Daily Archives: October 9, 2008

ForSE 2008: Forum for Social Entrepreneurs – Ready to roll

The response to ForSE 2008 was as strong as last year and we had to close registration as we reached capacity. This promises to be an engaging and exciting event with a terrific line up of speakers and cases.

Will provide updates after the event.

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Agastya – transforming education in India

I had the chance to visit Agastya’s operations in Hubli earlier this year. Agastya is a NGO based in India that is hoping to transform the educational system by making it more interactive, experimental and interesting for children. Recently Ramji Raghavan, Agastya’s founder visited Boston and I had occasion to meet and hear him speak passionately about why he started Agastya after a career in banking. It was wonderful to hear and see some of the videos he brought along about the great progress and impact that the organization is having.

I wrote a piece about it in Lokvani which I am reproducing below .  You can also see it at Lokvani. I will post the pictures I took a little later. Continue reading