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UnLtd India - Call for Applications
Claudius Gutemann, UnLtd India - Call for Applications 24 Aug 2018
Changing the Paradigm for Energy Finance and Technology for Women
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LGT Venture Philanthropy (LGT VP) is pleased to announce a new portfolio organization in India

Varthana has the potential to create a significant positive impact on the education of India’s poor. Over 100 million Indian children depend on low-cost private schools, however these schools have no access to funding from traditional financial or micro-finance institutions. And this is where Varthana comes in: by providing tailored loans and support to low-cost private schools. Varthana not only helps these schools to grow and expand, but also contributes to a high standard of quality education that is affordable to an increasing number of India‘s low income families Read more »

Announcing the IMC Inclusive Innovation Awards (2013), sponsored by R Jhunjhunwala Foundation

About The Award: The Indian Merchants’ Chamber (IMC) Inclusive Innovation Award, 2013 will recognize product or service innovations which are inclusive, capable of commercial exploitation, sustainable and scalable. The aim and objective of the Award is to recognize the contribution of such inclusive innovators, provide them mentoring support and to link them with entrepreneurs and fund providers to take their innovations to the market. Read more »
Financial Services

Gray Matters Capital invests in Unitus Capital

Impact investor Unitus Capital has raised an undisclosed sum from a consortium of investors, led by social venture capital firm Gray Matters Capital, the financial services provider to the base-of-the-pyramid population announced. Read more »

Literacy, Not Income, Key To Improving Public Health In India

New research suggests public health in developing countries may be better improved by reducing illiteracy rather than raising average income. Read more »

Artha Venture Challenge Closes with 114 Applications

Applications for The Artha Venture Challenge, a national competition run by the Artha Platform to find the most ambitious, early stage social enterprises in India closed mid-night yesterday (June 17, 2013). Read more »

Four Days to Go in Artha Venture Challenge

With only four days to go until The Artha Venture Challenge NOW is the time to submit your application! Read more »
Health Services and Supplies

HP deploys virtual health platform to help deliver quality psychiatric care in rural India

As part of HP's continued commitment to making healthcare accessible to people living in remote parts of India, HP today announced the availability of a virtual health technology platform that will enable healthcare professionals to virtually conduct specialist psychiatric consultations with patients. Read more »
Financial Services

Dasra grants $800,000 to six organisations

Strategic philanthropy foundation, Dasra, has announced the $800,000 Impact Economy Innovations Fund (IEIF) grant award to six organisations building the ecosystem for impact investing in India. Read more »
Health Services and Supplies

Sahyog – A Unique Village For Over A 1000 Deserted People

There are several people our society does not accept willingly. The leprosy-affected and the mentally handicapped are some of them. Imagine an entire village dedicated to them, where they can live freely and without prejudice, and receive loving care and attention from dedicated staff. This is what Sahyog Kushtha Yagna Trust in Gujarat attempts to achieve. Read more »
Health Services and Supplies

Investing in the Local Private Sector to Reduce Maternal Mortality in India

Merck for Mothers just launched a three-year, $10 million initiative to tackle maternal mortality in India, where the need is as great as anywhere in the world. Despite recent progress, India still has more maternal deaths than any country in the world – almost a fifth of the global total. Read more »