Lee is a Content Editor at Pioneers Post. He’s worked for all kinds of magazines, newspapers and websites and has written on many diverse subjects – everything from jealous knife wielding neighbours to micro finance institutions and cycling etiquette. Having grown tired of depressing and negative news, he sought out stories that were positive and inspiring, eventually arriving at Pioneers Post.
Sultan Hamidullah Atar recently negotiated with Isis as the Marawi City crisis continues. Practising conflict resolution in the Philippines, he explains how such services are social enterprises – provided by civil society and used by the community.
The earthquake that hit Christchurch in New Zealand in 2011 was devastating. It was followed by government intervention that limited community involvment. But now social enterprise is contributing to a more inclusive future for the city.
Eight arts organisations have taken loans from the Arts Impact Fund. So who's getting how much at what rate and over how long? And more importantly, what sort of social impact will we see being created?