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    Preparando una taza sostenible con Café Compadre

    Una empresa social que ayuda a los agricultores de Perú a producir granos de café 100% ecológicos.Lea más...
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    "We keep working to have a positive effect on social entrepreneurs’ work"
    Siemens Stiftung commissioned an evaluation of epNetwork. Carola Schwank, Head of epNetwork, talks about the key findings and their strategy. Read the interview...
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    Make Evidence-Based Tech & Procurement Decisions
    The insitutions CITE and TEL developed a Practitioner’s Guide with user-friendly evaluation tools...Read more...
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    External Evaluation of the epNetwork!
    We strive to do the most meaningful and relevant work possible. Our current evaluation by the independent CEval institute describes how we achieve this. Have a look at it!Download it here...
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    Soluciones de baja tecnología para luchar contra el hambre
    Perseguimos el objetivo de encontrar emprendedores sociales con soluciones prometedoras...Lea más...
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    New Life Perspectives in Burkina Faso
    Experts estimate that around 700 million people worldwide have no access to glasses. The OneDollarGlasses Association manufactures affordable glasses for developing countries, and has distributed more than 100,000 pairs of glasses worldwide. Read more...
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    Low-tech Solutions Fight Hunger
    In developing regions, comprehensive rural development and sustainable agricultural production play a key role in the fight against hunger. We pursue the aim of finding social entrepreneurs with promising, sustainable and low-tech solutions...Read more...
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    Support Global Development Better
    How can you best support international development? We try to give an overview of several thoughts and approaches into this complex topic...Read more...
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    The Secret to Social Business Scale
    How can social entrepreneurs ensure success in moving from the startup phase into the growth phase? Our focus is on alternative holistic solutions...Read our article on the NextBillion blog...
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    Sexual Violence Stinks
    A bracelet that emits a repellent smell in an emergency, protecting the wearer from attack – with this innovative contribution, the “invi bracelet” was the winner of Siemens Stiftung’s empowering people. Award in 2016.Read more...
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Interview on our Evaluation

“We keep working to have a verifiable positive effect on social entrepreneurs’ work.” - Siemens Stiftung commissioned CEval, an independent institute to carry out an evaluation of epNetwork. Carola Schwank, Head of epNetwork, talks about the key findings.

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A Sustainable Cuppa with Café Compadre

Café Compadre, a social enterprise helps farmers in Peru make 100% ecological living by roasting coffee beans. The company won the empowering people. Award in 2016.

Read more here...

Make Evidence-Based Decisions

Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation (CITE) and the Technology Exchange Lab (TEL) have developed a Practitioner’s Guide that offers user-friendly tools and an approachable framework to let any organization conduct its own comparative technology evaluation.

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Evaluation of the epNetwork

The Center of Evaluation (CEval) has been evaluating the impact of our network in order to better understand the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, impact and sustainability of our program.

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Network Update

May 2018

This month's empowering people. Update features a special about Evaluations, news from our network member TADE, interesting blogposts, latest news about the activities in the network, events, dates and much more.

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Solutions Database

We aim to identify and foster innovative technology that tries to solve basic supply problems around the globe. See some of the most promising solutions in our database.

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epExpert Service

Siemens Stiftung is looking for professionals who are interested in voluntarily supporting some of our empowering people. Network member organisations in the field, while Siemens Stiftung is covering the travel & living expenses.

Browse our positions here...

SAMforSE Assessment

Is my company doing well and what works? Though the question is quite simple, the answer is often complex and influenced by many factors. SAMforSE is a tool specifically developed for social entrepreneurs' needs.

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