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  • [Grand Finale Finalist: 15/18] Dhruv Lakra – Mirakle Couriers, Delivering possibilities: a courier service employing underprivileged deaf adults

    [Grand Finale Finalist: 15/18] Dhruv Lakra – Mirakle Couriers, Delivering possibilities: a courier service employing underprivileged deaf adults

    Living Rise | March 29, 2012

    Meet Dhruv Lakra and Mirakle Couriers, a Mumbai-based, National Award-winning innovative courier company that employs low-income deaf adults. They offer their clients excellent logistical solutions, consistently providing them with reliable, efficient and customizable service, without compromising their social commitment to empower India's vast and very underserved deaf community.

  • [Grand Finale Finalist: 11/18] Jithin Krishnan – Make a Difference

    [Grand Finale Finalist: 11/18] Jithin Krishnan – Make a Difference

    Living Rise | March 27, 2012

    Meet Jithin Krishnan and Make A Difference (MAD)—a youth platform that provides safe learning eco-systems for children at risk in orphanages, street shelters and poor homes.

  • [Grand Finale Finalist: 13/18] Rajnish Jain – AVANI, Generating Electricity from Pine needles

    [Grand Finale Finalist: 13/18] Rajnish Jain – AVANI, Generating Electricity from Pine needles

    Living Rise | March 28, 2012

    Meet Rajnish Jain. He and his organization, AVANI are using pine needles to generate electricity in Uttarakhand.

  • [Grand Finale Finalist: 18/18] Manoj Singh – Lac cultivation for livelihood of tribal and non-tribal families

    [Grand Finale Finalist: 18/18] Manoj Singh – Lac cultivation for livelihood of tribal and non-tribal families

    Living Rise | March 30, 2012

    Jharkhand is the ‘Lac State of India.’ Recent studies in Jharkhand revealed that income generated from lac cultivation is next only to cultivation of paddy.

  • [Grand Finale Finalist: 16/18] Vijay Bhaskar Reddy Dinnepu – Kisan Raja’s Automated Irrigation

    [Grand Finale Finalist: 16/18] Vijay Bhaskar Reddy Dinnepu – Kisan Raja’s Automated Irrigation

    Living Rise | March 29, 2012

    Meet Vijay Bhaskar Reddy Dinnepu, of Vinfinet Technologies. His for-profit business venture, “Kisan Raja,” supports end-to-end automated irrigation.

  • [Grand Finale Finalist: 12/18] Roopa Nagarajan – E-MPOWER

    [Grand Finale Finalist: 12/18] Roopa Nagarajan – E-MPOWER

    Living Rise | March 27, 2012

    Meet Roopa Nagarajan and Project E-MPOWER: E-technology for Management of Projects for persons with communication disorders in Rural areas.

  • [Grand Finale Finalist: 14/18] Samik Ghosh – Head Held High, Village BPO

    [Grand Finale Finalist: 14/18] Samik Ghosh – Head Held High, Village BPO

    Living Rise | March 28, 2012

    Head Held High Foundation, together with its subsidiaries, works on creating sustainable models for rural transformation. They have developed training programs that seek to identify, empower, and enable the most vulnerable people and communities.

  • [Grand Finale Finalist: 17/18] Sarabjeet Singh Johar – Urine Albukit, Personal Kidney Care Kit

    [Grand Finale Finalist: 17/18] Sarabjeet Singh Johar – Urine Albukit, Personal Kidney Care Kit

    Living Rise | March 30, 2012

    Meet Sarabjeet Singh Johar. He’s spent 15 years researching to create a kidney test kit so simple that you can use it at home.