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2019 | Capacity Mentions and News 

2019 Information Session | Capacity’s information session 2019 edition is for potential entrepreneurs, coaches, mentors and volunteers! Become part of our Capacity Family and register here! – Incubation program tailored for entrepreneurs with refugee and migrant backgrounds by Ritah Ayebare Nyakato

Wicki Partners – Wicki Partners unterstützt Capacity Zurich

University of Zurich – Continuing Education Programs

European Union  and Edison Case Study – Capacity Mentoring Programme 

Euforia – Engagement Opportunities

2018 | Capacity Mentions and News 

International Organisation for Migration – Policy Guide on Entrepreneurship for Migrants and Refugees

eBay Foundation – eBay Foundation Announces the Winners of the Global Give

Bilanz – Digital Shapers on the DoGooder Category

Le Temps – Bienfaiteurs

UNCTAD – Entrepreneurship offers key to inclusion for migrants and refugees

Giving Women – Meet Capacity: “How can you empower refugee and migrant entrepreneurs in Switzerland?”

TELL Africans – Speaking With The Representatives From Capacity Zurich, An NGO That Help Refugees & Migrants To Start Their Own Business

Collaboratio Helvetica – Portraits of the Mind 

University of St. Gallen (EVOLVE) – Entrepreneurship as an alternative form of income and purpose for refugees and migrants in Switzerland

ChangeHackers – On being an accidental entrepreneur

Room To Read – The power of learning

Intercultural Education Hong Kong – International conference on social innovation and volunteerism

2017 | Capacity Mentions and News 

Pepshot – #BeBoldForChange – How Emily Elsner Helps People Reach Their Potential

Limmattaler Zeitung – Wie eine Zürcher Organisation Flüchtlingen hilft, auf dem Arbeitsmarkt Fuss zu fassen

Ron Orp – Capacity Zurich| Entrepreneurship support for people with migrant or refugee experience

GreenBuzz – How can companies work with persons with refugee or migrant background?

Migros Kulturprozent – Caring Communities 

Tsri – 10 Zürcher Projekte, bei denen du dich engagieren kannst

2016 | Capacity Mentions and News 

Impact Hub Zurich – Capacity Zurich | Zurich’s first Entrepreneurship Mentoring Programme for Refugees and Migrants

Ecloo – Beyond Charity: Refugees, Migrants and Entrepreneurship

Cablex – We support Capacity Initiative

20 Minuten – Zürcher Start-up

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Thanks a lot for everything! I cannot explain you how excited I am that I got to know the Capacity Team. The kindness, support and all the encouragement you give means a lot to me and to all of us. It has been a life changing experience!

KebedeMentee 2017

This programme has been wonderful. Special thanks to the presenters, mentors and mentees ?

ZouherMentee 2017

Thank you, again dear Capacity Team, for the wonderful workshops and for presenting us with such an amazing platform to learn.

TashiMentee 2017

I have never worked in an environment that represents such a safe space for all, irrespective of nationality, ethnicity, gender, sex, sexual orientation, socio-economic or migratory status. Capacity is a space for everybody to shine."

ValentinaCommunity Manager

Concrete knowledge transfer; wonderful team

IsabelArchitecture for Refugees

It was really wonderful and highly valuable! Thanks a million, to Capacity team, Mentors, Presenters and Startups!

VaidaMentee 2017