Sarah Britz, founder of Spend With Us tells Kochie’s Business Builders in her own words, why she decided to launch a non-profit to help small business owners in need. Spend With Us is a website marketplace supporting rural and regional Australian small businesses impacted by bushfire, drought and COVID-19. It’s a platform that connects the… Read more »
Mother’s Day is on the horizon and this year finding a gift may be harder than ever due to the current pandemic. We all love a good spa voucher or a fancy high tea out but these may not be the most practical gifts at this time, writes The Good Box co-founder Gali Blacher. While… Read more »
Award-winning social enterprise, ColourSpace, is bringing art-as-a-service to Sydney, on a mission to turn cities into galleries supporting local artists. As Australia’s first art social enterprise, ColourSpace transforms staid environments into dynamic, carefully curated galleries – displaying and regularly changing art. Similar to fresh flower delivery services that brighten offices, ColourSpace curates a selection of… Read more »
They say a bakery is only as good as the bread it makes, but that doesn’t apply to The Bread & Butter Project. Sure, the bread is good, but it is the people who are making the product who are most important. The Bread & Butter Project is not your average bakery – it has become… Read more »
If you have an idea for a business with purpose or are simply passionate about social enterprise then you will want to check out the Social Good Summit in Sydney. Non-profits, government, universities, industry bodies, social enterprises and grassroots organisers will come together at the Summit to discuss solutions to the greatest challenges of our… Read more »
It’s abundantly clear that Yume founder, Katy Barfield has a big heart. “I was the type of child if the cat got a bird in the garden I would prise it out of its mouth… Or rush to be with the child with no friends in the playground.” It’s a trait she says she inherited… Read more »
“My mum and stepfather instilled in me a strong sense of social justice and my stepfather was my first activist role model,” says Professor Jo Barraket, Director Centre of Social Impact, Swinburne. “I first got involved with social enterprise – in the form of community cooperatives – when I was at university. I loved them… Read more »
Gali Blacher from Sydney and Maddy Jones from Brisbane co-founded social enterprise The Good Box in 2018 after noticing the isolation that the homeless community in Australia experience. Gali and Maddy realised that many city workers would not give to the homeless as they did not know where the money would be used or for what… Read more »
Tech startup, i=Change is launching Shop for Change this International Women’s Day (IWD). During the 24 hours over IWD, retail partners such as Camila, Pandora and Nobody Denim will donate $5 from every purchase to women and girls’ empowerment projects in Australia and around the globe. Shop for Change marks the first time Australian shoppers… Read more »
The birth of Hair Aid sounds like the start of a cheesy joke …’two nuns walk into a bar,” but it was the beginning of this not for profit’s ongoing mission to empower people living in critical poverty with income earning skills. Founder Selina Tomasich was on holidays in the Manila when she met two… Read more »
Roslyn Campbell has made successful steps toward changing the feminine hygiene industry over the past few years through the introduction of her brand, Tsuno.
Launched in late 2016, this young business has already had an incredible response from customers around the world.