Neichute Doulo

CEO, Entrepreneurs Associates

Social Entrepreneur and fundraiser par excellence, Neichute Doulo has been impacting lives with his visionary initiative of unleashing the powers of economic empowerment in the remote Indian state of Nagaland.  A recent recipient of the  Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award, he was recognized for his work in promoting entrepreneurship and peace building in north-eastern India. The Naga movement, one of the oldest unresolved armed conflicts in the world, has hampered economic development in the region. Under Neichute’s leadership EA has successfully launched the first generations of Naga and Manipuri entrepreneurs, built up vibrant local markets, catalysed local production, generated local jobs, activated financial institutions and steered government will to demonstrate that entrepreneurship can be the route to peace building.