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British Council launches artist grants

Sep 05, 2019 - 7:18 PM

Applicants may apply to British Council's Connections Through Culture mobility grant to promote arts and cultural exchange between the United Kingdom and Southeast Asia until September 26

1 in 4 social enterprises in PH led by a millennial – study

Nov 05, 2017 - 8:06 PM

Millennials, or those born in the 1980s to 1990s, drive about 24% of the current pool of social enterprises

MORE THAN JUST FISHING. Jhonie Salcedo's seaweed harvest as supported Sentro ha Pagpauswag ha Panginabuhi social enterprise. Photo from CSO-SEED/SPPI  MORE THAN JUST FISHING. Jhonie Salcedo's seaweed harvest as supported Sentro ha Pagpauswag ha Panginabuhi social enterprise. Photo from CSO-SEED/SPPI

Rappler reporter, 2 others awarded 2017 British Council IELTS Prize

Aug 10, 2017 - 9:50 PM

Jane Bracher is one of 3 awardees of the British Council IELTS Prize for 2017

British Council offers PhD scholarship, research grants on science

May 17, 2016 - 12:20 PM

The program is open to Filipino citizens who must be in the first five years of their research career

Tips to young social entrepreneurs: How to finance a startup

Oct 26, 2014 - 1:27 PM

A social enterprise expert from the Social Enterprise Development Inc gives practical advice on how to overcome challenges in business startups

GRASSROOTS. SEDPI CEO Vince Rapisura (center) holds a consultation with Super Typoon Yolanda victims for their DRRM project. Photo from SEDPI.

British Council awards seed funds to 5 social enterprises

Oct 25, 2014 - 10:51 PM

The social enterprises awarded grants in the I Am A ChangeMaker ideation camp range from tech solutions to eco tourism hubs

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS. The winners of the I Am A ChangeMaker ideation camp with British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad (3rd from left). Photo by Chris Ramasola/British Council

How to make 4 social enterprise strategies work

Oct 23, 2014 - 3:18 PM

A social enterprise development expert discusses 4 strategies that can help start ups succeed

STRATEGIC BUSINESS. SEDPI COO Emilenn Pateno discusses different social enterprise strategies with young entrepreneurs. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

#ChangeMaker2014: Young entreps help in Sendong rehab

Oct 22, 2014 - 6:53 PM

Groups of students share their initiatives that have been helping families affected by Typhoon Sendong in Cagayan de Oro 3 years ago gain livelihood

RECOVERING. Single mothers show their finished products, Knots and Woods shoes, made from abaca. Photo courtesy of Knots and Woods

British Council brings young entreps together

Oct 21, 2014 - 5:42 PM

We believe ideas cannot happen in isolation and collaboration via networks can bring together the right mix of people skills and experience needed to turn ideas into reality

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE. Young entrepreneurs listen to experts in the British Council's ideation camp in Bohol. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

Call for applicants: British Council’s ideation camp

Aug 27, 2014 - 7:43 PM

The Camp aims to bring together young people from ages 18 30 who would like to explore their creative side while offering a space to exchange foster thinking and collaboration about groundbreaking social innovation through social enterprise

Communicating change: A deaf young leader's experience

Mar 28, 2012 - 5:06 PM

Technology is changing storytelling You don t have to be a journalist to be able to tell your story Use social media But tell stories

Change-makers converge to enhance communication skills

Mar 24, 2012 - 5:10 PM

It is when the combined processes of communication and participation join forces that real social change starts to happen

Communicating for social action

Mar 10, 2012 - 7:32 PM

Meet other dynamic young leaders and learn from leading communication and advocacy experts in a meaningful and exciting 4 day workshop