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More than 80 major college and universities offer courses on social entrepreneurship.
Ashoka has established programs in over 60 countries and supports the work of over 1800 social entrepreneurs.
A social entrepreneur, Fabio Rosa, helped to cut electrification costs in Brazil by 70-80% and brought electricity to over one million people.
College Summit, created by social entrepreneur JB Schramm, has almost doubled the college admission rates of low-income students in its programs to 79%.
Transfair and social entrepreneur Paul Rice have generated $54 million in income for family farmers through an equitable model of international trade.
Social entrepreneurs supported by Echoing Green are nearly four times as likely to expand their organization by year two as peer organizations.