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SADS social venture
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SADS enables non-monetary donations at your door-step
Story of SADS Social venture founded by Anushka Jain Share At Door Step (SADS) is a For-Profit Social Venture that provides doorstep donation pickup for non-monetary donations and partners with brands for cause marketing initiatives. Anushka Jain, the founder of the venture, shares with Social Enablers her inspiration, journey and vision. Rising up Anushka was born into a middle-class Indian family in which her parents had humble aspirations of their daughter…
social entrepreneurship afghanistan
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Empowering Social Innovations, Entrepreneurship for better Afghanistan
Social entrepreneurs and innovators  in Afghanistan: Social innovation and entrepreneurship is a relatively new concept in Afghanistan. Here is how Shetab Afghanistan, a social enterprise is supporting social entrepreneurs and social innovators and their ventures in Afghanistan. The accelerators in Afghanistan: Shetab Afghanistan is co-founded by Azadeh Tajdar and Ajmal Paiman – ‘Shetab’ means ‘accelerate’ in Persian/Dari.The co-founders believe that Afghan entrepreneurs, social innovators and activists have the talent, drive and passion…
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How Womenpreneur supports women entrepreneurship in MENA region
As part of Social Enablers celebration of female entrepreneurs who are making real difference in their communities, we are profiling one of the inspiring social entrepreneurs “Sana Afouaiz” who shared with us her inspiring journey on why she created Womenpreneur Initiative as a way to foster women’s economic participation in the MENA region. Woman power Let’s listen to Sana on the social condition of her place which motivated her to…
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Siam Organic ensures better living for farmers in Thailand
Here is an inspirational quote from Pornthida Wongphatharakul for all aspiring social entrepreneurs “Life of a social entrepreneur is incredibly difficult. It challenges every possible limit of us, physically, emotionally and spiritually. But it gives us the greatest joy in life.” On a further note, she says, “When we see the smiles on the farmers’ faces, we realize what a privilege we have to live a life of happiness and…
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Bonnie Chiu’s Lensational empowers woman by using photography
Bonnie Chiu was passionate about photography since her childhood days. Her passion towards photography, along with the urge to empower woman around her, conjoined to form Lensational, a non-profit organisation that empowers women emotionally and economically by equipping them with cameras and photography training. Chiu, a national of Hong Kong, was in her early 20’s when she gave a humble beginning to the start up. With zero funds and a…
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Woman on Board aims for getting more women on board in Maldives
Empowering woman leads to change in the society itself. That motivated a group of dynamic and charismatic ladies from Maldives to take the initiative of launching Women on Boards (WOB), an NGO with an objective to inspire and empower the next generation women of Maldives by unleashing their economic power. Maldives ranked 128th out of 190 countries in the world when it comes to female representation in the Parliament, according…
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Empowering women to take leadership roles: Lakshya Jeevan Jagriti
“Life can be a fairy tale, if you break the silence,” believes Summaiya Afreen, the 26-year-old social entrepreneur and philanthropist from India who runs the organisation Lakshya Jeevan Jagriti (LJJ). The Delhi-based venture, which she started at the age of nineteen with a mission to provide quality education and skill training for woman and a mere amount of INR 7000 as the initial investment, has created a positive impact in…