For long, resource paucity has been blamed for the slow uplift of the poor in India. But things are now changing as large-scale fund infusion helps social enterprises come of age with for-profit sustainable business models.
Khirki village in South Delhi is a maze of buildings and narrow, dirty bylanes. In an obscure corner of the area is a centre where a group of youngsters – political refugees from Afghanistan – is learning computer skills. Armed with good English-speaking skills, these trainees aspire to get a job after the completion of the course. It is an initiative by Anudip Foundation, an entity which teaches vocational skills to educated and unemployed youth with a focus on the IT sector.
For rest of the story please visit the Business Today site.
For the associated video clip click here.