Commentary: Will a snack do for India what software can’t?

Wednesday, September 29, 2004

“Sawant is one of 40,000 Indian women who are defying poverty by working for and jointly owning Lijjat, which has a $66 million global market, including Singapore, London and New York. Run by a self-help group that shares profit among its all-female members, Lijjat is doing for India what the booming software industry can’t: provide the tools of economic improvement to those without formal education.” Read full article here.

Source: Bloomberg