End Poverty Now Poverty Alleviation through Social Entrepreneurship PTM6T Omar Castanar Thitikan Satchabut Nurul 'Iffah Bte Ibrahim Jie-Wei Chang Yun-Chih Yu Chung Yen Chuan Sophia Lee I Han Chen Yenchi Chen Cheng chang Lu
Defining Poverty <ul><li>The poor refers to individuals and families whose income fall below the official poverty threshold as defined by the government and/or cannot afford to provide in a sustained manner for their minimum basic needs for food, health, education, housing, and other social amenities of life. The poverty line measures the income needed to obtain basic and non-basic needs for one year. </li></ul><ul><li>(Virola, 2008) </li></ul>
New Paradigm for Human Development INNOVATION and CREATIVITIY
Social entrepreneurs are individuals with innovative solutions to society’s most pressing social problems. They are ambitious and persistent, tackling major social issues and offering new ideas for wide-scale change .
She makes rags out of scraps ( profit : 1 Peso)
Turn it a social cause into a sellable product Phase Two
<ul><li>Access to Business Loans </li></ul><ul><li>Additional Income through Best Price & New Businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><li>Store Improvement </li></ul>
The challenge is for us is to use our knowledge and skills as university students to provide capabilities and skills that would empower the indigent sections of the community. How can we become SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS ?
Conclusion <ul><li>Alleviating poverty can help a country with its overall economic productivity (GNP & GDP). </li></ul><ul><li>Social entrepreneurship can empower people and even help in lessening pollution. </li></ul><ul><li>We, as university students, can help end poverty by training others to sustain themselves. </li></ul>