Fundación Espurna: A Case Study on Social Entrepreneurship

Part of the International Studies in Entrepreneurship book series (ISEN, volume 36)


This work presents the case of Fundación Espurna, a non-profit NGO that helps the intellectually disabled to find work, founded in 1996. It began with very little capital and cared for five people, but it has multiplied its capital more than 200-fold, now cares for more than 500 different people each year, and has over 200 workers of whom more than 50% have some kind of disability.


Social entrepreneurship Sponsorship of sports Social responsibility 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ROGLE. Departamento de Organización de EmpresasUniversitat Politécnica de ValénciaValenciaSpain

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