Enactus Blog

  • 10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Competitions

    Once a year, Enactus students around the world have the chance to attend their country’s National Competition. Participating in one of these events has been described as exciting, exhilarating, inspiring and life changing…so how do you make the most of the experience? We asked you how you maximize your competition experience. Here are your answers!

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  • United States National Competition Highlights

    From 13-16 April, more than 3,600 people came together at America’s Center Convention Complex in St. Louis for the Enactus USA National Competition. Imagine the energy, the excitement, the passion that happens when so many like-minded individuals come together around a shared cause.

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  • Students empower disabled youth to run coffee shop

    Students from University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands are helping young disabled individuals gain employment experience by running an on-campus coffee shop through a project called Coffee Career. The project helps people who qualify for a Wajong benefit, which is a government benefit for young people who are unfit to work. The Netherlands is home […]

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  • United Kingdom National Competition Highlights

    Wonder what happened at this year’s Enactus UK National Competition? All you have to do is search for #EnactusUKNationals – which had a reach of nearly 900,000 on Twitter over the two days of the event – and your stream will be filled with pictures, quotes and highlights from the event, giving you a play by play of the exciting competition.

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  • The Journey Begins: The 2015 Enactus National Competitions

    What happens when we tap into the entrepreneurial spirit that lives within each of us and channel our unique talents, passions and ideas toward creating good in the world? Results like these: boys in foster care empowered to support themselves financially as they face leaving the system. Villagers taught to use solar powered bottle bulbs, […]

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  • Low-smoke stoves improve health, reduce deforestation

    In places around the world, simple tasks like cooking can be dangerous and inefficient. Over one billion people use chullas, three-stone cooking stoves that are traditional to India and have been used since the Stone Age. These stoves are inefficient, requiring large amounts of fuel. Chullas also carry a health hazard. They release smoke and […]

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  • 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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