Action-based Projects

What we offer?

We undertake projects that create sustainable livelihoods, add value to the effectiveness of investments and improve environmental sustainability. Many of these projects link with the CSRs of the organizations.

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Training on Sustainable Agriculture for farmers supplying to Big Basket

Date: December 2019 - ongoing

Location: Wai, India 

Ekonnect conducted a training program to enable farmers and agronomists in the Wai region, who sell their produce to Big Basket, to transition to organic farming. The training was conducted through detailed modules and farm visits to help them understand and implement sustainable farming techniques in their farms.  Site visits have been made to monitor progress and resolve issues arising during the transition.

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Value Add Initiatives for On-line Grocery App

Setting up of a sustainable demo farms that will include organic farming techniques, resource efficiency practices (in terms of water, energy consumption etc), selection of seeds and soil health management.

Scaling up use of electric vehicles for last mile delivery, charging infrastructure using Solar PV and battery swapping models

Location- Pan India

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Needs Assessment & Strategy development for livelihood schemes in Gujarat

Date: 2017 - 2018

Location: Gujarat, India

Partner: A European Development Finance Institution

A needs assessment of FMCG company’s wholesale centers was conducted by EMC and Ekonnect. Ekonnect also conducted focused group discussions in the project area to understand usage patterns for the company’s consumer stores and to identify market gaps. Outcome led to development of schemes for livelihood around the villages focusing on manufacture of local food items and sanitary pads.

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Driver Safety Training

Creating scheme for imparting safety related training to drivers and tracking improvement in safety using mobile app and dashboards

Location-Pan India

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OPINE - Fuelling Open Innovation for Co-creating Social Innovations for Real Challenges

The project deploys ‘OPINE’, an IT-enabled network, to connect students, researchers and faculties from academic institutions with field-based organizations and sector experts to identify, engage and award research projects that are relevant, innovative, have potential for scaling up and replication and in line with the Sustainable Development Goals.  EKF is implementing this project in collaboration with LetsEndorse Development Pvt. Ltd. The project is supported by ThoughtWorks Technologies India Pvt. Ltd.

Location- Pan India

To know more about events contact  sivaranjani@ekonnect.net

 

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N. C. Kelkar Road,Shivaji Park,
Dadar (West), Mumbai 400 028
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Email: prasad.modak@ekonnect.net

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