4 Great Socially Conscious Enterprises

BANGALORE: Developing country like India still face challenges to achieve high growth in all major sectors like healthcare, financial services, education, water, and sanitation.

It is at such scenario where social entrepreneurs comes into the picture as they aims at earning money and in return provide essential needs especially for the impoverished class.

Here are four such social enterprises, as compiled by Economic Times.

Seven Sisters Development Assistance:

SeSTA or Seven Sisters Development Assistance is a women's collective venture that catalyzes inclusive development in North East India by enhancing capabilities of rural communities.

It aims at economic development of the NE- India by building capabilities of poor communities, promoting and strengthening their institutions so that they could come out the brutal cycle of contested identity war, poverty and to have the ability to participate in the global economy.

SeSTA promotes and strengthens various institution like women Self Help Group (SHG)s, Farmers group(FG)s, Federate bodies of SHG and FGs and Producers’ Institutions that reinforces the positive forces of cooperation, transparency, equity, justice and responsible citizenship.

Started by Aswini Bhattacharjya and Parag Boruah, SeSTA also works with existing village level institutions like Gram Panchayat and other social forums. It is based in Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura.

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