Square One consists of CSB/SJU students that seeks to create lasting micro-business ventures in developing countries. Each year, a team of students travels to a developing country with the goal of empowering an impoverished community through sustainable business. Square One is a student-run organization that operates like a non-profit. It is a spin off of a student organization called Enactus, which is a global network of students dedicated to promoting entrepreneurship.
Each sustainable business venture is designed to financially support an educational institution serving an underdeveloped community so that more children can go to school, using education as a way to break free from the cycle of poverty.
Square One has developed a three-step process for its program: