Capacity building and exchange program for young social innovators from Belarus, Russia and Ukraine in Germany

• Design-thinking workshops • Developing project ideas • Pitches at leading social entrepreneurship hubs in Germany • Matching sessions at conferences and startup summits • Study visits to social start-ups • Coaching and mentorship

The program took place in 2015-2017 and included regional seminars in Brest, Charkiw, Gomel, Grodno, Dnipro, Irkutsk, Ivano-Frankivsk, Kaliningrad, Mariupol, Odessa, Novokuznezk, Saint-Petersburg, Vladivostok, Voronezh and a study tour to Dortmund and Berlin. SOIN network consists of 60 alumni and leading professionals from social innovation and entrepreneurship sector.