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Most promising woman entrepreneur in India – Priya Naik

Samhita’s founder and MD, Priya Naik has been listed as one of the 10 most promising women entrepreneurs in the country. The article highlights how she hopes to bring together various sector stakeholders on one platform to address deep-rooted social challenges.

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Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education (PSIPSE) invites proposals

Deadline: June 13, 2014

The PSIPSE funder collaborative just announced a $13 million call for proposals on secondary education projects supporting students in East Africa, Nigeria, Malawi, and India. The collaborative seeks to identify innovative, sustainable, and cost-effective education models that increase access to secondary education and improve learning outcomes for marginalized populations.  Selected proposals will receive in-country funding to accelerate innovation, link research and evidence with policy reforms, and effectively share learnings with key stakeholders.

The PSIPSE funder collaborative is made up of private donors and donor advisors including: Comic Relief, Dubai Cares, Human Dignity Foundation, Intel Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, and the MasterCard Foundation.

For eligibility criteria and application procedure, please click here.

 

[The Economic Times] Start-ups & online portals advising companies on how to invest strategically in CSR

Samhita Social Ventures is featured in this Economic Times article which profiles its business model as well as its online networking portal – the CSR Marketplace.

The CSR Marketplace is a platform for companies, social enterprises and NGOs to engage and interact with one another, thereby laying the foundations for long-term partnerships around business as well as social development initiatives.

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