eradicate poverty Tag

Over the past four to five years, living in and travelling to Uganda, I’ve noticed some really cool things happening on the African continent. There’s a vibrancy in the air, and you can feel the sense of opportunity that is permeating everyday life. Africa's population is...

Nagitta Prossy: I am strong because I work hard, and through SBS, have learned how to run a successful business selling boiled corn. I am a single mother of four children, who can now provide them with milk, eggs and a future – depositing their school...

Sex trafficking is one of the worst tragedies occurring in the 21st century. Studies show that modern slavery is more prevalent today than during the Transatlantic Slave Trade’s most prolific years. The most common figures estimate there are 45.8 million people currently enslaved worldwide. 1 Of...

The nonprofit Street Business School has been teaching Ugandan women how to launch their own businesses for more than a decade. Its programming has already reached more than 60,000 people, who increased their incomes by an average of 211 percent by starting small, locally-based businesses....

Franchising can go beyond cheeseburgers and coffee shops. A growing number of social enterprises believe this powerful business model can help them change the world.  Companies use franchising to achieve scale. By licensing their knowledge, business model and brand to third parties, franchises expand faster than...

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