Category Archives: Social Entrepreneurship

Quotes + Thoughts | On redefining poverty

If we stop thinking of the poor as victims or as a burden and start recognizing them as resilient and creative entrepreneurs and value conscious consumers, a whole new world of opportunity will open up. ~ C.K. Prahalad Inspiration: Frangia … Continue reading

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Hear out children speak their voices… it’s their planet we’re borrowing…!

Hello, I’m Severn Suzuki, speaking for ECO, The Environmental Children Organization. We’re a group of 12 and 13 year olds trying to make a difference. Vanessa Suttie, Morgan Geisler, Michelle Quigg, and me. We’ve raised all the money to come … Continue reading

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Alleviating poverty through the humble bicycle

By Dian Hasan | October 6, 2010 Conceptual design is one thing, but conceptual implementation is another. In a world filled with high-end concept bikes, it’s nice to see someone designing an implementation method to help countries in need. WorldBike … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day | On alleviating poverty through transportation solutions

By Dian Hasan | October 6, 2010 Over a billion people worldwide lack adequate access to transport. Most live in rural areas cut off from markets, clinics and schools. ~ World Bike The most common way to get from point … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 Empowering Social Causes via Social Media [2]

By Dian Hasan | September 12, 2010 In the advent of web 2.0 technology (that’s all the Facebook, Twitter,Foursquare, and a plethora of other social media networks), it was just a matter of time when online communities started to use it to … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 Empowering Social Causes via Social Media [1]

By Dian Hasan | September 12, 2010 In the advent of web 2.0 technology (that’s all the Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Crowdrise, and a plethora of other social media networks), it was just a matter of time when online communities started … Continue reading

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Terminology explained ~ Social Entrepreneurship

By Dian Hasan | September 7, 2010 As with my few previous posts, I’m bringing to light to special enterprising individuals, who start businesses that seek so much more than mere profit. The main purpose that is built into their … Continue reading

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