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Working with uncertainty

There’s a satisfaction in ordering the disordered, making sense of the scattered.

We’re halfway through the first of our six-month OnPurpose placements, and before breaking up for Christmas we reviewed what each of us found challenging / interesting in our work. 431 more words

Coffee Grinds

“How do you make it through days without coffee? I’m motivated to get up in the morning by three things caffeine, food, and men.”


This comment from a co-worker one early morning  at work sparked a conversation about what motivates your work.

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Warby Parker’s 20/20 vision: Not your traditional philanthropy

More than 700 million people are without access to eyewear, and 90% of those people live in the developing world. That means approximately 15% of the world’s population cannot effectively learn or work because of poor eyesight. 818 more words


Guilt free gift giving this Christmas

Green Collect is a not-for-profit social enterprise. It provides a collection service for businesses to recycle products that would otherwise go to landfill. Some of these products get a new lease of life in their Green Collective retail shops. 514 more words


What is Social Enterprise Anyway? Dispelling Some Myths & An Early Christmas Present

Something great happened yesterday.

After early morning nausea, stepping into a puddle, forgetting my lunch and drowning in paperwork before having had the chance to make a cuppa, I received an early present. 1,194 more words


Buy The Change Online Store: Make a Purchase, Change a Life

Buy The Change is an online retailer of gifts that make a difference. Founded in 2011 by Kari Hughes and Shanan Bunzendahl, Buy The Change partners with artisans and NGOs around the world to bring their handmade products to the American market. 127 more words

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Community Youth Action

Community Youth Action is a social enterprise venture two of our third year criminology students have undertaken. Alonzo Walters and Caleb Questel are currently running a one year pilot session of their mentoring company which provides one to one client contact with action plans tailored to the mentees specific needs. 165 more words