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100 Training-Offering Social Enterprises

From Day Care Coffee Shops to Violence-Ending Fashion

— May 31, 2014 — Social Good
From day care coffee shops to fashion to end violence, these training-offering social enterprises understand the value in teaching and sustaining skills, especially to people in need. When it comes to social entrepreneurship, especially those organizations that offer services, many seem to resort to a model like the following: employ disadvantaged communities and offer them training that will support them in gaining stable long-term employment opportunities.

Training-offering social enterprises operate in a number of different industries from food and fashion to sports and web but they all have a people-focused mission in mind. It would be interested to track these kinds of initiatives in order to see what kinds of skills are needed over time, a sort of alternative labor history.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
100
Goal-Oriented Good-doers
Goal-Oriented Good-doers
‘Accept Care Limited’ Awards a World of Opportunities
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99
Socially Empowering Employment Services
Socially Empowering Employment Services
PLUSS Helps The Disabled To Find Meaningful Employment
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98
Teacher-Focused Literacy Programs
Teacher-Focused Literacy Programs
ConTextos is a Non-Profit Focused on Critical Thinking
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97
Scientists for Human Rights
Scientists for Human Rights
SOURCE International Melds Scientific Exploration with Social Good
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96
Empowering Social Services
Empowering Social Services
All Inclusive Disability Consultants CIC Promotes Unbiased Employment
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95
Veteran Support CICs
Veteran Support CICs
'About Turn' is a Community Interest Company Assisting Armed Service Members
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94
Portuguese Social Portals
Portuguese Social Portals
Brazil Station Provides Language Services and Education
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93
Beneficial Business Accelerators
Beneficial Business Accelerators
The Impact Engine Supports Social Enterprise in Chicago
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92
Campus-Based Social Action Facilities
Campus-Based Social Action Facilities
Student Hubs Helps Pupils Connect with Meaningful Causes
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91
Environment Innovators TV Series
Environment Innovators TV Series
Green Heroes Showcases Individuals, Non-Profits and Companies
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90
Community Building Consulting Companies
Community Building Consulting Companies
Fresh Horizons Provides Employment And Social Activities
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89
Societal Business Campaigns
Societal Business Campaigns
'BITC' Champions Community Action by Responsible Corporations
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88
Project-Based Employment Opportunities
Project-Based Employment Opportunities
Pathways-Shropshire Limited is a UK Social Enterprise
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87
Farm-Fueled Poverty Reduction
Farm-Fueled Poverty Reduction
UNFIRE Supports Nigeria's Young People & Farmers Across the Country
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86
Waste Management Training
Waste Management Training
Bulky Bob's Collects and Recycled Unwanted Household Goods
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85
Unemployment Crisis Reality Shows
Unemployment Crisis Reality Shows
Get to Work is Unscripted and Depicts the American Jobless
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84
Sustainable Housing Education
Sustainable Housing Education
Bould Helps Trains Builders On Eco-Friendly Housing Construction
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83
Peer-Influenced Pilot Projects
Peer-Influenced Pilot Projects
Sucre Blue is Running a Campaign for Medical Interventions in India
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82
Small-Scale Social Breweries
Small-Scale Social Breweries
'Breugems Brouwerij' Hires People with Disabilities
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81
Community-Changing Slurps
Community-Changing Slurps
The Bath Soup Company Hires Homeless People for Production
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80
Care Industry Providers
Care Industry Providers
Better Health Products Ltd. is a Social Enterprise Run by a UK Charity
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79
African Lit Non-Profits
African Lit Non-Profits
The Golden Baobab Prize is a Social Enterprise Based in Ghana
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78
Arts and Crafts Community Enterprises
Arts and Crafts Community Enterprises
Menter Fachwen Works with People with a Disability
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77
Healthy Community Sales
Healthy Community Sales
'A Moveable Feast' Focuses on Arabs & Bangladeshis Who Live in SW1, London
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76
Opportunity-Creating Social Enterprises
Opportunity-Creating Social Enterprises
'People Can' Focuses on Building Strong Communities
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75
Social Entrepreneur Supporters
Social Entrepreneur Supporters
'For Impact' Helps Organizations To Be Successful
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74
Micro-Entrepreneurial Management
Micro-Entrepreneurial Management
Hapinoy Uses a Multi-Level Program to Teach and Share Knowledge
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73
Self-Sustaining Farms
Self-Sustaining Farms
One Acre Fund Trains Local Farmers on How to Grow Crops Effectively
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72
Benevolent Beauty Supplies
Benevolent Beauty Supplies
Marula Oil by the Leakey Collection Benefits Rural Women in East Africa
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71
Youth Ownership Organizations
Youth Ownership Organizations
Five Lamps is a Social Enterprise Focusing on Creating Possibilities
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70
Youth Innovation Platforms
Youth Innovation Platforms
Impact Generation Offers Training and Entrepreneurial Skill-Building
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69
Job-Training Urban Farms
Job-Training Urban Farms
Cultivate London is a Social Enterprise Growing with Community
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68
Social Enterprise Financing
Social Enterprise Financing
'Big Issue Invest' is a Social Business that Invests in Others
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67
Online Business Skill-Sharing
Online Business Skill-Sharing
Mentori Connects You Internationally as a Mentor or a Mentee
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66
Peer Support Entrepreneurship
Peer Support Entrepreneurship
Village Capital Attempts to Democratize Enterprises
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65
Prisoner-Run Hospitality Services
Prisoner-Run Hospitality Services
The Clink Restaurant Offers Employment to Ex-Offenders
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64
Globally Involved Enterprises
Globally Involved Enterprises
HP Global Social Innovation Benefits the World Through Community
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63
Sustainability-Focused Advisors
Sustainability-Focused Advisors
BSD Consulting Provides Impact-Focused Solutions Globally
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62
South Asian-Focused Health Services
South Asian-Focused Health Services
Apnee Sehat is a Social Enterprise Promoting Lifestyle Choices
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61
Micro-Health Insurance
Micro-Health Insurance
Naya Jeevan Makes Healthcare a Reality for Low Income Employees
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60
Benevolent Business Training
Benevolent Business Training
On Purpose is a Program for Tomorrow's Social Enterprise Leaders
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59
Community-Producing Picture Frames
Community-Producing Picture Frames
Spark Framing Minimizes Eco Impact and Maximizes Job Creation
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58
Mobile Life-Saving Enterprises
Mobile Life-Saving Enterprises
Dial 1298 Provides Emergency Medical Attention to Individuals
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57
Women's Center Honey
Women's Center Honey
Blackburne House Empowers Females Via Tech Skills, Wellness, Entrepreneurship
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56
Sustainable Capitalism Courses
Sustainable Capitalism Courses
The School for Creative Startups Provides Social Business Training
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55
Community Engagement Projects
Community Engagement Projects
The Creative Training Hub Supports Social Business Development
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54
Women-Empowering Fair Trade Boutiques
Women-Empowering Fair Trade Boutiques
Global Girlfriend Supports Female Entrepreneurs Worldwide
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53
Impact Investor Networks
Impact Investor Networks
Clearly Social Angels Attempts to Bring Ideas Together
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52
Social Business Media Strategists
Social Business Media Strategists
Fission Strategy Helps Humanitarian Endeavors Reach Audiences
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51
For-Profit Social Bus Services
For-Profit Social Bus Services
HCT Group is a UK Transportation-Providing Beneficial Business
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50
Poverty-Eradicating Furniture Companies
Poverty-Eradicating Furniture Companies
The FRC Group Runs Commercial Businesses That Give Back
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49
Artisan-Empowering Training Centers
Artisan-Empowering Training Centers
Afghan Action Teaches Young Men and Women Weaving and Sewing
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48
Eco-Building Employment
Eco-Building Employment
Acta Vista Provides Training and Work Experience to Employees
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47
Inequality-Focused Nonprofits
Inequality-Focused Nonprofits
'Class Action' Addresses the C-Word in the United States
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46
Student-Funded Enterprise Competitions
Student-Funded Enterprise Competitions
The Dell Social Innovation Challenge Supports Entrepreneurs
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45
Green Java Distributors
Green Java Distributors
Sustainable Harvest Coffee Importers Helps Farmers Succeed
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44
Social Purpose Gardens
Social Purpose Gardens
'Landscaping With Heart' Employs People with Mental Illnesses in Vancouver
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43
Beneficial Online Marketplaces
Beneficial Online Marketplaces
Buy With Heart Provides Marketing Resources for Social Ventures
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42
Micro-Entrepreneurial Kits
Micro-Entrepreneurial Kits
Living Goods Provides Affordable Necessities in Uganda
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41
Social Enterprise Garages
Social Enterprise Garages
Auto22 in Gravesend Supports Youth Through Employment
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40
Ethical Sewing Workshops
Ethical Sewing Workshops
Afesip Fair Fashion Creates Design and Clothing Products in Cambodia
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39
Socially Responsible Consulting Companies
Socially Responsible Consulting Companies
The TREES Group Partners With Disadvantaged Businesses
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38
Charitable Dining Recommendations
Charitable Dining Recommendations
Tasting Table Provides Funding To Help Budding Entrepreneurs
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37
Labor-Reducing Dairy Farms
Labor-Reducing Dairy Farms
Arohana Works in India to Reduce Dependency
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36
Microfinancing Poverty Solutions
Microfinancing Poverty Solutions
Lumana Credit is Microlending to Rural Africans from Seattle
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35
Green Coal Options
Green Coal Options
Eco-Fuel Africa Works on Creating Sustainable Energy Technologies
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34
Non-Profit Housekeeping Services
Non-Profit Housekeeping Services
Clean Close Company Provides Jobs For The Unemployed
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33
Rainforest Jewelry Collections
Rainforest Jewelry Collections
ORG by vio Sells Creative Goods by Indigenous Amazon Artisans
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32
Social Good Careers
Social Good Careers
'Give to Get Jobs' is a Board for For-Profit Jobs With Positive Impact
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31
Seasonal Vegetable Deliveries
Seasonal Vegetable Deliveries
Growing Places Enterprise Makes It Easy to Eat Local and Organic
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30
Social Scooter Repurposing
Social Scooter Repurposing
'Brighter Future Workshop' Recycles Mobility Equipment, Provides Jobs
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29
Gourmet Training for Homeless Youth
Gourmet Training for Homeless Youth
Streat Takes a Taste-Focused Approach to Employment Programs
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28
Volunteer Perk Programs
Volunteer Perk Programs
Do Good Get Rewards is a Platform to Recognize the Help of Non-Profits
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27
Youth Development Programs
Youth Development Programs
The Spring Project is a Radical Employment Effort in London
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26
Hand-Loomed Stringy Bags
Hand-Loomed Stringy Bags
Social Business ApiHappi Creates an East-West Connection
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25
Women-Focused Eco Programs
Women-Focused Eco Programs
Backpack Farm is an African-Based Entrepreneurship Supporter
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24
Environmentally Conscious Crafts
Environmentally Conscious Crafts
Association for Craft Producers Connects Artists and Retailers
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23
Social Entrepreneur-Supporting Groups
Social Entrepreneur-Supporting Groups
Adsila Helps Those Who Aim to Address Universal Concerns
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22
Sustainable Business-Creating Scarves
Sustainable Business-Creating Scarves
'fashionABLE' is Committed to Employing Women in Africa
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21
Social Good Entertainment
Social Good Entertainment
Global Good Games Aims to Shift the Video Gaming Paradigm
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20
Gender-Based Violence Support
Gender-Based Violence Support
SHE WILL is a Project of the Acclaimed Global Enrichment Foundation
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19
Shelter-Providing Jewelry
Shelter-Providing Jewelry
Eden Ministry Supports Women with Employment, Education and Clinics
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18
Anti-Slavery Quilts
Anti-Slavery Quilts
Anchal Provides Commercial Sex Slave Workers Alternatives to Exploitation
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17
Soaps That Employ
Soaps That Employ
CLARITY Offers Job Opportunities for the Blind and Disabled
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16
Social Entrepreneurship Filmmakers
Social Entrepreneurship Filmmakers
Actuality Media Create Philanthropic Videos About Changemakers
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15
Global Charity Microfinancers
Global Charity Microfinancers
WildHearts Provides Microloans to Help People Work out of Poverty
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14
Self-Sustaining Social Enterprises
Self-Sustaining Social Enterprises
Kinyei Fosters Independent Entrepreneurship in Cambodia
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13
Personal Development Diners
Personal Development Diners
Ground Level Cafe Offers Training to At-Risk Youth in Toronto
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12
Micro-Farms
Micro-Farms
Abalimi Bezekhaya is an Example of Bottom-up Entrepreneurship
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11
Vibrant Opportunity Dining
Vibrant Opportunity Dining
Cafe Create Employs People Who Have Been Homeless
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10
Remote Healthcare Technologies
Remote Healthcare Technologies
iKure is a Kolkata-Based Delivery Platform for India
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9
Delicious Munificent Munchies
Delicious Munificent Munchies
Rubies in the Rubble Empower Women and Tackle Food Waste with Jams
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8
Socially Empowering Digital Apps
Socially Empowering Digital Apps
CloudFactory Provides Jobs Through an Online Work Force
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7
Life-Changing Macbook Cases
Life-Changing Macbook Cases
Della LA Creates Unique Accessories That Employ Women in Ghana
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6
Produce-Printed Onesies
Produce-Printed Onesies
The 'Bobo Choses' Clothing Line is Organic and Ethically Produced
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5
Sustainable Job Accessories
Sustainable Job Accessories
BLISS is a Social Business Based in Pakistan
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4
Apparel Against Slavery
Apparel Against Slavery
'Stop Traffick Fashion' Supports Artisans Through Income and Resources
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3
Day Care Coffee Shops
Day Care Coffee Shops
Daisies Cafe is for People with Mental Illness & Learning Disabilities
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2
Indonesian Artisan Jewelry
Indonesian Artisan Jewelry
'Bersatu Designs' is a Social Business Employing Women
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1
Remixed Ethnic Streetwear
Remixed Ethnic Streetwear
The Trine Lindegaard Fall/Winter 2013 Encourages Social Growth
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