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“The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights.” Gloria Steinem Happy International Women’s Day from SPRING! Dating back to 1909, Women’s Day was founded as a strategy to promote equal rights for women. A year […]

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Founded by Nike Foundation and US and UK Government-led aid organisations USAID and DFID, SPRING seeks to support and develop early-stage business ventures aiming to develop products to address the challenges experienced by adolescent girls in developing countries. The project will be take place in eight countries including Tanzania, Kenya, Bangladesh and Nepal, over a […]

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Entrepreneurs understand the general business case for base of the pyramid (BoP) consumers, who represent a global market of nearly $5 trillion. SPRING’s mentors, advisers, and country managers are some of the foremost experts on the girl market. Business Fights Poverty

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One of the most common questions we get from entrepreneurs is why we’ve chosen to focus the SPRING Accelerator exclusively on adolescent girls who are living in poverty. Entrepreneurs understand the general business case for base of the pyramid (BoP) consumers, who represent a global market of nearly $5 trillion. They also understand that BoP […]

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We’re delighted to announce that the application process for SPRING 2015 is now open! We’ll be accepting applications until March 16, 2015. As a reminder, all entrepreneurs who wish to apply must do so online. We’ve been really excited to see so much interest from entrepreneurs around the world since we announced SPRING in late […]

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