Enactus Blog

  • Morocco National Competition Highlights

    If we are asked to describe the 11th annual Enactus Morocco National Competition, one word would do it: energetic! Fasting this year didn’t stop our Enactors and attendees from living each and every moment of the day. Indeed, this edition marked the first time we’ve held a national competition during Ramadan and believe it or not, it was a non-stop day from 8 AM until 1 AM…a non-stop progress enabling day! [...]

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  • Senegal National Competition Highlights

    The Enactus Senegal National Competition was held in Dakar at Hôtel Radisson Blu on 15 and 16 July. Four teams competed, bringing an astounding 400 students to the competition. Special guest Nicole Gackou spoke at the opening ceremony. According to Dr. Lafit Mbengue, Director of Enactus Senegal, Gackou, “delivered a powerful speech encouraging young people to be ready for entrepreneurship.”

    “I thank all Enactus Senegal board members including Mr. Yves Coffi-Quam dessou, Director of Ecobank Senegal for the remarkable welcome remarks during the opening,” said Mbengue. [...]

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  • Kenya National Competition Highlights

    On a chilly morning in Nairobi, more than 760 people met at the Pride Inn Westlands for the 2014 Enactus Kenya National Competition. Held on 12 July, 12 teams participated in the competition, evaluated by 12 judges over two rounds. In the end, Kabarak University was named the National Champion, earning the right to represent the country at the upcoming Enactus World Cup. Particularly impressive to judges was the team’s Uripest Project where the team decided to tackle the spread of maize lethal necrosis disease and the resultant low yields in maize production. The team developed an alternative to chemical-based pesticide made from locally sourced, natural products, and they taught local farmers how to produce it. As a result, the farmers have seen increased yields and profit, and the community has benefited from better food security and job creation. [...]

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  • Philippines National Competition Highlights

    The final Enactus National competition was held on 25 and 26 July at the SMX Convention Center in the Mall of Asia complex in Pasay, Philippines. Nineteen teams competed in the National Competition, resulting in an impressive 754-person attendance. It is clear that entrepreneurial spirit is very important to students in the Philippines as they seek positive change. The event had a long list of sponsors: EEI Corporation, Oceangold (Phils.) Inc., SMI Inc., Delta Earthmoving, Atlas Consolidated Mining Corp., National Bookstore Institutional Partners, Quizumbing Torres Law Office, KPMG Event Partners, Power Play, Primeria Productions Event Exhibitor, Mogu-Mogu, Habitat for Humanity, Sun Cellular and Unisilver Time. Mogu-Mogu event had its mascot there to add even more spirit to the already exciting event. [...]

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  • South Africa Competition Highlights

    Following along on social media, you couldn’t help but be struck by the intense enthusiasm, pride and excitement coming from the 2014 Enactus South Africa National Competition, which took place 10 and 11 July at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg

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  • Guatemala National Competition Highlights

    If you’re interested in knowing exactly what happened at the 2014 Enactus Guatemala National Competition, all it takes is a quick Twitter search: using the hashtag #enactusgt, the Guatemala team live tweeted and made updates to their Facebook page most of the two day event, providing timely updates and interesting images so that those of us following along from afar could feel connected and involved. [...]

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  • Japan National Competition Highlights

    The 2014 Enactus Japan National Competition brought together 210 people on 6 July to celebrate the positive impact made in communities across the country over the past year. Held at the Hotel Cadenza Hkarigaoka in Tokyo, 12 teams presented the results of their social entrepreneurship projects to 24 judges over two rounds of competition. In the end, the team from University of Hyogo was named the national champion, earning the right to represent the country at the Enactus World Cup in Beijing in October. [...]

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