NBHS is working with MaGIC to Help Promote SEHATI Program in KK

North Borneo Historical Society is working together with MaGIC for SEHATI Program in KK for this Sunday and next Monday.


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The concept of social enterprise is still relatively new in Malaysia. Please spend a minute or two and learn more about Social Enterprise and the SEHATI program to be organised by Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC) that’s happening in KK this weekend.

What is Social Enterprise?

“Social enterprises are businesses that trade to tackle social problems, improving communities, people’s life chances, or the environment. They make their money from selling goods and services in the open market, but they reinvest their profits back into the business or the local community. When they profit, society profits.” – Social Enterprise UK

We believe that people like you can be part of the solution to local social and environmental problems that we face. We’ve seen social enterprises solve some of the world’s most pressing social issues such as poverty, access to clean water and unemployment.

There is still work to do and we want you to join us and be part of the solution!

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MaGIC Social Entrepreneurship proudly brings you SEHATI 2015!

Come join us at SEHATI where you will hear from some of nation’s most prominent social entrepreneurs and how to start a social enterprise.

SEHATI Day 1 – Kompleks Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan (Kompleks PKP), Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
Sunday | 11 October 2015 | 0830 – 1645

TALKFest on the basic understanding of social entrepreneurship. We have an amazing and inspiring line-up of local social entrepreneurs who will share their stories venturing into social entrepreneurship. We’ll also learn about:

  • What is a social enterprise & common misconceptions
  • 5 common business models
  • Challenges and opportunities for social entrepreneurship in Malaysia
  • Networking session

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SEHATI Day 2 – Kompleks Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan (Kompleks PKP), Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
Monday | 12 October 2015 | 0830 – 1830

Workshop to provide basic skill sets and tools to venture into this sector. Following that, there will also be a pitching competition where you will get to pitch your idea. Topics covered :

  • issue-based problem solving,
  • business model,
  • impact measurement and
  • pitching techniques.

Some of our confirmed speakers include:

  • Amy Blair, Founder of Batik Boutique, a SE that providing rural people a sustainable income through batik painting as well as preserving the batik industry in Malaysia.
  • Ronald, Founder of Mangochilli, a modern Thai cafe that will give meal to a child in need with every meal we purchased.
  • Anja Juliah, Founder of BluBear, an SE that produce affordable reusable sanitary pad for underprivileged girls that are missing schools.

WHO SHOULD JOIN SEHATI?

Everyone! Like-minded people. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, an idea-monger, a student, or are simply looking to know what social entrepreneurship is all about, join us for either or both of the days!

And of course, food and drinks will be provided.

Come to learn, network and jam on some ideas with us!

Seats are limited! If you have any questions, feel free reach out to Sharifah at se@mymagic.my or call us at 03 8324 4800. See you there!

Sign up for this free program here and use promo code ‘magicsehati’ to get your free tickets

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I love the history of North Borneo (Sabah) and strive to digitally archive any related information on this website. I'm also the author of LifeinMy.com and CyberjayaCity.com. Follow me on Twitter @richardker.

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