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Background and Rationale My social enterprise mission is to help increase consumer awareness on social enterprises and help market products of social enterprises by tapping one of the multi-billion industries in the Philippines - the wedding industry and engaging the buyers to purchase their wedding souvenirs from social enterprises. This in turn may help increase … Continue reading Vision Paper
Based on the readings provided on social enterprise, I agree more on the definition of Dacanay than that of defined by Abu-Saifan. While both definitions include solving a social problem and using business principles to be sustainable, Dacanay’s definition emphasized on the triple bottom line effect (i.e. it encompasses not just the less privileged as … Continue reading Social Enterprise Definition
It is crucial to create a well-defined mission which should include the specific strategies on how to accomplish the set social objectives. It is also important to have a long-term vision of the social enterprise. Moreover, there should also be a well-stated value proposition to outline how the beneficiaries’ lives will be improved by the … Continue reading Managing Social Enterprise
On the first week of our online Social Entrepreneurship course, we were asked to visit https://www.choosesocial.ph and choose three social enterprises featured. Our task is to describe/study/draw insights on how these organizations/companies "do business" and compare them with the usual commercial enterprise. Let me share with you what I've learned on what are social enterprises. … Continue reading Social vs Commercial Enterprises