//  February 23, 2015  //  Comments Off

Miziwe Biik: A Study of microfinance in Toronto’s Aboriginal community

A recent study was undertaken of Miziwe Biik (MB) with the aim of evaluating the organization’s use of microfinance as a tool to help marginalized Aboriginal communities find more sustainable and empowered lifestyles. Miziwe Biik Aboriginal […]

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    //  February 17, 2015  //  Comments Off

The Results Are In: Social enterprise works

We’re all aware of income inequality and the need for initiatives to address common societal issues. Yet we don’t often hear about whether programs meant to help people really solve the problems at hand, because few […]

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    //  February 10, 2015  //  Comments Off

The Time is Now for Action on Affordable Housing

Four low cost ways to make real progress on the affordable housing front We all know that secure affordable housing is a fundamental determinant of both individual and community health. Affordable housing is about much more […]

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    //  February 2, 2015  //  Comments Off

Social Entrepreneurship in Africa: What works, what doesn’t – and why

“Social entrepreneurship is like the new palm wine—very sweet and delicious but lacks some depth of the more mature wine,” says Lucas Wirba at the Catholic University of Cameroon (CATUC). More specifically, Wirba raised the concern […]

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    //  January 20, 2015  //  Comments Off

Government as Social Enterprise: 5 lessons to keep in mind

Definitions of social enterprise vary. If we include in this definition “market/fee based services for social goods”, I would list some ‘government functions’ under the umbrella. Government isn’t normally thought of as good at business or […]

The Social Good Guides: Introducing a new resource for changemakers
March 2, 2015  //  Comments Off
The Social Good Guides are a series of 20+ essential small-business guides created to support early stage social entrepr ...
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Changing the World – One Glass of Wine at a Time
December 6, 2014  //  Comments Off
SEE Change’s video series profiling social entrepreneurs effecting change continues with a visit to Wine for the W ...

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