Earthy Wisdom – Women organic farmers of eastern UP show the way

With her one-acre farm, Ramrati and her husband Rambahal are able to sustain their 12-member family throughout the year and earn a monthly income. ———————— Source: http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/other-states/article3366889.ece With her one-acre farm, Ramrati and her husband Rambahal are able to sustain their 12-member family throughout the year and earn a monthly income. At a time of …

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SaaS software for building social communities within neighbourhoods

Missing Communal Groups I’ve been living in a Delhi Development Authority (DDA) neighbourhood for nearly 20 years now. Yet, apart from small groups there is hardly any “community” feeling among most residents. One of the key issue is that people do no know each other. There are few communal platforms for them to gather under. …

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NextDrop – Getting Reliable Information on Water Availability

NextDrop provides households with accurate and timely information about local piped water delivery, over cell phones already widely in use in India. This information comes from water utility employees who call our interactive voice response system when they open valves to distribute water. These reports are used to generate real-time water availability updates and notifications …

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Shareholders’ Agreement for an alternate business

Motivation/Reasons/Inspiration Traditional Corporate model Businesses work hard for “increasing shareholder value” quarter after quarter with little care (perhaps face-value) for the environment and community they work in Shareholders are initial investors, who mostly have little/no contribution in running the day-to-day business, yet it is for them that all the mess in the corporate world exists …

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