Social Entrepreneurs.

A Social Entrepreneur is define as;

“..Social entrepreneurs drive social innovation and transformation in various fields including education, health, environment and enterprise development. They pursue poverty alleviation goals with entrepreneurial zeal, business methods and the courage to innovate and overcome traditional practices. A social entrepreneur, similar to a business entrepreneur, builds strong and sustainable organizations, which are either set up as not-for-profits or companies…”

Ashoka and the Schwab Foundation provides an extensive list of Social Entrepreneurs in our Global Village. This page will be dedicated to Social Entrepreneurs, where ever they are from. I hope to document their stories and, more importantly, their philosophy behind what they do and why they do.

trust may be the underlying demise for social entrepreneurs.

Social Entrepreneurs operating non-monetary social enterprises may find obstacles gaining their clients' trust. Lokesh Kuma Singh reveals his experience that not everyone is a social entrepreneur. His dairy social enterprise, encounters trust issues between his organisation and clients. He has … Continue reading