“I have the most amazing job in the world!” says Minnie Baragwanath, founder of Be. Accessible in New Zealand. She will be speaking at the Social Enterprise World Forum in September about her social enterprise journey.
Investors big and small took the leap this week to make a difference. Highlights included £25m being raised in 24 hours for affordable housing, financial inclusion being backed by some big guns and the proliferation of advisors.
Kilmarnock in New Zealand employs 80 people with intellectual disabilities, delivers commercial contracts for big businesses and is about to launch its own training academy. But just a few years ago the organisation was at breaking point.