Village Women Deft in Traditional Skills “empowered”

Impulse Social Enterprise, a Shillong-based firm, which gave the local women’s products the brand name “Empower”, collaborated with trendy boutiques and joints to promote them outside the region, now plans to cover another 5,000-plus rural women artisans and double its turnover in the current financial year View More »


North East Project x Indie-geniuses

‘North East Project’ (NEP), a movement anchored by Impulse Social Enterprises and the Brewhouse, is an amalgamation of design energies of off-centre fashion labels like NorBlack NorWhite, Bhane, 1701, Fizzy Goblet and Safomasi View More »  outlook-business

Preserving The Fabric

Impulse Social Enterprises is ensuring sustainable livelihoods in the northeast to stem migration not just in Meghalaya but all over the region, the Ms Hasina Kharbhihs, Managing Director knew they had to give local trade a push View More »  masterpreneur

Winner Masterpreneur India Season 1

Winner of India’s first CNBC Awaaz – Masterpreneur India Award presented by Sona Koyo in association with and Dainik Bhaskar, Dec 2013 View more »  the-hindu

Dressing it up!

Maina Doley, a skilled weaver from Bohikhowa village of Bokakhat in upper Assam’s Golaghat district, had no idea that the Gaseng (a traditional wrapper used by women folk of Mising tribe of Assam, to which she belongs) which her tribe weaves View more »  sme-times

Social Entrepreneurship Unique and Full of Challenges

When it comes to Social Entrepreneurship, it is not new to India. Social entrepreneurship is the process of pursuing innovative solutions to social problems. More specifically, social entrepreneurs adopt a mission to create and sustain social value View more » india-north-east

Young Leaders Connect – branding Northeast

With a theme of “Branding Northeast: Speaking for ourselves”, the third chapter of the Young Leaders Connect was organized at the Gauhati Medical College Auditorium in Guwahati on November 22, 2013. North-East India’s premier magazine ‘Eclectic NorthEast’ View more »  iip-digital

“Gold Star” Kharbhih Hopes to Shine Globally

When Hasina Kharbhih of India first came to the United States in 2002 as part of the State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), she learned organizational skills that helped her make her company, Impulse Social Enterprises View more »  the-economic-times

The Unlikely Crossover

When Budget 2008 ended tax waivers for charities that did commercial activity worth over 25 lakh a year,it hurt hundreds of charitable entities like Impulse.This Shillong-based NGO helps rural artisans in north-eastern states by marketing wares worth 40-50 View more » ttoi

FICCI Award for Six North-East Women

Six women from the northeast have been awarded by the northeast chapter of the FILadies’ Organization (FLO) for their contribution to society in different fields View more »


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    Impulse Social Enterprises and NE8x are proud to present Empower Northeast Social Start-Up Competition! If you...