Tag Archives: Social Entrepreneurs

Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards: Meet The 2017 Laureates

Cartier has annoucned the six laureates of the 2017 Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards. They received their award at the programme’s annual ceremony, held in Singapore for the very first time. The 2017 ceremony celebrated women entrepreneurs under the theme “Transform.

Healthymagination: GE graduates Africa’s maternal/child health social entrepreneurs

Today, the GE healthymagination Mother and Child Programme will graduate 14 social entrepreneurs who completed training and mentorship aimed at improving and accelerating maternal and/or child health outcomes in Africa This programme culminates in a “Premier Pitch” event where 14

INVITE: Development Dialogue for Social Entrepreneurs

Are you are a Change maker, making a difference in society or changing your community with your work? Do you run a social enterprise, tech start-up, work within an NGO or with the government? Then join us at Development Dialogue

Chivas The Venture: New Opportunity For Nigerian Social Entrepreneurs

Year 2 Chivas The Venture campaign is ready! It’s a global search to find and support the next generation of startups that want to succeed whilst making a positive impact on the lives of others. With a share of 1

Social Entrepreneurs Task Youth To “Sweat Their Assets”

Some Nigerian social innovators have launched the “Sweat Your Asset Programme” (SYAP) aimed at improving the well-being of youths in Nigeria, in order for them to attain their full potential in productive engagements. The SYAP is an initiative of the African Resources Development Initiative

Social Entrepreneurs Launch Solar Lamps Project For Vulnerable Children

On the 4th July, 2016, Dreams from the Slum initiative in collaboration with Post Graduate students of the University of Ibadan (Centre for Petroleum Energy Economics and Law) rewarded student that are outstanding academically in 9 public secondary schools at

Access Bank Parners CSR-In-Action To Empower Nigeria Social Entrepreneurs

CSR-in-Action has successfully conducted the second stream in a series of training for Civil Society Organisations in partnership with Access Bank Plc. Participants confirmed that it was an insightful learning experience, as they leave with real enthusiasm over what was

Women Deliver Awards Seed Grants To Young Nigerian Leaders

Three young Nigerians are among 20 Young Leaders that will receive seed grants of US$5,000 each to  support six-month projects aimed at advancing girls’ and women’s health, rights and wellbeing in their communities by Women Deliver, a global advocacy organization. Like the first 10 seed grants

When Citibank Gathers Media, Entrepreneurs As Volunteers In Lagos

Several top entrepreneurs, social innovators and media executives volunteered during the historic #CitiVolunteer event held on June 11,  2016 when Citi Nigeria unveiled and presented the upgraded library at Government Senior College Victoria Island. Panelists at the Junior Achievement Nigeria

How Reach for Change Celebrated Africa’s Social Entrepreneurs

May 15 is the International Day of Families, a day that draws attention to issues that families face and offers opportunities to examine the social and economic factors that affect families’ well being. Reach for Change Africa is marking this