Who is an entrepreneur?
A person who starts and manages a business (often by seeing a new opportunity), and takes financial risks in order to do so.
Who is a social entrepreneur?
A social entrepreneur is a person who develops a new business idea to address social problems, such as hunger and access to clean water. Social entrepreneurs act as change agents for society.
Who is the social entrepreneur from the One Hen story? Kojo!
The Kojo character was based on a real-life entrepreneur named, Kwabena Darko. Dr. Darko started a poultry business with just one hen and this business now helps thousands of people in his community.
Read more about Dr. Darko here.
Want to learn more? Check out these videos of kids who have become social entrepreneurs or start your own through One Henís Pledge your Profit campaign.