BRAC International Microfinance – which provides financial services to ‘bottom-of-the-pyramid’ customers, particularly women living in poverty – set to “grow significantly” and expand into three new countries over the next five years.
STREETS OF AMSTERDAM More than 11,000 refugees access sports and much more in the first club created by KLABU. Now – with the backing of Paris-Saint-Germain FC – the social entrepreneur has his eye on a much bigger goal.
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As the British Council launches a landmark study on the state of the social enterprise sector in South Asia, Tristan Ace argues that such data is urgently needed to realise the vision of a world where business delivers social as well as financial impact.
In Bangladesh, Nila and other underprivileged children are learning valuable computer programming skills. This is the third in a series of films from the British Council showing social enterprises in action around the world.
There are currently no formal legal structures or a national membership body for social enterprises in Bangladesh. However, organisations such as the British Council are working to increase understanding about the sector.