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Samhita is implementing a livelihood CSR program (focused on women and rural unemployed youth) for one of its corporate clients in Panvel (Raigad district, Maharashtra). We are looking for NGO/Social Enterprise partners to implement this program in the region for local community. Though the type of livelihood program to be conducted would be decided by Samhita, the implementation partner would help in setting up the infrastructure, identifying/creating local self help groups and executing and supporting the program.
“Samhita, the non-profit arm of the Nadathur Group promoted by NS Raghavan, the co-founder of Infosys, has been getting requests from big-ticket clients like Vodafone, the Ajay Piramal Group and Johnson and Johnson, wanting to strategise on their CSR projects at a pan-India level. “They are looking for similar NGOs with a national footprint and reach, but few exist,” says Priya Naik, founder and joint managing [...]
Menstrual health and hygiene have always been both a taboo and an object of neglect for traditional low-income Indian families. Responding to this massive challenge, Johnson & Johnson, in partnership with Samhita Social Ventures, launched the Support A Woman program through which donations are solicited and routed to conducting such health camps in low-income communities. Donations have been raised for more than 1500 women and camps have been conducted for more than 500 women. After a successful stint in Maharashtra, the program is set to start all over the country soon.
While companies and corporate foundations are experimenting with various models of creating social impact, one of the most effective ways of doing so is to honor excellence and results at the grassroots, and support the programs in scaling up and becoming sustainable. This article explores the advantages of instituting awards through the example of EdelGive Foundation’s Social Innovation Honors. This article advocates for more such practices and lays out the reasons as to why this is one of the most effective ways to make a difference.