Category: Social entrepreneurship Ecosystem

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
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
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
Slovakia shines brightest for lovers of the outdoors and nature. The High Tatras are heavenly for walking or winter sports, national parks like Slovenský Raj sparkle with waterfalls or castles like from the fairy tales[1]. Does Slovakia shine also for social entrepreneurship ecosystem? The definition of a social enterprise was… Read More
The Republic of Uganda, is a landlocked country in East Africa. But still a part of the African Great Lakes region and has a varied but generally a modified equatorial climate. That gives many opportunities for developing farming (which is the main source of income) for the people that live… Read More