Social Enterprises in Taiwan
A Beacon of Light: The Daylight House Helps Offenders Rebuild Their Lives
With Greek Mediterranean blue and white windows and a lovely red trolley, the Daylight House sits in the sunny hill community in the Puxin district of Taoyuan City. The House's supervisor is Chen Chien-Jung, a man who spent his early life being a drug addict, going to jail, and then released from prison. Now, he's devoted his new life to promoting the Daylight House, a home for rehabilitated people to begin rebuilding their lives.
Sketch and Carry Out, We Enrich Your Life
Founded on 23rd November 2013, Yilan County Family Care Association aims to assist single parents. They associate various resources. Its focus on serving the disadvantaged females, provide emergency support, consulting guidance, employment, legal advice, rent subsidy, and accompanying assistance for families with growing children. The Association earned its reputation out of its social services.
A Community with Fortune
Located in Baoshan Township of Hsinchu County, Hsincheng community, known as "Xincheng Fengtang Leisure Park," is 20-minute away from the downtown area, surrounded by natural forest possessing an opposite feeling to the urban area.
UK Social Enterprise Report: First Step Trust
First Step Trust (FST) provides work and training opportunities for people excluded from work because of their disadvantages via diversified business models (business services).
UK Social Enterprise Report: The Big Issue Invest
To encourage charity organizations and businesses to join the ranks of social reform to eradicate poverty together and help social enterprises to grow, TBI established its investment-oriented subsidiary: The Big Issue Invest.
The Promotion of Social Enterprises and Ecosystem Development in the United Kingdom
Social enterprises in the UK were originally merely a component of local economic activities and were never part of the government's major policy considerations. However, ever since former Prime Minister Tony Blair publicly voiced his support for social entrepreneurs in his first policy speech delivered in 1997...
UK Social Enterprise Report:The Hub Westminster
The Hub is a globally renowned chain co-working space. On its website, it clearly reads, “We are an innovation lab, industry incubation center and social enterprise community center. This is a global community spanning across five major continents with over 7,000 members offering diverse resources, creativities and cooperative opportunities in order to help develop and expand your business and influence.”
UK Social Enterprise Report: Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship
The research center affiliated to Oxford University focuses on the primary mission of offering world-class courses on social entrepreneurship, professional research and creating a common workspace.
Money Does Grow on Trees: Green Leaves to Greenbacks
After Kamikatsu’s cash crops were devastated by a harsh cold front during the 1980s, Tomoji Yokoishi headed the effort to turn over a new leaf and found hope for the town in the surrounding mountains.
PlayMoolah: Game App Helps Realizing Dreams
If you don’t know how to manage money, you will never achieve wealth. Audrey Tan and Min Lee discovered that money management is very similar to health management but is very different from regular learning.
Three Cheers for a Better World!
There is a unique bar in Melbourne, Australia, where customers can contribute to the world while savoring Vietnamese baguette, coffee or drinking exotic brews. Welcome to the renowned Shebeen, located on 36 Manchester Lane.
Lambeth: City with Boundless Dreams
In 2010, Lambeth proposed the concept of a Cooperative Council which invites public participation to make the city better. The Open Works is a live prototype of mass participation in creating a network to transform their neighborhood.