How To Launch Your Own Social Enterprise

How To Launch Your Own Social Enterprise


Today we are faced with countless
challenges : unemployment, inequality, poverty, global warming and many more.
This may be our world today but it doesn’t have to stay this way. Recently
social entrepreneurs from Asia and Europe were gathered by irrational and
the European Commission to inspire the youth the goal become the new social
entrepreneurs that will change the world. Step by step, projects after projects,
together we can make a difference. So if you are part of the billions of youth
worldwide the time is now you have the power to act. But the big question : how do you launch your own social enterprise ? Let’s begin with the why ? Think about
your idea and the problem it aims to solve.. Focus on the problem first and ask
yourself why does it exist ? A word of caution though be sure to keep this tip
in mind. Next up once you’re done digesting your
problem and matching appropriate solutions lay down the framework of your
project in a logical manner on paper. One good example that you can use is the
logical framework fYI there are other frameworks out there but just ensure
your project will be impact driven sustainable and results-based. Social
entrepreneurs must not rely on their own strengths. They must strive to keep on learning the best practices and models of other
similar projects. We are fortunate to have supportive friends from both Europe
and Asia through the Keep Your Eyes Open project. Through this network we are able
to exchange best practices and learn outside the boundaries of our country. Once you are full of new ideas? time to
start brewing a plan. The business model is one of the tools that you might find
helpful on this part. It is here where you can determine this, and this, and this,
and all of this. Remember a strong business model helps ensure the
sustainability and scalability of your project. Next after writing the business
plan think of the operational details. How can you implement the project in
three years time ? You can study this and this and this and all of this.
Basically all the detailed actions on how your social enterprise will run ? Running a social business is not that
easy especially when it comes to money. There are different models that social
enterprises can assume to ensure sustainability. How do we measure change ?
As a social enterprise it is vital to have a result framework. To help you
determine the link between your interventions and the outcomes through
the help of your indicators. If your interventions do not translate to your
desired outcome then it is time to rethink your strategies. Where your
assumptions correct are you really working toward your desired impact. if you think that all of these are too
much to handle take a deep breath and don’t be afraid to get some support.
There are lots of organizations out there that support startups through
acceleration and incubation programs digital advancements deploying
volunteers seed capital and many more the time is now you have the power to
act by launching your own social enterprise together we can make a
difference

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