The ‘Be the Future Challenge’ calls for social enterprise ideas linked to one of the UN’s sustainable development goals, and able to make a profit through selling a product or service. Deadline now extended to 17 July.
South Africa’s SoulArt Foundation has created a community art centre and a safe space for youth in the heart of Soweto, by tapping into the power of waste and art. Now, the coronavirus has prompted a new project.
What does it take to grow a social business in the field of mental health? As the world grapples to understand the impact of Covid-19 on people's long-term wellbeing, three seasoned social entrepreneurs share their tips.
A headteacher who founded a small charitable school in a conflict-torn Nigerian city now has his sights set on replicating his educational model in neighbouring countries. The key to this success? Switching to a social enterprise approach.
A new generation of designers and developers is creating video games that educate players on environmental issues, while tapping into a rich regional culture that’s often overlooked by the industry. Our Young Storymaker reports.
Ghana is world-leading in tracking spending on Sustainable Development Goals – making it ripe for impact investors. GSG's Krisztina Tora on the growing momentum (and infrastructure) for impact investment in the west African nation.
The founder of In House Records – a record label under which all music is produced and performed by prisoners, and the winner of our 2019 Trailblazing Newcomer Award – talks us through his typical day.
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.