Enactus Blog

  • France National Competition Highlights

    At this year’s Enactus France National Competition, the dedicated students, faculty, executives and staff involved in the program had much to celebrate: in the 2014-15 year, 1,280 active students from 47 universities completed 107 entrepreneurial projects in France and abroad. Through 124,000 volunteer hours, they made a significant impact on the lives of 4,900 people. Watch their great year in review video here.

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  • Enactus helps Bhutanese refugees find community

    In the 1980s, nearly one-sixth of the population of Bhutan was expelled from the country due to an ethnic cleansing policy against their Nepali heritage. Some fled to Nepal and lived in refugee camps for 15 years before settling in the Netherlands. Now, women who live in Horst and Bilthoven are finding their place in […]

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  • Ireland National Competition Highlights

    This year’s Enactus Ireland National Competition, which took place on 28 May at Chartered Accountants House in Dublin, was a vivid showcase of the partnership between the business and academic worlds that makes Enactus so special.

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  • China National Competition Highlights

    The road to Johannesburg has been a busy one for our teams in Enactus China. After a series of seven regional competitions, the best of the best met at the Shanghai Convention & Exhibition Center of International Sourcing on 25 and 26 May for a jam-packed event, generously sponsored by ADM, Chow Tai Fook, NU SKIN and PepsiCo. While the end result was selecting a National Champion, the event offered the more than 2,700 attendees much more than that.

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  • Poland National Competition Highlights

    The Enactus Poland National Competition kicked off the morning of 25 May when nearly 400 students, faculty members and executives met at Kinoteka in the Palace of Culture and Science, one of the most recognizable buildings in Warsaw. For the past three years, this national event has taken place at a smaller venue, but because of the steady growth of Enactus in Poland, event attendees had the opportunity to celebrate the achievements of the year at this landmark venue located in the heart of the city.

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  • Kyrgyzstan National Competition Highlights

    For the first time this year, an Enactus National Competition was live streamed, providing supporters across the country and around the world the chance to experience the event first hand. Thanks to official event partner Kloop Media, not only were the events streamed online but they provided ongoing and regular updates throughout the competition including social media comments and photographs.

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  • Tajikistan National Competition Highlights

    If we handed out awards to country staff for national competitions, Enactus Tajikistan would surely win the ‘Best Under Pressure’ award. At the last minute, the leadership team had to move their competition date up by a month, giving them and their delegates only a few days to prepare. But you’d never know that they were up against such a tight timeline: the event was expertly executed, the students were well prepared, and the executives were supportive and involved.

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