Action For India invites social entrepreneurs to join the eclectic cohort of influencers and peers at the 7th edition of the Action For India Forum (on 4th-5th October, 2018 at Imaginarium AliGunjan, Mumbai, India). The top 100 social entrepreneurs and the top 100 influencers from different realms of knowledge shall be selected and brought together to foster discussions, deliberations, networking and collaboration. Top 100 Social Entrepreneurs also get a chance to win an all-expense paid 10 Days trip to the Silicon Valley and interact with the leading investors, philanthropists and entrepreneurs there.Here's a glimpse of the 6th AFI Annual Forum - http://actionforindia.org/afiforum2017-post-event-update.html
AFI will review applications only from Founders / CEOs of for-profit social enterprises or non-profit organisations which qualify for the following:
* Be a social enterprise registered in India with focus on serving the BoP / low income communities* Be active in Agriculture, Education, Clean Energy, Healthcare including Water and Sanitation, Livelihood or Financial Inclusion / FinTech. There is another Miscellaneous category for those who do not directly fit into any one of the categories above.* As a registered entity be at least a year old but less than 7 years old.
Please note that the same application will be considered to shortlist Top 25 Social Entrepreneurs out of Top 100 for the next round of Silicon Valley Challenge Trek 2018.
The entire application has 7 sections which includes 10 Essay type questions. Please limit your answers to 200 words each. We strongly recommend that you write the answers to the Essay Questions offline and then copy paste them while filling the form.