SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AS AN INNOVATIVE TOOL FOR SOLVING SOCIAL PROBLEMS IN LATVIA

Zanda Poruka

Abstract


Social entrepreneurship in Latvia has been poorly researched, a new and innovative tool for solving various social problems affecting target groups such as the unemployed, people with disabilities, visual and auditory disabilities, young mothers, youth, persons following imprisonment, seniors, persons with moving disorders. Social entrepreneurship aims at providing social services, building inclusive civil society, promoting education, supporting science, environmental protection and preservation, animal protection or cultural diversity provision. Social enterprises work in areas such as crafts and handicraft production, the production of creative industry goods, social services, health services including preventive work, communication services, educational activities provision and counselling, charity shops. . The article aims to study the social entrepreneurship to draw conclusions and provide an on-account. Novelty is to identify typical social entrepreneurship features.

Keywords


social entrepreneur; social entrepreneurship; social risk groups; social problems;

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17770/iss2019.5268

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