Eos Entrepreneur Foundation
fosters Social Entrepreneurs reaching out for a better world

Motivated and willing to address social and/or environmental issues in a sustainable manner

Selected Initiatives and Projects to Achieve Transformative Impact

Promote sustainable social entrepreneur initiatives - top-down and bottom-up

Eos Entrepreneur Foundation supports social entrepreneurs who pursue sustainable initiatives for the benefit of the community, share knowledge, promote prevention and networking. Income opportunities are developed, ecological cultivation is established and social skills such as communication, trust and leadership roles are promoted and taken up -> more

Women in leadership roles along the cocoa value chain - more resilient communities, sustainable cocoa farming

Eos Entrepreneur Foundation promotes and supports social entrepreneurs in their communities that grow cocoa in agroforestry. The advancement of women is a key priority in this project. See for yourself the video update from the manager and the deputy of a central collection and processing center for cocoa beans.
Self-supporting, ecologically sustainable and central collection and processing centers, i.e., so-called "Centro de Acopio" (CdA) for cocoa, are the other major goal of our on-site project work. These CdAs play an important role in the cocoa value chain to improve the quality and quantity of the harvest as shown in the diagram below ->  more

Promote the circular economy by supporting personal responsibility and innovation

Eos Entrepreneur Foundation supports social entrepreneurs who tackle social and ecological challenges on their own. Taking distance from the linear economy, responsible, sustainable cultivation, consumption, and production patterns based on the circular economy are promoted. The foundation, together with network organizations, is involved in raising awareness of the circular economy -> more

Support rural communities in sustainable cultivation and processing

Eos Entrepreneur Foundation supports groups of women in rural communities who started to grow herbs, vegetables and/or fruits as their own initiative. In order to achieve financial sustainability and with that scalability, a processing centre is being set up together with food specialists, which will allow to dry herbs, fruit and vegetables, to further process and sell them on the local or regional market -> more

Be Active

Donors offer support

With a donation you are supporting the purpose of the Foundation and the realization of initiatives and projects respectively. 
You are more than welcome to closely follow the development of the initiatives and to participate in reaching the positive impact
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Social Entrepreneurs take action

As a responsible, creative Social Entrepreneur you want to make the world a better place, want to know your strengths and weaknesses, be part of a network of like-minded, are aware that you eventually need some coaching along the way 
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Coaches act as enablers

You support social entrepreneurs in specific areas of expertise and accompany them in critical phases to be effective  
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About us

Eos Entrepreneur Foundation

The not-for-profit foundation was founded in 2012 with the purpose to promote Social Entrepreneurs in Latin America and Switzerland. Like the Greek Goddess EOS who brings light into the new day, so does the Foundation by supporting Social Entrepreneurs with their initiatives that generate positive impact for beneficiaries  -> read more

How we work

The Foundation fosters, enables and supports Social Entrepreneurs whose initiatives are contributing to the Global Sustainable Development Goals as defined by the UN Agenda 2030. The coaches accompany and support the Social Entrepreneurs on site to achieve a positive impact in the communities for the beneficiaries.
Foundations, philanthropic investors, donors and shared value partners significantly contribute to financing projects and scaling them up -> read more

Additional insight and information

Annual reports and semi-annual updates offer an overview and insights into the Foundation's projects, the development of initiatives and their impact. Topics most relevant for the Foundation and its environment are taken up and discussed in light of the Foundation purpose
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We look forward to hearing from you!

Eos Entrepreneur Foundation

Seefeldstrasse 69 | 8008 Zürich