Category: News

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
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
NESst Slovakia/ NESsT-Citi Social Enterprise Competition  Social Enterprise Competition  Ja Slovensko  Social Businesses of Employment Integration  Commercial, social and inclusive business in Slovakia  Law on Social Entrepreneurship in Slovakia to be introduced  A municipality as a social business: Spišský Hrhov  Law on Services for Employement  Impact Hub Bratislava  Social Enterprises in Slovakia  Action plan for… Read More
Before the start of the Paradise Eco-Hub Foundation located at Itambira Island in Lake Bunyonyi in South-Western Uganda ten years ago, communities around Lake Bunyonyi were becoming poor and poorer when outsiders would come, buy their land, invest and become richer and richer. The project mobilised and organised community members… Read More
Inzuki Designs by Teta Isibo is creating modern designs to support women and youth traditional artisans. A long time admiring African designs and patterns and Inzuki designs was born out of this admiration of Teta, the founder of the company. While working 8-5 job as an Urban Planner in the Mayor’s Office, she started designing jewellery and accessories… Read More
''If you want to hide something from African, hide it in a book,'' I used to hear this phrase repeated so many times by my colleagues and one day I couldn't take it any more! I quit my full-time job and with the little savings I had, I decided that I… Read More
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