Module: Planning social action

Duration: 45 minutes

Social Development Theme: Social enterprise


Making something happen when you have limited resources is a key skill of social enterprise. Making do with what you have, identifying unused assets that could have value, motivating stakeholders and organising people and money towards achieving change.

This activity helps participants think through basic principles of where their resources are going to come from, and how that might change over time to be sustainable.

Learning outcomes:

Understand the key principles of social enterprise

Preparations and materials:

Paper for each group member, and a range of coloured pens/pencils could be useful.

Want to see more?

See the full version of this activity, including details of the approach and debrief, in the Active Citizens toolkit (see Module 4 Planning and delivering social action).