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Centre for Enterprise Development and Action Research (CEDAR)

The Centre for Enterprise Development and Action Research (CEDAR) is a non-governmental, not for profit organisation set up in 1995, as a ‘help centre’ for a network of interested people and organisations in response to problems associated with inequitable distribution of development benefits; ...

Rural Upgrade Support Organisation (RUSO)

RUSO is a non-political, non-sectarian and non-governmental organization that employs volunteer humanitarian action to empower local communities and contribute sustainable grass-roots solutions to rural challenges, providing health-care, education and social development. It is a unique service...

Annai Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust (AIGMT)

Annai Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust (AIGMT) provides programs to empower the rural poor by improving the educational and vocational skills of women, assist with the economic self-reliance of women through micro level savings and credit, work for the eradication and rehabilitation of child labor,...

Rural Women Development Center (RUWDEC)

Rural Women Development Center (RUWDEC) aims at improving the quality of life of the local communities with focus upon women, youths, handicaps, orphans and vulnerable children by contributing to sustainable development through education, advocacy, health and community development, micro-lending,...

Rajasthan Bal Kalyan Society

RBKS is a registered voluntary organisation devoted to rural education and community development in Udaipur and Rajasmand districts of South Rajasthan and tribal zones of India. The main emphasis of RBKS is to educate and create opportunities for the rural underprivileged tribal children. RBKS...

Namugongo Youth and Women Development Association (YWDAN)

The Namungongo Youth and Women Development Association (YWDAN) is a community-based NGO registered with the Wakiso District Authority, Uganda. They have four basic areas of operation 1. basic education 2. primary health 3. economic empowerment 4. environmental protection campaigns The...

Bharath Abhyudaya Seva Samithi (BASS)

Bharath Abhyudaya Seva Samithi (BASS) works for the welfare of children, women, and persons with disabilities, the elderly and other vulnerable and marginalised groups in about 40 villages in the Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh, including Edlapadu, Prathipadu, Nadendla Mandals and Cyclone Prone...

CARAVAN

CARAVAN (Community Awareness Raising&Advocacy Ventures Around Needs) promotes social and economic development in Swat District of the Northwest Frontier Province Pakistan with regard for ecological conservation and a focus upon marginalised, ignored and backward areas.

Helps International (HINT) Cameroon

Helps International (HINT) Cameroon works to improve on the social and economic well-being and health of the poor and underprivileged in the society through education, skills development and job creation. HINT pursues its mission through community development centres called Halfway Home Training...

Oeuvre Nigérienne de Developpement Social

Oeuvre Nigérienne de Developpement Social works to help the poorest people and support the most needy ones to develop and improve their living conditions. The organisation also prepares programmes for peace, literacy, housing, finance and health.

Department for International Development (DFID) Brazil

The Department for International Development (DFID) is part of the UK Government with responsibility for managing Britain's aid to developing countries. In Brazil, DFID aims to promote pro-poor economic growth and sustainable development through projects and programmes which help people in the...

Virgin Unite

Virgin Unite is the non-profit foundation of the Virgin Group. The foundation aims to help change the way businesses and the social sector work together – driving business as a force for good by offering consultancy and practical support. It unites people to tackle tough social and environmental...

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) - Niger

Catholic Relief Services was founded in 1943 by the Catholic Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and disadvantaged. The aim of CRS globally is to provide direct aid to the poor, to involve people in their own development, helping them to realise their potential, to promote social...

World Vision Chile

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities in the fight against poverty and for social justice. World Vision has been working in Chile since 1980, and currently runs programmes to improve infrastructure, to provide money and...

M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF)

M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) is as a non-profit Trust. The main goal of MSSRF is to impart a pro-nature, pro-poor and pro-women orientation to a job-led economic growth strategy in rural areas through harnessing science and technology for environmentally sustainable and socially...

Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development

Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development is a foundation with objectives for sustainable improvement in quality of life and reduction of poverty and social inequalities in developing countries. They aim to achieve this through the research and spread information on issues of sustainable...

Mercy Corps Uzbekistan

Mercy Corps Uzbekistan, a country office of Mercy Corps International, works alongside local governments and private organisations to address the underlying causes of social tension and conflict in the Ferghana Valley with programmes that take a multifaceted approach to improving civil society,...

Association for India's Development (AID)

Association for India's Development, Inc. (AID) is a voluntary non-profit organisation committed to promoting sustainable, equitable and just development in India, by working with grassroots organisations and movements in India. AID supports and initiates efforts in various interconnected spheres...

Global Institute for Tomorrow

The Global Institute for Tomorrow (GIFT) is an independent social venture think tank based in Hong-Kong. GIFT aims to link business, public policy and civil society issues in order to foster constructive dialogue and address globalisation-related challenges in Asia. The organisation runs a...

The Social Enterprise Conference

The Social Enterprise Conference is annual event jointly produced by the Harvard Business School (HBS) and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government (HKS). Since its inception, the conference has been entirely student run. The student team responsible for producing the event has grown with the...