Social Enterprise Festival in Lodz, Poland
On 28-29 of September Ewa Sadowska from Barka UK took part in the conference “Social means economical – strengthening social economy sector in the Lodz Region in Poland by creating a regional social economy incubator to provide a complex support to social economy initiatives”.
The conference gathered members of social cooperatives and those who are about to start social businesses in the Lodz region as well as local and regional authorities. Among key speakers were representatives of social enterprises from Spain, Germany, Italy and the UK. Ewa Sadowska spoke on social enterprise movement in the UK as well as the projects of Barka in London to support economic migrants as an example of a social enterprise.