2014 CASE Award Goes to Living Goods

March 2014 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 […]

Summer Internship: Using Mobile Technology to Distribute Affordable Healthcare in Kenya

This post was written by Colby Warner, a second year Duke MBA student, in October 2013.  Colby worked with the International Partnership for Innovative Healthcare Delivery (IPIHD) and Changamka this summer with support from the Summer Internship Fund. When I wrote my application essays last year, I romanticized about a career where I could use my […]

Supporting Local Entrepreneurs in Mozambique in my Summer Internship

This post was written in August 2013 by Joaquin Brahm, a rising second year, who interned with The Tony Elumelu Foundation with the support of the Summer Internship Fund. My story begins three months before starting my MBA at Fuqua. Knowing that I was coming to study at Duke, my wife and I decided to quit our […]

Client Consulting in Africa to Make an Impact

This post was written in July 2013 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). During spring break, I spent 2 weeks in South Africa with 38 classmates. Our trip was part of the Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum, which is […]

Motorcycles, Africa, and Healthcare

This post was written by Nicole Hawkins, a rising second year student at Fuqua and a CASE Fellow in May 2013. 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 […]

2013 ESI Award: Riders for Health

March 2013 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. […]

The Challenges of Global Health

Dr. Krishna Udayakumar gave this TED-style talk as part of CASE’s 10th anniversary celebration in December 2012. “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.” That is how Dr. Krishna Udayakumar – a Fuqua alum […]

ESI Winner KickStart and Ending Poverty

This post was written in May 2012 by first year MBA student and CASE Fellow Greg Payne. Greg reflects on a recent visit from Martin Fisher, Co-Founder and CEO of KickStart International. CASE was honored to recently host Martin at Fuqua and award Kickstart the 2012 CASE Enterprising Social Innovation (ESI) Award. What is the […]

2012 Enterprising Social Innovation Award Winner!

April 2012 CASE is proud to announce the winner of our 2012 Enterprising Social Innovation Award: KickStart International! KickStart develops and promotes technologies that can be used by entrepreneurs to establish and run profitable small scale enterprises and help families improve their economic status. As of February 2012, KickStart has helped create 128,400 enterprises in Africa, sold 198,292 irrigation […]