Echoing Green recently announced its 2008 Fellowship finalists – forty-one highly-talented rising social entrepreneurs now remain and will gather in New York City this spring to meet with a panel of judges. Below are the finalists, whose profiles explicitly mention that their projects are focussed on India:
- Yasmina McCarty and Nandini Narula, GreenMango: Bringing the power of online marketing technologies to poor business owners in developing countries to enable them to grow their businesses and increase their income
- Adarsh Kumar, Livelihoods Equity Connect: Investing in and supporting businesses that are owned by or employ poor producers, thereby creating successful enterprises in India
- Aditya Natraj, Indian School of Education: Training principals to turnaround failing rural public schools in India
- Sandeep Ahuja, Operation ASHA: Developing a cost-effective pipeline to deliver tuberculosis treatment to the most disadvantaged patients, at a convenient time and place, to ensure complete treatment
We hope to bring you more coverage on the finalists in the coming weeks.