Yoga Project Transforms Lives of Young Africans


Paige Elenson's Africa Yoga Project opens a new industry that transforms the hearts, perspectives and livelihoods of the youth in Africa.

The Yoga Project provides young Africans the skills, experiences and opportunities to become leaders in their community. They become yoga instructors, micro-entrepreneurs, yoginis and positive agents of change. Elenson is a part of the Future Forward Project, in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation and a part of the Future Forward Project, which intends to support and foster innovation for youth employment in Africa.

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Bixi Bikes – A Lesson for Social Enterprises


Bixi Bikes – A Lesson for Social Enterprises

John Brothers, Principal of Quidoo Consulting, writes about the Montreal-based company Bixi who are mostly known for its Bixi Bikes. Just recently, Bixi filed for bankruptcy protection. The reason? Bixi is in major financial distress and its bikes have proven to be too “expensive to build, operate and maintain”.


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