A social entrepreneurship job in Uganda and Nigeria is available with organizations like Village Enterprise Uganda and Paradigm Initiatives Nigeria. These organizations focus on creating jobs in poor communities through the start up and operations of sustainable new businesses. These jobs can help to raise families and entire communities out of desperate poverty and lay the foundation for economic development and lasting social change.
Currently the need for help is greatest in the rural areas of Uganda where a staff of 20 people at Village Enterprise have been working for the last 7 years to improve the economic conditions of local villagers. Among the 20 people employed in Uganda include 12 business mentors who work to inspire local people to overcome their fears and launch new business ventures, including growing high value agricultural crops on their land.