CEO Talks About OceanSpring Social Enterprise Plans

OceanSpring Social Enterprise is expanding its coverage footprints across Africa. In this interview with SENS Crew Joshua Luthanga, Mariah Posner and Dauda Kareem, Editor-in-Chief Samuel Odebowale addressed some business and operational issues last week in Abuja. Here is an excerpt as edited by Melinda Scott…   SENS: OceanSpring implements a corporate philosophy. What is it about? The experience has been […]

Harnessing Social Enterprise for National Development

Promoting social enterprises can play a significant role in driving sustainable development in Nigeria by addressing social, economic, and environmental challenges while fostering inclusive growth. Social enterprise promotion can be leveraged for development in Nigeria in the following ways: Addressing Social Issues: Social enterprises can tackle pressing social issues such as poverty, unemployment, healthcare, education, and gender inequality. By providing […]

Social Capital for National Development

Social capital, defined as the networks, relationships, and norms of trust and reciprocity within a society, is increasingly being recognized as a critical driver of economic and social development. In Nigeria, a country characterized by diverse ethnicities, cultures, and socio-economic disparities, harnessing social capital presents immense opportunities for promoting inclusive growth and sustainable development. Building Trust and Cooperation At the […]

Understanding Social Capital

Social capital refers to the networks, relationships, and norms of trust and reciprocity that exist within a society or community. It encompasses the social connections and resources that individuals and groups can access through their interactions with others. Social capital can manifest in various forms, including interpersonal relationships, community organizations, and shared values and norms. There are two primary components […]