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    A Tool for Authentic Storytelling

    Social entrepreneurs are always in pitch mode and try to talk about their successes. However, talking about challenges does not make them seem weaker – in fact, it is quite the opposite. Read the Next Billion article...
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    Special WASH Award Offers Cash and Combined Expertise
    Knorr Bremse Global Care has collaborated with empowering people. Award 2019 by introducing a Special WASH Award. Read more...
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    empowering people. Award 2019 Attracts Global Attention
    We are excited to share that empowering people. Award 2019, has witnessed enthusiastic participation from across the globe drawing around 800 applications.Read more...
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    Rugged-tech Farming and Ferrying Success
    Putting a social cause at the heart of their innovation, five engineering students from Purdue University came up with the AgRover, an affordable solution in mobility and agriculture for African farmers.Read more...
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    Structure Transparency and Accountability from the Bottom Up
    A social entrepreneur’s journey is a steep and constant learning curve! Find out how a couple creating social impact in Indonesia found a good working structure for their organization. Read more...
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    Inspirados por el taller de epNetwork sobre desarrollo organizacional, Wesley y su equipo han estado trabajando intensamente en las estructuras internas de su empresa.Lea más...
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    Your social enterprise story!
    What exactly is a story? We all tell stories every day. But if we want to work with stories in business, we have to be clear about the basic elements of good story. Learn how to tell your own story!Do your own exercises!
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    Listen to Your End Users for Affordable and Viable Impact
    Young entrepreneur and empowering people. Award winner, Eden Goh had an epiphany at a school science project when she was just 10. She shares some inspiring tips on how to realize your vision.Read more...
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Rugged-tech Farming and Ferrying Success

Putting a social cause at the heart of their innovation, five engineering students from Purdue University came up with the AgRover, an affordable solution in mobility and agriculture for African farmers.

Read more...

Special WASH Award Offers Cash and Combined Expertise

Knorr Bremse Global Care has collaborated with empowering people. Award 2019 by introducing a Special WASH Award, offering €20,000 to an ecological solution in the field of water, sanitation and hygiene.

Read more...

Develop Your Social Enterprise's Story!

What exactly is a story? We can all tell stories and we do so, every day. But if we want to work with stories in business, we have to be clear about the basic elements that make up a story. Learn how to tell your own story!

Develop your story!

epAward 2019 Attracts Global Attention

The international competition for social entrepreneurs witnessed enthusiastic participation from across the world, drawing around 800 applications cutting across geographies, languages and cultures.

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Network Update

December 2018

This month's empowering people. Update features interesting blogposts, latest news about the activities in the network as well as 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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