In partnership with the British Council, we explore social enterprise across the world, take a look at the opportunities and challenges in policy and practice – and shine a light on some of the leading examples of social innovation.
Seven days of activities surrounding the Social Enterprise World Forum 2019 began on Sunday when Youth Week launched in a blaze of energy. An academic symposium and policy forum also took place before the main event kicks off today.
SNAPSHOTS FROM ADDIS Maisha Technologies has won the respect of major funders and potential clients. It’s now set to become the first company to manufacture drones inside Ethiopia – but it’s a long, and occasionally turbulent, journey to get there.
The British Council and Social Enterprise UK are supporting people from 15 UK social enterprises to attend next week's Social Enterprise World Forum in Addis Ababa, helping increase the diversity of attendees.
SNAPSHOTS FROM ADDIS: Business is undeniably tough for Desert Rose, which is producing affordable household water filters – but diverse revenue streams and a healthy dose of creativity are keeping the social enterprise on course.