Youth Venture Celebrates 15 Young Social Innovators and Entrepreneurs

With an aim to provide a solution to the problem of both unemployment and the lack of sustainability in the entrepreneurship sector, Ashoka’s Youth Venture selected its cohort of 15 young social innovators and entrepreneurs, within the age group of 12 to 24.

Ashoka Fellowship adds 17 Social Entrepreneurs

Ashoka: Innovators for the Public formally inducted 17 new Ashoka Fellows in India. Ranging from education to health to the environment, these social entrepreneurs have pioneered game-changing and scalable innovations.

President Pranab Mukherjee Congratulates 17 Ashoka Fellows

On the occasion of the selection of 17 new Ashoka Fellows, the President met the delegation led by Ashoka Fellow and Magsaysay Award Winner 2015 Anshu Gupta in the capital.

We Indians are entrepreneurs by nature-Ashoka Fellow Anshu Gupta

A conversation with Anshu Gupta, founder of Goonj and a Magsaysay Award winner for 2015, on the occasion of the Changemaker Week in Bangalore by Ashoka India.

Nourishing Schools: Young Changemakers for Better Nutrition

A unique “Nutrition Toolkit” aims to empower schoolchildren to take charge of their own nutrition and that of their communities.
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Being the parent of a norm-pushing, boundary-crossing, free-spirited child who is on a mission to save the world-or at least the world as they see it -can often feel like a tricky adventure. Tag this with trying to figure out how to nurture their inner wildling in a way...
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“Didi, didi, aap phirse kab aaoge ?” said Reena, her eyes giving out a magical sparkle. “Jab bhi aap bulaoge!” we said. Amidst Archimedes Principle and co-ordinate geometry, a leadership workshop came by the way of 9th grade girls of R. N Podar School. It was not a typical...
Submitted by Prollins on Wed, May 11, 2016
The Education Alliance is a non-profit organization that aims to help governments in India provide quality education to every child. The vision of The Education Alliance is to empower government schools to create the next generation of leaders. We work to catalyze quality...

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Startups are yet to look seriously beyond India's urban middle-class. And though there are bright entrepreneurial ideas, the pace at which they are implemented is abysmally slow
‘Bandhan: The Making of a Bank’ by Tamal Bandyopadhyay is about how a microfinance structure is built, and about entrepreneurship

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