Posts by Ekta Jhaveri
FridayShare / Comment
Indian Farmers Hate Tomatoes: Why this social enterprise is helping them connect to larger customers
Because of high variability in prices and a lack of storage, Indian farmers sometimes prefer to trash the tomatoes than sell at low prices. Social enterprise Krishi Star is partnering with farmers to develop farmer-owned processing units, connecting them with the wider market.
MondayShare / Comment
Special Series (Part 3): BPO for the BoP : The trials and successes of an early-stage Impact Sourcing Service Provider in Africa
Impact Sourcing Service Providers (ISSPs) constitute a critical component of the emerging Impact Sourcing space. ISSPs are business process outsourcing (BPO) organizations with the specific social objective, often outlined in their mission, to hire workers from poor and vulnerable communities to perform BPO work. ISSPs are emerging in rural areas as reaction to rising costs in Tier 1 and Tier 2 cities in developing countries.