Firestarter Podcast 2 - Stan Thekaekara part 1

Tuesday, 5 February 2008

This is the Firestarter Podcast which is the world's first podcast for social enterprises in health.

This week's podcast features a presentation by Stan Thekaekara who is the Chairman and CEO of Just Change and a Fellow of the Scholl Centre for Social Entrepreneurship. This was recorded at the Social Enterprise Coalition's Health and Social Care Forum and the podcast covers:

  • The history of the Land Rights movement in India 
  • Stan's personal journey as a political activist and as a social entrepreneur
  • How tea changed the whole economic base of the villages
  • How social enterprise reduced infant mortality and pregnancy-related deaths
  • Building a community hospital in India 
  • Creating an affordable health insurance model 
We are currently putting the finishing touches to our RSS feed and our iTunes connection which will make it easier for you to download the podcast, subscribe to updates, etc. In the meantime, you can access our first few podcasts here:

Podcast 2 - This can be downloaded here

The music is "Fire Dance" by djbouly and is brought to you under a creative commons licence.


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