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Change is happening every day, all around us. Every small step, action or idea takes us one step further to a more equitable, sustainable and purpose-driven world. The global movement of social entrepreneurship and innovation never stands still. Browse our latest news, heartening stories and key learnings. To reach for change.
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5 ways to promote more equal and inclusive investments
Numbers don’t lie. 3% of global venture capital funding goes to women. In Sweden, that number dwindles to just over 1%. And this funding goes almost exclusively to white women. How can we proudly position ourselves as frontrunners of innovation and entrepreneurship, while we still shut out women from accessing the capital they need to build and scale?
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Gitanjali Rao - Keynote speaker at Partnering for Change Talks on May 20th
It’s time for the second session of Partnering for Change Talks - a virtual series curated by Reach for Change and powered by Danske Bank. This time the talk will dig deeper into “Tech as an enabler for social impact” and we are proud to announce Gitanjali Rao, the 15 year old scientist and innovator, as the main Keynote speaker.
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Three learnings from trying to democratise social innovation
My name is Nicklas Wallberg and I’m a farmer son from Söderköping, Sweden trying to transform the situation for social entrepreneurs in socio-economic challenged areas. As Reach for Change’s Country Manager I have the will, right intentions and strong networks to make it happen. What could go wrong right?
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Students Bootcamp Training in Ethiopia
Government officials state that the unemployment rate in Assosa (a town in Ethiopia) is relatively high compared to other regions of the country. This is one of the main reasons why Reach for Change in partnership with GIZ Ethiopia decided to organize the special program and training for students intended to help them create a work opportunity for themselves rather than just wait to be employed.
global 2021 equality programs
New capacity building program
The initiative Women Leaders co-created by us at Reach for Change and Global Utmaning (Global Challenges) is now launching it’s capacity building program for female social entrepreneurs. The program will run for 12 months and include entrepreneurs from a selected number of countries in Africa.
2021 events partnering for change
Virtual event series
With Partnering for Change Talks we want to create a platform that encourages and inspires people from different sectors to meet, innovate and take action together to enable social ventures to scale and grow.
global 2021 partnerships
New global partners
Last fall the global incubator Reach for Change launched its Impact Goals for 2030; increasing its social impact tenfold and reaching 30 million children through support programs for social entrepreneurs. The Swedish companies, Kivra and Hogia, are now entering as new global partners, enabling Reach for Change to take the first steps towards these goals.
Ethiopia programs partnerships
New partnership to improve livelihood in Ethiopia
We at Reach for Change enter a partnership with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, which is the technical implementation agency for European and German funded projects in the area of economic cooperation and development.
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New Initiative "Women Leaders"
New initiative “Women Leaders” uncovers some of the biggest barriers for female social entrepreneurs and how to combat them.
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Launching a unique toolkit for social entrepreneurs
Reach for Change is now launching Toolkits for social entrepreneurs, with the aim to guide and support more social entrepreneurs, also outside of their incubator program. The Reach for Change Toolkits has been developed with support from the Innovation Agency Vinnova in Sweden and is a beta version of the platform.