In a country like India, raring to break free of social injustice and inequality, backwardness and deprivation, it is high time, a social enterprise is recognized as a separate legal business entity. We direly need regulations that understand the nature of such enterprises.
All of us cannot be great social changemakers and we don’t have to be. We can start by taking small steps in our daily lives. Segregating our waste, consuming less and buying organic are just a few things we can begin with.
Storytelling has been one of the oldest arts known to man. Stories have created perceptions, made emotional connections and spawned movements that have led to change in the society and hence storytellers have a special role in re-imagining the future.
He started by self-learning home composting, and now teaches composting practices to children while helping residential societies recycle their waste. Firdosh has turned his passion into a social entrepreneurial venture. Here’s his story.
Rachna Trivedi, a woman next door and an erstwhile homemaker, is evolving as an ace entrepreneur, a responsible mother and a happy individual despite the untimely death of her husband. Kudos to her indomitable spirit and her belief in herself. Like her, women must defy all regressive traditions society imposes on them and instead become confident and productive citizens.
The original practice mankind followed to grow and eat food has now become a fashion only rich can afford. Here are 2 stories that highlight the potential of organic farming to ensure food security, better income and social status for rural and urban communities as well as the challenges associated with it.
Business plan competitions sprung up rapidly in the last 10-15 years to boost the Start-Up Culture. However what’s different about events like The Social Entrepreneurship Challenge – 2017 is that they offer a much-needed platform for the young and passion-driven social entrepreneurs to put their ideas to test as first step towards their career in social entrepreneurship.
In this second installment of the Series we explore how Goonj and Jimani Collections are blending clothing with sustainable impact. Goonj is imbibing the spirit of ‘Cloth is Currency and Dignity’ while Jimani has made their women employees their strongest quality.
Clothing As A Means of Social Change: Featuring Purple Impression Which Empowers Women Artisans From Pakistan
Clothing is a sentiment and every piece of fabric tells a story. We spoke to Purple Impression, an ethical clothing brand. They are changing the way clothing is perceived as a garment through their innovative model and their zeal towards empowering women artisans from Pakistan.