In this Hangout I asked him about his recent journey to Nepal, problems faced by small farmers and how eKutir is solving them through technology, what it means to be a B Corp and finally some lessons and insights he has gained over last 7 years as a social entrepreneur.
In this Hangout I asked Aniket about how Haqdarshak works, some interesting stories from the field, his vision for his venture and learning he has gathered over last few years as a social changemaker and entrepreneur.
In this Hangout I asked Arun about the larger social problem he is addressing through his product, how the product works, how he intends to reach his target users and the way ahead for his venture.
In this Hangout I asked her about practices of reporting social impact globally especially by big businesses as well as small social enterprises, some interesting projects she has carried out for her clients and her views on role of women in social entrepreneurship.
In this Hangout I tried to understand from Sreejith how a ‘handup’ is a better way of creating social impact than a ‘handout’, the nature of current cohort being mentored by Upaya, his comments on impact investment climate in India and a few words of advice for budding social entrepreneurs.
In this Live Hangout I asked Sujay about how is he creating impact in rural healthcare space, his experience of Ashoka fellowship and his vision for iKure.
Becoming an ‘Unicorn’ is barking up the wrong tree for a social enterprise that derives its sense of purpose from doing social good.
World is simmering with challenges- climate change, income inequality, social injustice and depravity. Social entrepreneurship with its philosophy of sustainable & inclusive development and positive social impact is what the world needs.
In this Live Hangout, I tried to understand the problem they are tying to solve through Oorja, asked them about their experiences from the field, their operational model and their vision for Oorja.
In this hangout, Afshan and I spoke about issues related to lack of transparency in the fashion industry, how her venture is trying to make a social impact by connecting its consumers with women artisans, challenges she faces in her business, and her views on the role of women entrepreneurs in the society.