Aavishkaar, Husk Power Systems and RUDI finalists in Changemakers Competition
Ashoka’s Changemakers just announced the finalists for their newest web-based competition – Leveraging Business For Social Change: Building The Field Of Social Business. Changemakers is an Ashoka initiative, begun in 1994, that advances the vision of an “Everyone a Changemaker” world. Through online collaborations and communication, Changemakers helps advance and scale blossoming social innovations.
The entries submitted for the Leveraging Business for Social Change Competition demonstrate how social business initiatives can thrive and scale-up their impact on quality of life.
Among the 12 finalists, 3 are notable Indian social businesses including Aavishkaar, Husk Power Systems (both organizations regularly featured on TC-I) and RUDI, a rural distribution social business set up by Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA).
View, discuss and vote for your favorite organization here. Voting for the competition ends in 13 days.