Group of Social Enterprises
SSP has promoted 4 social enterprises with clear service
model and structure, infrastructure, HR policy, road map and organization strategy
2006, Sakhi Samudaya Kosh (SSK): Through Sakhi Samudaya Kosh its community
driven micro finance entity, SSP has launched over 16,000 women in start up
self employment in agriculture, dairy and small trades and businesses. Turnover
of micro finance operations are up to Rs. 140 million over the last two years
alone. Read more...
January 2009, Sakhi Retail Private Limited (SRPL): SSP has nurtured 850
women retail entrepreneurs in as many rural communities, through its Sakhi
Retail Co. in rural Maharashtra. For the Sakhi the village level entrepreneur
it has ensured more than 33% income growth in the last year alone. A social
enterprise based on revenue model, it has partnered with BP Energy to co-develop
stoves and clean fuel, and now sells, markets, and distributes biomass stoves
to 60,000 households across rural Maharastra. The grassroots women network
trained to act as marketers, offer after sales service and "below-the-line"
advertisers in one. Read more...
2009, Sakhi Social Enterprise Nework (SSEN): Setting up a Rural B- School,
building and training micro -entrepreneurs and starting an Incubator for rural
enterprises to enhance opportunities for women and young girls are key goals
of the new entity SSEN Sakhi Social Enterprise Network launched recently.
SSP partners with Start Up! an entity experienced in promoting start up enterprises.
2009, Sakhi Community Health Trust (SCHT): The Sakhi Community Health
Trust Fund an initiative for rural families with low access to affordable
health to benefit from cashless health insurance and doorstep health services
resulting in improved health security. SSP fostered a community driven Health
Trust and partnered with SIS Swasth India Services an for profit health venture
to co develop both products and mechanisms that will reach out preventive
health services and provide hospital cover together with insurance companies.
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