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Deshpande Foundation

  • IndustryNon-profit and Charity (NGO)
  • HQHubli
  • Employee size474 Employees

Why Deshpande Foundation is a Great Place to Work

Deshpande Foundation is a Great Place to Work-Certified™ organization. Great Place to Work® Certification is recognized world over by employees and employers alike and is considered the ‘Gold Standard’ in identifying and recognizing Great Workplace Cultures. Deshpande Foundation has created a Great Place to Work FOR ALL their employees by excelling on the 5 dimensions of a High-Trust, High-Performance Culture™ – Credibility, Respect, Fairness, Pride and Camaraderie. 


Business Description: The Deshpande Foundation’s largest operation is based in India and addresses challenges of rural and semi-urban regions. Over 700 staff work in the areas of agriculture, skill development, micro-entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship. Over the past 12 years they have: - Helped over 120,000 farmers to significantly improve cotton productivity and provide better market linkages - Developed over 6,000 farm ponds, improving farmer livelihoods by 2X to 5X - Built a state of the art 300,000 sq. ft. training campus, trained nearly 10,000 youth and bridged them into employment - Trained over 14,000 micro-entrepreneurs and significantly increased their income with connections to markets - Built a 100,000 sq. ft. incubator, the largest in India, generating startups and solutions to address the bottom 1.1 billion. These startups have swept an all Karnataka competition two years in a row.

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Recognitions awarded by Great Place to Work®

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  • Great Place to Work-Certified™ from June 2021 - June 2022.

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