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Csip march 2010

  1. 1. Centre for Social Initiatives Promotion (CSIP) January, 2010
  2. 2. Supporting Social Entrepreneurs
  3. 3. What is a Social Entrepreneur? <ul><li>Who... </li></ul><ul><li>uses entreprenuerial qualities and skills </li></ul><ul><li>to set up and operate not-for-profit or for- profit social organisations or enterprises </li></ul><ul><li>with an ultimate aim to make social change, not profits. </li></ul>innovation persistence risk change vision passion action
  4. 4. Examples <ul><li>Mohammad Yunus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>invented Grameen Bank - a global model of micro-finance for the poor. He is the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Jimmy Pham </li></ul><ul><ul><li>started KOTO in Hanoi (1999). KOTO training school and training restaurant is a proven evolving model of non traditional pedagogy that stops the cycle of poverty for street and disadvantaged youth. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. About CSIP <ul><li>Established in 2008, CSIP is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization </li></ul><ul><li>Mission: </li></ul><ul><li>To support Social Entrepreneurs by investing directly in their early stage of development and engaging other stakeholders in promoting social entrepreneurship in Vietnam </li></ul>
  6. 6. CSIP’s functions <ul><li>Identify and support early stage SEs </li></ul><ul><li>Raise public awareness on Social Entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><li>Engage funders and other actors in Social Entrepreneurship promotion </li></ul>
  7. 7. CSIP’s Roles <ul><li>access resources: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Finance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge & Skill </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Int’l and local network </li></ul></ul><ul><li>overcome challenges: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Legal framework </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial and technical capacity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social recognition and support </li></ul></ul>To empower SEs by helping them
  8. 8. CSIP’ comparative advantages <ul><li>The first and leading local organization to focus on supporting SEs </li></ul><ul><li>CSIP’s competitive edge: </li></ul><ul><li>Applied knowledge: of CSIP’s team and network </li></ul><ul><li>New approach to social issues: Entrepreneurial principles and skills </li></ul><ul><li>New focus of investment: in people </li></ul>
  9. 9. Social Entrepreneur’s needs Advocacy & networking Legal knowledge & practices Finance Leadership, Business management
  10. 10. CSIP’s support Start-up stage Needs-based training &Technical support Grant $20,000 - 30,000 Advocacy & networking Legal support & law database Take-off stage Financial Support $20,000 - 30,000/SE Needs-based training & Business plan Financial support $3,000 – 5,000/SE Comunication & networking Legal support for establishment
  11. 11. Our plan of actions Communication and advocacy activities Networking Case studies on SEs in VN Public awareness Social Entrepreneurship Movement Social entrepreneurs Financial, technical and legal supports Annual Call for Applications Needs Assessment
  12. 12. Progress so far <ul><li>2009 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2009 Social Entrepreneurs Support Program launched in Hanoi and Hochiminh city </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 SEs with 7 outstanding social projects selected </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student’s competition on social initiatives for community development launched in 14 universities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking with business sectors developed </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Managing Director <ul><li>Pham Kieu Oanh, MA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>12 years in specialist and senior manager positions with UNICEF, ActionAid and other development organisations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MA in Sociology and Anthropology, Monash University, Australia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BA in Philosophy & English, National University, Vietnam </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. CSIP Advisory Board <ul><ul><li>1. Madam Tran Thi Thanh Thanh, (PhD) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Former Minister of Commission for Care and Protection of Children </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chairwoman of Vietnam Children’s Rights Association (since 2008) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Mr. Nguyen Tran Bat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Founder, Chairman of InvestConsult Group (since 1989) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3. Mrs. Vuong Thi Hanh (PhD) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Former Vice President of Vietnam Women’s Union </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Founder, director of Center for Education and Empowerment of Women (CEPEW) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4. Mrs. Le Hong Loan (MA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chief of Child Protection, UNICEF Vietnam </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5. Mr. Jimmy Pham </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Founder, CEO KOTO International </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6. Mr. Cao Tiến Vị </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chairman of Saigon Paper JSC, Chairman of Saigon Young Entrepreneruship Organisation, HCMc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7. Ms. Vo Thi Hoang Yen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Director, Disability and Development Resource Centre (DRD), HCMc </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Join hands with us! <ul><li>Invest in SEs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$5,000 = 1 Start-up SE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$20-30,000 = 1 Take-off SE </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Help select, train and mentor SEs </li></ul><ul><li>Advocate for SE </li></ul><ul><li>Build networks </li></ul>Current partners INVESTCONSULT GROUP
  16. 16. Thank you <ul><li>With your support, we can build a pipeline of Social Entrepreneurs who will bring transformative changes to our most pressing social issues. </li></ul>Please contact: Pham Kieu Oanh Director Centre for Social Initiatives Promotion (CSIP) +844 3537 8746 / +84 912 170 942 [email_address]

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