Citizen Schools Recap

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Last fall, fif­teen vol­un­teers from the Social Enter­prise Insti­tute par­tic­i­pated in a social entre­pre­neur­ship pro­gram in part­ner­ship with Cit­i­zen Schools pro­gram. Cit­i­zen Schools is an orga­ni­za­tion that part­ners with mid­dle schools across the coun­try to offer extended day pro­grams to stu­dents in low per­form­ing schools. The Cit­i­zen Schools model brings “Cit­i­zen Teach­ers” in to teach …
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Two barefoot children wait during a food distribution in Buge village, Wolayita region in southern Ethiopia
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Partners In Health

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Dean Tom Moore Honors Program Investment Pitch

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This past fall, the Social Enter­prise Insti­tute (SEI) intro­duced a new annual grant pro­gram in honor of the late Tom Moore, for­mer Dean of the Col­lege of Busi­ness Admin­is­tra­tion and strong sup­porter of the social entre­pre­neur­ship cur­ricu­lum at North­east­ern Uni­ver­sity. In col­lab­o­ra­tion with the North­east­ern Hon­ors Pro­gram, SEI cre­ated the Dean Tom Moore Hon­ors Pro­gram Invest­ment Pitch, an oppor­tu­nity to pro­vide a select social enter­prise with $10,000 worth of grant fund­ing each year.

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Fundacion Paraguaya: Researching Microfinance

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Kris­ten Paonessa researches client reten­tion rates and pro­vides tech­ni­cal train­ing to micro­fi­nance field staff at Fun­da­cion Paraguaya.

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Lessons from the Field: TechnoServe in Guatemala

As Rob Gulick immerses him­self in field­work with Tech­noServe, a social enter­prise assist­ing entre­pre­neurs in devel­op­ing coun­tries in small busi­ness devel­op­ment, he real­izes that co-oping in Guatemala is a valu­able oppor­tu­nity and the right choice.

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