Current News

Articles appeared in Media

A Sakhi to rural women: PremaGopalan encourages women to run their own business and reach rural homes.  The Hindu Business Line, Article by RasheedaBhagat, March 2010

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Rural Sales Force: these 850 Sakhis sell utility products for India Inc - for a fee and a share of profits. Outlook Business, Article by NarenKarunakaran, September 2009

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SSP's information note on ILO Website Micro-insurance Innovation Grantees, July 2009

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The New Retailers: Outlook Business, Article by NarenKarunakaran, June 2009

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Social Entrepreneurship: Profiting from the rubble, Management Next, Article by Sangeeta Mansur, May 2009

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Serving the Underserved: Progressive Energy Solutions Through a Sustainable Business Model; By Roberto Bocca and PremaGopalan published by Reflections: The SOL Journal on Knowledge, Learning and Change, Volume 9, Number 2:, April 2009

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'SwayamShikshitSwayamPrakashit'. YashodharaKatkar, Zee Newsletter, April, 2008

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Tsunami-affected grassroots women - ArogyaSakhis for Health Awareness and Action (ASHAA) groups improve community access to Health, Water and Sanitation SwayamShikshanPrayog (SSP), Citigroup Article, December 2007

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After the quake, a film, Business Standard, by AbhilashaOjha / New Delhi, September 1, 2007

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Eight women and a camera, Hindustan Times, by MadhusreeChatterjee September 02, 2007

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Director's Cut, The Indian Express, August 27, 2007

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Marico Innovation for India Award 2007-08 SSP's application has been short listed among 25 entries from 240 entries in social business

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Mary Fran Myers Gender and Disaster Award; PremaGopalan, Founder - Director of SSP, is recognized as an expert in community driven, gender equitable disaster response and resilience initiatives, 2007

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Creating social markets: Building social networks; Microfinance Insights Article, September 2007

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The Many faces of micro credit: There is a distinction between micro-credit and credit-for-empowerment, Humanscape Article by PremaGopalan, August 2001

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Empowerment from Below: Self Education and Empowerment of Grassroots women's collectives by PremaGopalan, SwayamShikshanPrayog, published by SAGE Publications, 2000