2008 Echoing Green Fellowships Finalists


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:

  1. 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
  2. Adarsh Kumar, Livelihoods Equity Connect: Investing in and supporting businesses that are owned by or employ poor producers, thereby creating successful enterprises in India
  3. Aditya Natraj, Indian School of Education: Training principals to turnaround failing rural public schools in India
  4. 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.