Ashoka India Blog

Villgro Awards recognize and felicitate outstanding individuals, enterprises and institutions in the Innovation & Social Entrepreneurship eco-system, for their contribution in effecting a sustainable change in society.The accolades will be...
Submitted by Sathy Joseph on Tue, October 11, 2011
Binalakshmi Nepram is a pioneer in the micro-disarmament movement in India. Her movement is focused on grassroots efforts aimed at the people most affected by violence - women - to advocate for a robust legal and policy regime at the national and...
Submitted by Sathy Joseph on Fri, October 7, 2011
(Image courtesy Flickr User mckaysavage) Ashoka India is hosting a Twitter chat on ‘Women Social Entrepreneurs’ #WSE on Thursday, October 13 between 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM. We would like to have an engaging discussion on the careers of Women Social...
Submitted by Sathy Joseph on Thu, September 29, 2011
Ashoka India is delighted to host an Open House with Sandeep Farias (co-founder and Managing Director, Elevar Equity) on October 4, 2011. Sandeep is an experienced investment entrepreneur and has a deep interest in the subject of entrepreneurship....
Submitted by Sathy Joseph on Thu, September 29, 2011
Start-up and early growth enterprises invited to apply India’s premier social business plan competition, Wantrapreneur 2011, has been launched by Villgro Innovations Foundation, as part of Unconvention 2011, the largest networking and knowledge...
Submitted by Sathy Joseph on Thu, September 22, 2011
By Shival Pawria. After attending a workshop in Delhi focused on improving the delivery mechanisms of institutionalized finance to the housing sector hosted by the National Housing Bank and World Bank, I walked out with both a ton of insight...
Submitted by Sathy Joseph on Thu, September 15, 2011
This article was first published in the June editon of Fellow Connect. Please click here to download a PDF version of the issue.(Dr Tara Thiagarajan is Chairperson of Madura Microfinance Ltd. She also blogs at www.physicsofpoverty.com) Recently...
  This post originally appeared on the Ashoka Changemakers® blog and was posted by Kristie Wang. Access to media in India is accelerating in both traditional and new digital forms. Television and radio are reaching more people than ever, and...