25 days across India, 25 social entrepreneurs with 25 ideas to reshape the world all going into 1 documentary.

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The project

OUR BET: The most creative ideas sprout in extreme conditions. 

 

Tired of the constant flow of bad news?

Feel like everyone’s saying the world is broken beyond repair?

 

We’re here to restore your faith in humanity!

Passionate individuals are working every day to reshape the world with crazy ideas, determined creativity and a belief for change.

 

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In India, the biggest challenges are met with the most inventive solutions. Amidst the country’s large population, social divides and blindness rates, entrepreneurs are coming up with new ways to tackle issues that matter.

 

We have selected 25 inspiring men and women to meet over 25 days across India. We will share their stories and ideas with you in a documentary and a series of short videos.

 

RESHAPING THE WORLD FOR TOMORROW

 

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Consuming energy efficiently, implementing emerging technologies, solving traffic congestion, self-sustaining on few resources, empowering Indian women, rethinking community structures—they’ve seen it all! Entrepreneurs who respond to extreme conditions can inspire us to see our own issues in a new light. With intercultural exchange, our futures are built together.

 

Help us spread important ideas!

 

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OUR JOURNEY: 25 DAYS, 25 ENTREPRENEURS

 

Over 25 days, we will travel through 9 cities, to meet the 25 we’ve selected.

If our KissKissBankBank campaign is successful, the following are just a few of the innovative entrepreneurs we shall meet.

 

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OUR TEAM

 

Thibault is the engine behind India 25, coordinating the project from Silicon Valley thanks to all-nighters on Google Docs, many Skype calls and constant emailing with our entrepreneurs. Entering graduate studies at UC Berkley in the Fall, Thibault decided to build an project to channel his passion for innovation and social entrepreneurship. His motivated spirit and determination took care of the rest. Thibault wants to make sure this experience in India is unforgettable for all involved.

 

Erwan likes to push his limits, whether it’s by going to med school or running a marathon. A natural adventurer, he will navigate the team through India with his carefully planned itinerary. He is also going through every travel guide he can get his hands on in the hope of finding spice-free food. Erwan’s good mood will keep spirits soaring throughout the month.

 

Charles is our money-savvy communications and finance coordinator. Whether negotiating the price for a rickshaw, or keeping track of all of our costs, Charles will get us the most out of our time and money, while keeping a sense of humour. His force of will, good sense of relations and flexibility to improvise always lead him to discover new experiences.

 

Alexis is an always-on-the-road kind of a guy. Whether he’s practicing graphics design and modern languages in Paris, studying creative writing, film and cultural studies in Canada or working with Burmese refugees in Thailand, Alexis seeks to understand other cultures and gather stories. He’s in charge of all things graphics and visual for the project.

 

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Why fund it?

INDIA 25 needs your help to make this amazing project a reality!

 

With four of us, over 30 days, our three main costs will be:

 

Awesome video production: €1,000

Better film equipment, including a high-quality camera.

 

Getting there and back: €3,200

Four round-trip plane tickets, in-country transport and visa fees.

 

Living and maintenance costs: €1,500

Food, housing and miscellaneous project costs.

 

Total: €5,700

KissKissBankBank Goal: €2,500

 

Despite our savings, we still need €2,500 to make this happen. Give us a helping hand to make our dream come true!

If we exceed our fundraising goal, the overflow will assist post-production and distribution of the documentary.

 

 

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INDIA 25

INDIA 25 is a group of four students and social activists who selected 25 entrepreneurs to interview across India. We will make a video documentary this summer during 25 days from July 15 to August 9, 2013. We intend to film and talk to 25 innovative and creative organisations that are making a difference in people’s lives in India. Our documentary is ... See more

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10 months
Je vous souhaite beaucoup de réussite et d'enrichissement dans vos rencontres. En cours de lecture de l'innovation Jugaad, je suis certain de l'issue de votre aventure. je vous félicite de votre initiative et de l'enthousiasme inhérente à ce projet. Bravo !
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10 months
Bonne chance et plein de succès dans votre projet.
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10 months
Bravo! Super projet et plein de travail devant vous Ramenez plein d'idées et d'énergie de votre périple