YSE Pitching for Change 2015

After eight months of workshops, mentoring and two overseas study visits to India and Malaysia, our Young Social Entrepreneurs presented their social business ideas at Pitching for Change. Do you have an innovative idea to build a better world too? Challenge yourself and join our Young Social Entrepreneurs programme! Apply by 9 Dec here: www.sif.org.sg/yseapply

The friendships forged during this YSE journey will continue even as this year's edition comes to a close.
An atmosphere of camaraderie at YSE’s closing ceremony.
Aldo Egi Ibrahim, Sheila Reswari, and Ali Bahtiar Sirry from OSIRIS, one of the YSE 2015 winning teams, receiving their award from SIF Chairman, Ambassador Ong Keng Yong.
WE Cabs’ Yogesh Kumar, one of the YSE 2015 winners, receiving the award from SIF Chairman, Ambassador Ong Keng Yong.
WE Cabs’ Yogesh Kumar, one of the YSE 2015 winners, receiving the award from SIF Chairman, Ambassador Ong Keng Yong.
SIF Chairman, Ambassador Ong Keng Yong presenting the People’s Choice Award to Ubersnacks.
Hi-Breed members sharing about their ideas about empowering local small farmers to visitors at their booth.
The Lockr demonstrating a set of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu moves!
SIF’s exciting Nurturing Young Leaders for a Better World Dialogue at the closing of the YSE 2015 programme.
Ubersnacks and their wide variety of snacks from local Indonesia snack producers
Aldo Egi Ibrahim, Sheila Reswari, and Ali Bahtiar Sirry from OSIRIS presenting their social enterprise idea during Pitching for Change 2015.
SIF’s Govenor Elim Chew and McKinsey & Company’s Andy Holley sampling Osiris’s Dragonfruit ice cream.
Hi-Breed presenting their model of a empowering villages to capital, breeding skills, strong business networks, and opportunities to the judges.
Lim Chong Tee from WateROAM demonstrating the water filtration system to the judges!
Our Governor Elim Chew seems to have taken a fancy to Ecodoe’s handmade eco-friendly souvenir!
Shinney Lim, Stuart Thomas, and Pham Nguyen Nhu Quynh from Triple Dot doing their final pitch for their social enterprise idea.
Andy Holley from McKinsey & Company, one of the judges for Pitching for Change 2015, examining STARTIC’s handbag made by up-cycling cement bags.
Our judges hard at work during the final pitching session.
Governor Elim Chew posing with our young business leaders from Eptani, WE Cabs and WateROAM.
Sharing ideas at the Nurturing Young Leaders for a Better World Dialogue session with (from left to right) Deny Rahardjo, Chief Executive Officer of KinderjaPay and Member of the Business Indonesia Singapore Association, Kuik Shiao-Yin, Co-Founder of The Thought Collective and a Nominated Member of Parliament, and Keith Tan, Co-founder of social enterprise Start Now, who is also a YSE alumnus from
Kelyn Tan from the Gap Year Guide, Singapore, presenting about her social business idea -- offering opportunities for youths across the globe to live, work & volunteer with social enterprises.
Ecodoe and Gap Year Guide, the final two winning teams, with SIF Chairman Ambassador Ong Keng Yong.
The winning teams of the Young Social Entrepreneurs Programme 2015 sharing their thoughts about their journey with their fellow social entrepreneurs and the SIF team.
SIF Chairman, Ambassador Ong Keng Yong, with the WateROAM team, one of the winning teams for the Young Social Entrepreneurs Programme 2015.
The WateROAM team giving a live demonstration on how their water filtration system works. WateROAM seeks to bring simple, portable and durable water filtration solutions to disaster-stricken sites in developing countries.
“Social entrepreneurs are not content just to give a fish or teach how to fish. They will not rest until they have revolutionized the fishing industry.” -- Bill Drayton We had fun hosting you guys, and we hope you've enjoyed this social entrepreneurship journey with SIF too!
Tatang Gunawan Candia and Larasati Widyaputri of Ecodoe presenting their business idea to the judges for Pitching for Change 2015. Ecodoe seeks to empower craftsmen & housewives in West Java by involving them in the production of eco-friendly souvenirs.
YSE Study Visit to Malaysia
Vania Santoso from STARTIC presenting her business idea -- to empower marginalised individuals in Indonesia by employing them to create upcycled products.
SIF Chairman, Ambassador Ong Keng Yong, with Ecodoe from Indonesia, one of the Young Social Entrepreneurs Programme 2015 winning teams!

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