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Social Entrepreneurship: A CSR Opportunity Awaiting Its Moment

Social Entrepreneurship: A CSR Opportunity Awaiting Its Moment

Widespread global acceptance that traditional development models based on charity, philanthropy, humanitarian relief, welfare, and development assistance could not address all or some of the most p

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Bala Vikasa CSRB conducts Impact Assessment and SROI for Various Development Projects in Water Conservation, Livelihoods and Women Empowerment Sectors

Bala Vikasa CSRB conducts Impact Assessment and SROI for Various Development Projects in Water Conservation, Livelihoods and Women Empowerment Sectors

As part of a partnership with the Indo Global Social Service Society, Bala Vikasa CSRB conducted Impact Assessment and SROI of various livelihood initiatives of the organisation being implemented i

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Training Programs Conducted for Development Professionals

Training Programs Conducted for Development Professionals

Development Approaches and Social Entrepreneurship 

Training programs were conducted for development professionals working with various NGOs and communities on Appre

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200 Rural Poor Orphans Receive Financial Assistance Through Orphan Solidarity Program

200 Rural Poor Orphans Receive Financial Assistance Through Orphan Solidarity Program

Nearly 200 orphans, supported by Bala Vikasa’s Orphan Solidarity Club (OSC) and SOPAR were provided financial support worth over Rs 17 Lakhs, career counselling and health training during the

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Brisbane Institute of Strengths Based Practice and Bala Vikasa Organise Asia Pacific Conference on Building Hope

Brisbane Institute of Strengths Based Practice and Bala Vikasa Organise Asia Pacific Conference on Building Hope

Academicians, social workers, development professionals, psychologists, students and professionals from across the world gathered at the ‘Building Positive Hope in a Post Pandemic World: An A

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Rythu Vikasa Sets Up an E-Commerce Platform to Improve its Market Access with the Help of Bala Vikasa

Rythu Vikasa Sets Up an E-Commerce Platform to Improve its Market Access with the Help of Bala Vikasa

To increase market linkages to farmers and promote the consumption of organic products, Bala Vikasa has supported Rythu Vikasa Organic Mart, an initiative of the Organic Farmers Cooperative in laun

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Bala Vikasa ED speaks on Community Water Purification Plants Maintenance at Aguasan Workshop

Bala Vikasa ED speaks on Community Water Purification Plants Maintenance at Aguasan Workshop

Bala Vikasa Executive Director, Shoury Reddy Singareddy presented one of our innovative sustainable development models at the 37th Aguasan Workshop, Switzerland on 'Using Data for Action and fo

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Tanks Restored in Tamil Nadu, 53.2 Million Litres of Storage Capacity Increased

Tanks Restored in Tamil Nadu, 53.2 Million Litres of Storage Capacity Increased

In partnership with CII(SR) Water Alliance, Bala Vikasa has restored and conserved water bodies through tank desiltation, stone revetment and deepening activities in Eguvarpalayam village of Tiruva

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Delegates from Kamal Udwadia Foundation(KUF) Interacts with Beneficiaries

Delegates from Kamal Udwadia Foundation(KUF) Interacts with Beneficiaries

Delegates  from our partner organization, the Kamal Udwadia Foundation (KUF), explored potential collaborative opportunities in Organic Farming, Women Empowerment, Model Villages, and Quality

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Rural Poor women come together to provide for poor orphaned citizens

Rural Poor women come together to provide for poor orphaned citizens

Bala Vikasa’s Women Integrated Development program beneficiaries from across 14 village centres raised funds to provide daily essentials to orphaned poor senior citizens.  A total of Rs

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Bala Vikasa Supports Amazon in Setting up Amazon 21st Century Learning Lab

Bala Vikasa Supports Amazon in Setting up Amazon 21st Century Learning Lab

The Amazon 21st Century Learning Lab opens its doors to the students of Keesara Government School in partnership with Bala Vikasa. The inauguration of the lab has provided students with a vibrant l

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Bala Vikasa Conducts Health Camp in Over 100 Villages

Bala Vikasa Conducts Health Camp in Over 100 Villages

To create awareness on preventive measures for better health and ensure that communities, especially poor senior citizens receive timely diagnosis and treatment for their health issues, we conducte

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Pioneering Community-Driven Corporate Social Responsibility for Sustainable Impact: Bala Vikasa Shows The Way

Pioneering Community-Driven Corporate Social Responsibility for Sustainable Impact: Bala Vikasa Shows The Way

Driving Community-Driven Sustainable Development

Over the past 32 years, Bala Vikasa has grown to be one of the biggest NGOs in India, pioneering several innovat

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Encouraging Women to take up backyard gardening and contribute to environmental conservation

Encouraging Women to take up backyard gardening and contribute to environmental conservation

About 8374 Kitchen Garden Kits and 7800 fruit saplings were distributed to women members of our Integrated Women Development program in 255 villages of Karimnagar, Siddipet, Mahabubabad, Warangal,

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Bala Vikasa People Development Training Center Conducts Training Programs on Development Approaches and Trends

Bala Vikasa People Development Training Center Conducts Training Programs on Development Approaches and Trends

About 100 development professionals from across the world took part in various online and offline workshops organised on Community Driven Development (CDD), Results Based Management (RBM) and Asset

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 Bala Vikasa sets up new Community Water Purification Plants in 7 Villages of Telangana

Bala Vikasa sets up new Community Water Purification Plants in 7 Villages of Telangana

Bala Vikasa has successfully set up another seven Community Water Purification Plants in seven villages of Telangana with the support of our CSR partner Franklin Templeton Services(FTS), a wing of

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Bala Vikasa CSRB Conducts Panel Discussion on Social Impact and Technology

Bala Vikasa CSRB Conducts Panel Discussion on Social Impact and Technology

Bala Vikasa Center for Social and Responsible Business hosted another virtual panel discussion on Leveraging Technology for Social Impact with industry experts Mayur Ramesh Nar, Founder of Jeevamru

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Plantation and Horticulture Activities Initiated with the Support of FAI

Plantation and Horticulture Activities Initiated with the Support of FAI

Bala Vikasa, in collaboration with First American India (FAI), is taking a significant step towards enhancing urban green cover.  In the first phase, we distributed 300 saplings to 100 househo

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Bala Vikasa inaugurated Roof Water Harvesting Structures in Karnataka

Bala Vikasa inaugurated Roof Water Harvesting Structures in Karnataka

In a collaborative effort with ABInBev, Bala Vikasa set up Roof Water Harvesting structures to improve access to hygienic drinking water to the 190 students of the Government High School of Ma

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Bala Vikasa Supports Organic Farmers in Organising Organic Mela

Bala Vikasa Supports Organic Farmers in Organising Organic Mela

A three-day Organic Mela was organised by the Rythu Vikasa Sendriya Uthapatti and Uthapathula Cooperative Society supported by Bala Vikasa to provide direct market access to the farmers and help th

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Nearly 300 rural poor widows receive financial assistance

Nearly 300 rural poor widows receive financial assistance

A financial assistance of Rs 15,67,000 was distributed to 299 rural poor widows to support them in meeting their basic needs with the support of SOPAR along with grocery kits. The children of the w

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Bala Vikasa Initiates a Series of Workshops on Entrepreneurship for Rural Entrepreneurs

Bala Vikasa Initiates a Series of Workshops on Entrepreneurship for Rural Entrepreneurs

In the rapidly evolving business world, it is very important to keep up with the changing trends and adapt innovative ways to grow and scale the business. Recognizing the need, we have initiated a

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The Striking Transformation of Ontimamidipally High School

The Striking Transformation of Ontimamidipally High School

The school, after the restoration, was inaugurated in 2015 with much pomp and festivity. The Chief Guest, Hon’ble Minister of Education Mr Kadiyam Srihari, Inspired by the tremendous achievem

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School Supplies and Other Essentials Provided to Vikasa Children

School Supplies and Other Essentials Provided to Vikasa Children

As part of our annual activities of our Orphan Solidarity program, School Preparatory Day was organised to prepare the children to get back to school after the summer break. The meeting was organiz

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Financial Assistance and Grocery Kits Provided to Widows

Financial Assistance and Grocery Kits Provided to Widows

To support rural poor widows in providing for themselves and their families we have distributed grocery kits to 310 widows and their children worth Rs 10 lakhs. Additionally, about 623 children of

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Training Programs Held for Women Micro Entrepreneurs on Business Management

Training Programs Held for Women Micro Entrepreneurs on Business Management

As part of a project with SOPAR, a series of training sessions commenced in June for about 106 micro-entrepreneurs on how to scale and sustain their businesses. The training programs are designed f

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First Solar Based Water Purification Plant set up in Pamena

First Solar Based Water Purification Plant set up in Pamena

Bala Vikasa inaugurated its first solar-based Community Water Purification Plant (CWPP) in Pamena village of Rangareddy district with the support of our CSR Partner NextEnergy Foundation.

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Bala Vikasa Observes International Widows Day; Conducts Awareness Programs in 5 States

Bala Vikasa Observes International Widows Day; Conducts Awareness Programs in 5 States

Marking International Widows Day, Bala Vikasa hosted a State Level Convention in Warangal for about 500 rural widows to create awareness on their rights and encourage them to fight against the disc

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Walking, trekking, and rock climbing - not for sport but to fetch water: Addressing the struggles of Shahapur’s Adivasi Communities in accessing water

Walking, trekking, and rock climbing - not for sport but to fetch water: Addressing the struggles of Shahapur’s Adivasi Communities in accessing water

A grueling walk through a risky path to a small canal in the interiors of a forest. This is the only source of water for the tribal communities in Umbravane village of Maharashtra. The women of the

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Bala Vikasa organise G20-C20 Summit events as the South India Regional Coordinators

Bala Vikasa organise G20-C20 Summit events as the South India Regional Coordinators

In a moment of pride, Bala Vikasa secures the nomination as the South India Regional Coordinator of the C20 Working Group on ‘Delivering Democracy - Retrospect & Prospects.’ Civil20

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Accelerating Climate Action: Why India's Rural Communities Hold the Key

Accelerating Climate Action: Why India's Rural Communities Hold the Key

On June 5th, people all over the world observe World Environment Day, a global day to spotlight the challenges faced by our environment, their impact on human progress, and focus on strategies an

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10-day training program conducted for women farmers in tractor driving

10-day training program conducted for women farmers in tractor driving

To enable women in tractor driving, Bala Vikasa with the support of its CSR partner Mahindra and Mahindra conducted a ten-day training program for women farmers at Buchnelli village, Zaheerabad in

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Breaking the Barriers to Justice for Widows

Breaking the Barriers to Justice for Widows

The life of a married Indian woman is often adorned with great reverence. Yet, when fate turns her into a widow, the contrast couldn't be starker. Exclusion, discrimination, shame, and injustic

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Bala Vikasa assists communities to become Artificial Intelligence(AI) Ready as part of AI For All Campaign in partnership with Intel

Bala Vikasa assists communities to become Artificial Intelligence(AI) Ready as part of AI For All Campaign in partnership with Intel

To create awareness of Artificial Intelligence(AI) among communities, Intel conducted awareness workshops in various government schools and among rural communities with the support of Bala Vikasa,

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Community Water Purification Plant set up in Palnadu

Community Water Purification Plant set up in Palnadu

Extending its Safe Water program services, Bala Vikasa established a new Water Purification Plant (WPP) at Palnadu with the support of its CSR partner Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd

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Bala Vikasa CSRB resumes Social Entrepreneur Talks webinar series

Bala Vikasa CSRB resumes Social Entrepreneur Talks webinar series

Resuming its webinar series - Social Entrepreneur Talks, Bala Vikasa CSRB conducted a webinar on the journey of establishing a social enterprise in India with industry expert Gouree Manjarekar, Fou

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Bala Vikasa CSRB participates in Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp as Jury

Bala Vikasa CSRB participates in Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp as Jury

Social Entrepreneurship team at Bala Vikasa CSRB members Mogili Vijender and Parvathy A took part as jury members in Sparkup, a two-day Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp organized by Vardhaman Colle

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Bala Vikasa Center for Social and Responsible Business(CSRB) launches its fourth incubation cohort - Promote and Incubate Social Enterprises (PrISE)

Bala Vikasa Center for Social and Responsible Business(CSRB) launches its fourth incubation cohort - Promote and Incubate Social Enterprises (PrISE)

Bala Vikasa Center For Social and Responsible Business (CSRB) kick-started its fourth cohort - Promote and Incubate Social Enterprises (PrISE) with seven social startups working in health, agricult

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Organic Farmers Cooperative launches Rythu Vikasa Organic Mart with the support of Bala Vikasa in Warangal

Organic Farmers Cooperative launches Rythu Vikasa Organic Mart with the support of Bala Vikasa in Warangal

In an effort to provide market access to organic farmers, Bala Vikasa is promoting the Rythu Vikasa Organic Mart - an initiative of an Organic Farmers Cooperative. Errabelli Dayakar Rao, Minister o

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Bala Vikasa PDTC conducts virtual trainings on Communications for NGOs

Bala Vikasa PDTC conducts virtual trainings on Communications for NGOs

To equip NGOs and development professionals in report writing and documenting case studies, Bala Vikasa People Development Training Center conducted virtual training programs on ‘Effective Re

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Rahul Bhardwaj, Senior Director and Head, Bala Vikasa Center for Social and Responsible Business interacts with global leaders in Social Entrepreneurship as part of the prestigious IVLP

Rahul Bhardwaj, Senior Director and Head, Bala Vikasa Center for Social and Responsible Business interacts with global leaders in Social Entrepreneurship as part of the prestigious IVLP

How do you feel about being part of a global exchange program focused on Social Entrepreneurship?

As someone devoted to promoting Social Entrepreneurship in India for so

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Addressing Climate Change is Critical to Alleviating Poverty

Addressing Climate Change is Critical to Alleviating Poverty

 

Post the Covid-19 pandemic that ravaged global development indices, it’s not surprising to see experts across science, policy, and business, agreeing on what is increasingly

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Empowering Rural Communities On The Brink Of A Massive Pandemic

Empowering Rural Communities On The Brink Of A Massive Pandemic

American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, said out of the 2,276 reports for which text ratings were available, claims in 1,865 of them (around 82 percent) were found to be false.

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Critical Medical Equipment, Medical and Essential Supplies Help communities survive COVID Second Wave in Telangana

Critical Medical Equipment, Medical and Essential Supplies Help communities survive COVID Second Wave in Telangana

Bala Vikasa has always been at the forefront of helping communities survive the COVID-19 pandemic. As India was dealing with the deadly second wave of coronavirus, Bala Vikasa initiated Corona Chey

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Invisible Women, Invisible Problems

Invisible Women, Invisible Problems

Widows across the globe are suffering in one way or the other. The problems of the widows include social stigma, superstitions, discrimination, harassment, exploitation, poverty etc.

In o

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People-Centered Action:  Building Communities Before Building Projects

People-Centered Action: Building Communities Before Building Projects

This year, Bala Vikasa completed 30 years of pioneering Community –Driven Development work in India benefitting over 6.5 Million people from 6500+ villages through innovative and high-impact

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Social Entrepreneurship: Model For Inclusive Development Or Another Fad Waiting To Wane Gradually

Social Entrepreneurship: Model For Inclusive Development Or Another Fad Waiting To Wane Gradually

Social entrepreneurship is a complex concept as it tries to combine two, seemingly, opposite objectives viz profit and social good in the same term. This term most likely evolved to address the sys

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Bala Vikasa CSRB wraps up webinar series on social entrepreneurship with panel discussions and knowledge sharing sessions

Bala Vikasa CSRB wraps up webinar series on social entrepreneurship with panel discussions and knowledge sharing sessions

To strengthen the SE ecosystem and draw attention to the less explored aspects of Social Entrepreneurship, Bala Vikasa Center For Social and Responsible Business (CSRB) launched a webinar seri

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Bala Vikasa CSRB hosts monthly meeting of Hyderabad based incubators, mentors, and other diverse stakeholders of the startup ecosystem in Telangana

Bala Vikasa CSRB hosts monthly meeting of Hyderabad based incubators, mentors, and other diverse stakeholders of the startup ecosystem in Telangana

In September this year, Bala Vikasa CSRB hosted the monthly incubator’s meet. More than 25 incubators from across Telangana met at Bala Vikasa Campus, Ghatkesar and deliberated on f

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Training Session in Responsible Business, Social Entrepreneurship at Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology Garners High Praise

Training Session in Responsible Business, Social Entrepreneurship at Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology Garners High Praise

Following our recent MOU with Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology (SNIST) to Promote Responsible Business and Social Entrepreneurship, we conducted a training session for 50 students and

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US Consulate Supported Workshop on Comparison of American and Indian Constitutions Inspires 150 Youth from 3 States

US Consulate Supported Workshop on Comparison of American and Indian Constitutions Inspires 150 Youth from 3 States

Students enthusiastically interacted during a grand 2-Day workshop on “Comparing American and Indian Constitutions” conducted to increase awareness in marginalized youth on the shared t

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Bala Vikasa CSRB Shares Achievements, Explores New Collaborations, and Networks with Partner Community at HCL Foundation Convergence Meet

Bala Vikasa CSRB Shares Achievements, Explores New Collaborations, and Networks with Partner Community at HCL Foundation Convergence Meet

We explored new collaborations at the HCL Foundation Convergence Meet last November, which witnessed 12 nonprofits of the HCL Foundation Hyd Chapter and MARI sharing updates on programs, major achi

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Bala Vikasa CSRB Invited as Sector Expert to Mentor Social Innovators and Start-Ups at Social Impact Bootcamp 2020 organized by TSIC and T-Hub

Bala Vikasa CSRB Invited as Sector Expert to Mentor Social Innovators and Start-Ups at Social Impact Bootcamp 2020 organized by TSIC and T-Hub

Recognizing the strategic leadership of Bala Vikasa CSRB in Social Enterprise incubation in India, the Telangana State Innovation Cell (TSIC) and T-Hub invited us to partner with them on their

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New Partnership with IMT-Hyderabad for Research and Programs to Promote Sustainability and Responsible Business Commences

New Partnership with IMT-Hyderabad for Research and Programs to Promote Sustainability and Responsible Business Commences

As part of our efforts to create symbiotic alliances between academia, businesses, and nonprofits to promote business responsibility and social innovation for the upliftment of underprivileged rura

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Bala Vikasa Center For Social and Responsible Business (CSRB) conducts a panel discussion on the Effective Implementation of CSR projects amid the pandemic

Bala Vikasa Center For Social and Responsible Business (CSRB) conducts a panel discussion on the Effective Implementation of CSR projects amid the pandemic

Bala Vikasa Center For Social and Responsible Business conducted a panel discussion on ‘Effective Implementation of CSR Projects Amid The Pandemic: Challenges and Opportunities,’ a

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Bala Vikasa Center For Social and Responsible Business (CSRB) commences Responsible Business webinar series with a knowledge sharing session on Impact Assessment for CSR Projects

Bala Vikasa Center For Social and Responsible Business (CSRB) commences Responsible Business webinar series with a knowledge sharing session on Impact Assessment for CSR Projects

As part of a webinar series curated to disseminate knowledge in CSR Advisory, Bala Vikasa Center For Social and Responsible Business (CSRB) hosted a knowledge-sharing session on Impact Assessment f

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Sector Experts speak from experience on

Sector Experts speak from experience on "Why Social Enterprises Succeed/Fail''?

Bala Vikasa Center for Social and Responsible Business (CSRB) launched a webinar series on Social Entrepreneurship (SE). As a part of this, Bala Vikasa CSRB curated 8-panel discussions on

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Bala Vikasa Center For Social and Responsible Business continues webinar series on Responsible Business initiating a discourse on CSR, SDGs, Climate Change and others

Bala Vikasa Center For Social and Responsible Business continues webinar series on Responsible Business initiating a discourse on CSR, SDGs, Climate Change and others

Bala Vikasa CSRB conducted a series of panel discussions and knowledge-sharing sessions focusing on the need for a better understanding of CSR implementation, ESGs, SDGs, Social Impact and Inn

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Workshop on 'Entrepreneurship and Innovation' at Nalla Narsimhareddy Group of Institutes

Workshop on 'Entrepreneurship and Innovation' at Nalla Narsimhareddy Group of Institutes

To encourage students to take up entrepreneurship and create awareness of the need for innovation for sustainable development, Bala Vikasa CSRB conducted a workshop on ‘Entrepreneurship

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Development Professionals Laud CSRB for Providing Valuable Training in the Art of Effective Proposal Writing at Capacity-Building Workshop

Development Professionals Laud CSRB for Providing Valuable Training in the Art of Effective Proposal Writing at Capacity-Building Workshop

Bala Vikasa CSRB conducted a capacity-building workshop for 20 Development Professionals in Effective Proposal Writing, providing valuable knowledge and practical insights into the purpose, ca

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Overwhelming Response to PDTC’s Web-Based Training Program on ‘Interpreting the Indian FCRA Amendment Act, 2020 for Nonprofits’

Overwhelming Response to PDTC’s Web-Based Training Program on ‘Interpreting the Indian FCRA Amendment Act, 2020 for Nonprofits’

The PDTC has been quick to adapt to the new pandemic-induced challenges, going online with the popular training course on Sustainable Community-Driven Development, and introducing a new online trai

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NGOs equipped to identify and seize CSR Opportunities through a series of virtual trainings

NGOs equipped to identify and seize CSR Opportunities through a series of virtual trainings

Over 180 development professionals from 168 organizations participated from across the country in a series of capacity-building sessions on ‘CSR Opportunities and Recent Development Trends in

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NGOs trained in formulating Performance Management Systems

NGOs trained in formulating Performance Management Systems

NGOs from over 5 states participated in a virtual capacity-building session on ‘Becoming the Best Place to Work with Epic Performance Management Systems,’ held in June. The session focu

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Two-day virtual training held on Result Based Management for NGOs

Two-day virtual training held on Result Based Management for NGOs

The People’s Development Training Center - Bala Vikasa's Training Campus in Warangal, successfully hosted a two-day virtual workshop on Result Based Management to over 10 organizations fr

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Development Professionals From Four Countries Participate In A Capacity Building Program On Community Driven Development

Development Professionals From Four Countries Participate In A Capacity Building Program On Community Driven Development

About 11 NGOs from Bangladesh, Nigeria, Ethiopia, and India participated in a ten-day Community Driven Development capacity-building course for impactful implementation of community-driven developm

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Three-Day Exposure Visit Conducted For Development Professionals To Interact With Communities And Witness The Impact Of  The Development Projects

Three-Day Exposure Visit Conducted For Development Professionals To Interact With Communities And Witness The Impact Of The Development Projects

Bala Vikasa People Development Center in October conducted an exposure visit to development professionals for the first time after the novel coronavirus outbreak. The visit was conducted to connect

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Workshop Held On ‘Writing Winning Proposals,’ For Development Professionals

Workshop Held On ‘Writing Winning Proposals,’ For Development Professionals

To enhance the skill of proposal writing among development professionals, People Development Training Center conducted a workshop on ‘Writing Winning Proposals,’ for development profess

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Training Programs On Neuro-Linguistic Programming And Emotional Intelligence Held For NGOs

Training Programs On Neuro-Linguistic Programming And Emotional Intelligence Held For NGOs

In an attempt to draw attention to holistic development professionals and their communities, People Development Training Center conducted training programs on Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Emoti

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Capacity Building Program Held On ABCD Approach For NGOs Across The World In August

Capacity Building Program Held On ABCD Approach For NGOs Across The World In August

About 13 development professionals participated in a capacity building session held on ‘Asset Based Community Development Approach,’ from four states and two countries including Nepal a

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Development Professionals Trained In Development Rules To Follow For Sustainable Implementation of  Development Projects

Development Professionals Trained In Development Rules To Follow For Sustainable Implementation of Development Projects

Sharing Bala Vikasa’s guiding development rules, People Development Center conducted a virtual capacity-building session on ‘10 Development Rules for Sustainable Development: The Bala V

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Bala Vikasa Shares Feasibility Studies and Submits Proposal on 3-Year Development Interventions in Mahabubnagar to CLP India

Bala Vikasa Shares Feasibility Studies and Submits Proposal on 3-Year Development Interventions in Mahabubnagar to CLP India

In line with our evolution as a knowledge hub of best practices in Community-Driven Development interventions, we conducted a research and feasibility study for CLP India seeking information on the

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Telangana Government Seeks Bala Vikasa Proposal for Setting Up 6 Sujal ATW Kiosks in Osmania General Hospital in Hyderabad

Telangana Government Seeks Bala Vikasa Proposal for Setting Up 6 Sujal ATW Kiosks in Osmania General Hospital in Hyderabad

Telangana’s Department of Health and Family Welfare asked Bala Vikasa to submit a project proposal for setting up 6 Sujal ATWs in Osmania General Hospital at Hyderabad, last December.

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Bala Vikasa Marketing and Liasoning Support Helps Organic Farmers Sell Produce for 10-15% Higher Returns, 200 New Farmers Join Program

Bala Vikasa Marketing and Liasoning Support Helps Organic Farmers Sell Produce for 10-15% Higher Returns, 200 New Farmers Join Program

200 new small and marginal farmers in 3 villages adopted organic farming after Bala Vikasa conducted awareness and training sessions on the benefits of sustainable agriculture last October. These f

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Fitness enthusiasts champion Bala Vikasa Safe Water Revolution on Impact App, Walk 21 Million Steps to Help Fund 2 Purification Plants

Fitness enthusiasts champion Bala Vikasa Safe Water Revolution on Impact App, Walk 21 Million Steps to Help Fund 2 Purification Plants

Over 23 days last November, 273 fitness enthusiasts walked 21 Million steps and recorded it on the Mumbai-based Impact Mobile App, to help raise funds for our Safe Water Revolution Community Water

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With 300th Farm Pond Excavation, Bala Vikasa Water Conservation Program Enables Rural Poor Farmers Store 12 Cr Lts Water

With 300th Farm Pond Excavation, Bala Vikasa Water Conservation Program Enables Rural Poor Farmers Store 12 Cr Lts Water

The 300th farm pond was excavated in Kuknoor village, in Veldurthy mandal of Medak district last December, as part of Bala Vikasa Water Conservation Program, helping rural poor farmers conserve cro

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Bala Vikasa Safe Water-Revolution Forges Full Steam Ahead Despite COVID19 Pandemic, 32 New CWPPs Inaugurated in 3 Months

Bala Vikasa Safe Water-Revolution Forges Full Steam Ahead Despite COVID19 Pandemic, 32 New CWPPs Inaugurated in 3 Months

We are proud to have inaugurated 32 new CWPPs, impacting 11,139 families or 55,695 beneficiaries in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana over the 3rd quarter ending December, despite COVID-19 pandemic-indu

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Bala Vikasa Enter into a New Partnership with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to Address the Water Crisis in Tamil Nadu Village

Bala Vikasa Enter into a New Partnership with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to Address the Water Crisis in Tamil Nadu Village

Last December, Bala Vikasa signed an MOU with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to provide access to safe water for communities residing in the three areas of Kavanur village, in Arakkonam

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Bala Vikasa Provides 100 Widows Training in Advanced Tailoring Skills to Encourage Entrepreneurship with Manos Unidas Grant

Bala Vikasa Provides 100 Widows Training in Advanced Tailoring Skills to Encourage Entrepreneurship with Manos Unidas Grant

As part of a program to empower 100 poor widows under a grant from the Spanish organization Manos Unidas, Bala Vikasa has provided 100 women from 40 villages of 4 districts training in advanced tai

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Bala Vikasa Provides 1100+ Smartphones and Tabs to Orphans and Poor Students in Rural Telangana as COVID19 Disrupts Education

Bala Vikasa Provides 1100+ Smartphones and Tabs to Orphans and Poor Students in Rural Telangana as COVID19 Disrupts Education

In an intervention that’s instilled new hope among poor orphans, widows’ children, and government school students in rural Telangana, Bala Vikasa has distributed 1,143 free smartphones

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Organic Farmers increase profit by 25% through organic mela

Organic Farmers increase profit by 25% through organic mela

Our organic farmers were delighted to have increased their profits by 25% at the organic mela organized to provide them with market linkages and sell farm-fresh produce to the consumers on June 1,

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1500 Organic Farmers Gather For Monthly Meetings on Organic Farming Practices

1500 Organic Farmers Gather For Monthly Meetings on Organic Farming Practices

As many as 1500 farmers of 88 groups gathered for monthly meetings to discuss various practices of organic farming and their savings and loans required.

During these monthly meetings that

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200 New Farmers Adopt Organic Farming in 200 Acres, The Project Expanded to Three New Villages

200 New Farmers Adopt Organic Farming in 200 Acres, The Project Expanded to Three New Villages

Bala Vikasa inspired another 200 small and marginal farmers in adopting organic farming on 200 acres of land. This June, we expanded our Organic Farming to three more villages - Ponnala, Narmetta,

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Godfrey Philips India and Chola to support Water Conservation and Safe Water Initiative

Godfrey Philips India and Chola to support Water Conservation and Safe Water Initiative

In June this year, we joined hands with Godrej Philips India Limited to provide a sustainable livelihood for farmers through water conservation of 10 villages of Vinukonda mandal in the Guntur and

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Skill Development Training Equips Widows and Rural Poor Women to Access Better Livelihood Opportunities

Skill Development Training Equips Widows and Rural Poor Women to Access Better Livelihood Opportunities

As part of the Widow Emancipation program, Bala Vikasa conducted a skill development training program for 76 young widows from six districts of Telangana in June with the support of Manos Unidas. T

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International Widows Day Events galvanize support for Widows, call for full and equal rights

International Widows Day Events galvanize support for Widows, call for full and equal rights

Marking International Widows’ Day on June 23rd, Bala Vikasa successfully hosted two virtual events - State level Convention and Global Conference on the theme ‘Invisible Women, Invisibl

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Bala Vikasa Conducts Awareness Campaigns To Promote Digital Education In Rangareddy District

Bala Vikasa Conducts Awareness Campaigns To Promote Digital Education In Rangareddy District

With an objective to promote digital education and improve digital literacy among rural poor children, Bala Vikasa with the support of Amazon conducted an orientation workshop on setting up and mai

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Meetings and Training Programs Held Creating Awareness On Organic Farming

Meetings and Training Programs Held Creating Awareness On Organic Farming

As part of Bala Vikasa’s organic farming program activities, the team conducted seasonal training programs, leadership training programs and exposure visits to enable organic farmers in follo

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Urine platforms and Azolla pits constructed to ease organic farming practices

Urine platforms and Azolla pits constructed to ease organic farming practices

In an attempt to support small and marginal farmers and encourage them in using organic fertilizers, Bala Vikasa constructed 190 urine plot farms in 27 villages of four districts. Through this, far

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Bala Vikasa Executive Director deliverd a webinar on ‘Training the Community in Operation and Management of Water ATMs,’ as part of Clean Water Talks webinar series

Bala Vikasa Executive Director deliverd a webinar on ‘Training the Community in Operation and Management of Water ATMs,’ as part of Clean Water Talks webinar series

Shoury Reddy Singareddy, Executive Director, Bala Vikasa delivered a webinar on 'Training the Community in Operation and Management of Water ATMs,' as part of the Clean Water Talks Webinar

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New Partnership With Sunlit Future To Install Solar Motor Pumps in Tribal villages

New Partnership With Sunlit Future To Install Solar Motor Pumps in Tribal villages

Bala Vikasa gets into a new partnership with Sunlit Future, a solar energy company of Tamil Nadu in December to install solar motor pumps to existing borewells in 12 Tribal habitations of Mahabubab

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New partnership with Bharath Financial Inclusion Limited to revive Water Purification Plants in Karnataka

New partnership with Bharath Financial Inclusion Limited to revive Water Purification Plants in Karnataka

Bharat Financial Inclusion Limited (BFIL) partnered with Bala Vikasa to revive 70 existing Water Purification Plants in 63 villages of the Kalaburagi district in Karnataka in November. As part of t

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Bala Vikasa Conducts Skill Development Training For 10 Rural Poor Youth With The Support Of CLP India

Bala Vikasa Conducts Skill Development Training For 10 Rural Poor Youth With The Support Of CLP India

Helping rural poor youth to get better livelihood opportunities, Bala Vikasa conducted skill development training for 10 rural poor youth of Thandur Mandal and their families in Desktop Publishing

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Training Programs Held For Elected Village-Level Leaders To Bring Reforms In Perception of Widowhood

Training Programs Held For Elected Village-Level Leaders To Bring Reforms In Perception of Widowhood

Over 5000 village-level elected leaders participated in the capacity-building sessions held on ‘Effective Leadership - Resource Utilization, Role of Elected Leaders in Social Change,’ w

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Street Play Performed In 15 Villages Promoting Organic Farming

Street Play Performed In 15 Villages Promoting Organic Farming

To encourage farmers to take up organic farming and educate them on the best practices of organic farming, Bala Vikasa performed street play in 15 villages of four districts in Telangana. Creating

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Farmers Improve Livelihood Opportunites Through Farm Pond Excavation Activities

Farmers Improve Livelihood Opportunites Through Farm Pond Excavation Activities

Encouraging organic farmers to improve irrigational facilities to their farms, create additional sources of income and contribute to water conservation, Bala Vikasa inaugurated Farm Pond excavation

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CGI and Give India Partner With Bala  Vikasa To Provide Livelihood Opportunities To COVID Widows

CGI and Give India Partner With Bala Vikasa To Provide Livelihood Opportunities To COVID Widows

The COVID 19 pandemic has left many distressed and lonely. Women, especially rural young women, who have lost their spouses to COVID are left to fend for themselves. CGI joined hands with Give Indi

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Bala Vikasa Distributed 330 Smart Phones To Rural Poor Youth in Telangana

Bala Vikasa Distributed 330 Smart Phones To Rural Poor Youth in Telangana

As part of its COVID response activities, Bala Vikasa, with the support of SOPAR distributed smartphones to 330 rural poor youth in Telangana to bridge the digital gap and give them access to onlin

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Bala Vikasa Provides Financial Aid To 30 Young Widows To Help Them Lead A Better Life With The Support of SOPAR

Bala Vikasa Provides Financial Aid To 30 Young Widows To Help Them Lead A Better Life With The Support of SOPAR

To instill hope in young widows to COVID and help them lead a better life, provide good education to their children, Bala Vikasa with the support of SOPAR provided financial assistance of Rs 15,000

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Bala Vikasa’s women coordinators raise funds of INR Rs 7 Lakhs to help over 400 old and destitute people

Bala Vikasa’s women coordinators raise funds of INR Rs 7 Lakhs to help over 400 old and destitute people

In a heart-warming act, the women coordinators of our Women Integrated Development program raised about Rs 7 lakhs from their respective villages through local donors to help the old and destitute

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Bala Vikasa Signs MoU With TSIC To Incubate Social Startups

Bala Vikasa Signs MoU With TSIC To Incubate Social Startups

Bala Vikasa Center For Social and Responsible Business (CSRB) on November 3, 2021, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Telangana State Innovation Cell (TSIC) to establish an Incubati

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Global Affairs Canada and SOPAR Support COVID Emergency Response Activities In 1000 Villages Of The Telugu States

Global Affairs Canada and SOPAR Support COVID Emergency Response Activities In 1000 Villages Of The Telugu States

Even if the number of vaccinated individuals is significantly high since the pandemic began, coronavirus infections are surging and the threat of new variants of the novel coronavirus is still very

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180+ Orphans Provided With Financial Support To Pursue Higher Education

180+ Orphans Provided With Financial Support To Pursue Higher Education

As many as 189 orphans (Vikasa Children) supported by SOPAR and Bala Vikasa’s Orphan Solidarity Club (OSC) were given financial support of over 60 lakhs to continue their education besides ca

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Social Entrepreneurship: A CSR Opportunity Awaiting Its Moment
Bala Vikasa CSRB conducts Impact Assessment and SROI for Various Development Projects in Water Conservation, Livelihoods and Women Empowerment Sectors
Training Programs Conducted for Development Professionals
200 Rural Poor Orphans Receive Financial Assistance Through Orphan Solidarity Program
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Bala Vikasa ED speaks on Community Water Purification Plants Maintenance at Aguasan Workshop
Tanks Restored in Tamil Nadu, 53.2 Million Litres of Storage Capacity Increased
Delegates from Kamal Udwadia Foundation(KUF) Interacts with Beneficiaries
Rural Poor women come together to provide for poor orphaned citizens
Bala Vikasa Supports Amazon in Setting up Amazon 21st Century Learning Lab
Bala Vikasa Conducts Health Camp in Over 100 Villages
Pioneering Community-Driven Corporate Social Responsibility for Sustainable Impact: Bala Vikasa Shows The Way
Encouraging Women to take up backyard gardening and contribute to environmental conservation
Bala Vikasa People Development Training Center Conducts Training Programs on Development Approaches and Trends
 Bala Vikasa sets up new Community Water Purification Plants in 7 Villages of Telangana
Bala Vikasa CSRB Conducts Panel Discussion on Social Impact and Technology
Plantation and Horticulture Activities Initiated with the Support of FAI
Bala Vikasa inaugurated Roof Water Harvesting Structures in Karnataka
Bala Vikasa Supports Organic Farmers in Organising Organic Mela
Nearly 300 rural poor widows receive financial assistance
Bala Vikasa Initiates a Series of Workshops on Entrepreneurship for Rural Entrepreneurs
The Striking Transformation of Ontimamidipally High School
School Supplies and Other Essentials Provided to Vikasa Children
Financial Assistance and Grocery Kits Provided to Widows
Training Programs Held for Women Micro Entrepreneurs on Business Management
First Solar Based Water Purification Plant set up in Pamena
Bala Vikasa Observes International Widows Day; Conducts Awareness Programs in 5 States
Walking, trekking, and rock climbing - not for sport but to fetch water: Addressing the struggles of Shahapur’s Adivasi Communities in accessing water
Bala Vikasa organise G20-C20 Summit events as the South India Regional Coordinators
Accelerating Climate Action: Why India's Rural Communities Hold the Key
10-day training program conducted for women farmers in tractor driving
Breaking the Barriers to Justice for Widows
Bala Vikasa assists communities to become Artificial Intelligence(AI) Ready as part of AI For All Campaign in partnership with Intel
Community Water Purification Plant set up in Palnadu
Bala Vikasa CSRB resumes Social Entrepreneur Talks webinar series
Bala Vikasa CSRB participates in Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp as Jury
Bala Vikasa Center for Social and Responsible Business(CSRB) launches its fourth incubation cohort - Promote and Incubate Social Enterprises (PrISE)
Organic Farmers Cooperative launches Rythu Vikasa Organic Mart with the support of Bala Vikasa in Warangal
Bala Vikasa PDTC conducts virtual trainings on Communications for NGOs
Rahul Bhardwaj, Senior Director and Head, Bala Vikasa Center for Social and Responsible Business interacts with global leaders in Social Entrepreneurship as part of the prestigious IVLP
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Empowering Rural Communities On The Brink Of A Massive Pandemic
Critical Medical Equipment, Medical and Essential Supplies Help communities survive COVID Second Wave in Telangana
Invisible Women, Invisible Problems
People-Centered Action:  Building Communities Before Building Projects
Social Entrepreneurship: Model For Inclusive Development Or Another Fad Waiting To Wane Gradually
Bala Vikasa CSRB wraps up webinar series on social entrepreneurship with panel discussions and knowledge sharing sessions
Bala Vikasa CSRB hosts monthly meeting of Hyderabad based incubators, mentors, and other diverse stakeholders of the startup ecosystem in Telangana
Training Session in Responsible Business, Social Entrepreneurship at Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology Garners High Praise
US Consulate Supported Workshop on Comparison of American and Indian Constitutions Inspires 150 Youth from 3 States
Bala Vikasa CSRB Shares Achievements, Explores New Collaborations, and Networks with Partner Community at HCL Foundation Convergence Meet
Bala Vikasa CSRB Invited as Sector Expert to Mentor Social Innovators and Start-Ups at Social Impact Bootcamp 2020 organized by TSIC and T-Hub
New Partnership with IMT-Hyderabad for Research and Programs to Promote Sustainability and Responsible Business Commences
Bala Vikasa Center For Social and Responsible Business (CSRB) conducts a panel discussion on the Effective Implementation of CSR projects amid the pandemic
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Sector Experts speak from experience on
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Workshop on 'Entrepreneurship and Innovation' at Nalla Narsimhareddy Group of Institutes
Development Professionals Laud CSRB for Providing Valuable Training in the Art of Effective Proposal Writing at Capacity-Building Workshop
Overwhelming Response to PDTC’s Web-Based Training Program on ‘Interpreting the Indian FCRA Amendment Act, 2020 for Nonprofits’
NGOs equipped to identify and seize CSR Opportunities through a series of virtual trainings
NGOs trained in formulating Performance Management Systems
Two-day virtual training held on Result Based Management for NGOs
Development Professionals From Four Countries Participate In A Capacity Building Program On Community Driven Development
Three-Day Exposure Visit Conducted For Development Professionals To Interact With Communities And Witness The Impact Of  The Development Projects
Workshop Held On ‘Writing Winning Proposals,’ For Development Professionals
Training Programs On Neuro-Linguistic Programming And Emotional Intelligence Held For NGOs
Capacity Building Program Held On ABCD Approach For NGOs Across The World In August
Development Professionals Trained In Development Rules To Follow For Sustainable Implementation of  Development Projects
Bala Vikasa Shares Feasibility Studies and Submits Proposal on 3-Year Development Interventions in Mahabubnagar to CLP India
Telangana Government Seeks Bala Vikasa Proposal for Setting Up 6 Sujal ATW Kiosks in Osmania General Hospital in Hyderabad
Bala Vikasa Marketing and Liasoning Support Helps Organic Farmers Sell Produce for 10-15% Higher Returns, 200 New Farmers Join Program
Fitness enthusiasts champion Bala Vikasa Safe Water Revolution on Impact App, Walk 21 Million Steps to Help Fund 2 Purification Plants
With 300th Farm Pond Excavation, Bala Vikasa Water Conservation Program Enables Rural Poor Farmers Store 12 Cr Lts Water
Bala Vikasa Safe Water-Revolution Forges Full Steam Ahead Despite COVID19 Pandemic, 32 New CWPPs Inaugurated in 3 Months
Bala Vikasa Enter into a New Partnership with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to Address the Water Crisis in Tamil Nadu Village
Bala Vikasa Provides 100 Widows Training in Advanced Tailoring Skills to Encourage Entrepreneurship with Manos Unidas Grant
Bala Vikasa Provides 1100+ Smartphones and Tabs to Orphans and Poor Students in Rural Telangana as COVID19 Disrupts Education
Organic Farmers increase profit by 25% through organic mela
1500 Organic Farmers Gather For Monthly Meetings on Organic Farming Practices
200 New Farmers Adopt Organic Farming in 200 Acres, The Project Expanded to Three New Villages
Godfrey Philips India and Chola to support Water Conservation and Safe Water Initiative
Skill Development Training Equips Widows and Rural Poor Women to Access Better Livelihood Opportunities
International Widows Day Events galvanize support for Widows, call for full and equal rights
Bala Vikasa Conducts Awareness Campaigns To Promote Digital Education In Rangareddy District
Meetings and Training Programs Held Creating Awareness On Organic Farming
Urine platforms and Azolla pits constructed to ease organic farming practices
Bala Vikasa Executive Director deliverd a webinar on ‘Training the Community in Operation and Management of Water ATMs,’ as part of Clean Water Talks webinar series
New Partnership With Sunlit Future To Install Solar Motor Pumps in Tribal villages
New partnership with Bharath Financial Inclusion Limited to revive Water Purification Plants in Karnataka
Bala Vikasa Conducts Skill Development Training For 10 Rural Poor Youth With The Support Of CLP India
Training Programs Held For Elected Village-Level Leaders To Bring Reforms In Perception of Widowhood
Street Play Performed In 15 Villages Promoting Organic Farming
Farmers Improve Livelihood Opportunites Through Farm Pond Excavation Activities
CGI and Give India Partner With Bala  Vikasa To Provide Livelihood Opportunities To COVID Widows
Bala Vikasa Distributed 330 Smart Phones To Rural Poor Youth in Telangana
Bala Vikasa Provides Financial Aid To 30 Young Widows To Help Them Lead A Better Life With The Support of SOPAR
Bala Vikasa’s women coordinators raise funds of INR Rs 7 Lakhs to help over 400 old and destitute people
Bala Vikasa Signs MoU With TSIC To Incubate Social Startups
Global Affairs Canada and SOPAR Support COVID Emergency Response Activities In 1000 Villages Of The Telugu States
180+ Orphans Provided With Financial Support To Pursue Higher Education