Pradip Sarmah's work to inspire inventive engineering and innovative business models is enabling rickshaw drivers to become rickshaw owners - giving them a better chance at a better life.
Pradip is one of the more than 100 invention entrepreneurs from developing countries supported by The Lemelson Foundation and Ashoka which have partnered together to advance invention for social good.
You can help. Contact Pradip and his non-profit The Centre for Rural Development in India here.
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