“This Isn’t Activism; We’re Empowering Rural India”

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

hat started off as a small initiative to make people donate platelets has become a lifetime calling for Ravikant Singh, who realised the potential of setting up a social enterprise to tackle the myriad challenges of healthcare. Similarly, for Piyush Jaju, it was a social enterprise start-up to help the adoption of energy solutions across rural India.

The two were part of the four finalists of the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge, a joint initiative with the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C), to find India’s most promising early-stage social enterprises.

Source: The Hindu Business Line (link opens in a new window)

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Education, Entrepreneurship, Health Care, Impact Assessment
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education, global health, public health, rural healthcare delivery, social entrepreneurship, social impact