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    In this 11-part blog series, we will be checking in with our empowering people. Award (epA) 2019 winners to see what they’ve been up to since our most recent award ceremony in Cairo last July. Check out what’s new with SABAQ in an interview with Hassan Bin Rizwan, CEO and Co-founder.Check in now

E-mobility Solutions

Siemens Stiftung's reader "E-mobility Solutions for Rural Sub-Saharan Africa: Leveraging Economic, Social and Environmental Change" collates the greatest challenges and opportunities for electromobility in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Finance & Digitization

The report "How Digital Solutions May Enhance Social Financing" offers in-depth analyses and expert opinions on the current financing situation for social enterprises and possible digital solutions.

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Innovative Financing

In a Round Table that took place in Cairo in July 2019, two recurrent themes cut across the experts that discussed specific questions: partly automated data generation systems as well as matchmaking by pooling different sources of capital.

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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.

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Network Update

July 2020

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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Winners 2019

Have a look at the epAward 2019 winners!

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Storytelling Online Tool

Learn how stories of your enterprise can become an asset for your company and change your business life. Develop your own social enterprise storyline in our Storytelling Online Tool.

 

 

Become creative

The Art of Pitching

epNetwork members and award winners share handy tips to inspire our 11 finalists before the big pitch at the epAward ceremony. Know the absolute do's and don'ts to grab the attention and create an impression.

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