MAHINDRA Rise Announces the Winners of the First Edition of Spark the Rise
In August 2011, ‘Spark the Rise’ was launched to provide innovators, entrepreneurs and change agents with a platform to showcase their work and connect with like-minded people to amplify their efforts. Since launch, Spark the Rise has become a community of more than 250,000 people working together to drive positive change in India. Thousands of people from all across India submitted over 6,000 projects, of which 1,346 have been showcased on www.sparktherise.com, and 48 projects have received a grant from Mahindra. In addition, hundreds of people have connected with various projects to volunteer, donate, advise the project champions.The 18 finalists selected by public vote and an expert jury attended the recently concluded event (on the 20th of April) in Mumbai, to celebrate the achievements of these change agents and to announce the winners of the Spark the Rise Grand Finale.
Here’s more on the Grand Prize Winner and the three runners up, who also received grants to help jumpstart their projects!
For more on Spark the Rise, visit www.sparktherise.com
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