Ernest Hemingway once said, "A man does not exist until he is drunk." Sometimes, neither do literary characters.
Growing up in Mali, this social entrepreneur saw the devastating effects of malnutrition. He’s determined to not live in a world where we can put a man on the moon but can’t manage to feed all our fellow citizens.
Moses Sanga came to America to go to the Unreasonable Institute for help with his business plan (which didn’t exist). But he got more than that: It was also two weeks of firsts for him, from flying on a plane to eating a Popsicle.
What many of Brazil’s poorest people lack isn’t skills, but a marketplace. What if they had access to the shelves of the country’s biggest stores to sell what they make? It turns out, they can turn a tidy profit.
Working with the retail giant can make or break a business, as one Unreasonable entrepreneur finds out.
Discovering there was no portable way to test for an easily curable yet deadly disease, this social entrepreneur wasn’t daunted. He just invented a test that worked.
As one social entrepreneur looks to scale her company so she can have the most impact, she must decide whether being a nonprofit will help or hinder her efforts.
After six weeks learning about social entrepreneurship, the Unreasonable Fellows pitch their ventures to some of the biggest VCs in the world. Who will get funded? And what will they do next?
Moses Sanga has been witness to the aggressive deforestation of his home in Africa. He’s trying to create a new economy (and save the forests) by empowering locals to make charcoal from something other than wood, and then teaching them how to sell it.