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SEYW: The Added Value of Social Entrepreneurship in Youth Work

Inspiration Paper on Social
Entrepreneurship and Youth Work

An inspiring paper written by the participants of SEYW collecting definitions, legal frameworks, policies and some best practices of Social Entrepreneurship, Youth Work, and a reflection on their connections and the ways in which they can be transferable from one field to another.

ALL THE S.E.Y.W. GOOD PRACTICES

A collection of projects and activities collected and shared by our community members reporting useful good practices in the fields of Youth Work and Social Entrepreneurship that can give inspiration for innovative actions in both sectors. Wanna add your best practice of Social Entrepreneurship for Youth Work? Send us all information here.

MegoBar

MegoBar

MegoBar is Social enterprise in Zugdidi, Georgia, which is a youth center/a place where workshops, trainings / seminars, exhibition, Poetry and music events are held during the day for free (till 6 pm) and after 6pm operates as a bar – with food and beverage what...

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Entr’Autrs

Entr’Autrs

RéciProCité is the project that led to the creation of the association Entr-Autres. It is a project born from meetings: Sandra Mathieu, an ingenious craftswoman, Italo Passaro, a talented restaurateur, and Sabra Ben Ali, an clinical psychologist, decided to combine...

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Third Space

Third Space

La Ruche was born in France in 2008 with the conviction that a responsible and collaborative society was possible. Its mission is to bring together all those working on innovative responses to the most complex social and environmental challenges. Today, it brings...

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Ecolieu JEANOT

Ecolieu JEANOT

Since 2011 the organization “C Koi Ça” hosts L’Ecolieu Jeanot. From the beginning of a shared garden with Jeanot Diviths to a today’s project, the team “C Koi Ça” clears and experiences news ways for people to find a place in this area and to live in the world around...

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Cooperative of Youth

Cooperative of Youth

Since 2020, in the framework of its Social Economy Network named "PLOUCS" Co-actions has been experimenting a “Youth Work Co-op”. These coops are small cooperative businesses that are managed during summer holidays by groups of ten young people who want to create jobs...

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Third space

Third space

La Smalah is a  citizen's association for economic and cultural development. The organisation welcomes individuals and professionals in the « associative coffee shop » in the centre of the village and in the "hangar" on the artisanal zone. The association coffee shop...

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Helath Route

Helath Route

In all its years, HEALTH ROUTE has developed a spectrum of services with the concern of psychosomatic and psychosocial empowerment of individuals and groups. With its team of professionals with long-term, continuous and multifaceted training, and the network of...

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Bios Coop

Bios Coop

The aim of the "bios coop" is the operation of a cooperative non-profit supermarket with quality and cheap products, as much as possible from farmers' cooperatives and individual producers. Quality is ensured by our emphasis on quality food, targeting as much as...

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Horippos

Horippos

The Horippos Therapy, Education, Diagnosis and Sports Centre offers comprehensive support and services of high quality and innovation to children of all ages. It was founded in October 2013 with the social purpose of integrating children with special needs into...

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Exadas

Exadas

Exadas is a social enterprise which undertakes the educational support of young students and adult students that cannot have the financial capability for paying for tutors or lessons. Considering that in Greece the majority of educational support takes place outside...

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Ouni

Ouni

Luxembourg’s first packaging-free organic grocery store, OUNI is a cooperative with a big social impact not only in terms of its environmental and ecological footprint, but also its social model. In fact, it is owned and operated entirely by its members which have...

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Boris Kolev

Boris Kolev

Boris Kolev is a Bulgarian serial social entrepreneur. He has a wealth of experience in the field and has been working on the implementation of a variety of social entrepreneurial endeavors like Bulgarian Forums Football League, CSR Bulgaria, NutriGen, DigiMark...

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Citizen OS

Citizen OS

Citizen OS is a platform for collective decision making and civic participation,  used for: - voting in meetings - group discussions - crowdsourcing ideas - petitions etc. Bringing demarcatic decision making online and to the wider audience, by this also making it...

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Chiche!

Chiche!

Chiche! is a chic Lebanese restaurant employing over forty refugees—helping many more than that with accommodation and residence papers over the few years it has been running—located in Limpertsberg, serving fantastic middle eastern delights like fresh falafel and...

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Radio X

Radio X

A multifunctional space ran by the radio station Radio X which is based in the heart of Cagliari, in the EXMA, a rebuilt and renovated former sluaghterhouse which is today an artistic and cultural centre for exhibitions, cultural events and art showcasing. The Radio X...

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Changemakers

Changemakers

NGO Changemakers is focused towards popularizing non-formal entrepreneurship education through youth programs, e-courses and trainings for other organizations or groups. They bring together youngsters and social enterprises to help them with marketing, thus creating...

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Migrantour Cagliari

Migrantour Cagliari

Migrantour is a tour companion service realized in different towns were the tours are made with alternative itineraries and watching at the cities with different eyes. The people realizing the tours and accompanying you to discover the town are migrants that live in...

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Vivita Estonia OÜ

Vivita Estonia OÜ

Vivita provides creative accelerators for children called Vivistops, where children can have a creative learning environment. They are equipped with many modern tools such as 3D printers and robots, as well as saws, hammers, sewing machines and many other tools to...

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YFU (Youth for Understanding)

YFU (Youth for Understanding)

YFU (Youth for Understanding) is a organization that holds youth exchange programs for high school students. They advance intercultural understanding, life-long learning, global responsibility, and mutual respect through the exchanges. Currently youngsters can go to...

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Locanda Buoni e Cattivi

Locanda Buoni e Cattivi

Locanda is a project by Fondazione Domus de Luna Onlus: a restaurant which offers good food and the possibility to learn and grow in a new job to give a chance to youngsters that deserve a different future and mothers that want a new and better life with their...

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SpeakSmart

SpeakSmart

Speaksmart provides a training courses, mapsr sales arguments, provides moderators for discussions and conferences and runs debate clubs in organisations. Services of Speaksmart include: in-house training continuous training individual consultation argument mapping...

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MTÜ Mondo

MTÜ Mondo

Largest Estonian non-profit organisation devoted to development cooperation, global education and humanitarian aid. Goals of development cooperation: children education and quality of education; well-being of women and people with disabilities;  engaging of experts...

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Mesa, La Maison de la Transition

Mesa, La Maison de la Transition

Mesa - House of Transition or just Mesa is in their own words 'A place for community gatherings at your service and at the service of our planet.' This is the main venue for transition in Luxembourg and is an extension of the Transition Minett a nonprofit in itself....

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The Civil Society House

The Civil Society House

The Bulgarian Center for Not-for-Profit Law (BCNL) was founded in 2001 as public-benefit foundation.  BCNL is part of the network of the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) and of the European Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ECNL) which operate in over...

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Bonzënnen Bonzuewen

Bonzënnen Bonzuewen

‘Storytime’ has 2 parts: one is ‘The Story Cafe’ (Bonzennen Bonzuewen, in Diekirch), it is a place families can come to reconnect with their children, other family members, or other adults through the use of stories. The second part is ‘Potty Lotty’, a fictitious...

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CoBees

CoBees

CoBees began in 2019 and is based in the Facilitec shared space. It is a cooperative, incubator initiative helping social enterprises in Luxembourg (that are focused on ESS - social and solidarity economy) launch their businesses. The main goal of CoBees is, as a...

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Synergia

Synergia

A successful collaboration started – including a series of events “in the dark”, teambuilding, wine tasting, a jazz concert and a poetry evening organized jointly with the Amuse Bouche Culinary School, as well as Daniela’s crucial participation in the EMPATHEAST Forum...

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Sucania

Sucania

Sucania is an organization dealing with sustainable development in third countries, also aiming at providing training and education for development in Italy, as well as realization of projects in other countries. Its main action is a shop for fair trade and ethical...

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Social Enterprise Estonia

Social Enterprise Estonia

Social Enterprise Estonia helps to grow companies that create a positive impact in the world. They do it through popularising social entrepreneurship as a career choice to young people through creating a supportive environment where social enterprises can get the help...

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Facilitec

Facilitec

Facilitec began occupying it’s current location for approximately three years. It is first and foremost a collaborative space. In the context of public vs. private spaces, Facilitec is considered a ‘Third Place’... anchored in its territory, co-managed and...

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Cocchiland

Cocchiland

Cocchiland is an agricultural business which uses natural methods to cultivate the land and promotes a synergic approach of agriculture, connecting different sectors, persons and businesses and entities in the area and around the territory. It produces and sells...

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Maria’s World Foundation

Maria’s World Foundation

Maria’s World Foundation aims to improve the quality of life of people with intellectual disabilities and their families. The organisation was established in February 2012 in Sofia as a public interest foundation by the family of Maria, a young woman with intellectual...

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Taratanci

Taratanci

The mission of Taratantsi is to arouse interest in Bulgarian folklore, translating it into the current language through author's methods. We create products and educational programs with which we transfer folklore today and use it as a means to develop skills needed...

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Blagichka – Zero Waste

Blagichka – Zero Waste

Blagichka - ZERO WASTE is the first restaurant with zero waste in Bulgaria. It employs disadvantaged young people. This is the place that unites the love of food and the preparation of quality and delicious things and the belief that young people are the most...

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Islanders

Islanders

A youth project funded by the Erasmus+ programme aimed to help young people gain added confidence in themselves by learning numerous skills in communication, leadership, teamwork, social entrepreneurship, marketing, IT and presentation skills so as to be able to...

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