Anjali, Azad Foundation and Samata are the winners for their innovative and outstanding work for the Girl Child in the fields of Health, Employability and Education. Here are the descriptions of each social entrepreneurship organization:
Anjali: Focusing on mental health issues of mothers and daughters in Kolkata, Anjali has been awarded top honors in Health.
Azad Foundation: Located in Delhi, Azad nabbed the Employability category by training girls from the slums to become professional taxi drivers.
Samata: Finally, Samata provides an innovative education and research curriculum for tribal girls in Andhra Pradesh.
For more information on the Kubera-Edelweiss Social Innovation Honours, check out their website here.
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