If we as a nation have to achieve SDG # 10 that focuses on reducing inequality we need to transition large masses of people out of poverty towards better opportunities and ultimately a better life. Social entrepreneurship can be a game changer.
#economyforall: Understanding the Need for Equity Over Inequality with Pranil Naik, Founder, LeapForWord
Ashoka Fellow Pranil Naik shares his thoughts on why Equity needs higher focus than Equality to solve the problem of Inequality.
The present day system of education ignores conditioning children into better human beings and effective problem solvers which is why volunteering should be made an important aspect of education in India.
Education is the foundation for wholesome socio-economic development of a nation. At a higher level it needs to transcend the certificate of a degree and focus on employment-oriented learning. At primary and secondary levels it needs to focus on offering universal access and ensuring holistic learning. It’s only then that we can achieve our SDGs. A quick look at a few social enterprises that are contributing towards achieving these goals.
In this informal chat at Pranil’s modest office, we spoke about how he identified the problem of English learning, his product that helps teach English to kids from Vernacular schools, his life after Ashoka Fellowship and his vision. A passionate entrepreneur and a humble person to say the least. Take a look.