Enactus Blog

  • Farmers upcycle straw waste to increase incomes, decrease pollution

    After farmers harvest their crops, how can they dispose of the mass amount of agricultural waste in a responsible way? In China, farmers tend to burn it, creating air pollution in a country that already struggles with the problem. In fact, 97% of the 700 tons of straw waste produced in China every year is […]

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  • Kazakhstan National Competition Highlights

    Our third national competition took place in Almaty from 5-6 May and brought together nearly 500 Enactus Kazakhstan supporters to celebrate the entrepreneurial impact achieved this year. The first day included two rounds of competition, which saw 25 teams present their initiatives to 35 judges; then the top five teams moved forward to the exciting final round. After the inspiring presentations, 17 executives had the difficult decision of naming the 2015 National Champion: Kazakh Humanitarian Law University.

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  • 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?

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