kanthari is an accredited ‘leadership for social change’ training institute located in Kerala, in southern India. With a residential campus in Trivandrum, kanthari offers a 7 month leadership training program for those who carry a plan for social change. This course is also accessible for blind, visually impaired and/or people with physical disabilities.
Khan Academy, a non-profit organisation founded in 2007, offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. The free platform covers topics such as math, science, computer programming, history, art history and economics. Resources are being translated into more than 36 languages.
Their mission: Free world class education for anyone, anywhere
OnPurpose is a leadership programme for professionals who will use the power of business to make a difference in the world.
OnPurpose equips associates (programme participants) with the experience, skills and networks they need to make a real difference in social enterprises and to become future managers, leaders, employers and innovators in the sector. During the programme, Associates work on two different six-month placements with purpose-driven organisations.
OnPurpose is based in both London (UK) and Berin (Germany).
The Raymond Ackerman Academy of Entrepreneurial Development is a post-matric level academy that offers an inspiring and innovative six month, full time programme in entrepreneurial development for young people between the ages of 18 and 30.
The course is offered to young people who are passionate about business and personal development who have not had the opportunity to access a tertiary education. It aims to empower young people on their entrepreneurial journey while developing their business and life skills.
Mr. Raymond Ackerman together with the UCT Graduate School of Business established The Raymond Ackerman Academy in January 2005 with the desire to offer youth with financial or socio-economic challenges a chance to develop themselves and to make a difference in not only their own future, but also in the future of their communities.
The Academy offers its programme twice a year: from January to June and from July to December. The programme is offered in Cape Town (situated at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business) and Soweto (situated at the University of Johannesburg Soweto campus).
By now, they also started and offer the Graduate Entrepreneur Support Service (GESS) for RAA graduate entrepreneurs who, on completing the 6 month RAA course, would like to start a business, or who require assistance with their existing businesses.
Reconstructed Living Lab (RLabs) is a global movement and registered Social Enterprise that provides innovative solutions to address various complex problems. It was founded by Marlon Parker in 2008 as an environment for community driven innovation and reconstruction. RLabs creates an environment where people are empowered to make a difference in the lives of others. The RLabs “main hub” is in Athlone, Cape Town but have activity in the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, South America and Africa.
Its core activities are skills and training, community development, social and disruptive innovation, mobile and internet solutions, social enterprise incubation, impact investing and social franchising.
In 2010, the Social Entrepreneurship Akademie (SEA) was established as a joint initiative by the four university-based entrepreneurship centers in Munich. Under the slogan „Education for societal change“ this unique network organization educates social entrepreneurs or social changemakers. It also instills entrepreneurial thinking in all disciplines and makes social impact a decision category in organisations.
Their focus areas are:
Education & Integration
Society & Participation
Health Care & Social Challenges
Environment & Sustainability
Intrapreneurship & Innovation
The Experience Factory is a social enterprise which leverages part-time professionals against inexperienced new graduates to provide consulting services. It is designed to give unemployed graduates the opportunity to show and groom their skills by putting them in a real life working environment. The programme is designed to groom Talents of the Future (TOFs) over a period of two years in different industries and under different mentors in order to pinpoint their individual shortcomings and assist them by putting them through professional training on specific skills. The services they offer are all preliminary directed into consulting and project management.
TribesforGOOD is a mission-led organisation developing the potential of individuals as changemakers, through our culturally immersive, educational and impactful experiences in India. Our flagship service -Social Impact Journeys are week-long curated expeditions of discovery, insights and reciprocation in India. The journeys give participants a deeper understanding of how to use their own talent and energy to better the local community, country and the world!
The Tunisian Center for Social Entrepreneurship is the first big step toward unlocking social innovation and developing social entrepreneurship in Tunisia, with four major areas of focus:
Educating about social needs and innovations/ promoting social entrepreneurship
Identifying and incubating social innovation in Tunisia
Advocating for a better legislation to encourage such initiatives
Strengthen exposure to international social entrepreneurship networks, funds and investors
Their mission is to tackle the most pressing social, environmental and economic challenges in our society by making Social Entrepreneurship a fundamental base for the Tunisian economy and offering sustainable and innovative solutions to social entrepreneurs and the community.