Industry: Retail

Ecaterina Cumpina

I am the director of the INIMA PURA Enterprise that takes care of street cats. Our business receives donations of clothes, shoes and accessories, selling them at fair prices and investing the profit to make our city a better place for street animals, especially cats.

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Vitalii Pcholkin

At the age of 19, I suffered a serious injury that forced me to see life from a different perspective – from a wheelchair. It took me years to learn to take care of myself and to start my own family. At the start of the war in 2014, I used my experiences to create InvaFishki – a project that changes the quality of life of people with disabilities. Subsequently, the information platform began to generate numerous requests for goods that either did not exist in Ukraine or did not exist at all. This was what inspired me to create a social enterprise for the supply and production of assistive devices...

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Dariya Yaroshenko

My name is Daria, and I have been involved in public activities in ecology and environmental protection for several years with my public organisation, “Kharkiv Eco City”. My public activity motivated me to create a commercial project – the eco-goods store “ZRWST.SHOP”, which gave me the financial opportunity to immerse myself even more in social projects and develop them. This project combines social activities and entrepreneurship. “ZRWST.SHOP” operates both online and offline and suggests reusable items and products from recycled plastic to legal entities....

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Tatiana Seul

I am 30 years old and have been passionate about social entrepreneurship since 2016, when I went on a study visit to Poland, to a day care centre for people with disabilities, where they made hand-made articles on order. I wanted to do something similar in Moldova, and began by looking for as much information as I could. After participating in a social entrepreneurship conference in 2018 and meeting a Romanian expert who gave me some advice, I took the first steps towards my own social business. In October 2019, I opened a small shop in Ialoveni where I sell natural...

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