Sandbox Case Studies

The following Social Innovation Case Studies, local entrepreneurship case study and Social Impact Case study demonstrate the many different ways in which The Deshpande Foundation has built a co-creative, human-centric and user-driven hub for social innovation and sustainability.


Deshpande Foundation


Deshpande Foundation Annual Report



Deshpande Foundation

Harvard Business School


Deshpande Foundation and its work in the Sandbox



Harvard Business School


AVPN


Seeding local social innovation from entrepreneur to entrepreneur






AVPN


A guide to effective capacity building





APVN


AVPN


Effective Social Incubation





APVN


Q & A with Gururaj 'Desh' Deshpande on solving social problems in India



Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Bridgespan Group, Dasra



Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary


Local Residents' Knowledge about Protected Areas



Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary

Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary


Urban and rural perceptions
of protected areas



Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary



Case Studies

Family Planning Association of India


Deshpande Foundation Annual Report



FDA

Save A Mother



Bridging the last mile in healthcare



Save a Mother



Samarthanam Trust


Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled





Samarthanam Trust

Bhageerath


Village facilitators, technical support for toilet construction, education,IEC activities



Bhageerath


SVYM


Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement - Education & sanitation in tribal & non-tribal



SVYM

Sikshana


Raising the bar in the public education system





Sikshana


Manuvikasa



Harvesting Prosperity through Farm Ponds




Manuvikasa

The WADI Program


Transforming the lives of marginal farmers, acre by acre



WADI Program


SRDS


Sankalpa Rural Development Society -Recharging bore well, crops and lives



SRDS

Sahaja Samruddha


Creating fair markets for good produce




Sahaja Samruddha



AGASTYA


Stimulate and transform the thinking of economically challenged children.



AGASTYA


AKSHAYA PATHRA


Unlimited food for
education


AKSHAYA PATHRA



VRDS


Vanasiri Rural Development
Society



VRDS



Research Studies

Storage and Non-Payment: Persistent Informalities within the Formal Water Supply of Hubli-Dharwad, India



Storage and Non-Payment

Consumption pattern in a continuous water service demonstration zone and bulk water demand​, Hubli-Dharwad, India



C​onsumption pattern


Upgrading a Piped Water Supply from Intermittent to Continuous Delivery




Upgrading a Piped Water

Mechanisms Affecting Water Quality in an Intermittent Piped Water Supply




Mechanisms Affecting Water


Comparing microbial water quality in an intermittent and continuous piped water supply


Comparing microbial wate