As Haiti recovers from its devastating earthquake, international donors are hoping the tragedy offers a chance to set the country on a more sustainable path. A recent hearing of a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee hearing explored ways to promote growth-oriented small and micro enterprises in Haiti.
Aavishkaar CEO Vineet Rai has been raising the ’social entrepreneurship’ bar that will help create excellent, livelihood-generating rural enterprises, says Rajni Bakshi. Vineet Rai enjoys putting a twist in the buzz about social entrepreneurship. Since his work is one of the reasons for the excitement about such businesses, Rai is now a frequent speaker at public events. "I can’t wait for the ’social’ to be dropped" is usually his opening line. Rai’s tightr...
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