Domestic violence Nigeria

Ending domestic violence in Nigeria through female empowerment

Poverty and hardship is common amongst a huge part of Nigeria’s population of almost 200 million people. Another widespread issue is domestic violence with statistics showing that a third of...

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Oscar Ohlström

The rational activist with dreams of social change

Oscar Ohlström is the entrepreneurial fanatic, with a degree in global development studies, who’s been running service operations in the restaurant industry, and is SE Forum’s current intern. Most recently,...

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Thomas Kanestad SE Forum

A new Interim Executive Director with a passion for entrepreneurship and collaboration

This summer, we’ve welcomed our Interim Executive Director, Thomas Kanestad, following the departure of previous ED Nicklas Wallberg, who has stepped down due to personal circumstances. Although we were sad...

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Tove Nordström Communicating Causes

Communicate your cause and other comms tips for social enterprises

Our Communications Lead Tove Nordström is one of the authors of the new book Communicating Causes – Strategic Public Relations for the non-profit sector that was launched on 28 June...

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Erezi Edoreh Spell Africa Nigeria

Creating new dreams for 65 million illiterate people in Nigeria

With 65 million illiterate people in Nigeria, the country is facing an urgent challenge of ensuring they can keep up as the population continues to grow at a fast pace....

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Social entrepreneurship Latvia

The woman leading the rise of social entrepreneurship in Latvia

As part of our Baltic project where we’ve explored the social entrepreneurship ecosystem in the region, and produced a review on partnerships between social enterprises and municipalities, we’ve had the...

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Destiny Frederick EcoFuture

Changing the view on waste and recycling in Nigeria through entrepreneurship

Destiny Frederick is the young entrepreneur who is changing the view on and market for waste and recycling in Nigeria. She is the talented biochemistry graduate who wanted to do...

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Basta social enterprise

Social entrepreneurship as a form of rehabilitation

Social enterprise Basta uses social entrepreneurship itself as the basis of its business as it offers rehabilitation and work experience for those who have a background in alcohol or drug...

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Redbank Nigeria

Using tech to track blood and save lives

In a country where it’s up to each individual or their family to find blood in an emergency, easy and efficient access is crucial. But the current situation in Nigeria...

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SpellAfrica Back to School

Why measure social impact and how to do it well?

For any social business, to ensure biggest social impact possible, it’s crucial to measure the correct things and learn from them. But where do you start and what should you...

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Benjamin Kainz

Meetings between the young and the old

Difficulties for young people to find a first job, and the lack of meaningful human interaction for older people living in Swedish care homes, led to the idea of social...

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Betty accelerator

“A social enterprise is not a hospital – it’s a business!”

Betty Ikalany graduated from the SE Outreach Accelerator one year ago and a lot has happened since then. She’s won international awards, worked with MIT to develop her cookstoves and increased her...

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Accelerator

“There is a single language we all share and that is how much we care about each other”

Cooking with people from all over the world, identifying your real customers and finding a second home far away from your actual home – these are some of the things...

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Francis Adereti SE Forum

“These three weeks have been like three days!”

The Swedish blood bank system, cracking the business model and teaching entrepreneurship to high school students – those are a few of the things Francis Adereti, founder of Redbank, has...

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Anja SE Outreach Accelerator

“I wanted the opportunity to meet social enterprises from all over the world”

During her three weeks in Sweden she gained valuable insights into her business from both university lecturers and high school students. We asked Anja Juliah Abu Bakar, founder of Blubear...

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