Project Mudra – A Social Good Tech Startup By Fresh Graduates To Solve Literacy And Employment Problem Of The Visually Challenged

BITS Pilani 2016 Graduates Aman Srivastava and Sanskriti Dawle, have transitioned their social innovation- Project Mudra to a tech social enterprise to solve the Braille literacy and employment problem of the visually challenged in India. In this time of job crunch and socio-economic problems plaguing India, more and more students should take to social entrepreneurship as a career. That seems one of the most feasible ways towards inclusive progress, employment creation and innovation, propelling development and prosperity.

Social Entrepreneurship: Next Stop In The Journey Of Social Innovation

Social innovation is taking place everywhere around us as we speak. It’s nothing but how we respond to the problems in our immediate vicinity as people. However some of us demonstrate a vision and take it beyond its original context for betterment of many others. They transform from being innovators to entrepreneurs and dream of a better world which would be worth living for tomorrow.

An Insider Account Of Dirty World Of NGOs And Questions It Raises About Social Good

Erroneous perception about profit often doubts the intentions of a For-Profit Social Enterprise and overlooks fund related malpractices in Not for Profit NGOs. Attaching a moral value and transparent methodology to delivering social good makes people uneasy at the idea of doing it through a sustainable revenue model. Which is better? Generating profit through fair trade or depending on grants and donations which is becoming difficult to come through because of the philanthropy funding sources being saturated by pleas for it?

Personal Branding For Social Entrepreneurs: Why It’s Important And How To Build It

The Personal Brand of a social entrepreneur adds a persona to a social good brand that its audiences can connect to and engage with intimately. Apart from acquiring a loyal brand following, developing a personal brand of the entrepreneur as the organization’s mascot or brand ambassador could prove to be an effective branding strategy.

Transgender Community – An Untapped Entrepreneurial & Economic Talent

Transgender community has been living a cursed life. They are a wasted human resource and need to be rehabilitated with dignity and given equal economic opportunities in the main stream society. A few individuals and organisations are slowly garnering support to create awareness and facilitate their socio-economic empowerment. They are an untapped area for social enterprises.