We had an amazing week from 28 June – 3 July when the Online Workshop Sustainability in Social Entrepreneurship was held via ZOOM platform in the framework of the Yes We Care 2 project. We are grateful that we had a chance to share our experience from across the world and learn from each other. We spent 6 days in sharing knowledge, mentoring, networking and experience with people from Europe and Africa.
During this workshop +15 participants from Europe and Africa gained valuable information, skilled up in the filed of social entrepreneurship, leaned about value proposition, social business canvas together with the practical tips and analysis of case studies of successful businesses the participants tried to identified how create their WHY. The trainers explained the step by step guidance for the startups, financing, fundrasing and building impact models.
We discussed what are our concerns, doubts, and limiting believes that stop us to achieve desired impact.
At the very last day we dedicated our time to review the social business canvas, to give valuable feedback as well to made the evaluation and reflection of the whole week!
“YesWeCare training was a wonderful and inspiring experience for me. I love connecting and interacting with 𝙨𝙤𝙘𝙞𝙖𝙡 𝙞𝙢𝙥𝙖𝙘𝙩 𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙧𝙚𝙥𝙧𝙚𝙣𝙚𝙪𝙧𝙨 from all over the world. These types of initiatives that help empower youth through social entrepreneurship are so important. They not only provide vital skills but also expose individuals to opinions and ideas from outside their own countries. It helps them 𝙘𝙝𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙚𝙣𝙜𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙞𝙧 𝙗𝙚𝙡𝙞𝙚𝙛𝙨 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙬𝙖𝙮𝙨 𝙤𝙛 𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙣𝙠𝙞𝙣𝙜. It pushes them out of their comfort zones. They build both knowledge and social capital – both vital for running a business. I love being part of a network of people so focused on making a difference.”, said Nicci Stewart.
It was such a powerful week full of connection, sharing, learning. thank you everyone who joined.
‘Youth Empowerment Through Social Entrepreneurship “We Care” (YES, WE CARE 2)’ project is based on a partnership between Macedonia: Association for Education Mladiinfo International , Austria: ICT4D, Romania: Risky Businesses-With Us, Zimbabwe: Young Africa Zimbabwe, Namibia: Young Africa Namibia, Mozambique: Young Africa Mozambique.
This project is Co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.