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 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 just above 3 minutes, Shekar explains what is circular economy, associated concepts of ‘cradle-to-grave’ & ‘cradle-to-cradle’ and how his social enterprise, Hasiru Dala is trying to further the concept. An useful listen.
I was elated when I got an opportunity to represent the noble work carried out by Manjit Singh at Salaiban at the Social Welfare & Growth Awards (SWAG) 2016 organized by The CSR Journal. Here’s a short video.