SIFE is a global NPO which targets the tertiary student population to make a meaningful contribution towards developing entrepreneurs and business leaders. SIFE is active on 1500 university campuses in 39 countries and challenges students to solve real business and economic issues within local communities. The objective is for SIFE teams to create economic opportunities in these communities by initiating outreach projects. Active students benefit by gaining hands on skills in entrepreneurship, financial literacy, environmental sustainability and business ethics. SIFE subscribes to the principle of empowerment, and the SIFE teams spend the academic year conducting outreach projects to make a sustainable difference to communities in need.