Video: A Crafts Business Thrives in India

August 20, 2013

An Indian entrepreneur shares how a TechnoServe business plan competition helped her create sustainable economic opportunities for disabled people.

When Mala Giridhar launched the crafts business Chetana, she knew very little about running a company. So in 2009, she entered a TechnoServe business plan competition. In this video, Mala describes how the program helped her build a sustainable enterprise – and how Chetana is making a difference in the lives of dozens of people in her community.

 

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