A Spanish or French course easily remove from the own couch and by fair trade in a social business development assistance on May 22, 2010 launches social business glovico.org. The Web 2.0 – Internet portal offer cheap & individual language courses in Spanish and French native speakers from Africa and Latin America. It aims to provide an income the teachings on the spot. You can learn at the same time comfortably in this school of the own couch in Spanish and French. Glovico.org users via Skype can book individual courses. The special thing about it: The language teachers come from Peru, Guatemala, Senegal, the Ivory Coast or Ghana. For them, glovico.org provides a supplemental income with long-term prospects. The language teachers here even set their hourly wages.
He is usually between three and ten euros. Glovico.org this is a relatively economical way to learn a language for the user. But not only that: it is possible in the evening lying on the couch, converse with a teacher from Senegal and even development aid is”, says glovico founder Tobias Lorenz. In addition, each hour of language is of intercultural exchange. Both sides can learn a lot from life and from the land of the other.” Future profits are in social projects reinvested the 28 Lorenz sees the future in entrepreneurial approaches to development cooperation.
He calls the concept of Fairtrade 2.0 “. With glovico.org, he wants to make a profit. The portal aims to support only themselves. Future profits are reinvested in social projects.To ensure the quality of the lessons, Lorenz developed a community rating. Furthermore, users of the language courses can evaluate their teachers. A first language lesson to the pure trial”is free of charge. glovico stands for global”video conference. The portal has been tested in a beta version and now officially launches on May 22, 2010 Lorenz, who works in the main job at a foundation for business ethics, has paid the investment cost for glovico from his own pocket. He describes himself as Social entrepreneurs.