Karm Marg, a home for street children in India
The Financial Times has partnered with the Global Fund for Children for its second MBA Challenge, in which nine teams of business school students will each advise a different charity on its long-term strategy.
The second stage of the challenge involved more than 50 students consulting remotely, using email and Skype with their non-profit partner organisations. These are located in countries such as Bulgaria, Colombia, Haiti, India, Laos, Senegal and Tanzania.
What is the first step?
Ravi Gadam, an MBA student at UCLA Anderson School of Management who is one of a team working with Karm Marg, a children’s home in New Delhi, says it is important
“to put away any preconceived notions and start from a clean slate”.
For Ajay Palaparty, a masters in management student at the London School of Economics on the same team as Mr Gadam, it was essential to tap into the range in experience of his peers...