Vote Today to Save Lives: Healthpoint Virtual Medical Clinic and Safe Water


Vote today to help Healthpoint, a social entrepreneurship, save lives of those living in extreme poverty in rural India. By voting, you are strengthening the ability of this rapidly growing social venture achieve its goal of adding 5 clinics a month until it reaches the millions of people dieing in India due to the lack of safe water and affordable healthcare.

Healthpoint was launched in late 2009 in Punjab, a province with a high amount of people living in extreme poverty and experiencing crisis levels of illnesses related to the lack of safe drinking water. Due to the shortage of doctors in India and especially in rural villages, healthcare delivery has been poor with very few diagnostic facilities and a lack of safe pharmaceuticals. Through a 4-point business model, Healthpoint addresses safe water, healthcare diagnostics, medical consultation and pharmaceuticals all in one building.

The Eleos Foundation helped launch Healthpoint with initial grants and investments. Jim Villanueva, Investment Director for Eleos, shares the history of Healthpoint and its founder, Amit Jain, who worked at the Naandi Foundation before Healthpoint and is the leader in safe water systems for India.

Click here to learn more about Healthpoint and The Eleos Foundation‘s revolutionary work supporting social enterprises addressing extreme poverty.

About Robin Eschler

Robin L. Eschler, the founder of Social Impact Marketing, started her career in developing foundational marketing strategies for companies of all sizes, from Fortune 500 to individual entrepreneurs and local businesses. She has developed and implemented international campaigns to launch high tech products and services and guided new business owners to successfully navigate the difficulties of growing a business.

Her life-long passion for helping others led her into nonprofit work for over a decade. Early on, she recognized the need for nonprofits to adapt to a rapidly changing world in which technology dominates and for-profit business practices are central to success. Her determination to help social causes in a sustainable way led to her creation of the Women’s Radio show Socially Conscious Investing.

Impact investing in for-profits with a mission of social change such as the fight against extreme poverty is a blossoming business sector around the world. With the economic decline, it’s clear that Wall Street requires change. Social impact investing addresses that need in a way that provides financial and social ROI.

As the Host of Socially Conscious Investing on WomensRadio, Robin’s goal is to educate people about the growth of social impact investing and social venture. Interviews are conducted with socially conscious business experts including foundations and nonprofits, social venture investment firms, micro-loan organizations, investors, educators, authors and social entrepreneurs.

This show’s mission is to help change the world through sustainable business practices that contribute to the economy, combat poverty, end hunger and provide better lives to all.

Twice, Robin has been recognized and received the highest honorary award that Rotary International gives, the Paul Harris Award, for service above self. Her community work has included developing local programs for disadvantaged populations such as foster children, troubled teens, and people with disabilities.

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