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South Africa: Minister Lindiwe Zulu – La

Statement by the Minister of Social Development, the Honorable Minister Lindiwe Zulu, MP on the launch of Social Development Month program director; Honorable Members of the Executive Councils for Social Development in the nine provinces; the CEOs of SASSA and NDA, Ms. Totsie Memela-Khambula and Ms. Thamo Mzobe respectively; heads of social development departments in […]

Nationwide hunt for a golden ticket laun...

Thursday, September 30, 2021, 11:09Press release: Munch Wardrobe A hunt for the Golden Ticket is underway in supermarkets across New Zealand! Wellington-based social enterprise Munch has hidden over 60 special Willy Wonka-inspired tickets in their beeswax food packaging products made in New Zealand and sold in supermarkets and stores across the country. The scavenger hunt […]

Northwestern University bans all social ...

EVANSTON, Illinois (CBS) – Northwestern University is suspending social events and fraternity recruiting activities after reports of people being drugged without consent. As CBS 2’s Steven Graves reported, the students protested Sunday night – calling for the total abolition of Greek life at Northwestern. READ MORE: Change of speed camera ticket office: is it a […]

Ensuring Social Enterprise Solutions Are...

Duncan Thorp, Policy and Public Affairs Officer, Social Enterprise Scotland A fairer and greener Scotland has been negotiated between the Scottish government and the Scottish Green Party, as part of a new type of cooperation agreement. This ensures a majority in the Scottish Parliament and two green ministers in government for the very first time. […]

Ho Ching thanks audience for responding ...

Singapore – Ms Ho Ching thanked the public in two separate Facebook posts on Tuesday, September 21, for slowing down social activities, which will ultimately result in fewer new Covid-19 infections. In the first message, the outgoing CEO of Temasek Holdings and wife of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong wrote that she has been monitoring […]

Social enterprise of this woman entrepre...

Phalguni Joshi was embarrassed that the only livelihood of the Nilagiri tribal community, Odisha, was to work in the quarries, which proved detrimental to their health and well-being. To create another source of income, she began to train tribal women in bamboo weaving. Phalguni initially faced resistance from the community to learn the craft and […]

South Africa: Standing Committee on Appr...

Yesterday, the Department of Social Development appeared before the Standing Committee on Appropriations to present its proposed allocation of R26.7 billion to the Social Distress Relief (SRD) grant (R26.2 billion) and to South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) (R500 million). The department also reported on the adoption, distribution and challenges faced by Sassa during the […]