Global Change Icons RANDI ZUCKERBERG, Facebook Marketing Director SIR BOB GERDOLF , Live Aid Founder DONALD TRUMP , Real Estate Magnate NANDO PARRADO , Andes Mountain Airplane Crash Survivor TONY FERNANDES, Air Asia CEO
Is a social enterprise that aims to catalyze a movement for sustainable livelihood on agribusiness & at the same time engages student participants of Xavier University's Student Entrepreneurship Program (SEP) by training them into becoming Social Entrepreneurs
Soft Launch December 2009 Dean Virginia Yacapin of XU's School of Business Management and VP for Research and Social Outreach Atty. Nonette Royo-Faye cut the ribbon
Incorporates VISUAL , EMOTIONAL , FUNCTIONAL and FINANCIAL tools to address the needs of people at the bottom of the pyramid through a social entrepreneurship model
PYRAMID of the CAPITALIST SYSTEM Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bottom_of_the_pyramid Capitalism We Fool You We Rule You We Shoot at You We Eat for You We Feed All We Work for All
Engages students, the community and society to address basic problems in Mindanao such as HUNGER and POVERTY
Participating students learn the consultative participatory process of engaging in communities by assessing their needs, spotting possible economic opportunities & bridging them to the market as socially responsible entrepreneurs
Datu Cesar of Pamalihi Community in Balingasag in a lively discussion with students and administrators under the XU-RSO Student Entrepreneurship Program
Professional Entrepreneurs & Student Entrepreneurs connect community to Market PAMALIHI COMMUNITY Provide capital to the Tribal Council Business whether investment, dole out, or in kind properly accounted for FAIR EQUITY Each layer is protected and benefits fairly Lemon Grass (Tanglad) Oil Distillation Business
4. FINANCIAL Tool: FAIR EQUITY Tribal Council(TC) Sells to Market at Php20 Brgy. Head (Datu) sells to TC at Php7 & earns Php2 for Brgy. Fund Individual Member Sells to Brgy. Head at Php5 EVERYONE in the quadrant! But Persons at the bottom of the pyramid are protected immediately and takes the bigger share of the pie and not exploited ! Who EARNS ? PROFIT WHERE INCOME GOES Tribal Council (represented by Datus of 12 barangays) Php 13.00 less Php 9.00 (operating, processing & logistical cost) = Php 4.00 Shared among stakeholders in the quadrant Individual Brgy. Php 2.00 Tribal Brgy. Fund for managing & support of members for other projects (diversification) Community Member (Farmer) Php 5.00 FARMER
4. FINANCIAL Tool : Mobility in the Economic Pyramid
How can the Student Entrepreneur's skills and strengths contribute to the whole process? Innovative Business and Marketing Ideas!
Freshly harvested organically grown corn available tomorrow starting 8 a.m. at XU. Pls retweet :)
Mindanao Youth play FarmVille for real: Harvesting organic tomatoes in 2 weeks! Sundried tomatoes also available. Place orders now !
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