9th Mar 2016
How these socially backward areas in MP are being transformed, thanks to one man's desire to give back
12th Sep 2013
Aakar Innovations - empowering women by providing affordable menstrual hygiene solutions
10th Mar 2009
Kubera-Edelweiss Social Innovation Honours awards 3 Indian organizations
Anjali, Azad Foundation and Samata are the winners for their innovative and outstanding work for the Girl Child in the fields of Health, Employability and Education. Here are the descriptions of each ...
7th Mar 2009
NYT Profiles Ela Bhatt and SEWA
The New York Times carried a Saturday profile of Ela Bhatt and the remarkable organization she founded thirty-five years ago, SEWA. Here is an excerpt:> Mrs. Bhatt’s Gandhian approach is most evident ...
15th Nov 2008
Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2008 Finalists [Updated]
This week has had no shortage of announcements of accepting nominations for some competitions and the unveiling of winners from others. Today, IndiaPRwire reports that the Nand & Jeet Khemka Foundatio...
11th Nov 2008
Kubera-Edelweiss Social Innovation Honours
We all know the power of prizes to motivate innovation and so this new award will hopefully do just that:> The financial services firm, Edelweiss Capital Ltd is partnering Kubera Partners, a private e...
23rd Oct 2008
TC-I Fundwatch: Madura Micro Finance to get $4.52 million from Unitus
Madura Micro Finance has received an investment by Unitus Equity Fund to ramp up their offerings to women self help groups (SHGs) in rural India.> Madura Micro Finance will use UEF’s funding to increa...
22nd Oct 2008
Soundbites from Nancy Barry, former President and CEO of Women's World Banking
Last night I had the good fortune of sitting in on a talk given by Nancy Barry, a pioneer in the field of creating private, market-based solutions to poverty alleviation for women across the globe. He...
25th Sep 2008
International Girl Child Day
September 24 marks International Girl Child Day, and this year, CRY (Child Relief and You) is launching a new effort focused solely on discrimination against girls. India PR Wire reports:> While highl...