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.

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