Shaping Social Good in Mongolia


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Mongolia is set to to meet its Sustainable Development Goals for 2030 through a Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, which is a community-based project funded through an Alumni TIES small grant from the U.S. Department of State, that connects individuals and organizations who are committed to social entrepreneurship.

The August 2018 Alumni TIES seminar in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on the theme of "Strengthening Environments for Civic and Public Engagement," inspired the Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp.

Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp (SEB) gathered 25 Mongolians from across all sectors and given them the resources and opportunities to work together to develop innovative solutions to complex social problems facing Mongolia.

Also, SEB is a step forward in creating an environment that supports civic participation and public engagement in Mongolia.

The opening ceremony of the Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp launched on March 1, 2019 at the American Cultural Center. The participants reported an increase in understanding of social entrepreneurship and an intention to continue working with one another to address social development issues.

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