GLOBAL: NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH CHROMAWAY
This new partnership will focus on the mission to combine the potential of blockchain and local social entrepreneurship to create a better world for children and youth. Founded in 2014, ChromaWay’s passion is to build a fair and diverse society, where technology allows everyone to benefit without anyone being exploited. That’s why the company provides user-empowering blockchain solutions that work in everyday life.
BULGARIA: WEBINAR ON HOW TO INVEST IN SOCIAL IMPACT
In March we hosted a webinar about investing in social impact as part of our Valley of Growth project. Our keynote speaker was the social banking expert from Erste Group Bank - Johann Heep. He shared more about the financial services they provide for social entrepreneurs in Central and Eastern Europe, the trends in the field, the best practices and success stories of organizations supported by Erste.
SWEDEN: A WORKSHOP ON HOW TO WORK WITH A BOARD
Many of the entrepreneurs in the Swedish incubator have been asking for help around how to work with their boards or even establish one. To meet their needs we organized a workshop with Styrelseakademin “The Board Academy” – a Swedish non-profit and independent association for the development of board employees and board work. The workshop provided a lot of useful information and the bonus of a free digital book on how to continue their board work.
LITHUANIA: INTRODUCING THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION IN LONDON
Our Change Leader - Edukraftas - Trys Kubai - participated in one of the biggest EdTech events in the world - BETT in London, UK! They were very excited to have the opportunity to talk to teachers and education experts from different countries of the world and to introduce their educational modules with Minecraft in English that teach the next generation about the dangers of carbon dioxide, climate change, water cycle and other.
GHANA: SCALING READINESS FOR EDUCATIONAL SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS
Together with the Jacobs Foundation we launched a two-year support program that envisions to positively influence the educational system in Ghana. This collaborative initiative will support local social entrepreneurs in education to strengthen their innovative solutions, in order to improve educational outcomes for more children.
LATVIA: 500TH ORDER ON YOUNG WORKS
In March our Change Leaders - Young Works - had the 500th order on their platform. It means that 500 students and young people had an opportunity to use and share their knowledge and were paid for it.
Young Works is a platform where parents can find assistants and young teachers to work with their children and complete tasks ranging from translating a text into Spanish to various household errands. "Our main goal is to help teenagers and young people in Latvia find a part-time job, and help adults find helpers they can rely on. Our values: honesty, openness, new opportunities for young people and love for our work."