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012 No Ordinary Business with YCAB

012 No Ordinary Business with YCAB

What do you get when you combine economic empowerment and education? A greater chance of breaking the cycle of poverty. Today’s guest on No Ordinary Business, Founder and CEO of YCAB Foundation, Veronica Colondam, shares with us YCAB’s model of social enterprise that uses traditional business ventures to finance the mission and enhance sustainability across Indonesia.

006 No Ordinary Business with ENVenture & ENVision mobile

006 No Ordinary Business with ENVenture & ENVision mobile

1.3 billion people lack access to electricity.  Close to 1 billion are drinking unsanitary water.  4 million people, mostly women and children, die annually from indoor air pollution due to burning wood and charcoal for cooking. Today’s conversation with Aneri Pradhan, of  ENVenture and her newest social enterprise, ENVision mobileis here to share with us how her organisation is working to accelerate rural cooperatives to start clean energy ventures and how ENVision mobile is transforming microentrepreneurship through its offline booking app designed for small merchants and street vendors.