• epOnsite in Bogotá 2015

    epOnsite in Bogotá 2015

    Following a pilot in Uganda in September 2014, our next "empowering people. Onsite" training took place in Bogotá, Colombia.epOnsite in Bogotá 2015
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    Taking the Pulse

    Recent large-scale survey releases key recommendations that can increase social enterprises’ contribution to poverty alleviation.Read the study online
  • Annual Report 2014

    Siemens Stiftung

    The Siemens Stiftung operates in the fields of basic services, education, and culture. Read about the whole range of projects launched last year...Annual Report 2014
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    Looking for smart technical solutions?

    The "empowering people. Network" supports a wide rage of organizations who try to solve basic needs problems through the use of smart technologies. Find more Solutions here
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    "ep. Network" in Mexico 2014

    Alongside the Grameen Global Social Business Summit, the Siemens Stiftung hosted a number of events in Mexico City. Experience some of the moments!Read more
  • The "empowering people. Network"

    The "empowering people. Network"

    Welcome to the network! Learn more about the constantly growing possibilities within the network and discover the amazing innovations in the Solutions section!
  • The key to tech breakthroughs? Love

    The key to tech breakthroughs? Love

    Read more about the importance of considering motherly love in development work. Jane Chen shares her experiences..... Articles & Interviews
  • Newsroom

    It is the dedication of many that makes a project successful!

    Fortunately, Martin Aufmuth, the inventor of OneDollarGlasses, has no shortage of energetic supporters...Newsroom
  • Spotlight on Solutions

    Spotlight on Solutions

    In our series of 12 Spotlight on Solutions presentations, Alan Fleming introduces his technical innovation - the FishFarm. Watch the video below or visit our Newsroom for more information on outstanding inventions.Newsroom
  • Help for amputees: ReMotion Knee

    Help for amputees: ReMotion Knee

    Read how the Remotion Knee from D-Rev (@d_rev_org) helps amputees to pursue their dreams. An interview with Samuel Hamner....
  • empowering people. Award

    empowering people. Award

    Siemens Stiftung has launched a worldwide competition which seeks to identify simple yet intelligent technological solutions to sustainably improve the lives of people in developing countries.Award

Solutions Database

New technical solutions and innovations which offer simple and intelligent approaches to basic need problems in developing countries, are available now in our Solutions Database.
And more are yet to come! Stay tuned.

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Exploring Social Enterprises

Our first large-scale survey, conducted in cooperation with Zeppelin University, provides exploratory data about the organization and financing of social enterprises from 286 social enterprises and 148 social investors.

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Network Update

April 30th, 2015

In our latest update we dedicate our thoughts and concerns to the people in Nepal and announce newest developments and events within the network.

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epOnsite Bogotá

May, 2015

First Africa, now Latin America! We completed our epOnsite workshop in Bogotá!

Go to Storify and see what people were tweeting about the event.

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Siemens Stiftung

ENCOURAGE. empowering people

Siemens Stiftung operates in the fields of basic services, education, and culture. To learn more, follow the link below to visit our website.

Siemens Stiftung Website


March 18th, 2015

We had the chance to talk to Mario Davila, Social Entrepreneurship Program Coordinator at the UANL School of Business in Monterrey and ask him more about the Social Entrepreneurship scene in Mexico...

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