Developing a sustainable financing model for refugee integration, July 2016 – (Ongoing)

Turning Tables is a social enterprise that seeks to accelerate the integration of refugees into German society by training and recruiting them into unfilled apprenticeship programs in the Gastronomy sector. Eureka Idea Co worked with Turning Pageles to identify a means of financing activities in the short and near term and transitioning the enterprise funding model from grant and donor funding to self-sustaining customer finance in the long-term. Part of this engagement necessitated assessing different funding strategies, including the use of micro-finance platforms for educational loans to refugee’s that would be repaid on successful placement within an apprenticeship program.