femS3: Bridging the barriers
The field of social enterprise is young and most inclusive business models are unproven, requiring flexibility and re-tooling in their nascent stages. Moreover, there are challenges of variable and volatile income streams, poor infrastructure, missing value chains and lack of customer demand. This high-risk envi [...]
It is estimated that India has about 80 lakh (8 million) deaf adults, making us one of the world’s largest deaf population. Only half of them find employment. When they do find employment, for most of them its in the informal sector where they are badly paid, only seasonally hired and treated especially bad for being deaf. Realizing the probl [...]
Parle-G, India’s premier glucose biscuit, is much more than the world’s largest selling brand of biscuit. Started way back in 1939, Parle-G is not just the oldest and trusted brand names in India, but also a very great example of a real social enterprise.
Parle-G is a biscuit which is consumed by people of all ages, from the very rich to the [...]