ACRE is working with schools, organisations, agencies and enterprises in more than 30 communities across Australia and our reach is growing.
Our Wide Horizons program seeks to lift participant aspirations, and provide meaningful opportunities for engagement with their communities. Through Wide Horizons, we’re supporting the next generation to thrive.
A fashion entrepreneur from Melbourne is collaborating with a community centre in Cambodia to develop a social enterprise that will offer safe employment for women and support education programs for local children.
While working from home during a COVID lockdown, a social welfare practitioner from Ballarat decided to create a business solution that could support women at risk.
Globally there is a fundamental shift towards students being supported to become job creators through involvement in entrepreneurial learning. Thanks to a partnership with the Social Enterprise Academy, ACRE offers Social Enterprise Schools across Victoria.
In 2018 Social Enterprise Academy Australia for the first time delivered an indigenous learning and development program which was translated in language for the participants.
In 2018 the Nandaly Community Hotel Committee were looking for a potential new business model for their local pub and meeting point, the Nandaly Hotel, which had been closed for six months due to very difficult and unforeseen circumstances.
As a result of the Understanding Social Enterprise learning programs delivered across Victoria, these projects were developed and received support from ACRE, each delivering significant social and economic impacts for the respective rural communities.