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While 2020 brought many changes, challenges, and contention, we leveraged digital means of staying connected in order to deliver as much impact as possible

It goes without saying that 2020 has been one of the most challenging years for so many of us across the globe. Inherently, challenging times allow us to reflect, readjust, and respond to situations in ways that make us stronger moving forward. These times also allow us to be uncomfortable, and being uncomfortable can help us think in more dynamic and creative ways – and that is just what 2020 called for.

Regardless of the difficulties and restrictions posed on many of us this year, the empowering people. Network (epNetwork) team has persevered with a number of projects that will hopefully continue to have a positive effect on entrepreneurial development communities worldwide. To name a few, the epNetwork team checked in with our epAward 2019 winners in a blog series, conducted  digital workshops for the first time (which came with much excitement and many learnings), and launched two reports on topics needing urgent attention and action: ‘How Digital Solutions May Enhance Social Financing’ and, most recently, ‘Social Enterprises as Job Creators in Africa’.

Without further ado, let’s take a look at some reflections from 2020 directly from us, your epNetwork team.

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Article last edited on: June 02, 2021