Good Neighbors supports to incubate and manage social enterprises in order to maximize social impact in agriculture, food security, energy and WASH, and other areas with its ultimate goal in sustainable development. We promote social enterprises to be sustainably profitable as well as to create social value in the local community.
– Impact measurement evaluation
– Business model development
– Financing initial impact investments
– Providing business management service
– Innovation management
– Problem-solving consulting
– Social entrepreneurship education
GN Social Enterprise in the fields
Mongolia ‘Good Sharing’
Sells and distributes G-Saver, an environmentally friendly and energy-efficient heat saver using appropriate technology.
Nepal ‘H plant’
Purchases herbs from community members at a fair price, and develops and sells the products made from the herbs
(essential oils, scented candles, shampoo and hair treatment, cosmetics).
Cambodia ‘Good Solar Innovation’
Sells and distributes photovoltaic generator devices such as solar home systems and solar head lanterns.
Rwanda ‘Café de gisagara’
Purchases, refines, and sells coffee beans raised by local communities through cooperatives.
Guatemala ‘Buenos Vecinos’
Sells and distributes Cook-Stove.
Purchases and sells agricultural Livestock products(mushroom, pig) from local community members.
Our economic capacity development work focuses on the following two areas:
Promoting social economy for people
People need united actions in economic activities to have fair share of them. Thus, we promote social economy. We support social economic organization from establishment to operation. Our work through long-term partnership helps promote the organisation’s democratic management and also to assist them to become market competitive.
Improving people’s economic capacity
Along with social economy promotion, we will also work for people in poverty to obtain improved production skills and materials which they have difficulties to access. Likewise our assistance covers their financial access. Enabling financial access will provide more opportunities to enhance their economic capacity.