Through 3 projects 1350 micro entrepreneurs digitally empowered, more than 3500 Chanderi weavers  now use digital tools and have  e-commerce portal, more than 50 women entrepreneurs digitally trained.

Through 3 projects more than 1000 people made aware of Internet Rights, more than 30 grassroots women change leaders identified and honoured, more than Rs 30 million raised to help NGOs working for women’s empowerment.

Through 6 projects more than 5000 ICTD innovators discovered and honoured. A knowledge hub and repository of thousands of best practices in use of digital tools for development has been created.

Through 4 projects more than 1 million people in remote rural areas now have access to the Internet and know how to use digital tools. We have also created India’s only fully digitally literate village.

Through 6 projects more than 5000 NGOs now have websites, another 100,000 being empowered via validation and websites with .ngo top level domain. Natural resources and heritage are being conserved using digital tools.

Through 2 projects more than 500 Gram Panchayats now have websites while 1200 access points are being created to enable 400,000 BPL people to avail entitlements under various government schemes

Through 2 projects more than 500 Gram Panchayats now have websites while 1200 access points are being created to enable 400,000 BPL people to avail entitlements under various government schemes

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NESI Awards: how social innovators are bringing about change in Northeast India

PhotoSparks is a weekly feature from YourStory, with photographs that celebrate the spirit of creativity and innovation. In this showcase, we feature some of the social entrepreneurs and changemakers from the Northeast India Social Impact awards and expo!In the earlier 50 posts, we brought you a wide range of creative photographs from an art fair, world music festival, painting fair, telecom expo, art museum, mobile showcase, math museum, social hackathon, ….

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The digital voices of NGOs

The digital voices of NGOs

Amid all the negativity about the roles and responsibilities of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), mostly from the government and in many cases the business sector, one fact that nobody can take away from the non-profits is that theirs is perhaps the only voice shouting out loud when there are matters of concern, causes that need attention, and issues that affect civil society.

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