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In the summer of 2018, Richard Bbaale sat in a rural village in Uganda, looking over a banana plantation. He recalled the inspiration behind BanaPads as he contemplated what to do next. It had been 10 years since he had founded the non-governmental organisation (NGO) to help women and girls in rural settings overcome the challenges of menstruation – challenges that he had witnessed first as an older brother to his sister and then as a teacher at an all-girls’ school.
- Recognise social issues and the utility of entrepreneurship in addressing them;
- Understand theory of change and impact management project dimensions as frameworks for analysing impact;
- Understand the alternative options facing the social entrepreneur and the trade-offs each involves;
- Identify ways to improve social impact while being financially sustainable
- Generate creative solutions; and
- Experience a key moment in the financing of a social startup and what it implies.
|Publication Date:||November 2019|
|LBS Case Code:||CS-20-015|
|Subjects:||Finance, Impact Investing, Social, Sustainability, Sustainable Business|