The growth of Swasth India, a provider of affordable healthcare services to low-oncome households in the slums of Mumbain demonstrates the potential of social enterprise.
Sundeep Kapilla and Ankur Pegu established Swasth in 2008 to fill the gap in primary and preventive health services left by the government. In Mumbai alone, 32 million people a year fall below the poverty line due to the cost of their healthcare.…Continue
Posted on May 6, 2013 at 11:52
On December 6th, Impact Lab and LAB Open Innovation came together with the support of Business Fight Poverty to present a discussion on the challenges and opportunities faced by social entrepreneurs whose work is geared at the Bottom of the Pyramid (‘BoP’). The event brought together a panel of voices from across various sectors including academia, the private sector, government, and the social impact space. The panel members’ unique points of reference led them to each address…Continue
Posted on January 21, 2013 at 9:30