IdeasUnbound is pursuing the goal of becoming an innovation hub within the development sector, on the lines of R&D setups in the science and technology space. Our belief is that a dedicated environment fostering innovation helps in coming up with the ideas of tomorrow and beyond which can disrupt the pace of change based on mainstream thinking within this sector. Our focus is not to develop a product or a service to fulfil an unmet need. Rather, our ideas aim to fundamentally alter the approach to a problem, by challenging basic assumptions and devising new development models. We envision ourselves at the forefront of thinking in the development space and continuously push the boundaries.
At IdeasUnbound, our experience spans a spectrum of stakeholders in the development sector. We have worked at the grassroots, in mobilising communities to form Self Help Groups, helping farmers organize into collectives; as well as worked with large civil society organizations to implement their programmes and helped prepare grant making proposals to donors at the national and international level.
Due to our involvement at all levels of execution (donors, grassroots organizations, community institutions), it gives us the advantage of understanding each stakeholder group's perspectives in terms of programme design and implementation. Our partner organizations tap into this unique experience of ours to design their programmes effectively and create maximum impact.
We believe in following a long-term collaborative approach rather than a client-vendor one. Hence, our approach includes the following key elements: