Through my work with Heart Capital, I have been able to get into a Skype call with one of the creators of the Acumen Fund’s reporting tool, PULSE, and into the office of J-PAL Africa at the University of Cape Town. For students of social entrepreneurship or really anybody looking for an interesting and engaging co-op position, I highly recommend the one I currently have.
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By going solar, schools are able to cut their electricity costs, without facing any upfront costs or having to worry about operations and maintenance of the solar panels. Moreover, by reinvesting our profits, SolSolution develops educational programming focused on STEM, solar, and green entrepreneurship for students at all of our partner schools.
For most of us, our meeting place was special because it started in Professor Shaughnessy’s epic classroom but was fortified while we were abroad. At the intersection of development and business, we found a shared interest in social entrepreneurship, a passion for learning, a spirit for giving, and a love of travel. In this, you …
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After countless hours of travel, and a serious case of jetlag, twenty Northeastern students stepped foot in Langa Township and, for many of us, our lives were forever changed by what we saw. South Africa’s history and culture unfolded before us, allowing us a glimpse into life in Cape Town’s townships. It has been almost …
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