Social Enterprise Ethiopia defines Social Enterprises (SEs) as business entities set up with clear social and environmental goals; and where there is clear management intent and resources allocated to fulfill their social or environmental objectives.
Social entrepreneurship in Ethiopia is still in its early days. Social enterprises provide business solutions to address unmet and emerging social and environmental needs and gaps. The potential to make a difference, create value and solve social challenges in sustainable ways. SEs have grown to become part of a broader system to address social and environmental needs. In an emerging trend, they also fulfill the aspirations of a new generation of Ethiopians who are passionate to do good through means other than charities, and as a part of their daily lives.
Check out our resources page for useful publications, toolkits and links to get you started on your social enterprise journey! You can also get in touch with us to schedule a business advisory session here.