New Programs in 2012: Development Through Innovation

ICA is building collaborative open source platform aimed at inspiring, collaborating and empowering social sector through human centric design and their professional skills. ICA is looking to provide a best way to reduce poverty. By actively understanding challenges of social organizations like SEWA, there is a best chance to come up with a long lasting solutions. We aim to strategically understand deeper professional skills gaps within these organizations and creating a right solution with your …

Sustainable Innovation

Social innovation has been a near and dear subject to me for several years.  Since I left my corporate life, my main objective is to understand – how one can be a catalyst to create social innovation ecosystem.  During my last two visits in a year, meetings with so many new socially minded friends, visits to few leading NGOs like SEWA, SEWA Rural and Aravind Eye, and recent book on Aravind Eye – “Infinite Vision”. …

Project SEWA

Objectives of SEWA: The objectives of SEWA are Self-Reliance & Full Employment for its members. Self-reliance means that women should be autonomous and self-reliant, individually and collectively, both economically and in terms of their decision-making ability. Full employment means employment whereby workers obtain work security, income security, food security, and social security (at least health care, child care and shelter). SEWA organizes women to ensure that every family obtains full employment. For over 3 decades, …