Empower, an Australian sustainable development organisation that works in partnership with rural communities in Malawi and Sri Lanka, has just launched a campaign on crowdfunding platform Chuffed. They are seeking to raise AUD$17,500 to help changemakers in North Malawi’s rural region of Kapita finish building their dream community centre.
Category: Social Entrepreneurs
The Australian Social Enterprise (SE) Awards are now talking applications, with categories recognising both social enterprises and those buying from or investing in the sector.
How many times have you made a promise to yourself with full intention to keep it, only to make excuses to rationalise why it can’t be done? Many people believe they could improve their lives if only they had more of that mysterious quality known as will power.
AdventureHoney is not only about tying travel and philanthropy together under one roof, but also about making every overseas trip an experience to remember. Launched last year, the social startup allows travelers to book adventure tours with local operators around the world; and 25 percent of net profits are invested into the Changemaker Program to empower local entrepreneurs with social business ideas.
In 2010, Melbourne-based social entrepreneur, Jac Torres-Gomez embarked on a mission to alleviate the injustices women face throughout the world due to menstruation.
The world’s largest coral reef, the Great Barrier Reef is considered Australia’s most remarkable natural gift. Australians have long taken pride in this World Heritage; and today, it’s in danger.
I love some of the things happening in the education sector right now; it seems that there is a growing consensus within Generation Y that, on the whole, traditional education never really gave us a well-rounded view of the real world and as such many of us have fallen prey to some harsh life lessons when it comes to work, money and … well, life.
New mobile application DearBully hit iTunes last week, and is set to combat the issue of bullying that’s afflicting people of all ages, ethnicities, genders and sexual orientations.