Social Entrepreneurs in the Think Social Framework
Third Country National women with strong bonds with their community who aim to promote change by developing innovative projects, solutions and entrepreneurial initiatives dealing with social, cultural and environmental challenges in order to create a thriving, healthy, diverse and resilient society.
The project aims to design a blended Upskilling Pathway Programme on Social Entrepreneurship towards sustainable development, develop an Augment Reality Learning Tool/Game to support adults understand the essential steps to set up a social enterprise, and to set up online Support Centres supported by an online and interactive platform which will provide various functionalities for learning and networking.
The upskilling program consists of 5 modules and will enable vulnerable groups of adults or adults with fewer opportunities to acquire a solid formation and boost their skills in acquiring entrepreneurial competencies. Learners will be introduced to the concept of social entrepreneurship and will follow step by step the process of transforming their idea into a social enterprise.
“Social entrepreneurship is really important and fundamental to exist since it is inclusive and fair for all, especially nowadays that so many issues and instabilities are present due to the COVID-19 pandemic”.
“One of the most important skills to develop in order to become social entrepreneur is creativity since it has helped me in so many ways since I moved to Cyprus”.
“A social entrepreneur should have leadership skills, but must be a leader that gives the team the opportunity to express their opinion, so the team works together to reach a goal, including the leader”