Social Entrepreneurship & Education
Ashoka Belgium & Switzerland
Ashoka is the largest network of social entrepreneurs worldwide, with more than 3,200 social entrepreneurs called Ashoka Fellows in 88 countries. Ashoka pioneered the field of social entrepreneurship and has a network of corporate and governmental partners worldwide into who increasingly look to entrepreneurial talent to solve social problems. Ashoka also launched a specific programme to trigger fundamental changes in education so that everyone can become a changemaker.
Lunt Foundation vision
Our world is in dire need of a new economic system that reconciles human activity and a healthy, sustainable planet. Inspired by the laws of nature, the Regenerative Economy model gives way for both development of human activity and regeneration of life on the planet.
Lunt Foundation support
The Lunt Foundation supports Ashoka since 2013. Funds have covered communication tools for Ashoka Belgium and development costs of the Ashoka Changemaker School programme.
Additionally, they supported the collaborative forum organised with HEG Fribourg which engaged Swiss companies with today’s top social innovators, driving social change in Switzerland and globally. The event was followed by a conference on “Entrepreneurial Leadership in the Digital Era”, welcoming Jimmy Wales, co-founder of Wikipedia and Ashoka Fellow, as keynote speaker.