Impact Stories

Monday January 9th, 2023

SoochnaPreneurship Model Revisited with a Fresh Cup of Tea

By Digital Empowerment Foundation With more than 450,000 workers (of which 262,000 are permanent workers) engaged in 330 registered big tea gardens spread over Darjeeling (including […]
Monday January 9th, 2023

PwD SoochnaPreneur: An Agent of Empowerment

By Digital Empowerment Foundation She points to the fact that it is always very hard for persons with disabilities to withdraw money or get banking services, […]
Monday January 9th, 2023

DEF’s Foot Soldiers Continue to Facilitate Opportunities to Make a Better Living

By Digital Empowerment Foundation DEF’s foot soldiers take on multiple roles based on the need and the situation to serve their communities and here are some […]
Sunday June 12th, 2022

A Mentorship Ecosystem to Create Community Leaders

Written by Abner Manzar “If I don’t understand something I just ask Sushma and without hesitating she comes immediately and helps me” said Anita Kumari, a […]
Sunday June 12th, 2022

Empowering Smart and Service Oriented Women

Women empowerment plays a pivotal role in the overall development of any country besides positively impacting the day to day lives of women. The progressive change […]
Sunday June 12th, 2022

Sonia; a Digital Entrepreneur in a Weaver’s Cluster

Sonia runs a Community Information Resource Center (CIRC) in Vitchanthangal village, Kanchipuram district. She helps her customers gain access to online services like government documents, pan […]
Sunday June 12th, 2022

Achieving Financial Freedom

Marijina Khatun hails from a small village in Murshidabad district, West Bengal. Even though she has always wanted to support her husband who is a daily […]
Sunday June 12th, 2022

SoochnaPreneur: A Women Social Entrepreneurship Model

“Before I became a SoochnaPreneur (Information Entrepreneur) and associated myself with DEF, ‘independence’ was just a concept to me, not a reality. Today I can say […]
Sunday June 12th, 2022

Fraud by e-Mitra Agent

Noorbi Pati Rehmat is from Untwal village in Alwar in Rajasthan. Her husband passed away 5 years ago and since then she has been receiving the […]