Social Entrepreneurship: How Social Entrepreneurs Pioneering Social Change - the Evidence from Tanzania

Mushumbusi Paul Kato, Lawrencia Dominick Mushi


Social entrepreneur are genius, creative and innovative individuals who respond to the local problems by engaging their community in solving them to accelerate sustainable social transformation. This article aimed at understanding how social entrepreneurs create social value in the community. The paper is based on publicly available profiles of Fellows of Ashoka. We selected one sample out of five Ashoka fellows from Tanzania as a case study representing how social entrepreneurs create social value. The findings reveal that social entrepreneur identify problems which hinder social and economic development of the poor and marginalized group in the community and provide solutions to create sustainable social transformation.

Keywords: Tanzania, social entrepreneurship, social entrepreneur, Ashoka

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