Visit at a gym at the Base of the Pyramid (BoP)

“My father has won many prizes. He has been number three in one of the biggest competitions on a national level”, a 15 years old boy explains proudly when we enter a gym in Coimbatore. We are here to find out more about micro enterprises which some people from Self-help groups (under the umbrella of…

Social enterpreneurship for everyone. A trend you should know. 

  Social entrepreneurial thinking has reached politics, universities, companies. In mostly all countries of the world. Where some  years ago the terminology was still unknown or just a few social and economic influencers knew about it, today the number of conferences, articles published and call for competitions have grown enormously. Expert books, but also books for…

The magic bus: play and change – a successful social enterprise India

Matthew Spacie, founder of the Magic Bus, has set up a livelihood program for the poor children living in slum areas that really empowers. Because it matters and because it is based on the people living there. Because it starts from where the people are, what they think, how they live and where there are starting…

Social and business – the two worlds are still there. We need the big vision!

The two worlds are still there. Business thinks business and social is social. Simply said. But what about the huge trend, this trendy movement becoming big and bigger which is called “Social entrepreneurship”? Yes, that’s interesting to both organization types. People like it. Just the idea to fulfill society’s needs and to combine it with…