BACH, SWITZERLAND (PRWEB) May 14, 2012
The Prospero Foundation, founded by Ulrik DeBo of DeBondo Capital, is proud to announce that funds have been donated to GYWSE (Ghana Young Women Social Entrepreneurs).
GYWSE is a social enterprise with a mission dedicated to advancing a culture of social entrepreneurship whereby women lead innovative grassroots change, sustained by their own community and activities
Despite the emphasis on the importance of social ventures across Ghana, women in this sector lack a widely shared challenges of capacity building, lack of strategy, good management, self confidence, role models, funding, lower education, negative perception of the society of non profits, challenges of working women which inhibit women social entrepreneurs to profit, flourish and have positive impacts in community developments through their social ventures via workshops and incubation program.
The program connects, trains, and support 20 young women as social entrepreneurs in Ghana to come up with sustainable, high impact and scalable social innovations via a 12-month period of incubation & intensive training.
Prospero chose this project because of its long-term goals: to advance a culture of social entrepreneurship whereby women lead innovative grassroots change, sustained by their own community and activities. In the future, six social ventures will be launched in Ghana, annually.
For more information visit: http://www.gywse.org
About The Prospero Foundation
The Prospero Foundation is a private, international charitable foundation founded by Ulrik DeBo. Mr. DeBo, a lifelong entrepreneur, whose upbringing and eventual success in the finance industry, through his company DeBondo Capital Ltd, gave him the relevant experience and insight required.
The foundation is run by a global network of entrepreneurs, who raise funds privately amongst their business contacts, and choose to invest them using a 'pay-it-forward' philosophy to focus on charitable projects that promise to perpetuate a chain reaction of positive growth opportunities for individuals and local communities for generations to come.
It is a foundation that empowers citizens to help themselves and those around them.
For additional information, please visit http://www.prosperofoundation.org