Taking the leap from being a small, volunteer-led group to a fully-fledged social enterprise can be daunting, but dance organisation Nalitari now has financial stability plus – importantly – greater impact.
Recife is the tech hub of Brazil, but the entrepreneurs working there are too often affluent white men. A recent project supports more women and Afro-Brazilians to test out new business ideas with promising results.
In a tough Cape Town township, residents are starting enterprises that make good use of discarded tyres, wood, plastic and glass. This could be a route out of poverty for many, not only in South Africa but beyond.
An intensive training and support programme for under-20s aims to create Eygpt’s female social entrepreneurs of the future. The project’s leaders say they have high hopes based on the quality of the first initiatives.
Pakistan’s social enterprises have huge potential to improve lives, but Covid-19 has halted the operations of many. Our reporter in Karachi finds two entrepreneurs who have taken imaginative approaches to income generation under lockdown.