Equity VS Equality

{Yusuf Jaffar} Dear Reader, Food for thought. Equity vs Equality. Where shall our focuses lie in building lasting social change? A very interesting point discussed during Social Business Day 2017 by Joel Bouzou, President from the World Olympic Association. The question in your mind, what is the difference? Disclaimer this is a discussion of objectives … Continue reading Equity VS Equality

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Exciting Day 1 @ SBD 2017

{ Jeya Sheila } It was an interesting first day of Social Business Day 2017 though due to unforeseen circumstances, the conference expected to host 1800 was sized down to 200 international delegates from 40 countries around the world. Nevertheless, gathered at Le Meridian Dhaka, the event started with an opening speech from the Nobel … Continue reading Exciting Day 1 @ SBD 2017

Young Padawans For Social Good

Earlier this year, a highly anticipated call was put out across the nation: myHarapan is seeking young padawans with scaleable and sustainable social initiatives to compete in the annual myHarapan Social Project Challenge. After weeks of deliberation, we announced the 10 teams (schools) in April 2017, and the teams then made preparations to participate in … Continue reading Young Padawans For Social Good

SocBiz Challenge 2017: Your Top 15!

After a nationwide call for social business ideas, the myHarapan Social Business Challenge 2017 received close to 100 submissions- all seeking to tackle poverty through employment creation. Organised by myHarapan for the third time running, supported by Yunus Centre, 2017's Challenge is held in partnership with Institut Darul Ridzuan, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Petronas and Universiti … Continue reading SocBiz Challenge 2017: Your Top 15!

I’m poor and I have a mobile phone.

You are reading an article about an underserved community living in a remote village; left behind when it comes to healthcare, education, and economic opportunities. You feel the injustice, and the article is a call for donation in order for an NGO to set up a vocational programme to get young people to be skilled, … Continue reading I’m poor and I have a mobile phone.