Why social entrepreneurship ?


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Why social entrepreneurship ?

  1. 1. Social Entrepreneurship Community development in India @paragmutha
  2. 2. Agenda Introduction Societal Overview Social Entrepreneur in a nutshell Scope | Methodology Case Studies Findings & Recommendation Conclusion
  3. 3. Quick Facts Census : 1.2 B (51.6% M) (48.4%F) | 128 M lack safe water 839 M have no sanitation services - countrymeters.info 1/3rd of the worlds hungry live in India - bhookh.com 21% of communicable diseases in India are related to unsafe water - World Bank Diarrhea alone causes 1600+ deaths daily - water.org Every 10 minutes a woman dies from pregnancy and complications of child birth - saveamother.org
  4. 4. Likelihood Impact analysis Global Risks Report’13
  5. 5. SE in a Nutshell Recognizes a social problem and uses entrepreneurial principles to organize, create, and manage a venture to make social change Targets its the underserved, neglected, or highly disadvantaged population that lacks the financial means or political clout to achieve the transformative benefit on its own Social entrepreneurs are builders of a better world
  6. 6. Social Enterprise Aim is to accomplish targets that are social, environmental as well as financial (Often referred to as the triple bottom line) Social enterprises are distinctive because their social or environmental purpose remains central to their operation Apply market-based strategies to achieve a social purpose Find what is not working, solve the problem by changing the system, spreading the solution, and persuading entire societies to take new leaps
  7. 7. Methodology Objective : Brief understanding of social entrepreneurship and a comparative study of its impact in India Scope Geographical - Not be beyond India Logical - Brief understandings on The business model Social impacts Public response Government support Legal aspect associated
  8. 8. Methodology The information about the Social entrepreneurs is compiled from published and unpublished reports, Internet resources, and interviews with organization members and informed observers Comparative analysis on the information collected based on formal and informal factors Formal Factors Public Spending Access to Finance Government Informal Factors Social Needs Social attitudes Educational Levels
  9. 9. Pregnancy • Annual deaths due to complications during pregnancy 50k+ • Daily Births (India) 23 381 - countrymeters.info Problems during pregnancy Night Blindness 4.6 14.5 Blurred Vision 31.1 25.5 Convulsions Swelling 16.8 45.2 24.7 Excessive Fatigue Anaemia Vaginal Bleeding
  10. 10. Appropriate Technology for Maternal Health Zubaida Bai Designs vital and affordable, yet simple and beautiful products that women want and need B2B for profit business model, selling to health-based businesses (hospital pharmacies, health care centers, and slum clinics) Clean birth kit at $2, to prevent infection at time of birth and reduce maternal and infant mortality. Kit contains simple tools recommended by the WHO
  11. 11. Husk Power Systems End-to-end renewable energy solutions 25-kW to 100-kW ‘mini power plants’ and then wiring villages and hamlets of up to 4000 inhabitants to deliver electricity on a pay-for-use basis Converts agricultural residue (rice husk, mustard stems, corn cobs, certain grasses) into electricity Consumers pre-pay a fixed monthly fee ranging from US$2 - $3 to light up two fluorescent lamps and one mobile charging station. This offers consumers savings of at least 30% over competing kerosene and diesel energy sources
  12. 12. Husk Power Systems 84 mini-power plants, providing electricity to over 200,000 people spread across 300 villages, and employing 350 people operating across the state of Bihar Each plant serves around 400 households, saving 42k+ lt. of kerosene and 18k+ lt. of diesel annually
  13. 13. Water Hard Facts In countries rated on the quality of potable water, India stands at 120 2/3rd of the hospital beds are filled with people having waterborne diseases Rs.6400 Cr. are spent on rural medical annually
  14. 14. Waterlife India Community water system WLIP provides quality checks to ensure that the quality of water is consistent throughout the life of the project Annual maintenance contracts (AMC) of existing projects/plants Apartment system Water treatment systems for housing complexes, offices, residential buildings, schools, hospitals, restaurants and other institutional complexes Test Analyze Treat Process Rainwater harvesting is one of the most promising alternatives for supplying water in the face of increasing water scarcity and escalating demand
  15. 15. Findings & Recommendations The government effectiveness comes from RBI Development values, from a political and social perspective The awareness and commitment of society to social aspects Number of students enrolled in advanced studies is a way to evaluate the impact of education levels on the field of entrepreneurship in general
  16. 16. Conclusion Social entrepreneurship gives higher priority to social value creation by catalyzing social change and catering to social needs than to value capture Many consider it very difficult, if not impossible, to quantify socio-economic, environmental and social effects ‘Grass is greener where you water it’
  17. 17. References & Bibliography Wendy Cukier - Ryerson University Journal of Strategic Innovation and Sustainability vol. 7(1) 2011 Voluntary Development Organizations in India- A Study of History, Role, and Future Challenges. (Society for Participatory Research in Asia ) Elisabet Ferri - International Doctorate in Entrepreneurship and Business Management Department of Business Economics & Administration 2011 Bacq and Janssen - The multiple faces of social entrepreneurship: A review of definitional issues based on geographical and thematic criteria (2011) http://blog.iese.edu/socialentrepreneurship/en/ McMullen - Delineating the domain of development entrepreneurship: A market-based Approach to facilitating inclusive economic growth (2011) http://yourstory.in/ http://www.caseatduke.org/documents/dees_sedef.pdf http://www.techsangam.com/2012/07/09/greatest-social-entrepreneurs-of-all-time/ http://www.flame.org.in/ http://social.yourstory.in/category/socialenterprise/ http://www.labforculture.org/en/resources-for-research/contents/research-infocus/socialentrepreneurship/ characteristics-of-social-entrepreneurship
  18. 18. Thank You…