TGIF!

Social Entrepreneurship in the News

  • NextBillion: What aid agencies can do to boost social enterprise
  • The Acumen Fund announced an investment into Sproxil, addressing counterfeit medicine.
  • Ansar Management Company, an Acumen Fund investee, this week laid the bricks for their first housing community for low-income earners. Bryan Farris writes about the ceremony over at Rising Pyramid.

Conferences and Other Happenings

  • DC for Acumen is hosting the “Dignity DC” photo exhibition and auction on March 31st. Tickets can be purchased online.
  • Looking for a job in the social enterprise field? Check out Next Billion’s Career Center for the latest job postings.
  • The Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship is fast approaching! One of our ThinkChange Pakistan editors, Kalsoom will be blogging from the conference, taking place in Oxford, English March 30 – April 1.
  • Fellowship applications are closing soon! PopTech (31st March) and Skoll Awards (27th April).
  • SOCAP/Europe is accepting applications for funding for the upcoming conference (May 30th – June 1st), worth ₤1400

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