Let’s consider the question of what is the right or best kind of motivation for the rapidly growing class of social entrepreneurs. It’s a hot area, with a lot of new entrants, and not much in the way of rules and guidelines.
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This spring, Net Impact is challenging its members to simulate the experience of a Grameen Bank borrower. The inspiration for this project is derived from the first micro-loan Muhammad Yunus issued in 1976 to a group of poor women in Jobra, Bangladesh. The small loan of just $27 ended the groups’ reliance on ruthless moneylenders, […]
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 […]