Blog Archives: Ivana Petrisková

Kurz sociálne podnikanie, EUBA  Social Business EUBA (Katedra sociálneho rozvoja a práce, EUBA, Národohospodárska fakulta)  StartUp Centrum TUKE  Read More
With 200 million people aged 15 to 24, Africa has the youngest population in the world. And yet, 60% of all unemployed in Africa are youth, and that doesn’t count young people who are underemployed with low pay and few advancement opportunities. High levels of youth unemployment and underemployment create a major barrier to… Read More
Social entrepreneurship is supposed to be about investing in the people. In order to do so, there needs to be a whole system developed, from the policies that would be designed to strengthen human skills, building up capacities of all the players involved and supporting them to participate fully in employment and social life.… Read More
AWARDS FOR SOCIAL ENTERPRISE SOZIAL MARIE : Project type: Ongoing Eligible countries: Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Croatia, Slovenia, Germany AWARD FOR SOCIAL INTEGRATION : Project type: Ongoing or completed Eligible countries: Countries in Central, Eastern, and South-Eastern Europe Ideen Gegen Armut : Project type: Business idea/early stage Eligible… Read More
It was in 2014 when Nyesiga Damiano and Myheirwe Enoch graduated from University with Bachelor’s Degrees after which unemployment welcomed them with a grotesque face. They thought of how best they could overcome this challenge that had made most youth all over the country desperate. Having thought of it, they… Read More
“We give special attention to those in particular involuntarily dropping out of school at the primary level since they are the most vulnerable to all sources of crime, including early marriage with its related impact”, Gerald Areebahona, the current Director of the School. Drucilla Balaba Vocational School whose mission is… Read More
In 2013, the Vienna University of Economics & Business conducted a report which maps out the current state of the social entrepreneurship network in Austria. The study identified 237 initiatives in the country, and interviewed 105 of them. It reveals that in addition to these, the Austrian social entrepreneurship network also includes… Read More
There are approximately 40 to 70 social enterprises in the country. Most of the education on social entrepreneurship happens within the sphere of non-formal education based on training courses and workshops.   • “Krushevo Women” was established as a social enterprise to support women in developing their entrepreneurial activities, their… Read More
The first student think-tank and implementation center for ecological-social projects, initiatives and companies in Vienna. Many students are studying at the universities, but once they graduate they are missing the practical experience. If we quote Leonardo da Vinci “Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes… Read More
In July 2016, TechCrunch published an article titled “Austria: The up-and-coming early-stage investment capital of Europe”.  To many, Austria can seem like a country of the past, one whose very charm lies in the fact that its best days are behind it. The Austro-Hungarian Empire collapsed almost 100 years ago, and,… Read More