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.
The first ever detailed mapping of Egypt’s creative industries was completed this year. From Cairo, our Young Storymaker Nour Ibrahim explores why it matters – and what’s next for the country’s artists and entrepreneurs.
Women fleeing to Brazil may arrive empty-handed, alone and unable to speak the language. Young Storymaker Pedro Lira on a social enterprise helping them to find their feet and make a living, while serving Rio's flourishing catering industry.
A Rio de Janeiro engineer – whose speedily-designed portable sinks allow workers and homeless people to wash their hands – on raising eyebrows as an all-female construction team and the 'rollercoaster of emotions' under Covid-19.
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.
Rubbish piles up at the side of streets and clogs drains in Pakistan’s big cities. The government isn’t doing much about it, but is the scale of the problem too big for social enterprise to tackle? Our Young Storymaker Asad Pabani expores.