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    Reframing Education Change in India

    By Martina Mettgenberg-Lemiere & Anh Nguyen | 3

  • NGO Leadership Development in India: From Pioneer-Founders to Homegrown Leaders

    As the trailblazers who built India’s nonprofit sector begin to step aside, a new study shows that NGOs face a significant gap in next-generation leadership. There are barriers to bridging this gap and building blocks to surmount them, but progress depends on founders and funders viewing leadership development as mission critical.

    By Pritha Venkatachalam & Danielle Berfond | 4

  • From the Ground Up

    Top-down development doesn't work. What's needed is a "pull model" created by locals, funders, and government agencies working together as equals.

    By Preeti Mann & Amit Chandra

  • Creating a Social Business

    How Jaipur Living developed a global rug business, one weaver at a time, and lifted thousands out of poverty.

    By N.K. Chaudhary | 2

  • Case Study: Saathi

    Hindi for “friend,” the Saathi Internet program enables women in rural India to help other women improve their lives and livelihoods.

    By Esha Chhabra

  • Case Study: Arghyam

    Arghyam, a grantmaking foundation, takes a data-driven approach to helping transform India’s water and sanitation systems.

    By Esha Chhabra

  • Q&A With Rohini Nilekani

    Two decades of giving have taught philanthropist Rohini Nilekani the value of pursuing unconventional approaches to tackling social problems.

    By Neera Nundy & Pakzan Dastoor

  • Scaling With Evidence

    When monitoring and evaluation are in an organization’s DNA, as they are at SNEHA, it’s much easier to create partnerships with government agencies and NGOs.

    By Dr. Armida Fernandez & Vanessa D'Souza

  • Why Indian Nonprofits Are Experts at Scaling Up

    There might be no better guide than Indian nonprofits for how to successfully scale up when resources are scarce.

    By Soumitra Pandey, Rohit Menezes & Swati Ganeti | 6

  • Q&A With Ratan Tata

    Since becoming chairman of Tata Trusts, Ratan Tata has shifted the trusts’ focus from charitable work to programs that seek to transform lives.

    By Rohit Menezes & Soumitra Pandey