Enactus WHU Vallendar e.V.

Improve the world through entrepreneurial action

Enactus is an international non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring students to improve the world through entrepreneurial action. Currently, in 36 countries about 75.500 students at 1.700 colleges and 550 supporting companies are part of the world’s largest network of its kind.

Entrepreneurial approach and shared values

"Enactus" stands for three important principles:

  • entrepreneurial: initiating business innovation with integrity and passion
  • action: the experience of social impact that sparks social enterprise
  • us: student, academic and business leaders collaborating to create a better world
[Translate to Englisch:] Enactus WHU

Charitable projects and economical methods

The achievements of Enactus arise in charitable projects all around the world. The students take responsibility and apply entrepreneurial spirit and economic methods to cope with today’s challenges in society, economy and environment. Thereby, Enactus supports students to prepare themselves to think and act economically in a more and more complex world.

Our team

The Enactus Team at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar was established in October 2013 by six motivated students. In the meantime, the team is recognized as a non-profit organization in which 30 business students engage in two international and three national projects:

  • Vision A tackles the lack of Vitamin A in nutrition of parts of Africa

    • Contribute to the fight against vitamin A deficiency and childhood blindness – worldwide 250 million children suffer from vitamin A deficiency, a main cause of nutrition-based childhood blindness
    • Cooperation with local farmers in systematic growth of the Orange-fleshed Sweet Potato containing vitamin A a thousand times more than Manioc
    • Empower the local farmers to tackle the issue – majority of the crops will be distributed locally, the rest will be exported to Europe to help scaling the project sustainably

  • Worldwide establishes a restaurant operated by refugees in Sicily

    • Initiate a controversial discussion about integration among local people
    • Encourage refugees to take economic and social responsibility
    • Bring together motivated people with different cultural backgrounds

  • The Help-O-Mat (help-o-mat.de) enables people to engage in social projects via an interactive platform

    • Bringing together motivated volunteers with people in need
    • Increase in individual engagement
    • Expand the tool, nationally in the first step, internationally in the second step

  • Taridoo raises funds by offering a platform for phone contracts ensuring transparency
  • Wunderkarte facilitates art lessons in children hospices by selling postcards

Further information

Please visit www.vallendar.enactus.de for further information!

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