Social Enterprise Holds Key to Ending Cycle of Poverty


credit: The Guardian

According to Andrew Holeton, social enterprise holds the key to creating a dent in the cycle of poverty in Ontario's poorest communities.

The Learning Enrichment Foundation (LEF) hopes to do just that. LEF is a community of individuals that currently work to provide training courses that operate as social enterprises. Holeton, a steward of community responsiveness and innovation at the LEF, says the move to socially purposed business is crucial to create a better ecosystem with social impact.

Read the Entire Article


Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other

Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.

See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)




Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Acumen Invests on Rwanda-based Coffee, Helps Rural Women


Acumen Invests on Rwanda-based Coffee, Helps Rural Women

Nonprofit impact investing firm, Acumen, has invested $1.2 million to KZ Noir, a Rwanda-based coffee processing company owned by Kaizen Venture Partners. The investment will equip KZ Noir the funds for working capital, debt refinancing, and capacity expansion.


Unable to select database