The power of social enterprise in community

After receiving a $400 donation from the Cathedral College Wangaratta, the Merriwa team were keen to meet the students and teachers involved in the project and find out more about their involvement as a social enterprise school.

Tim Gerrish, Year Ten Coordinator and Materials and Technology teacher, explained that their social enterprise school had originally approached Merriwa for a donation of timber to work on projects with the students, and through the support of the Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship (ACRE) were able to put the timber to great use, “We have a fantastic partnership with the ACRE, who approached

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