Category: News

''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
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
“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
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
We educate young people about environmental projects, impart necessary competencies, prepare them for the job market of tomorrow and empower them to find a job, an apprenticeship or an educational establishment. Zukunftswerk was founded as a cooperative because they knew it would get them further than their competitors. They are… Read More
We support refugees in becoming software developers. Studies and figures regularly show that refugees are not easy in the European labour market. The Vienna start-up Refugees {Code} provides refugees with programming to increase their chances of finding a good job. "We offer short, intensive programming courses to integrate refugees into the Austrian… Read More
“I was simply led by my passion of bringing people and connecting them to new ideas and experiences together!”  We are visiting Impact Hub Kigali, in the capital of Rwanda. Community-driven and creatively- artistic spirit is felt from outside already.  Jon Stever is welcoming us and explaining how he founded the Office in October 2012, which became the… Read More