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22 October 2014

HEC Paris Conference "The Philippines: a new hub for social entrepreneurs!"

  • When: 22/10/2014
  • Where: HEC campus

Filipino entrepreneur and founder of Gawad Kalinga, Antonio Meloto, 63, has a background in economics. He was a former SVP at Procter & Gamble before becoming the Founding President of the NGO “Gawad Kalinga” (= to Give Care) in 2003. 

For the past 15 years, he has devoted himself to the fight against extreme poverty in his home-country, with the aim to restore dignity to the 25 million poorest Filipinos by 2024 (5 million households in slums). His approach is to build empowered, sustainable, self-sufficient “Communities”, accompanied by 7 development programs (including for education and health), and to significantly develop and scale-up social businesses.

He will be accompanied by 3 other exceptional entrepreneurs from the Philippines: FABIEN COURTEILLE, founder of Plush&Play, FREDDIE TINGA, President of GET and DYLAN WILK, founder of Human Nature will meet students and staffs on HEC campus to share their vision and challenges of their social businesses in the Philippines. 

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