TVARAN: Accelerating Women Entrepreneurs driving Climate Resilience
DEADLINE 20 /NOV/22
Villgro has launched the applications for its TVARAN: Accelerating Women Entrepreneurs driving Climate Resilience.
TVARAN is a market access program by Villgro and an initiative by Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility. The program intends to support the growth and expansion of Women-led social enterprises in Climate Action. Applicants will be invited to share their Go-To-Market plans, basis which 5 women entrepreneurs will be selected for market connects, pilot/trial facilitation, technical assistance and mentorship jointly by Villgro and Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility.
The 6-month acceleration phase will begin in February 2023 and will accelerate the market presence of innovations in renewable energy, water & waste management, and climate-smart agriculture, amongst others.
Livelihoods & Job creation
Sustainable Mobility: Rural & Urban
Water and waste management
Climate Smart Agriculture
TVARAN Entrepreneurs will receive:
INR 20L towards individual Go-To-Market plans
Technology and Business Mentorship from Cisco’s Senior Leadership
Technical Assistance towards deployment of solutions, pilots, trials
Market connections and partnerships support.
Social enterprise with minimum 50% woman ownership
Solution that addresses climate change
Solution that is market-ready and/or already has a market presence.