Articles by Molly Alexander
We traveled to Parvatipuram in Andhra Pradesh to witness the outreach camps and meet communities impacted by investee, Pushpagiri Vitreo Retina Institute (PVRI) first hand. Founded in 2004, PVRI’s combined business model allows for treatment fee-paying patients in addition to serving ’Below the Poverty Line’ patients.
At India’s premiere forum for social businesses, I was encouraged to hear a familiar set of core challenges from both entrepreneurs and the investors. But, I also found myself feeling frustrated. We know which changes need to occur to spur continued growth in the sector, and yet we’ve still not figured out how to go about making them happen.