A house in two days. Income doubled.

A house in two days. Income doubled.

Mr Jung Bahadur Ray is a 60-year-old widower, cook, and father of seven who lives near our Indian manufacturing facility in Namsai, Arunachal Pradesh. Before we built him one of our live/work spaces, he and his eldest son were the only members of the household working. In June 2014, they earned just $212 per month […]

Notes from the field: Our “Mompreneurs”

Notes from the field: Our “Mompreneurs”

Thanks to support from the Procter & Gamble Alumni Foundation, E+O is able to provide three young women who are motivated to run a home-based business with a safe, sustainable place to work, live, and make money—and business skills training to boot. The Daily Essentials Kiosk Project Under this pilot project, E+O partnered with our manufacturing partner in northeast India […]

Why we do this work: statistics and research

Why we do this work: statistics and research

E+O’s holistic approach to incubating scalable initiatives is grounded in our own market research, as well as the excellent research done by other mission-aligned organizations in the fields of housing, healthcare and skill-building.           Housing About 1.6 billion of the world’s people live in substandard housing, often without access to clean water […]