Presented below are some of the most common approaches/frameworks employed by successful social enterprises.
A social franchise will provide a good/service wherein one group of customers pay for it. Profits acquired from the group are then utilized to subsidize the good/service to another, underserved group.
One of the core/key purposes of social enterprise is to provide living wages to beneficiaries/employees via skill development or job training.
The social company serves as a distributor, or intermediary, to an expanded market. The beneficiaries act as suppliers of the product or service that is being channeled to a wider/international market.
Also, the social company has to facilitate/enhance trade relationships between beneficiaries and the markets, addressing any concerns that inhibit effective collaboration between the two.
A social enterprise provides a product/service to an external market that is distinct from the beneficiaries and the social impact arising from the undertaking. Funds could be employed to corroborate social programs to the beneficiary.