Shouri Bagchi

Shouri Bagchi

Shouri Bagchi works in communications for Grand Challenges Canada and is currently completing his IMBA in Strategy & Marketing at the Schulich School of Business.

The Lucky Iron Fish – Part Four of our Grand Challenges Canada series

In Cambodia, six in 10 women are anemic due to iron deficiency in their diets, causing premature labour, hemorrhaging during childbirth and the impaired brain development of their babies. Usually obtained through red meat or other iron-rich foods, a small chunk of iron added to water in the cooking pot can release a life-saving iron supplement. Enter the Lucky Iron Fish, shaped like a local river fish believed to bring good luck and fortune.

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Guyana Help the Kids – Part III of our Grand Challenges Canada series

Innovate Development is pleased to present a weekly series featuring projects funded and supported by Grand Challenges Canada. This is the third in a four-part series in which we cover topics surrounding mothers and children in the Global South. For more information about Grand Challenges Canada, please see the bottom of this post or go to their website, www.grandchallenges.ca.   …

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‘E-Coupons for Mosquito Nets’ – Part II of our Grand Challenges Canada series

Innovate Development is pleased to present a weekly series featuring projects funded and supported by Grand Challenges Canada. This is the second in a four-part series in which we cover topics surrounding mothers and children in the Global South. For more information about Grand Challenges Canada, please see the bottom of this post or go to their website, www.grandchallenges.ca. ‘E-Coupons …

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Loving the Loo – Part One of the Grand Challenges Canada Series

iDE, a Winnipeg based non-profit organization that supports business opportunities in the developing world, will work with Nepali small business owners and local entrepreneurs to scale-up the production, marketing and sale of simple latrines using a novel approach successfully demonstrated in Cambodia and Nepal: marketing simple, low-cost toilets as a status symbol and sanitation as an affordable source of pride.

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