Star Changemakers 2017

Bhushan Trividi

Social Entrepreneur

Pico-Energy

Runs Pico Energy a social enterprise providing clean, reliable and affordable energy solutions to the underserved. Bhushan started Pico Energy in 2015 with the aim to develop value for money, quality clean energy solutions of higher energy capacities. He aims to catalyze the socio-economic development and create a positive impact through energy access in the lives of the undeserved.

Ria Golecha

Social  Entrepreneur
Kayakalp

Founder of Kayakalp, Ria has successfully leveraged the traditional art form of puppetry to disseminate awareness on socially relevant themes, market products and ideas, and transcend behavioural change to masses while empowering 14 underprivileged artists living in Kathputli Colony, New Delhi by quadrupling their incomes.

Vivek Chandra

Social Entrepreneur
True Blue

Vivek founded True Blue a social start-up to work with the unorganized and marginal garment workers of Dharavi, Mumbai. His aim is to create better income opportunities and improve livelihood of these garment workers.

Mehrun Siddique

Social Entrepreneur
Adhar

A social worker instrumental in rescuing 180 children from the streets of Khajuraho, who were begging and engaged in child labour activities. Mehrun runs a Community Childcare Institution and supports 200 children by enrolling them in formal schools and through skill-building activities.

 

Madhavi Sharma

Social Entrepreneur
Food4thought Foundation

Madhavi founded Food4thought Foundation to ignite a reading revolution by connecting idle books to hungry minds. Through her initiative she focuses on two critical aspects, providing access to books and creating a joy of reading for children.

Anita Yadav

Development Professional
Rajiv Gandhi Mahila Vikas Pariyojna (RGMVP)

Program Lead for social development for financial and economic inclusion of rural women in Uttar Pradesh. Anita focuses on training rural women as trainers, counsellors, and social entrepreneurs/leaders to create better economic opportunities.

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Venkatesh Murthy

Social Entrepreneur
Vivek Eye Care

Founder Venkatesh Murthy brought together a dedicated team of specialist and volunteers to conduct free eye camps for elders and young children. Till date they have conducted 5000 free eye surgeries and intend to double the number in 1 year.

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Sujay Santra

Social Entrepreneur
 ikure

Sujay founded ‘iKure’ an innovative start-up creating eco-system transformation in India’s rural villages through curative and preventive healthcare solutions. Through iKure Sujay has opened 28 rural health centres spread across four states in India.

Star Changemakers 2016

At GAP, we noticed that some Changemakers had focussed their efforts and made tremendous progress and
have also utilized the support of GAP activities and we have selected them as Star Changemakers

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Subbu Parameswaran

Social Activist
Learning Curve

Our work aims to enable emotional and psycho-social health of children towards positive life outcomes.

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Nawaz Pasha

Social Activist
Adarsha

To create a dynamic network of people with disabilities and those who are supporting them.

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Ajaya Mohapatra

Social Entrepreneur
Justrojgar

We the people strives to address the challenge of persistent poverty by creating income opportunities for the poor and by enabling them to earn a stable income.

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Harshit Gupta

Social Entrepreneur
Womenite

Womenite is a social initiative of mine where we are trying to create an equal society through Education, Love and Empowerment.

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Vishnu Raghunathan

Social Entrepreneur
Lytyfy

We wanted to do our best to address the issue and found out that solar energy was a viable proposition and decided to go ahead.

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Anupama Kalgudi

Social Entrepreneur
Dharma Endeavours

Running a For Profit Heritage Tourism enterprise to carry out development initiatives to transform the community.

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Star Changemakers 2015

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Sanjay Pawar

Social Activist

Procuring land for Pardhi community and elevating their Social Status.

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Madhulika Mishra

Social Worker

Working with Urban Slum Community in the areas of Health, Hygiene and Welfare.

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