Social Entreprenuership

EdelGive Social Innovation Honours 2012 finalists announced

The EdelGive Social Innovation Honours (ESIH) 2012 received an overwhelming response where over 250 NGOs applied for the Awards.

ESIH 2012 aims to identify and reward organizations that are innovating to empower women in India. The objective is to showcase and support organizations with unique approaches to tackle challenges faced by women.

social innovation honoursThe final winners will be announced on 17th Feb 2012.

This year, the top 13 organisations shortlisted across four categories of Health & Well Being, Education, Economic Security & Livelihoods, Rights and Representation are:

Health & Well Being

1.   Ashadeep, Assam (

2.   Goonj, New Delhi (

3.   Manas Foundation, New Delhi (

4.   Shramik Bharti, Uttar Pradesh (


1.   Kala Raksha, Gujarat (

2.   Sister Nivedita Foundation, Gujarat (

Economic Security & Livelihoods

1.   Area Networking and Development Initiatives – ANANDI, Gujarat (

2.   Community Media Trust, Andhra Pradesh (

3.   Stree Mukti Sanghathana, Maharashtra (

Rights & Representation

1.   Deccan Development Society, Andhra Pradesh (

2.   Front for Rapid Economic Advancement – India  (Akshara    Centre) –  Maharashtra (

3.   Seva Mandir, Rajasthan (

4.   Video Volunteers, Goa (

Abhay N

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Abhay is the founder and managing editor of India Microfinance. He is passionate about microfinance, financial inclusion and social entrepreneurship in India.

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  1. vinesh bhargava

    April 8, 2012 at 11:48 am

    Request to National innovation council review my all innovations brief once again.Request my comments by post on google’vinesh bhargava and copyright,and read last three comments first.Thanx.

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