardinal George Pell, Sir Rupert Hamer, and many others. His work has appearedRead More