South Africa

"In South Africa the sector is gaining momentum and getting organised; it will hopefully be able to influence government policy and create a conducive environment for social entrepreneurs to do business."

Mary Gillett-de Klerk, SECOSA - Social Enterprise Council of South Africa

Polling Results

How south africa scored from 1 to 44 for each question. (Lowest rank and highest average score is the most positive).

  • 27

    Conditions are favourable for social entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses

    (56.3)
  • 39

    Government policy supports social entrepreneurs

    (29.2)
  • 39

    It is easy for social entrepreneurs to get grant funding

    (27.1)
  • 39

    It is easy for social entrepreneurs to access investment (debt and/or equity)

    (22.9)
  • 37

    Social entrepreneurs can access the non-financial support they need

    (54.2)
  • 26

    It is easy for social entrepreneurs to sell to government

    (29.2)
  • 23

    It is easy for social entrepreneurs to sell to business

    (47.9)
  • 04

    It is easy for social entrepreneurs to sell to the public

    (70.8)
  • 41

    It is easy for social entrepreneurs to attract staff with the required skills

    (37.5)
  • 34

    The general public understands what social entrepreneurs do

    (29.2)
  • 14

    Social entrepreneurs can make a living from their work in my country

    (62.5)
  • 18

    Social entrepreneurship is gaining momentum

    (81.3)

Questions We Asked

Click a question below to explore a summary of the key findings and see the polling results.