Remgro Case Study

Remgro: Strengthen our Society (SOS) | Journey to Social Enterprise Programme


Strengthen our Society (SOS) is part of Remgro's Corporate Social Investment portfolio. It supports a number of NPOs to enhance their structural capacity and realise their full potential.

Journey to Social Enterprise was commisioned to enable NPOs to move beyond traditional funding and strengthen their future viability through alternative revenue streams.

Remgro are keen to see the selected SOS organisations "reach the next level". By increasing income and financial sustainability, the aim is to enable NPOs to achieve higher levels of social impact.


The Programme

The 6-day programme was divided into 3 modules and also included mentoring and business support services from a range of partners:

 1. Understanding Social Enterprise  2. Marketing Your Social Enterprise  3. Business Planning 
  • Social enterprise concepts
  • Legal and organisational structures
  • Balancing social and economic missions
  • Revenue models and income generation
  • Visit a social enterprise
  • Defining your customers
  • Market research
  • Defining your Unique Selling Point
  • Understanding and creating customer value
  • Promotional strategies and creating a marketing plan
  • Understanding your external context 
  • Creating social value
  • Developing a business plan
  • Stakeholder analysis and engagement
  • Pitching your business plan

Can we help your organisation?

Take a look at our Prospectus to see the full range of customisable programmes and modules available. 

Go to the online prospectus