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March 2021

Mentorship program in Lithuania

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This February mentorship program started in Lithuania. Young people who want to know more about starting a social business were invited to register for this mentorship. 

Main idea: To encourage young people to choose a social business model and increase knowledge about social business benefits for society. Also to promote cooperation between young people and the business world.

Participants had four meetings with professionals who have a vast amount of knowledge in the business area. Young people prepared their ideas about the social business they want to establish. Mentors gave all information regarding successful social business examples, law regulations, valuable workshops, and tools for starting a social enterprise.  

One of our participants Evelina shares: “I am glad that we are continuing mentoring and friendship with Viktorija (mentor). I am grateful for the project, during which I found essential answers, started moving forward and established partnerships that were useful for the implementation of the project.”

One month training program in India

One month training program in India 636 403 Social Entrepreneurship Heroes

Dr. Fredrick Bill was leading sessions on Social Entrepreneurship Development and strategic management. His profound views about the subject and International examples have made his sessions well-accepted amongst the students. Here you can see the entire training program day by day:

  • Day 1 & 2: Social Entrepreneurship Development 
  • Day 3 & 4: Social Entrepreneurship Development – Project Finance
  • Day 5 & 6: Mentoring on Entrepreneurship Development for Selected Students
  • Day 7 & 8: Social Entrepreneurship Development – Corporate entrepreneurship
  • Day 9 & 10: Strategic Management(SM) – Mckinsey 7S Framework
  • Day 11 & 12: Strategic Management(SM) – Business Model Innovation
  • Day 13 & 14: How to Use a Business Plan as A Tool?
  • Day 15 & 16: MBA (HR) students: Introducing Entrepreneurship
  • Day 17 & 18: International Marketing
  • Day 19 & 20: Entrepreneurship development (Project finance)
  • Day 21 & 22: Strategic Management(SM) – VUCA World and Strategies for Economic
  • Day 23 & 24: Strategic Management(SM)-Strategy Formulation
  • Day 25 & 26: Sources of Innovative Ideas.
  • Day 27 & 28: International Marketing

A mentorship program in India

A mentorship program in India 738 491 Social Entrepreneurship Heroes

Mentorship pairs were formed in India to teach youth different skills. The project participants were introduced to the leading social problems. Later on, they had training courses in different activities. The main idea was to teach them various skills that they could use to start their own social business.

1. Paper and cloth bag making Workshop

Plastics have grown to a great extent in our daily life and now plastics have become an integral part of our lives. The use of plastic is so extensive and frequent that the ecological balance is wholly damaged and its serious consequences are found on animals and humans. At this workshop, youth were mentored on collecting old newspapers, mats, rings, and stripes, converting them into finished paper bags and selling them as social Entrepreneurs.

2. Baking workshop

The baking workshop was carefully designed to cover various aspects of baking and provide students with a better understanding of it. Experts and chefs conducted this workshop. For participants, they showed various essential elements such as usage of raw materials, how to blend products correctly or set up perfect oven temperature. This baking workshop was designed to meet 100% hands-on experience.

3. Pot making Workshop

During this workshop participants were told how to make pottery. This is a great example, how the ability to make something from clay can lead to opening a social business.

4. Sewing Workshop

This workshop taught young ladies how to use sewing machines and showed them the easiest ways to make all kinds of clothes. This is an excellent way to start a social business if you have basic knowledge of sewing.

5.  Red Dot Bag Making workshop

The Red Dot Campaign was formally launched this year. The city-wide the project was launched in two parts, one to raise awareness on ways to dispose of sanitary waste and the other, to make sanitary napkin manufacturers more accountable. At this workshop, the youth was learning to make red dot bags.

Local Conference in India

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A local conference to spread SEH project ideas was organized in India. The main topic was Social Entrepreneurship – stage of development, future and challenges. In the early days, founders of social entrepreneurship made significant changes to societies. However, they did not have much support or recognition. In the past two decades, interest in entrepreneurship increased. More and more groups of people and companies want to be involved in the structure of social entrepreneurship. Nonprofits and non-governmental organizations, foundations, governments and individuals fund and advise social entrepreneurs around the planet. A growing number of colleges and universities are establishing programs focused on educating and training social entrepreneurs. Some of the new methods are geared towards creating long-term changes instead of small-scale effects. During this conference, students showcased their ideas and we encouraged them to seek their goals.

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