January 6, 2018

After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb- Mandela

“Police force was sent and guns were pointed at them but they stood firm. It will be a long and arduous journey for the SHG women […]
January 6, 2018

A Vegetable Micro-Entrepreneur is Born

It was a hot summer day. There was just boiled rice and raw mango pickle on the plate. ‘Her family had a right to eat better’, […]
January 6, 2018

Manmati Singh: Bringing about change-one step at a time

“Talk to me when you will be able to erase all our miseries. Else tie your wisdom in your sari and go away”, he shouted. ‘It […]
January 6, 2018

With Sickle and Stick, they Saved a Forest

It was getting dark in the forest. At a distance, light was gleaming from oil lamps in the village. “Did you breastfeed these Saal trees? Why […]
June 20, 2017

NGOs, social sector cos bank on innovation

MUMBAI: Innovation — perhaps the most-discussed C-suite topic for global businesses — has till now largely been associated with IT, finance, manufacturing and various consumer-led businesses. […]
April 25, 2017
PRADAN works towards transforming lives of the poorest communities in rural India.

This Delhi-based organisation has touched over 2 million lives as part of rural transformation

If you were to draw a line between 18N-28N latitude on the Indian map, it would contain majority of the 100 poorest districts in India, with […]
March 8, 2017

Women’s Day 2017: Women are our biggest change agents, says Manas Satpathy

Quietly working in seven states of India, empowering women and changing lives of hundreds of villages,is a 33-year-old NGO, Pradan (Professional Assistance for Development Action). Well […]
March 8, 2017

Six-member BS jury picks the best three in CSR

Sanjit ‘Bunker’ Roy, who turns 72 this August, has spent the past four decades of his life living the dream of creating self-sustaining village communities — […]
February 14, 2017

Workshop on “Climate Resilient Cropping Systems for East India Plateau”

February 14, 2017

Partnerships for Rural Integrated Development & Empowerment (PRIDE)