Skid Row is a district in downtown Los Angeles with the population of the district being confirmed at 17,740. Skid Row contains one of the largest stable populations, between 3,000 and 6,000, of homeless people in the United States. Sidewalks are lined with cardboard boxes, tents, and shopping carts.
Participating students form teams on their university campuses and apply business concepts to develop outreach projects that improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need. An annual series of regional and national competitions provides a forum for teams to present the results of their projects, and to be evaluated by business leaders serving as judges.
The vision of Sheo is a simple one; we would like to change the lives of everyone we come in contact with through ministry, ethics, morals and love. We would like to see other Enactus organizations, companies and people take on the challenge with us, helping us grow Sheo not only domestically, but internationally as well. "We promise that we will always give more than we profit".