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Scotland: India Impact Link – Round 2 fellows and finalists come together at leadership programme

Updated: Jun 11, 2019

On 21 & 22 May 2019, Impact Link fellows and finalists came together in New Delhi to take part in a Social Enterprise Academy ‘Sharing Learning for Social Enterprise Success’ programme as part of their Impact Link package of support.

Sharing learning from similar social enterprises in Scotland, the programme aimed to support finalists increase their social impact and develop their long term financial sustainability.

SEA Facilitators shared success factors from Scottish social enterprises and explored sustainability indicators and scaling options for learners to apply to their own organisations.

Who are the 2019 Scotland: India Impact Link fellows?

In May 2019, five fellows were selected to receive the world-class Impact Link package of support which includes; financial support, leadership development opportunities, social enterprise connections with peers in India and mentoring from social entrepreneurs in Scotland.

Find out more about the social entrepreneurs taking part in the second round of Scotland: India Impact Link below:

Summaiya Afreen from Lakshya Jeevan Jagriti

“We are platform where women from lower socio-economic status participate in various training programs from basic education and financial literacy to digital and computer literacy to help empower themselves, with emphasis on economic and social development, decision making and building support networks.”

Liju George from Rural Caravan

“We are a for-purpose enterprise that envisions to enhance the lives and livelihoods of the rural people through appropriate design of interventions. One of our interventions is to scale up appropriate innovations through local entrepreneurship and institutions.”

Aman Sharma from TEACH (Training and Educational Centre for the Hearing Impaired)

“We are a registered not-for-profit (E/10326/Thane) working towards the education of children with hearing and speech impairment since July 2016. It has created a higher education facility for the deaf children in Mumbai & since 2016 have enabled 65 deaf children to pursue higher education.”

Ankit Roy from Shaktisteller Energy Solutions

“We are a firm with the intention of maximising the social impact of solar energy on-grid systems, biogas and zero-emission vehicles in India.”

Alakshi Tomar from TruCup

“We are a social enterprise working to promote sustainable menstruation through premier, innovative and state of the art range of menstrual products and awareness programs across the world. The bold and colourful TruCup Menstrual Cups, utilised during menstruation, are bell-shaped medical-grade silicone cups which last for years, are economical, easy to use and environmentally friendly!”

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