Harmen live at BNR Newsradio
NOS Correspondent Joeri Boom on Rural Spark.
Visiting one of the Rural Spark sites in the Gaya District, Bihar, India.
Original Broadcast: March 30th 2017, NPO Radio 1 (Dutch Radio).
The latest edition of Brabant Magazine, #25, features Harmen telling about Rural Spark's activities in Rural India, introducing the new kit. The whole article (in Dutch) can be found following this link: Brabant Magazine Economy Section or by clicking through the print-screens below.
For Inclusive Business Accelerator, Nicolas Chevrollier wrote an article on the BoP market. The base of the global economic pyramid (BoP) comprises 4 billion people and represents a $5 trillion USD market opportunity. Both corporates and entrepreneurs recognize this large and growing opportunity. Both struggle to realize it. Corporate Impact Venturing allows them to complement each others weaknesses and reinforce their strengths. Together, they can reach the scale that is required to close the massive service delivery and income opportunity gaps at the BoP.
One of the Dutch largest lotteries is using its profit for investment in new innovative companies and supports development projects. In this months mailing, which is sent to the whole of Netherlands, Rural Spark was mentioned.
Stichting DOEN (Doen Foundation) published the December 2015 edition of their Bijvoorbeeldboekjes (Example booklets). These booklets contain example projects supported by Stichting Doen. Click the link below for the article on Rural Spark and the whole booklet.