epOnsite in Bishoftu, Ethiopia

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 13/09/2015 - 16/09/2015
All Day

Location
Asham Africa Hotel

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Social entrepreneurs face complex challenges in organization, market or administration. To equip teams working onsite, the Network offers skills training and practical advice to help social businesses work more efficiently. The so called empowering people.Onsite is a regionally-based and hands-on program of training opportunities. The epOnsite workshops cover the diverse geographical locations of our epNetwork members and deal with different topics, they provide relevant knowledge and a forum to discuss problems of daily work.

Our latest training took place in Bishoftu, Ethiopia, with members of the epNetwork that are based in Africa.

OneDollarGlasses

Interview with Martin Aufmuth, 1st prize winner in the “empowering people. Award“ 2012

We asked Martin Aufmuth, our first prize winner in 2012, about his project, the latest developments and how winning the Award benefitted him.

Bertil van Vugt

“The Inclusive Business Accelerator supports social entrepreneurs to connect to investors”

Bertil, you are the Director of Strategic Projects at VC4Africa and you are working on the new Inclusive Business Accelerator initiative. Could you give us a brief explanation of what you are doing exactly?

Communications in organizations dedicated to social innovation

During the “empowering people. Onsite” workshop in Bogotá, Colombia, we got to talk to one of the participants, Anita Rivera: Hello Anita. Could you please explain to us what type of organization TriCiclos is and what your part in the organization is?

epOnsite in Bogotá, Colombia

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 10/05/2015 - 13/05/2015
All Day

Location
Impact Hub

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Social entrepreneurs face complex challenges in organization, market or administration. To equip teams working onsite, the Network offers skills training and practical advice to help social businesses work more efficiently. The so called empowering people.Onsite is a regionally-based and hands-on program of training opportunities. The epOnsite workshops cover the diverse geographical locations of our epNetwork members and deal with different topics, they provide relevant knowledge and a forum to discuss problems of daily work.

Our training about “Communications” took place in Bogotá, Colombia, with members of the epNetwork that are based in Latin America.

Mario Davila

Social Entrepreneurship in Mexico – 5 Questions to Mario Davila

Mario, last November, you took part in the “Grameen Social Business Research Conference” in Mexico City. There was a vast agreement among the participants that there is still a lot to be done in the social business sector in Latin America. What core challenges are Mexico and other countries in Latin America facing in that […]

WADI

Can you use sunlight to clean water? The smile on WADI says “yes”

Contaminated Water is still one of the main causes for the diseases of millions of people worldwide. We’ve asked Lukas Landerl from HELIOZ some questions about it.

4 Questions to Gang Chen of the Desert Greenhouse Project

1.  How did you come up with the idea of building a Desert Green House? Gang Chen: There exist several hundred thousands of small green houses

Cultivating an Ecosystem for Social Entrepreneurs - Panel discussion.

Cultivating an Ecosystem for Social Entrepreneurs

The Role of Investors, Researchers and Philanthropy With the emergence of the social entrepreneurship sector in recent years, the questions how to further grow the sector and thus scale social impact are becoming more and more important. It is quite evident that social entrepreneurs will benefit from a strong ecosystem that includes a variety of […]

The medical backpack – A way to sterilize medical equipment using solar energy

Siemens Stiftung: How did you come up with the idea of developing a device that helps to conduct “germfree operations everywhere”? Raphael: Philipp and me got to know each other during our studies of engineering in Nordhausen. There we developed a special water processing device – run by solar energy – to produce sterilized water […]