Impact Stories

Success Stories

Today DEF works in 20+ States and 130 districts, where our SoochnaPreneurs’ are reaching communities to combat digital divide, providing digital services, digital literacy and entitlement services to marganalised communities, every single beneficiary has a story of resilience, strength, hope and inspiration.  The impact stories also offer an incredible message of encouragement and hope to all readers 

This page shares a collection of stories that sheds light on what internet access can do for communities. Most stories are based on impact results that are reported by our SoochnaPreneurs and are broadly credible.  

Monday January 16th, 2023
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SoochnaPreneur Pulls her Family out of Poverty

“I was given digital training, a printer, a tablet and a lot of guidance from the DEF team. I never thought that a printer and a […]
Monday January 16th, 2023

SoochnaPreneurship: An Opportunity to Provide Social Services

SoochnaPreneur is a rural entrepreneurship-based project aimed at empowering youth in Indian villages to sustain their livelihood by providing information and access to government entitlements to […]
Monday January 16th, 2023

District Administration Recognizes SoochnaPreneurs

Alam Khan got an Appreciation Certificate for his constant efforts in providing Covid 19 vaccination. He helped in mobilising 8,473 citizens along with interventions of other […]
Monday January 16th, 2023
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Busting Myths

It took a lot of time and effort to make people understand. But it was a rewarding process; I knew that me providing this information to […]
Monday January 16th, 2023

From Fighting Disability to Enabling Education: Samarth SoochnaPreneur’s Story

Motivated by the success of the SoochnaPreneur program DEF launched the Samarth SoochnaPreneur program that aims to empower PwDs (Persons with Disabilities) to become SoochnaPreneurs. Oftentimes […]
Wednesday January 13th, 2021

Helping people being Samarth!

Ramabai lives with her two boys, Sitaram and Radhe, in Madhya Pradesh. The sole breadwinner due to her husband’s untimely death, she struggles to make ends […]
Wednesday January 13th, 2021

Soochnapreneur ensures quality maternal healthcare

Mohini, a resident of Saidanpur, Uttar Pradesh, is a housewife. Due to her husband’s busy schedule she was unable to get regular checkups during her pregnancy. […]
Wednesday January 13th, 2021

Soochit with Soochnapreneur

Jamuna Devi, wife of Arun Kumar is a 35 years old Farmer. She is a resident of Karor village, a place in the remote corners of […]
Wednesday January 13th, 2021

Building on A Permanent Support System

My name is Bina and my husband’s name is Omprakash. I am a farmer and a resident of Laxmangarh tehsil of Berla village and a mother […]
Wednesday January 13th, 2021

Hope restored

Sundari lives in Untvaal village of Alwar district in Rajasthan with her family. Belonging to a Below Poverty Line (BPL) family, she’s eligible to receive ration […]
Wednesday January 13th, 2021

Information is the highway to entitlement

Chunni Devi lives with her husband in Alwar’s Belaka village. The only financial support she received was the pension but to withdraw the amount she had […]
Wednesday January 13th, 2021

Quick fix for government schemes

Ritesh Kujur lives in small village Malar under Kundi in Jharkhand’s Ranchi with his family. His father is a farmer and works in the field for […]
Wednesday January 13th, 2021

Support from Digital Centers in the times of Covid-19

Yasmeen became a mother of three at a very young age. She lost her husband which made her a sole earner in the family. The responsibility […]
Wednesday January 6th, 2021

A House to live in!

In Damrapur village of Mainatand block of West Champaran district lives a man named Shir Jalim Ram. He leaves with his wife Lalchunni Devi and five […]
Wednesday January 6th, 2021

A Ray of Hope !

Budhni Bara lives with her five children in Bindhani Village of Itki block. She supports her family by doing labour work as her husband died years […]
Wednesday January 6th, 2021

The Only support…

The story of Sahajnath Mehto is filled with pain and sorrow. His old age is a curse for him. Sahajnath Mehto lives in Korabar village of […]
Monday January 4th, 2021

Shramik Mitra

Kalamani Devi is a hard working lady and use to work in the paddy field for her livelihood. Rest of the months she work as a […]