Enactus Blog

  • 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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  • Australia National Competition Highlights

    For the students who attended the 2014 Enactus Australia National Competition on 9 and 10 July, it was a unique and robust opportunity for learning and sharing, first through the competition that brought together 17 teams from across the country but also through a variety of interesting and practical workshops, discussion panels and speakers. [...]

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  • Ukraine National Competition Highlights

    If you’ve heard news about the Ukraine over the last number of months, it was most likely focused on the challenges and strife facing the nation. What’s been missed in that coverage, however, is the incredible work being done by hundreds of students in communities across the country, students who have the courage and strength to find opportunities to positively impact the lives of others despite the turmoil going on around them. [...]

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