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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Luciana SE Outreach Accelerator

“I feel stronger because I know I’m not just one crazy person”

Making life-long friends from around the world, seeing your business in a new light and the challenge of looking tall Swedish people in the eyes – these are a few...

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Derrick OneLamp

“Solving a social problem is not a one-man activity”

Great weather, great people and surprising moments – Derrick Hosea Opio, founder of Onelamp, seems happy with his three weeks in Stockholm. We asked him a few questions to find out...

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Joyce Accelerator

“Those fighting for the wellbeing of women – they are my customers”

Pumpkin soups, women’s empowerment and second chances! We had a chat with Joyce Kyalema, founder of JOSMAK, to hear what the near future holds for her. Why did you apply...

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Fikile SE Outreach Accelerator

“When I leave here it’s like my network can span the whole world”

Is it possible to make car ownership redundant in South Africa by 2025? Ask Fikile Magadlela, co-founder of bike-sharing business iBoni, and he’ll say “yes!”.  We asked him a few...

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Olutosin SE Outreach Accelerator

“I am selling a message and the message is to end violence against women”

Value-based pricing, culture shocks and bicycles – those are a few things Olutosin Oladosu Adebowale learned about and experienced during the first three weeks of the SE Outreach Accelerator. Why did you...

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Accelerator

Social Venture Africa, Promoting Women Empowerment and Economic Development in Africa

Meet 32 year old Cristiana Benedetti Fasil, researcher and economist turned social entrepreneur. She is the Head and Co-Founder of Social Venture Africa, an enterprise working  to economically empower women in rural...

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Harriet SE Outreach Accelerator

Rhythm of Life, Bringing Hope to the Red-Light District in Kampala

The first impression you would get of 24 year Harriet Kamashanyu is that of a high spirited and cheerful person. Harriet is the Founder and Executive Director of Rhythm of Life Kampala, an...

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Prakash social enterprise

Clean Concept Group, Bringing Clean and Affordable Energy to Nepal

Prakash Acharya is the Co-Founder of Clean Concept Group Pvt. Ltd, a renewable energy enterprise aimed at reducing energy costs through tailor made energy solutions in order to foster ‘Zero...

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Zabinnah SE Forum

Maendeleo Foundation, Sustainably Bringing Technology to Rural Uganda

Meet Zabbinah Nakirya, the Business Development and Administrative Manager of Maendeleo Foundation based in Kampala Uganda. The Foundation provides basic computer skills through Mobile Solar Computer Classrooms to hundreds of children and local...

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social entrepreneurship

Liberation Chocolate, Rehabilitating Former Child Soldiers of Liberia

Sheikh Abu Turay, the 34 year old Founder and CEO of Liberation Chocolate Inc. exudes resilience, confidence and is a jolly character. His past however is far from jolly, having witnessed...

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Elena Safe House Foundation

Safe House Foundation Rehabilitates Victims of Human Trafficking and Educates at Risk Groups

Elena Timofeeva, the 29 year old soft spoken psychologist is the Founder and CEO of Safe House Foundation based in Russia. Elena’s soft-spokenness can be misconstrued as reserved , this...

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