A lesson in impact investing: Achieving measurable impact in India through education

Putting money towards' children's futures

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Praveen Jagwani of UTI International
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Praveen Jagwani of UTI International

"I never let schooling interfere with my education" – Mark Twain.

If Mark Twain were born a girl in a median-income Indian family, she would probably never get to see the inside of a school. Today, even in rural India, girls have a much better shot at primary education, due to the considerable improvements in education infrastructure. Yet, it is nowhere near enough.  Sustainable development goals On the global SDG Index, India's rank is an unflattering 117 out of 193 countries. To develop a roadmap for improvement, the Modi government has created a domestic SDG India Index. 'Rural resilience' helped speed Indian equity rebound despite a domesti...

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