Suburban News Bulletin
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Wednesday, 11 January 2012 00:00
A panel of judges listens intently to a presentation at last month's first Northern Illinois University Social Venture Business Plan competition. Photo provided by NIU.
A unique class on social ventures led to a business plan to help provide inexpensive power to families in the developing world. The 'Light Up Africa' proposal created by a team of Northern Illinois University students took home the prize of $10,000 to help realize their dream.
Armed with a business plan that could provide inexpensive electrical power to families across the developing world, Team Light Up Africa took top honors in the first ever Social Venture Business Plan Competition at Northern Illinois University.
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