Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Dhruv Lakra, Founder and CEO, Mirakle Couriers

In 2009, Dhruv Lakra, received an Echoing Green Fellowship and created Mirakle Couriers in India. He applied his business sense (MBA from Oxford) with a social cause of employing people who are deaf to build a courier delivery service. Over the past two years, he has grown the business from one employee to a cadre of 64 deaf couriers and office workers who who make 40,000 shipments a month.

India, which expects to have half its population under age 29 by 2020, has a television feature on young changemakers. Watch here to learn more about Dhruv's business. Here's another video about this social enterprise.