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Where Tech Meets Social: How Entrepreneurs Use Tech To Drive Social Change

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Children and a teacher look at a computer during the NGO afterschool program of 'Dincolo of tacere' (Beyond silence) at the NGO's headquarters in Galati city , Romania on February 7, 2013. In Romania, one of the EU's poorest countries, hope to many has come in the form of a computer recycling program that is helping jobless adults and disadvantaged Roma youth beat the odds. AFP PHOTO DANIEL MIHAILESCU | Getty Images

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI) has been helping social enterprises across Ireland scale up for the past eight years. However, the organisation is seeing a shift towards technology social entrepreneurship. We talk to the founders of two social enterprises about how they have combined technological solutions in their businesses in order to drive social change.

Darren Ryan, head of engagement at SEI, says the organisation has been seeing a shift towards tech social entrepreneurship in the past few years.

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