2014 India Development Marketplace Winners Announced!
Jun 19, 2014
After months of deliberating, site visits, evaluations, and hard decisions, the Development Marketplace, and its partners in the India Country Office and IFC's South Asia Inclusive Business Models Group, are proud to announce the winners of the 2014 India Development Marketplace. Nine innovative organizations were chosen to receive grant funding up to US$150,000 and access to tailored capacity development programs to assist them to scale and replicate their programs in the Northeastern states of Assam, Mizoram, and Meghalaya. In addition to these nine full IDM2014 grantees, the Development Marketplace will also be awarding three organizations with US$25,000 in capacity building programs.
BASIX Sub-K iTransactions Ltd.provides financial inclusion for those in most need through branchless banking in the Northeastern states of India. Banking systems are set up through local community members who have already established businesses and have the trust of the community in which they work.
Seven Sisters Development Assistance (SeSTA) is a women's collective that catalyzes inclusive devleopment in North East India by enhancing capabilities of rural communities.
GNRC Ltd. provides free medicare to those who usually would find it out of reach through its GNRC Medireach program. Mobile service busses reach out to hard to reach communities that find it difficult to reach.
SAS Poorna Argoya Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. (SAS-PAP) offers innovative schemes that suit the socio economic conditions of the urban and rural poor across India.
Shija Hospitals and Research Institute Pvt. Ltd. is a private health institute that provides advanced heathcare technology with a human touch to the masses.
FIA Technology Services Pvt. Ltd. improves financial inclusion by delivering banking and financial services at an affordable cost to vast selections of disadvanted and low income customers.
The South Asian Forum for Environment (SAFE)'s NEWS-UP program provides nonconventional energy in water and sanitation for the urban poor.
North East Diocesan Social Service Societh (NEDSSS) provides community health soltuiosn to Assam and rural Meghalaya through its CHARM prorgam.
Swabalambi rehabilitates and trains disabled individuals in order to integrate them into communties. They conduct awareness programs through all levels of society so that people with disabilities are accepted throughout.
GVK Emergency Management and Research Institute uses research technicians to improve emergency management in local hospitals.
Agastya promotes to transform and stimulate the thinking of economically disadvantaged children and promote science learning through innovative teaching techniques.
ERC Eye Care is an eye care service social enterprise that provides affordable eye care solutions to rural peopl ein the Northeastern states of India.