The Borgen Project recently shares five examples of social entrepreneurship in developing countries.
According to the blog, social entrepreneurs in developing countries are helping create jobs and providing people and communities the education, resources, and tools to become entrepreneurs themselves.
The five social enterprises listed include: The Adventure Project, Indego Africa, Mercardo Global, Solar Sister, and United Prosperity.
The blog author writes that these social enterprises "have effectively empowered locals" and have helped to address social and economic challenges, such as poverty, at-risk youth, and hunger in the community. This leads to "improved health, increased economic opportunities, safer environments and increased access to clean water and energy." Read the Entire Article
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