It may be Africa’s economic powerhouse, but just beyond South Africa’s urban centres, opportunities to make a decent living rapidly tail off. A new project aims to change this with entrepreneurship and skills training.
Jagriti Yatra is an annual train journey of discovery across India for hundreds of enterprising young people. This summer, a similar project will launch in the UK with the aim of catalysing positive change in the most deprived communities.
Vietnam is being hailed as 'Asia's next tiger' and there's a growing eco-system to support social entrepreneurs. But, Anna Patton discovers, Vietnam's youngsters are yet to be convinced that social enterprise could be a great career path.
Award-winning ethical investment co-op Shared Interest helps people to earn a living through trade. Sally Seddon talks to us about investor demographics, impact measurement and Chino, the Chilean honey producer.
The Hong Kong government is rich, but money can’t solve every social problem. A £50m fund aims to boost social entrepreneurship across the city. Anna Patton visits to examine its progress and the challenges it has faced so far.