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No Vans Land: The Hector Ricketts Story

No Vans Land tells the inspiring story of a small business owner taking on City Hall. Hector, like many other Americans, came here from Jamaica for opportunity. But like too many others, he has been forced to constantly defend himself against government attempts to restrict his business and protect powerful interests. Continue reading No Vans Land: The Hector Ricketts Story

Indonesia: An inspiring story about green business

The video documents success stories and learning processes of young entrepreneurs who received the Start and Improve Your Green Business (SYGB) training and coaching as well as start-up capital by the Central Bank of Indonesia. In the video, the young entrepreneurs demonstrate how they turn waste into a business. The programme was part of the ILO’s Development of an Effective Entrepreneurship Programme, funded by Sida.