Visit free educational sessions at the Interntional Franchise Expo to learn about social sector franchising
Franchising for a Better World: Franchising in the Social Sector
Visit free educational sessions at the International Franchise Expo to learn about social sector franchising, the application of the principles of commercial franchising to:
Scott Hillstrom: Chairman and Co-founder, HealthStore Foundation
Julie McBride: Senior Social Franchise Technical Advisor, Population Services International (PSI)
The mission statement of the International Franchise Association’s Social Sector Task Force is:
“To Enhance The Quality Of Life In Underserved Populations – One Opportunity At A Time”.
Social sector franchising has been used in areas of health and other product and service distribution, and has created opportunities for local entrepreneurs to deliver a variety of products and services in underserved communities worldwide. It also has created other benefits including employment and related commercial activities. The inherent capabilities of commercial franchising include its ability to establish and enforce standards; create and sustain critical mass in the communities it serves; and achieve cost savings because of economies of scale. These capabilities can be gained by social sector franchises.
Two of the most successful health care franchises, Child, Family, Wellness (CFW) and Population Services International (PSI), will provide an overview about the impact social sector franchising is making in health care delivery around the globe in areas of dire poverty. Curious to learn about this compelling model and/or how you can help? Come to this 45 minute session to find out how it works.
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