This January I completed my social business canvas my graduation presentation and reflective artifact.
A pdf copy of the Social Business Canvas
SOCIAL BUSINESS CANVAS
MISCONCEPTION THAT FAIRTRADE IS ‘CHARITY.’
ABSENCE AND LITTLE KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING ABOUT FAIRTRADE AND THE FAIRTRADE PRINCIPLES.
LACK OF FAIRTRADE OR FAIRLY TRADED PRODUCTS IN THE UAE AND MENA REGION.
CONNECTING CONSUMERS WITH FAIRTRADE PRODUCERS/ARTISANS.
CREATING SUSTAINABLE LONG TERM INCOME GENERATION FOR FAIRTRADE PRODUCERS.
EDUCATING AND RAISING AWARNESS TO CONSUMERS, EDUCATORS, BUSINESSES AND GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS.
PARTICIPATING AT SPECIALIST MARKETS, EXHIBITIONS AND BOUTIQUES.
VISITING FAIRTRADE PRODUCERS
CONDUCTING AND EDITING INTERVIEWS WITH FAIRTRADE PRODUCERS AND ARTISANS.
WRITING HIGH QUALITY CONTENT BLOGS/VLOGS
DESIGNING PROTOTYPE FAIRTRADE PRODUCTS
Below are some of the flip charts I created for my Social Business Canvas
Social Business Canvas - Problem
Social Business Canvas - Value Propositions
Social Business Canvas - Target Segments
I presented or should I say my graduation video was screened at the graduation ceremony hosted at the Sharjah Gof and Shooting Club 21st January 2019.
What inspired you to start the business?
Here is my Reflective Artifact
Failure Quote - Failure is when you stop trying!
Quote - The Greatest Wealth Is Health
Quote - Self-Care Isn't Selfish
Vegard Olson - Life Coach and expert witness for BSEP and SSE London, workshop at the Good Hotel - July 2018
Jen MacKay - Business coach and presentation expert witness for BSEP and SSE London, workshop at the Good Hotel - July 2018
Quote - Believe in Yourself
Quote - Ben Okri
Jo Van Osch - Mentor, Life Coach, Birmingham, UK
Visit to ENABLE - Dubai Festival City - September 2018
The BSEP ladies (Badiri Social Enterprenerial Programme 2018)
As I end this pioneering programme I would like to take this opportunity to wishes to all the ladies on the programme the very best, may your ideas thrive and flourish.
Wednesday 23rd January I travelled to Sharjah to assist the NAMA (Badiri Academy) and School For Social Entrepreneurs London and Liverpool teams part design the programme for the second cohort.
I was joined by Mariyam Q, Mariam Hoteit and Ayesha.
Process for Co Design
Agenda and Timing
Collage - Part designing the second cohort with the NAMA, Badiry Academy and School for Social Entrpreneurs, Sharjah, UAE - January 2019
Amy Babor of the School For Social Entrepreneurs London with her completed
colour coded Post It Design Sheet
I started the year by enrolling on a play writing course taught by Alex Broun at the Emirates Literature Foundation Shindaga, Dubai.
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Hello! My name is Sabeena Ahmed.
I'm a fairtrade campaigner, educator and social entrepreneur.
I was born and educated in Manchester, UK.
I'm a qualified PGCE ESOL Practitioner, adore fairtrade chocolate and support breast cancer research.
I promote the sustainable development goals, fair trade ethical living and the circular economy.
This is a brief summary of my fairtrade activities and campaigns in the United Arab Emirates spanning 2009 to 2020.
I celebrated Fairtrade Fortnight and International Women's Day 2020 Dubai, UAE with my sister Irem.
This year the Fairtrade Foundation UK's campaign is all about the women, who grow the cocoa in the chocolate. The hashtag is #SHEDESERVES.
I was so pleased to learn about the House of Commons UK also supports Fairtrade Fortnight 2020.
The World Fair Trade Organization's Communications team asked me to share the names of inspirational women in my life for International Women's Day 2020.
This years campaign hashtag is #SheEmpowersMe
I chose to mention 4 ladies and invited them to continue the video challenge.
Ms Christina Longden - The Lorna Young Foundation
Ms Samini Bibi - Sabah Pakistan
Ms Roopa Mehta (Apa) - WFTO President
Ms Moon Sharma (Apa) - Tara Projects, India
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