Friday, August 31, 2012
Social Enterprise Seminar: Vancouver, Sept 2012
While not being a purely social enterprise focused organization, over the years many social enterprise initiatives had been, or are being initiated in many of the Rose Charities. At project field level such include, brick-making, chicken farming, vegetable and fruit marketing, bee-keeping, English teaching, paper-flower making, paid health services subsidizing those for poor, handicrafts, education,volunteer tourism and micro-credit schemes At the donor level there are programs involving direct sales, with charitable spin-off, real estate schemes with charitable components, and sale of imported art goods with profits returning to projects.
Representatives involved in all the above ideas and programs will be at the seminar, and countries involved include, Uganda, Vietnam, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe, and Canada.
The seminar will include a session for brainstorming and discussion. All who are genuinely interested are welcome.