socialenterprise

Barloworld Mbewu to bridge the gap with R30m fund for social entrepreneurs

"Selected social entrepreneurs will provide financial and non-financial support to promising social enterprises in a three-year initiative. Barloworld Limited said on Thursday that it wants to bridge the gap for start-up social enterprises across South Africa and do things differently with a R30 million fund for most innovative business ideas that actively solve local challenges. The industrial conglomerate on Wednesday launched Barloworld Mbewu, a next generation approach to corporate social development geared towards scaling up social enterprises. Mbewu means seed."

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