Rural Caravan

Rural Caravan

Founders: Rohit Pillai, Manish Nair, Liju George, Nikesh Ingle

Background: Alumni of NIT, IIT and TU Berlin. 15+ years of collective experience in corporate and social sectors.

Rural Caravan strengthens rural economic activities by providing customised support ecosystems to improve their operational efficiencies and scalability. ruralcaravan.com

The Solution
Rural caravan is committed to the development of the rural communities by propelling economic activities while preserving their rich cultural heritage. They achieve this through various endeavours like promoting rural tourism, empowering sustainable development and creating a market for rural produce. Their services include Rural Technology Advise to solve specific problems; e-Gram Vyapar to provide tools that support economic interventions; and Entrepreneurial Capacity building support to SHGs.

Areas of Focus Livelihood; Community Development

Geographical Reach: Maharashtra (Palghar, Nashik)

Impact*
  • 90 SHGs trained
  • 4 businesses piloted in the communities
  • 47 tribals provided livelihood opportunities
  • 2 income-generation projects set up

Achievements Social Innovation Enterprise Award by Startup India; Socent Social Enterprises Award by Scotland India Impact Link; JP Morgen Force Partner for Good Program.