March Central Roundup: Opportunities and Events on Social Impact

March 8, 2021

OPPORTUNITIES

Haquathon 2.0

Deadline: March 14, 2021

Save Philippine Seas and US Embassy of the Philippines

The search for tech-based solutions to save our seas is back! The Haquathon seeks individuals, groups, or organizations to create and pilot solutions that address coastal- and marine-related sustainability issues. Proposals may be a platform, software, hardware, or piece of equipment. Haquathon 2.0 (H20) is looking for solutions from the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Malaysia. Proposals must fall under one of the five themes: (i) climate change; (ii) illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing; (iii) sustainable tourism; (iv) seatizen engagement; and (v) sustainable consumption and production.

Apply: https://www.savephilippineseas.org/haquathon2

  

How to Change Human Behavior Online Hackathon

Deadline: March 12, 2021

Make the Planet Great Again x Benilde HiFi

A 48-hour online hackathon to fight climate change. Join us to build solutions for the planet. Over 48 hours, work with fellow students and young professionals across all disciplines as well as experts, entrepreneurs, activists and enthusiasts on innovative new concepts. Present your solutions to our panel and lay the foundation for your own pro-planet project!

Register now

  

DIWA (Deepening Impact of Women Activators)

Deadline: April 6, 2021

Ashoka Foundation

CALLING ALL WOMEN SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS! Apply now for DIWA (Deepening Impact of Women Activators), a capacity-building program for women social entrepreneurs! Designed by Ashoka, in partnership with Deutsche Bank and S&P Global Foundation.

Learn more and Apply here

  

Youth Co:Lab COVID-19 #OneYearOn Survey

Deadline: March 12, 2021

United Nations Development Program – Youth Co:Lab

One year on from COVID-19, our partners at Youth Co:Lab wants to know how young entrepreneurs are doing. ✨ By completing the survey, you will get access to follow-on SE support and a certificate for your participation.

Take the survey and get SE support

  

YSEALI Smart Cities Regional Workshop

Deadline: Ongoing

Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative

The YSEALI Smart Cities Regional Workshop will be a “Hybrid Program” which combine online session and in-person activities. We bring together 50 participants who are between the ages of 20-35 and are registered YSEALI network members from all ASEAN member nations as well as Timor-Leste. This workshop aims to enhance participants’ knowledge of smart cities as well as to explore how to involve civil society and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in smart city development in the region.

Learn more and Apply Here
  

SE Wellness Survey

If you are a social entrepreneur that manages or co-manages a social enterprise based in the Philippines, you are invited to participate in a research study that aims to advance the scientific understanding of the well-being of social entrepreneurs in the Philippines.

Learn more about your well-being. Upon completing the survey, you will receive an immediate report about your well-being and tips for managing your well-being based on positive psychology.

Get started here
  

EVENTS

Villgro

Join Villgro all this month in celebrating Women Entrepreneurs!

This month, we celebrate women through a host of exciting activities and events. So, save the dates! You wouldn’t want to miss any of them!

Impact Happy Hours is an event for organised by Villgro Philippines together with other impact entrepreneurship drivers in the Philippines to learn, connect and enjoy with the impact enterprise community. It’s on March 25, 5PM onwards.

Register here

IISLA Ventures

Moderate to severe food insecurity in the Philippines increased by 11% between 2014 and 2019 according to the State of Food Security and Nutrition (SOFI) 2020. This is expected to worsen as the economy struggles to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us in a back-to-back online IISLA Forum Dining Beyond Fast Food, March 23 and Farming Beyond Organic, March 24 as we examine these questions based on the insights generated from our own studies on consumption patterns among Filipinos and the sustainable agriculture landscape in the Philippines.

Register here

  

LAUNCHES

Snack Box by Bayani Brew and Villa Socorro Farms

Bayani Brew has teamed up with the Villa Socorro Farm to create your healthy and delicious Snack Box! Locally sourced from Farmers, naturally good for you!

Check it out here

ReSpark Book

Seize the day and spark better this 2021. The ReSpark book is out NOW. Your guide to restarting your project or venture into the new normal. Written by Patch Dulay, founder of The Spark Project, and features the brilliant minds of 6 amazing entrepreneurs!

Grab a copy

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