Category Archives: Social Impact

Video Interview of 3 of the young guns of India

CEO at 17 – NDTV interview of Ashwin Ramesh of Organic Apex Tech PVT LTD., Chennai. Suhas Gopinath – the worlds youngest CEO and President of IT company Globals Inc started his company at age 14. Samyak Chakrabarty at 19 … Continue reading

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Social Impact : Free Software Foundation of India

Free Software Foundation of India  is a non-profit organisation committed to advocating, promoting and propagating the use and development of swatantra software in India. Our goal is to ensure the long term adoption of Free Software, and aim for the … Continue reading

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Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit – January 12-13, 2011

Vibrant Gujarat is a biennial Summit held by the Government of Gujarat in Gujarat, India. The event is aimed at bringing together business leaders, investors, corporations, thought leaders, policy and opinion makers; the summit serves as a perfect platform to understand and explore business … Continue reading

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Social Impact : Ashoka, a global association of Leading Social Entrepreneurs

Ashoka is the global association of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs—men and women with system changing solutions for the world’s most urgent social problems. Since 1981, Ashoka have elected over 2,500 leading social entrepreneurs as Ashoka Fellows, providing them with … Continue reading

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RangDe.org : Knock Out Poverty, Become a Social Investor

Vision of RangDe.org is to make poverty history in India by reaching out to underserved communities through microcredit. It does this through a network of committed field partners and social investors and offer microcredit that will have a positive impact … Continue reading

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Meet 5 amazing innovators from rural India

Source : National Innovation Foundation There is no end to farmers’ woes in India. Even as prices of farm products rise, the poor farmer only gets poorer with middlemen and traders making all the money. The only hope for millions … Continue reading

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Social Impact : Quality Education to the Millions Underprivileged

Pratham is the largest non governmental organisation working to provide quality education to the underprivileged children of India. Pratham was established in 1994 to provide education to the children in the slums of Mumbai city. Since then, the organization has … Continue reading

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Srijan Financial Inclusion Forum 2010

Srijan Financial Inclusion Forum 2010 Date: October 7-8, 2010 Place: Taj Lands End, Mumbai Srijan Financial Inclusion Forum 2010 to Discuss the Future of Microfinance and Scalable Technology for Financial Inclusion “Regardless of what its critics say – and there … Continue reading

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The $300 House: A Hands-On Lab for Reverse Innovation?

A very interesting experiment and challenge thrown to CEO’s, Governments, NGOs, Foundations by Vijay Govindarajan and Christian Sarkar • How can organic, self-built slums be turned into livable housing? • What might a house-for-the-poor look like? • How can world-class … Continue reading

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Clean Drinking Water for Everyone, Water as a Service

Every day 5000 people die from illness due to poor drinking water. Sarvajal,meaning water for all, is a social enterprise that develops sustainable drinking water solutions for rural and urban populations where the quality of water is often the cause … Continue reading

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