• [Round Two Winner: 4/8] Shashank Kumar – Farms and Farmers Foundation

    [Round Two Winner: 4/8] Shashank Kumar – Farms and Farmers Foundation

    Living Rise | January 30, 2012

    Shashank drives efficiency in agriculture by advising on everything from crop selection to marketing. He and his team live in villages to build relationships with farmers.

  • [Round Two Winner: 6/8] Mandeep Singh – Project LiFE

    [Round Two Winner: 6/8] Mandeep Singh – Project LiFE

    Living Rise | February 3, 2012

    Project LiFE ensures the right to education of children in rural India by providing them with solar lamps.

  • [Round Two Winner: 3/8] Rajnish Jain – AVANI: Caring for the Earth

    [Round Two Winner: 3/8] Rajnish Jain – AVANI: Caring for the Earth

    Living Rise | January 27, 2012

    How do you turn the problem of forest fires in the Himalayan region into energy for rural India, 2K jobs, 4K acres of restored biodiversity and 60K carbon credits annually? Check out how Rajnish is doing it.

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  • Regarding the Results of Round 6

    Regarding the Results of Round 6

    News & Updates | March 2, 2012

    Dear Spark the Rise Community: Thank you all for your...

  • [Round One Winner: 8/8] Vishisht Bhatia – Rural BPO

    [Round One Winner: 8/8] Vishisht Bhatia – Rural BPO

    Living Rise | January 13, 2012

    Vishisht is defying the notion that if you migrate to a big city your life is just set—by providing BPO employment in rural India.

  • [Round Two Winner: 1/8] Samik Ghosh – Head Held High: a social movement towards transforming rural poverty

    [Round Two Winner: 1/8] Samik Ghosh – Head Held High: a social movement towards transforming rural poverty

    Living Rise | January 18, 2012

    Samik is transforming lives in rural India. His results: 300+ villagers gaining English fluency, plus a rural BPO job - in 12 months.

  • Spark the Rise Round 2 Winners

    Spark the Rise Round 2 Winners

    News & Updates | January 16, 2012

    A student from Chandigarh, a businessman from Delhi, and an...

  • [Round Two Winner: 2/8] Harshit Bora – Intelligent Helmet

    [Round Two Winner: 2/8] Harshit Bora – Intelligent Helmet

    Living Rise | January 23, 2012

    After his friend died in an unfortunate bike accident, Harshit came up with Intelligent Helmet—an interactive way to prevent bike accidents and injuries.