Enactus Blog

  • Soap making skills craft bright futures for boys in foster care

    Kiersten Post Regional Program Manager, USA Enactus alumna-turned-staff Kiersten Post discusses Soapy Tales, a project from her former team. Students empowered boys in foster care to make soap, teaching them money management and job skills that prepared them for the future. When children in foster care turn 18, they can no longer stay in foster […]

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  • Students help farmers find financial stability

    In the Dahanu district of Maharashtra, India near Dhundalwadi village, rice farmers struggle to provide for their families, especially during the dry seasons. Many times, the men are forced to migrate to seek labor jobs while women seek work on other farms for meager wages. An Enactus team in the area noticed the problem and […]

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  • Enactus team teaches homeless individuals employment skills

    In the United Kingdom, over 400,000 people are homeless. Even when these individuals are able to stay in shelters, they still face significant challenges. They lack support, financial management education, work skills and confidence. This makes it difficult for them to find employment and housing and lift themselves out of homelessness. ​The Enactus team at […]

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  • 2014: The Year in Photos

    In 2014, Enactus teams worked hard to enrich the lives of people all over the world. Their projects were celebrated with the #seeopportunity campaign, which helped spread the word about the work that university students do for the organization. Photography not only helps us capture our favorite moments, but also gives us a chance to […]

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  • Meet the Enactus World Cup 2014 Champions

    Eight years ago, in Paris, France, China was announced as the World Cup champions, winning the global competition for the first time. A few weeks ago, the country earned that prestigious title again, this time in front of cheering friends, family and peers as China hosted the event in Beijing. This year’s champion team is […]

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  • Banners of Progress: Students help artisans turn trash into must-have accessories.

    “As members of Enactus, these students were able to repurpose waste into chic products that were able to generate income for local artisans and their families.” –Andrew Cranston, Chief Operating Officer of KPMG, discussing Project Pasni, which recycles used advertising banners into marketable products. Many great ideas start with a simple question that sparks a […]

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  • In Review: The Final Day of Enactus World Cup 2014

    On Friday afternoon, the top four Enactus teams in the world took to the main stage in Beijing to once again tell the story of how they looked at the world with a new perspective and used the power of entrepreneurial action to make a real difference in the lives of others. But as they […]

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