19 Sep '11, 12pm

Winners for Asia's 'Social Entrepreneurs of the Year 2011' announced

Winners for Asia’s ‘Social Entrepreneurs of the Year 2011′ announced September 19, 2011 by Terence LEE Five entrepreneurs have been recognized as Social Entrepreneurs of the Year in Asia for 2011. They hail from Cambodia, Japan, the Philippines and Pakistan, and address issues like healthcare, distribution of everyday goods to inaccessible places, nutrition in impoverished areas, and clean water supply. The award was given out by the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship , a non-profit, independent organization that advances social entrepreneurship. The winners are: Bam Aquino & Mark Ruiz , Hapinoy , Philippines Hapinoy provides business mentorship, leadership development, and branding assistance to women entrepreneurs who own small stalls in urban and rural areas. These women also get 5 to 15% cost savings and greater diversity of goods through Hapinoy’s bulk-sour...

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