TC-I Week in Review

Top posts of the week

  1. Prerna’s op-ed on self-interest and social good
  2. A guest post on CSR by Badhri
  3. Not published last week, but Vinay’s post on the sex worker bank continues to generate interest

Reaching into the archives

Shital’s post on an organization known as Barefoot College back in March provides an example of grassroots work that develops unique solutions to local issues.

TC-I Week in Review

Top posts from the past week:

  1. Prerna talked about the flourishing gay-lesbian scene in Bangalore
  2. She also touched on a new venture using rice husks for renewable energy
  3. Shital highlighted a few activities in India around World Environment Day

Reaching into the archives:

Vinay’s op-ed on microfinance and the “missing middle” provides a critical look at the limits of microfinance and what role it has to play in the development world.

TC-I Week in Review

Top posts:

  1. Prerna’s op-ed on income generation for women
  2. Shital’s post on a promising model for ecotourism
  3. Vinay’s feature of the pot-in-pot

Reaching into the archives:

A few months ago, Santhosh featured SELCO, a company focusing on renewable energy that is trying to scale up, and its founder Harish Hande, who has continued to receive much attention since then.

TC-I Week in Review

Top posts:

  1. Santhosh’s posts all dominate the top three this week. First, his dissection of slum tourism in Dharavi
  2. His post on Fab India’s business model
  3. Finally, he brought attention to the International Summit of Women Entrepreneurs

Reaching into the archives:

As you’re probably noticing your grocery bill totals increasing, two food related posts from the past are Prerna’s discussion on the need for an agricultural revolution and Shital’s post on M S Swaminathan’s predictions on the future of food security.

TC-I Week in Review

Top 3 posts from the week:

  1. Although from the previous week, Prerna’s discussion on waste management continues to attract readers and comments.
  2. Vinay’s featured interview with Gautam Ivatury of CGAP from last Sunday was the most read as a new post from the past week.
  3. Santhosh’s post on the partnership between Airtel and the IFFCO also generated a lot of interest.

Reaching into the archives:

One of Vinay’s first posts just as this blog was kicking off focused on challenges that emerging economies face with making initial adoptions of new technologies widespread. Read it again here.

TC-I Week in Review

Top 3 posts from the week:

  1. Prerna’s post on waste management and ecology was the most widely read post from this week.
  2. Her op-ed on the pros and cons of SKS Microfinance’s recent decision to go public earned the second spot.
  3. Finally, Shital’s post on waste management as a PPP opportunity was number three.

Highlighted Jobs, Opportunities, etc.

We will no longer be highlighting jobs in the Week in Review, as our TC-I Call to Action does this each Thursday. Go here to check it out.

Reaching into the Archives

Santhosh some time back wrote about whether academic institutions can actually help build social entrepreneurs. If you missed it the first time, you can check it out here.