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Helping social enterprise in Syria
Uday ran a 7 day social enterprise Bootcamp for a group of 18 Syrian social entrepreneurs in Beirut in March. The Syrian social entrepreneurs are attempting to tackle major problems under extremely difficult conditions.
Demonstrating immense courage, resilience and enterprise the participants were tackling diverse issues such as supporting traumatised children to improve their lives, establishing centres to skill up young people, capacity building community groups and establishing a nationwide community legal services. Other projects included helping to launch and support app based businesses to create employment and opportunities in Syria.
Supported by the British Council the Bootcamp explored concepts of sustainability, impact and improvements to the social enterprise business model using Red Ochre’s own Social Enterprise Business Model Canvas.