Understanding the mentorship model at Villgro, selection process and the state of Impact Investment in India in an interaction with Ullas Marar from Villgro
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.
Earth Day Feature: Live Hangout with Kathy Walkling, Co-founder Of EcoFemme, A Socent That Makes Washable Pads For Women
In this Live Hangout, Kathy Walkling talks about the cultural limitations surrounding menstruation, EcoFemme’s impact model, their products and initiatives towards empowering women.
In this Hangout, Manjul, Co-founder of BEAD talks about the origin of BEAD, their vision to make impact through ethical clothing and their immediate goals.
In this hangout, Afshan and I spoke about issues related to lack of transparency in the fashion industry, how her venture is trying to make a social impact by connecting its consumers with women artisans, challenges she faces in her business, and her views on the role of women entrepreneurs in the society.
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.
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.
In the globalized and market-led world of today, consumers have choice of products. For far too long we have bought or used products that have pandered to our naked consumerism over planet and people. Time to change our preferences. Commercial brands have a great opportunity to bring about social good by changing consumer preferences towards sustainable and ethically made products.