Startup Stories

Social Startup stories that are making the world a better place with their innovative ideas and business models all the while making the world a better place.

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Aakar Innovations – 100% Compostable Sanitary Napkins

Maharashtra based social enterprises’ compostable pads are environment, pocket and women-friendly. It creates awareness about healthy menstrual practices and generates employment for rural women...
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Indowud: Making Sustainable Furniture

 ‘Every minute, about 36 football field size of tree area is lost to deforestation.’Source: conservation.org The inspiration The Bengani family has established a legacy in the...
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NotOnMap: Live like local

“Went there. Lived there. What did we leave there?” We love to lay back and get lost in the places we visit during our vacations....
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Literacy India says let’s empower India!

“The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that...
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Minds At Play

"One of the most important things you can do on this earth is to let people know they are not alone." -Shannon L. Alder Research...
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Trestle Labs: Ray of Knowledge

“Think of closing your eyes and read the book lying on your table” There are more than 253 million visually impaired people across the globe....
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One Future Collective – Nurturing Radical Kindness

“If you wish to know how civilized a culture is, look at how they treat its women.” – Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan Women and mother...
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i-Saksham: Learning makes capable

"What if we turn their weaknesses into their glory!" 'Anshu, a young girl from Bihar, is a part of i-Saksham. She started distributing worksheets for...
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Shaktisteller Energy: Making Atmanirbhar Homes

Imagine slashing your monthly electricity bill from Rs. 5,000 to Rs. 500. Now imagine it being negative, that is, the electricity company owes you...
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Indha: Torchbearer for Women Artisans

As per the 2011 census, about 60% of Indian population lives in rural India. The India that has been rising since Independence and more so...

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