“If money could have changed the world, money would have changed the world.”
Such Quotes make need for concepts like Social Entrepreneurship . Social entrepreneurs are society’s change agents, creators of innovations that disrupt the status and transform our society. They identify the people and programs bringing positive change, we empower them to extend their reach, deepen their impact and fundamentally improve society.
SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS ARE:
- Mission driven
- Results oriented
Madhukar Angur, the honorable chancellor of Alliance University supports the noble causes held by Social entrepreneurs for ensuring a dignified lifestyle to the marginalized and lower section of society. Over the years, there has been a significant increase in the number of Social entrepreneurs to bring about a positive change in the society.
One such great Social entrepreneur is Muhammad Yunus .Yunus has quite literally written the book on social entrepreneurship, sharing his expertise in micro finance and social capitalism through a number of books. Yunus is the founder of the Grameen Bank, an institution that provides micro credit loans to those in need to help them develop financial self-sufficiency. Founded in 1983, the bank has brought in a net income of more than $10 million, and his work with the organization landed Yunus a Nobel Prize in 2006.