Our Top Posts of 2015

CASE had another busy and exciting year in 2015! We thought we’d share our most viewed posts for the year: #1: Did You Know? 10 Facts About CASE 600 students serving on nonprofit Boards. $12.1 million to launch a university accelerator program. Thousands of students taught. Partnership with the White House. Awards, speakers, and so […]

Healthcare Innovation in East Africa and SEAD

This post originally appeared on the Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD)’s blog here. SEAD is part of the USAID Higher Education Solutions Network and CASE is one of the Duke campus partners of the accelerator program. We will be highlighting events from the East Africa visit throughout the week so stay tuned! Our team […]

Innovation and Health Care for Kenyan Women

There are more than 250,000 pregnancy-related deaths each year in sub-saharan Africa. Yet, more than 50% of pregnant women in Kenya don’t deliver in a healthcare facility. Jacaranda Health – a chain of innovative reproductive health clinics in Kenya and part of the SEAD cohort – is aiming to change that. Recent Fuqua graduate John Emami had the chance […]

2014 CASE Award Goes to Living Goods

CASE is excited to announce the 2014 winner of the CASE Award for Enterprising Social Innovation (ESI), Living Goods! Living Goods is a fantastic social venture that empowers the poor through networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth while selling a broad assortment of affordable, life-changing […]

Using Mobile Technology to Distribute Affordable Healthcare in Kenya

This post was written by Colby Warner, a second year Duke MBA student.  Colby worked with the International Partnership for Innovative Healthcare Delivery (IPIHD) and Changamka this summer with support from the CASE Summer Internship Fund (learn more about SIF at the bottom of this post!). When I wrote my application essays last year, I romanticized about […]

Supporting Local Entrepreneurs in Mozambique

This post was written by Joaquin Brahm, a rising second year, who interned this summer with The Tony Elumelu Foundation with the support of CASE’s Summer Internship Fund (learn more about SIF at the bottom on this post!) My story begins three months before starting my MBA at Fuqua. Knowing that I was coming to study at Duke, my […]

Africa Makes an Impact

This post was written by Meiqing Fan.  Meiqing just finished her first year at Fuqua and participated in a social entrepreneurship project through the Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum (FCCP).  This blog was originally posted on Fuqua’s Daytime MBA Student Blog – read it, and lots of other great posts from students, here. During spring break, I spent […]

Motorcycles, Africa and Healthcare

This post was written by Nicole Hawkins, a rising second year student at Fuqua and a CASE Fellow. What do motorcycles, Africa and healthcare have in common?  The 2013 CASE Enterprising Social Innovation (ESI) Award winners, Riders for Health! Riders is a non-profit organization that manages and maintains motorcycles and vehicles for health-focused partners in sub-Saharan […]

2013 ESI Award: Riders for Health

CASE is proud to announce the winner of our 2013 Enterprising Social Innovation Award: Riders for Health! Riders for Health is an international social enterprise that manages and maintains vehicles for health-focused partners in sub-Saharan Africa which enables health workers to deliver vital health care to rural communities on a reliable and cost-effective basis. Riders for […]

The Challenges of Global Health

Dr. Krishna Udayakumar gave this TED-style talk as part of CASE’s 10th anniversary celebration in December 2012.  To read more posts on CASE’s anniversary celebration, click here! “If you are born in some places in sub-saharan Africa, you can expect to live less than half as long as someone who is born in Western Europe.” […]