Images of Research: Innovation for the global good

Left behind

Category: Tackling uncertainty

A lone man scours the rubbish dumped on the fringe of Cairo

He is... left behind by the government, the aid agencies, collecting what is left behind by us. He is a left behind entrepreneur, in a left behind informal settlement. Through study of social entrepreneurship in informal settlements, such as those on the Greater Cairo fringes, we can inform national and international policy on the ability of the marginalised themselves to play a proactive role in the advancement of their communities.

Entrant: Christine Habib , Hunter Centre For Entrepreneurship

Copyright: Christine Habib

Funding: Strathclyde John Anderson Research Award (JARA) / Global Engagements Fund

Collaborators: Katerina Nicolopoulou


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