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 […]

Solar Power for Development

Mexican sun and German technology are the two key components of Gregor Schapers’ innovative project. Deep in rural Mexico, in a small town of 450 inhabitants called El Sauz, Schapers, a German entrepreneur, founded Trinysol, a firm specializing in building cheap solar reflectors for small local businesses to bake, cook and fry food, or generate […]

The creator of the SuniCook – Roland de Vicq

Siemens Stiftung: How hard was it to get support when you started your project? What would be your advice to someone with an idea but who doesn’t know how to make headway?

Eden Full

7 Questions to Eden Full

How did you come up with the idea of building a Sun Saluter whilst studying to be a mechanical engineer? Eden Full: I built my first solar car when I was 10, and have been fascinated with solar energy ever since.

Interview with Grant Gibbs, founder of the Hippo Water Roller Project

The Hippo Water Roller seems to be as simple as it is ingenious. How and why did the inventors Pettie Petzer and Johan Jonker come up with this solution?

epOnsite in Jinja, Uganda

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 25/09/2014 - 27/09/2014
All Day

Location
Nile Village 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 about “Communications” took place in Jinja, Uganda, with members of the epNetwork that are based in Africa.