Four Lenses Case Studies

APOPO and Industree Craft
Lindsay Miller and Vincent Dawans
Virtue Ventures 2009

These case studies illustrate how specific social enterprises engage in activities across the four lenses and illuminate the synergies and tensions that arise when taking an entrepreneurial approach to addressing a social problem.

Industree Craft

This case study highlights Industree Craft’s many notable strengths, while also illustrating potential implications of Industree’s hybrid structure and its impending scale-up process, the challenges that lie ahead, and the lessons this case holds for similarly structured organizations.

>> Download INDUSTREE case in pdf (1,533 KB)

APOPO

This case study highlights APOPO’s many notable strengths, and illustrates potential implications of APOPO’s shift towards a social enterprise model, the challenges that lie ahead, and the lessons this case holds for similar organizations.

>> Download APOPO case in pdf (662 KB)