As you know Deshpande Foundation is committed to building an ecosystem that nurtures innovation and entrepreneurship. Navodyami is a program intervention which is another step in the direction, where we are providing a financial, market and mentoring support to budding entrepreneurs from the Sandbox region.We are looking for business ideas that are innovative, responsive to people's needs and are run by ethical means. It is a competition and applications are now open. We are writing to you with a request to help us reach out to eligible micro-entrepreneurs who could benefit from this program.
Navodyami is an accelerator for micro-entrepreneurs to scale. India's 90% of the population is engaged in informal economy and micro-entrepreneurs leads local economy in rural and semi peri-urban areas for the past six years Navodyami has been working with over 1000+ such micro and small entrepreneurs, and has over 400 mentors network, completed 2000 workshops including on business plan, digital payments, accounting. Helped with over 1 crore of direct sales through regular navodyami santhe and have collaborated with six Nationalized Banks and microfinance platform to do credit connections at reasonable interest rates.
Navodyami Program has launched the Navodyami Awards for micro-entrepreneurs, The selected winner entrepreneurs will be awarded up to the sum of Rs. 10, 00,000/- (up to Ten Lack rupees), The program is aiming to cover the geographical locations: District of Dharwad, Gadag, Bagalkot, Uttar Kannada, Haveri, Davangere. Please contact; Toll-free number 080-395-13981, 702-225-3410 and email to know more information or mail us on email@example.com. They can also apply at www.navodyami.org For More details about the rules and guidelines for the program have been provided in the documents (brochure, flyer and applications) enclosed herewith.
We will be following up with you in the coming days and are banking upon you to reach out to eligible individuals who can benefit from this initiative and turn into Navodyamis!!