The Fiver: Making positive change



Everyday the Crowd are creating social change through the power of ideas

Whether it’s a bakery slashing re-offending rates, a community fridge feeding people in need, or a woodworking shop taking young people off the streets — when they succeed, the whole of society benefits.

Take a look at five superb social enterprises live right now.

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The Secret Sari is on its way to a beach near you very soon. Each dress is beautifully made by women in India, all rescued from a life of slavery.
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After being named as a Nesta New Radical of 2016, Make Votes Matter are crowdfunding to imburse their campaign for electoral reform in the UK.
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Lola and Me is an accessories company with a difference – offering ethical employment to women in developing countries with profits helping to encourage more of them into education.
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Spiela is an online platform with a mission to engage those from minority backgrounds and ensure that they have a supportive space in which to network with others.
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Lúnasa is a worker owned co-operative, built on a desire for a better society. The café was fire damaged earlier this year but is bouncing back with the help of the Crowd.
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