Along with our partners, Citi Foundation and NextBillion, GlobaLens is proud to present the 2013 NextBillion Case Writing Competition Winners.
The NextBillion writing competition is dedicated to identifying, publishing, and rewarding the writers behind the most instructive real-world business cases of social entrepreneurship and market-based methods across a multitude of sectors.
BTPN President Jerry Ng faces the dilemma of how to grow the business and continue its social mission through microfinance. Should BTPN expand its micro-lending services for base-of-the-pyramid businesses and other low-income customers?
Triple Quest searches for the best business model to distribute the proprietary Hydraid water filtration system. They prefer a for-profit model that would support entrepreneurial activity within base-of-the-pyramid markets.
ayzh is a social venture focused on providing products that improve maternal health in base-of-the-pyramid countries. An opportunity for global expansion can maximize the impact of their product, but could change their social enterprise business model.
The founding and growth of an NGO started with the founder's experiences in the Peace Corps. While in Guatemala, he identified opportunities for entrepreneurial businesses designed to employ local workers and attract more tourist dollars.
Simon Mkao must choose a business model for expanding his small-scale mushroom farming operations. This case focuses on mechanisms for alleviating poverty and addressing food security issues within small-scale farming in Tanzania's Kilimanjaro region.