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Contributors to the Course

This step provides more information about the social enterprises that contributed to this course.

Supporting Social Enterprises

The Big Lemon

A local bus community-led company that uses cooking oil in Brighton. Click here to view more information about the Big Lemon.

Circo Para Todos

A circus company founded in 1995 in Cali, Colombia, to support disadvantaged children and youth. Click here to view more information about Circo Para Todos.

London Early Years Foundation

The UK’s largest childcare charity and social enterprise. Click here to view more information about the London Early Years Foundation.

SMV Wheels

A deferred payment cycle rickshaw company that provides opportunities for disadvantaged people in Varanasi, India. Click here to view more information about SMV Wheels.


A social enterprise whose aim is to ensure that the Indian dairy farmer is able to run the dairy farm as a lucrative primary occupation without the debilitating dependency on labour. Click here to view more information about Arohana.

Impact Hub

Impact Hub is a global hub that incubates social entrepreneurs, social enterprises and social and solidarity economy initiatives. Discover the story of the impact hub. Click here to view more information about Impact Hub.

Arusha Women Entrepreneur

A social enterprise that generates multiple income-earning opportunities, using an inclusive business model. It employs women from peri-urban Arusha in Tanzania and, together with partner World Vision, provides technical and management skills training to smallholder farmers. 

Brixton Pound

A form of local complementary currency, or community currency launched in Brixton in 2009. Click here to view more information about Brixton Pound.

Escuela Nueva

A Colombian organisation founded in 1987 by Vicky Colbert and other ex-ministers of education that has developed a pedagogical model for rural areas in the country. Click here to view more information about Escuela Nueva.

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