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Young Social Entrepreneurs

Our Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) programme inspires, equips and enables youth of different nationalities to start or scale up their social enterprises in Singapore and beyond.

Since 2010, the YSE programme has nurtured a network of youth with innovative business ideas focused on social good. Together with established social entrepreneurs, business consultants and investors, we harness the power of ideas, know-how and resources to effect positive change for a better world.

What we offer

  • Network – Join an international ecosystem of changemakers including like-minded individuals, corporates, practitioners and successful entrepreneurs.
  • Mentorship – Gain access to industry experts and professionals for mentorship.
  • Study visits – Embark on overseas study visits to gain insights.
  • Grants – Develop your social enterprise with up to SGD$ 20,000 in funding!

 

 

Latest Happenings
  • 16 shortlisted social enterprises from Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam participated in an eight-month programme including a four-day workshop in Singapore, a mentorship scheme and a study visit in Singapore. These young changemakers concluded their YSE journey at the 2018 Pitching for Change on 19 October 2018 where they presented their business ideas. Seven teams were finally awarded up to S$20,000 each to further develop their social enterprise ideas. Find out more about YSE 2018 and the winning teams here.

  • YSE launched our overseas workshops in Kuala Lumpur and Mumbai in 2017, and conducted our third and second run of the YSE Jakarta and Mumbai Workshop respectively. The workshops serve to further engage young changemakers in the region. Through the overseas workshops, YSE brings together Singaporeans, local leaders and business practitioners in the social entrepreneurship landscape to exchange best practices with the participants. More updates are available here.

 

 

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19 March 2019
Occupational Therapy for Children with Special Needs in Jakarta

Riding on the success of an earlier special education (SPED) project in Medan, Indonesia, the Singapore International Foundation (SIF) launched a four-year SPED training project in Jakarta, Indonesia, on 25 February 2019. The project,...

3 December 2018
#SIFBetterTogether

Journey with our favourite local personalities as they team up with our Singapore International Volunteers to do good overseas!

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