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Training for social entrepreneurs of the Caribbean

14 November, 2018 - Autor: Recon Colombia

Initiatives for social entrepreneurship in the Caribbean, will participate in a training day to strengthen business models.

During three days, between December 4 and 6, different social entrepreneurships that are generating social transformations and contributing to the construction of peace in La Guajira, Atlántico, Sucre, Magdalena, Córdoba, Bolívar, Cesar and Sucre, will be in Barranquilla receiving training on business model, market study and market measurement, with the purpose of strengthening them so that in the long term they are profitable and sustainable.

Andrés Santamaría, executive director of RECON, said that “social entrepreneurship in the world drives the economy, generates employment and reduces inequality gaps; in Colombia we have hundreds of social entrepreneurs, but there is no adequate ecosystem for the development of their projects, that is why we consider it important to provide training and technical training processes that allow them to strengthen their structure so that they can be profitable.”

The different activities and themes will be in charge of Paula Gutiérrez, general manager of Impact Hub Bogotá; Andrey Rodríguez, project manager of Impact Hub Bogotá; Gustavo Márquez, general director of Athena; Sara Caicedo university professor and business consultant and Santiago Gómez of Lab Coworking Cali.

This conference is organized by RECON in partnership with Impact Hub Bogotá and Athena, with the support of Sweden and the Nations Program.