Sneha Philip

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Sneha leads content development and curation at IDR. Prior to IDR, she worked at Dasra and EdelGive Foundation, across research and diligence verticals, on issues such as health, sanitation, gender, and strategic philanthropy. Sneha also worked at AIESEC—the world’s largest youth-run nonprofit organisation, and was a founding member of a language training company in Budapest, Hungary. She has an MA in Development Studies from the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex and a BA in Economics from St Xavier’s College, Mumbai.

Articles by Sneha Philip

a sensor on the ground surrounded by grass-cash crops farming

March 13, 2024
Sowing seeds for water security
Paddy and sugarcane are water-intensive crops, but farmers in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh are practising water-efficient methods to cultivate these crops.
Amrish puri on left and Anil Kapoor on right_nonprofit humour

May 8, 2023
The life of a nonprofit CEO: Lessons from Nayak
‘Nayak: The Real Hero’ prepared you to become chief minister of the state, but can it also teach you what to do if you were made CEO of a nonprofit?
A black and white illustration of Bill Drayton against a blue backround

October 18, 2022
IDR Interviews | Bill Drayton
In this freewheeling conversation, Bill Drayton emphasises that everyone has the right, and ability, to be a giver. And in today’s world where everything is changing, everybody can, and must, be a changemaker.
A woman with her back to the camera holds an irrigation pipe in a field_small and marginal farmers

September 16, 2022
Making agriculture viable for small and marginal farmers
Organisations such as SSP and PRADAN are demonstrating that smallholder farming can be made viable through simple and consistent innovation.
a woman dressed in green picks up mahua flowers off the forest floor-adivasis

July 22, 2022
Beyond the pandemic: The struggles of Chhattisgarh’s Adivasis
The challenges faced by the Adivasis are rooted in poor implementation of policies and laws, and continuous exploitation of their lands and livelihoods.
A woman harvesting tea leaves in Kerala-climate

June 30, 2022
The role of CSOs in tackling the climate crisis
Koyel Mandal, Chief of Programmes at Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, on India's climate change landscape, the role of civil society organisations, and the path to net-zero.
Inspirational quote that says "the sun is up, the sky is blue, its beautiful and so are you"-Nonprofit humour

June 13, 2022
Vastu solutions to social sector problems
Never heard your boss say ‘I value you’? Feel like you’re the only person without an impactful job to brag about? No worries. Vastu will show you the right direction.
Labourer standing behind a cart with sacks on it-migrant workers

May 31, 2022
India’s informal workers demand better working conditions
Migrant workers from Madhya Pradesh seek dignity of labour and accountability from the government and industry as they explore alternate livelihoods in agriculture, local enterprise, and more.
Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer playing their characters in Killing Eve_nonprofit humour

May 9, 2022
Navigating a hybrid work set up
Let’s not lie, we would all rather be in pyjamas.
A black and white illustration of Aruna Roy on a green background

January 26, 2022
IDR Interviews | Aruna Roy
Renowned social activist and a driving force behind the movements that led to the RTI Act and MGNREGA, Aruna Roy tells us what it takes to sustain truly participatory movements and why we must fight for our democratic right to dissent.
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