Mari berkenalan dengan keluarga besar Bu Dewi!

Sudah hampir 3 tahun Bu Dewi bersama suami dan enam orang anaknya tinggal di Rusun Cipinang Besar Selatan. Dalam kesehariannya, waktu Bu Dewi dihabiskan untuk mengasuh putra-putrinya yang masih berusia belia. Ada Quraish putranya yang paling tua berusia 9 tahun dan yang paling muda berusia 8 hari, Mohammad. Suaminya yang setiap hari bekerja, mengharuskan BuContinue reading Mari berkenalan dengan keluarga besar Bu Dewi!

Which type of funding is right for you? An important decision for social entrepreneurs

Social entrepreneurs, especially those of you with a brilliant idea ready to go, will likely soon wonder where to find the money to pay for it. Choosing the type of funding is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. When attending the 2016 Sankalp Summit in Jakarta (link), I found that there were three types of funding most often being discussed: debt, equity, and grants. So let’s take a closer look at each of them and discuss which one might be right for you.Continue reading Which type of funding is right for you? An important decision for social entrepreneurs

Gates Grand Challenges Round 12 grants: Inciting Healthy Behaviors: nudge, disrupt, leapfrog, reach

The Gates Foundation’s Grand Challenges in Global Health initiative has issued Round 12 of its Explorations grant program. The latest round includes a new theme for grants: “Inciting Healthy Behaviors: nudge, disrupt, leapfrog, reach”. According to Gates, convincing people to take simple steps for their own health should be easy. But encouraging healthy behaviors is not straightforward. LivingContinue reading Gates Grand Challenges Round 12 grants: Inciting Healthy Behaviors: nudge, disrupt, leapfrog, reach