• Barka chairman admitted to the Council of Elders of the Pokomo Community in Kenya
  • European Citizens Award for Barka Foundation in Poland
  • Barka Foundation receives European Citizen’s Prize – Festive Gala in Poznan and Brussels
  • Evaluation of the impact of the free movement of EU citizens at local level
  • World CSR Congress presents BARKA with social innovation award
  • INISE representatives at the House of Lords
  • BARKA’s encounters with Japanese architects to create projects of support to communities hit by tsunami
  • BNP Paribas Wealth Management Special Prize for Tomasz and Barbara Sadowski
  • INISE representatives participated in the meeting at the Embassy of Japan in London
  • Ola Ciurlik study trip to Ghana
  • Please see below: heartwarming pictures and info on social entrepreneurship in Kenya
  • Nelson Mandela has passed away
  • Conference: „Building Bridges for a United Global Community”
  • Report from the INISE meeting held in Poznan on the 26th November 2013
  • Listen to inspiring TED talk on how to build relations and entreprenership in Africa
  • Seminar: „Investing in Africa’s economy as a form of development cooperation”
  • What is „social market economy”? – interview with Tomasz Sadowski, Chairman of the Barka Foundation and INISE
  • Conference „Cooperatives and work integration of disadvantaged persons” in Brussles organised by CECOP CIOPA Europe
  • INISE GM Report
  • Seminar „International Network for Innovative Social Entrepreneurship”
  • Barka wins the EAPN Award
  • Wielkopolska Solidarity Economy Centre named after Cyryl Ratajski – report from the opening event
  • Barka Foundation in publication „Social Innovation – European Project”
  • INISE has been registered!
  • Training of professionals from African communities based in Europe in the Barka Network
  • 8th study visit of African Leaders to Barka Network in Poland
  • Meeting to report Barka’s visit to Kenya and Ethiopia for the Barka Network in Poland
  • Barka meeting in the Polish Embassy in Addis Ababa
  • Meetings in Brussels
  • Social Integration Centre in Kenya

The Potential of the Social Economy for Local Development in Africa

Published 13/04/2015 at 14:20 - No Comments

The Social Economy is increasingly attracting the interest of policy makers and scholars alike, thanks to its capacity to tackle key social and economic issues. While the importance of the Social Economy has been recognised by the EU, its role in supporting local development in other continents is still widely overlooked. This exploratory study provides an overview of the […] IWEBIX Webdesign

Barka chairman admitted to the Council of Elders of the Pokomo Community in Kenya

Published 13/03/2015 at 13:22 - No Comments

Tomasz Sadowski, chairman of Barka Foundation for Mutual Help, was admitted to the Council of Elders of the Royal Tribe of Pokomo in Kenya. For the first time in 400 years, the white man has been adopted to the Council of Elders.  A ceremony took place on the 5th of March in the Barka centre […]

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