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.
Three sisters fleeing the war in Syria are among those who have learned new handicraft skills through a UN-run project, and who are now selling their wares via social enterprise Yadawee. Our DICE Young Storymaker Nour Ibrahim reports from Cairo.
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.
Human rights groups in Egypt have raised the alarm that the country's NGOs are under threat because of a new law taking away their autonomy. Elsewhere, an innovative campaign in Wisconsin, USA has been launched to promote social entrepreneurship.