In August 2017, Sarvamangala, a 28-year-old homemaker from a village in rural Karnataka joined the Kyathumgere tailoring unit set up close to her home by Industree Foundation. She is now part of a producer enterprise that she co-owns, is able to support her son’s education and one day, dreams of building her own house. With Industree’s support, women like Sarvamangala are empowered to find a voice among their communities and move up the value chain. … Read More Sarvamangala’s Story
Siali (Bauhinia vahlii), is a creeper with large leaves that that typically grows around Sal trees, and is commonly found in the forests of Odisha, and parts of Andhra Pradesh, Chattisgarh and Jharkhand. On account of its size, texture and durability, siali leaves make for a very good source of raw material for the production… Read More Forest to Feast: The Siali Leaf Value Chain
How Industree’s hybrid model helped connect craft makers with consumers. An Excerpt from an article for Next Billion’s ‘Course Correction’ series. … Read More Reviving India’s Artisans
In the lead up to the Indiaspora Philanthropy Summit, held in Georgetown University, Washington on July 16th 2018, David Wilcox of Reach Scale acknowledges Industree Foundation as one of the organisations demonstrating inclusive scale in India. This article was first published on Indiaspora, and has been republished as is. Every Indian citizen grows up with… Read More Making India a leader for scaling social change
In January 2017, Industree Foundation was selected as one of the winners of the National Contest on Social Innovation, organised by the Ministry of External Affairs and NITIAayog. A Screening Committee, comprising of officials from the Economic Diplomacy Division of the MEA and experts from the Atal Innovation Mission, National Research Development Corporation (an enterprise… Read More Book Excerpt: 20 Mission Driven Social Impact Innovations
We’re thrilled to inform you that we have hit our fundraiser target of $5,000 towards Business Skills Training for women in Karnataka through the Global Giving platform. This not only allows us to empower the women we already work with to take their skills to the next level, enabling them to become independent entrepreneurs but also qualifies… Read More We’ve reached our goal!
Industree Foundation is raising funds in order to equip women in rural Karnataka with Business Skills which will further enable them to be successful entrepreneurs. These funds will go towards curriculum development, hiring trainers, providing robust training materials to the women and more. To empower women producers to be able to manage the enterprises on their… Read More Support our cause: