India needs social enterprises who rise at the grass root level, understand the problems of disadvantaged communities more intimately and innovate solutions sharply focused on various problems faced by them.
People at the Bottom of the Pyramid should be empowered to challenge their status quo and beat poverty. This can only happen when they can participate in the economy as producers. Social entrepreneurs have a major role to play here.
Scale and efficiency are two of the biggest benefits of technology. We need tech innovators, investors and evangelists to start employing technology towards sustainable development.
The role of social entrepreneurs in the areas of access to basic necessities and creation of livelihood opportunities can certainly help our country take great strides towards the ideal goal of ‘No Poverty’.
Achieving India’s Sustainable Development Goals would need creating affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. Here we call out 3 innovative cleantech startups which are working towards it.
Unemployment affects several sections of the society from the educated youth to the communities at the Bottom of the pyramid. It needs to be addressed at various levels through innovative social entrepreneurial models that rely on creation of jobs, livelihood opportunities and financial inclusion.
Impact investors and startup incubators nurture social innovations into scalable ventures. Visual Storytelling can help them unite their vision with that of their investees’ mission to convey social change to a broad variety of people. All it needs is the incubators to understand this and bring it to life.