Assessment of Livelihood Situation and Opportunities

Save the Children, India, in collaboration with Nokia, is working to address women’s specific needs to leverage gender equity to contribute to better social outcomes and aspirations of young persons (15-24 years). Objectives Development Solutions is supporting the proposed intervention design process through a market assessment study with the following objectives- Understand the scope for […]

Dipstick Study: Skilling of Persons with Disabilities for employment in the BFSI sector post Covid-19

The American India Foundation (AIF) has been undertaking interventions to enable PwDs to obtain equal, inclusive, and dignified livelihoods. AIF, with support from SBI Foundation and Microsoft, is implementing an employment-based training program for PwDs, to place the trained participants in the Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance sector (BFSI). Before the training program, AIF proposed to undertake a […]

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  Our Projects   All Health Education Livelihood & Socio-Economic Inclusion 2020 2021 CLIENTS EDUCATION IPE GLOBAL LIMITED RESEARCH & STUDIES SECTOR SERVICES YEAR Perception Survey to Understand Barriers and Enablers to Girls Secondary Education in Rajasthan Post COVID-19 Following the lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Development Solutions in partnership with IDS Jaipur…Read More […]

Climate Change and Air Pollution: Another Roadblock for Women?

Air pollution is a silent killer. According to the World Health Organization, about 99% of the population breathes in polluted air. For India, this is even worse because India’s 1.4 billion people, which is nearly 100 percent of the population, are exposed to poor quality air. There is no city in India that does not fall […]

Impact of Digital Transformation in the Social Impact Sector

Digital technologies have advanced more rapidly than any innovation in the past- reaching around 50 percent of the developing world’s population in only two decades. India itself has been on a digital-first trajectory for a few years. With recent developments in technology and an increase in smartphone penetration, the way we address issues in the […]

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Our Community Welcome to Non-Profit Charity Organization Prosper in this volatile Prosper in this volatile Asting organisation is established to make the world better. Our goal is to help to alleviate the burden of the world’s poor through helping to meet each of five basic needs in their life including food, shelter, healthcare, education, and […]

Ensuring quality in a quality audit Assessing quality in program scale-up – our experience from an eastern state in India

While scaling up has always been desired, it has posed challenges. There have been frameworks and guides on scaling up, such as the MSI framework [1] and tools and techniques for practitioners. In India, too, there has been a focus on scaling up, and “implementation pathways [2]”  have been suggested. Nonetheless, scaling up poses challenges.  A key challenge […]


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