Information, Knowledge and Networks
Develop a Culture of Sustainable Living through social entrepreneurship
Dedicated organizations – provide capacity building to SEs for relevant technologies as well as management. Some of include incubators seeking to develop and support SEs through advice, mentoring, and capital. There are available outposts in both urban and rural areas
Research and Data
The government and other organizations collect relevant data about disadvantaged, low-income consumers and markets and publish it online. There is an active local research community dedicated to SEs and related topics.
Coordination and Advocacy
A national SE organization (or several) coordinates activities and advocates successfully for SE interests in general, and in service delivery sectors. SE issues are successfully integrated in mainstream business organizations.
Gaps and Opportunities
in Sarawak Digital
Ecosystem players are not all aware of
• each other and/or
• of the work (and depth of the work) that they do.
There is no Social Enterprise network in Sarawak
which can push the local SE agenda forward.
There is no Social Enterprise network in Sarawak which can push the local SE agenda forward.
Private and public Universities in Sarawak promote Social Entrepreneurship amongst their students but there is no SE specific curriculum which also cuts across faculties (currently limited to social Science/ Business faculties)
Most programs cater to a general demographic
profile and may not address language and cultural differences and diversity present in Sarawak.