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.
Are the smallest social enterprises most vulnerable during the coronavirus crisis? We contacted social entrepreneurs all over the world to explore whether they are coping with the pressure to serve their communities and stay afloat.
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.
A collaboration between enterprise support organisations in the UK and Pakistan is developing new ways to support ambitious Pakistani start-ups to take their next steps. Our Young Storymaker, Hamna Iqbal, reports.
A culture of silence veils the subject of menstruation in Pakistan, leaving many girls ashamed and unprepared when their first period arrives. Now a social enterprise chatbot is breaking taboos and gaining girls' confidence.
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.