Sao Paolo’s Tipping Point
While only a third of Brazilians have internet access at home, they spend an average of 70 hours a month online, more than any other country in the world. A 23% increase in web growth coupled with a uniquely loyal online shopping audience presents enormous opportunities for entrepreneurship in a country widely divided by the very rich and the very poor.
Brazil represents Ashoka’s largest social entrepreneur program from its network of 60 countries in five continents. Ashoka strives to support social innovation and provide the infrastructure for businesses and non-profits to solve societies great challenges. Learn more about Ashoka’s changemakers and how Brasil’s Ashoka Fellows have used social media for social change.