Funding social entrepreneurs: why it’s time to think local

19 May 2022 | Members in the Media

Funding social entrepreneurs

Source: Weforum.com

Written by Rana Dajani (Founder, We Love Reading, Jordan & Hashemite University, Jordan, and President of the Society for Advancement of Science and Technology in the Arab world)

“Local people best understand the problems affecting their communities and the solutions too.”

The goal for impact investors is, of course, impact. But real change doesn’t happen overnight, it takes time and, more importantly, has to be sustainable. This kind of change can only happen if we invest locally, because local people best understand the problems and, therefore, the solutions.

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