Enactus Project Expo 2016

Enactus JBU is so excited to show off all of our hard work from this semester. We are having a Project Expo so that everyone can learn about the great things Enactus JBU is doing!   Come and show your support on December 6, 4:30PM!   The event will be held in Walker Student Center….

What Do You Expect From This Year?

What Do You Expect From This Year? This year is going to be a big year for Enacus JBU. After winning second place in the nation (whoop whoop) we have a lot of fire in us to go back to Nationals this year and claim what belongs to us. Our projects are in some exciting…

Yellow Crate: Beta Test

One of Enactus JBU’s current project aims to empower food pantry administrators to engage their local community in the fight against hunger. Over the summer, we heard on the news, along with many others in Northwest Arkansas, that one of our local food pantries had virtually run out of food. They were alerting the community…

Guatemala Water Project Update

This past summer one of our projects, the Guatemala Water Project, wrapped up with a trip to Guatemala to implement the water purification systems and provide business training. Carlos López, one of the students that traveled to Guatemala, shared his impressions of the trip with JBU’s student newspaper The Threefold Advocate. Here is the full…

Project Spotlight: Heather Hill Clothing

  Last year, JBU Enactus partnered with Heather Hill Clothing, a small children’s clothing boutique located in downtown Siloam Springs. While this was only a semester-long project, members on this project still have strong ties with Heather Lanker, owner and operator of HHC. We asked her to tell us what Enactus meant to her and…

Help Judge our Showcase of Entrepreneurial Spirit

On Friday, November 15, we will be hosting the annual World Trade Expo at the Northwest Arkansas Mall in Fayetteville in the Men’s Dillard’s wing. The top 30 teams from 12 area middle schools will be selling their new products and competing for awards in categories like: Best Business Plan Most Environmentally-Friendly Product Social Enterprise…

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Guatemala Coffee Project

In the green highlands of Guatemala, one of the best coffees in the world is produced. Year-round, farmers dedicate their lives to the harvesting and roasting of what is considered 15% of the country’s GNP. The economic influence of coffee in Guatemala’s economy is undeniable, and so are its risks. La Roya is a plague…

School Supplies for Nicaragua

“Education is a better safeguard of liberty than any standing army.” -Edward Everett We know that, while building a school is a major accomplishment, it doesn’t mean that effective teaching and learning takes place. That’s why, one year after the ribbon-cutting at Milagro de Dios, We have a group of 6 headed down to Nicaragua…

GwaterMALA: $7,000 in 2.5 Months

A group just met here on campus to talk through progress on the Guatemala Water Project in Cotzal. Very encouraged by all that’s transpired. We established a goal of $26,700 by May 6, 2012 as a minimum to feel comfortable ordering the water system. Faith is action, says hermana Juanita. So we had better get…

ADVANCE Nicaragua: Milagro de Dios progress

What a great memory looking at this photo. This week, children in El Chorizo, Nicaragua were able to attend classes at Milagro de Dios. Was only six months ago that we were there cutting the ribbon. Remember, building a school doesn’t mean quality education…