An intensive training and support programme for under-20s aims to create Eygpt’s female social entrepreneurs of the future. The project’s leaders say they have high hopes based on the quality of the first initiatives.
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.
Bite-sized news from the impact economy: Australia’s social investment market reviewed, Social Enterprise Academy arrives in Egypt, UnLtd backs 12 new ventures. Plus, Nick Hurd joins Access foundation, and opportunities for social entrepreneurs.
New scheme delivered in partnership by the British Council and Pioneers Post will offer young journalists from five countries training, mentoring and opportunities to research and publish stories of social and creative enterprise for a global audience.
Azza Kamel and her organisation Alwan wa Awtar are working to improve the lives of vulnerable children in Egypt and help them realise their potential. Azza talks to Tim West about big challenges and her mission to be more entrepreneurial.