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Twitter Roundup: April 8 – Impact evaluation, savings groups, and an online idea marketplace

Search for the hashtag #socent and you’ll find wide-ranging interest in social entrepreneurship on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of a few interesting tweets from the last week: The California state legislature…

BoP Slideshow: KOMAZA, innovations in microforestry and sustainablity in Africa

KOMAZA helps rural families in Africa plant and maintain small-scale, income-generating tree farms,  a new concept they call microforestry.  KOMAZA’s direct impact is threefold: First, KOMAZA workers hope to alleviate…

The Power of the Playground

Ask a young child, “How was school today?” and you’re likely to hear about recess. My son is 7 years old, and like many children his age, recess is the…

Natalia Oberti Noguera on launching the Pipeline Fund Fellowship

Natalia Oberti Noguera is on a mission to increase funding to for-profit social ventures by empowering more women to become investors and approach giving in a different way. Last year,…

Starting from scratch: Rubina Design’s founder on building a social enterprise

Bringing an idea to life is a little like launching a rocket: the moment is fueled by many patient hours spent studying, researching, planning, searching for resources, building a team,…

On Fundraising: Kit Jenkins of Raw Art Works

The best social innovations can get stalled in the ideas-phase without funds to get started. In this series social entrepreneurs discuss fundraising: the strategies, pitfalls and sweat spent on the…

Twitter Roundup: April 1 – Nonprofits get entrepreneurial, Google’s social search button, and green MBAs

Search for the hashtag #socent and you’ll find wide-ranging interest in social entrepreneurship on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of a few interesting tweets from the last week: Google’s getting to know…