Blog Archives: Ivana Petrisková

Cow Horns Kigali Social Enterprise crafting jewellery and handicrafts to support street children. "In 2009 I was still in High school and at only the age of 14 years, I decided to leave home in search of a better life. My family and I were living in abject poverty in the… Read More
This is the story of the Awesomity Lab, a mobile application to address unwanted pregnancies among teenage girls.   The Awesomity lab is a team of IT enthusiasts who are very passionate about finding solutions for the society. So in 2015 when it happened to take interest in the issue of rising teen pregnancies. They… Read More
A social business where entrepreneurs and their dreams grow together. E-commerce is a growing trend almost everywhere in the world, as societies are becoming more and more technologically dependent. Nowadays, e-commerce is the solution to issues arising from high costs and human errors, and is a fast, convenient path to efficient… Read More
Your Hobby Place is a big space accessible to anybody willing to repair, assemble or create new objects. Here people can find all the necessary tools and a wide working area. Martin is „just a normal guy“, as he defined himself, who decided to open up a social business and to commit himself full time to his passion, repairing objects and working manually. Your Hobby Place… Read More
''The First Healthy Food Restaurant with a Social Business Model in Macedonia'' It’s the 21st century, yet in our developing country, Macedonia, there are still people that can’t afford proper meals and are recurrently deprived of food for more than 24 hours. In Skopje, homeless people are provided the opportunity to visit open public kitchens that offer free meals, but the unfortunate reality… Read More
Animal toys like Girrafes, Elephants, Rhinos, Warthog tortoise and many others created out of the worn out flip-flops. Benson started in a very humble beginning at the roadside in his home area in Ngong Nairobi. One day of November in the year 2013, Benson woke up, being tired of long in… Read More
“If you are going to get anything done in Africa, in Kenya and by extension in my region Kisii, then you have got to be made of steel.  Nobody has ever done it best. In fact, people don’t know how to do it.” Mayaka, a son of peasant farmer mother… Read More
“We don’t choose where we are born, nor do we choose the life in which our parents bring us up in. We find ourselves in single-choice situations, and no matter the viability of the available choice, we must go for it." begins her story, Alice Reviewing her life events Alice… Read More
“As I try to look around I see everyone is capable to use their hands to make products from these available materials like clay and soft stones,” It was December the year 2016 when Sylvia Momwacha visited her rural home in Kisii County to join her family for Christmas holidays.… Read More
Innovation drivers for the High-Tech Material “Bark”. Understanding concepts of nature and developing products with care and care is for us, not just a commercial slogan. The relationship with the rural region and the use of local raw materials is a special concern for us. This enables us to combine quality… Read More