32 Nigerians were honoured on Saturday, July 2nd at NECA House, Ikeja Lagos State by Ashoka in collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation. It was a fitting conclusion to a six-week African … [Read More...] about Nigerian Social Entrepreneurs Emerge Ashoka Changemaker Scholars.
Who is a Social Entrepreneur?
Social entrepreneurs drive social innovation and transformation in various fields including education, health, environment and enterprise development. They pursue poverty alleviation goals with entrepreneurial zeal, business methods and the courage to innovate and overcome traditional practices. A social entrepreneur, similar to a business entrepreneur, builds strong and sustainable organizations, which are either set up as not-for-profits or companies - Schwab Foundation.
Who is a Changemaker?
Changemaker is someone who desires change in the world and, by gathering knowledge and resources, makes that change happen. The term changemaker is simple to understand, just from the words it's made from.-- Ashoka
Africa. If you had asked me three weeks ago I probably couldn’t have told you much about it. HIV/Aids. Corruption. Extreme poverty. That pretty much would have been about it. Then everything … [Read More...] about The Future of Africa lies in the Young Generation
“Our Leaders owe us a lot. They have to clear the table for us to take over” Grace IhejiamaizuGrace Ihejiamaizu making a point during her presentation at TEDx Youth@Bukoto (Photo by Umar … [Read More...] about IT IS OUR MOMENT-AFRICAN CHANGEMAKERS