Sakhi Group of Social Enterprises

SSP has promoted 4 social enterprises with clear service model and structure, infrastructure, HR policy, road map and organization strategy and plan.

  1. January 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...

  2. 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...

  3. May 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. Read more...

  4. May 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. Read more...

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