Bhupesh, known around the Mirakle Courier office as the “king of Nariman Point,” knows every department in the State Bank building located there. He is responsible for sorting a large stack of Vodafone bills and delivering them to clients. He makes up to three trips in one day. Bhupesh, like every other courier at Mirakle, is hearing impaired.
This week is international deaf week, and so we are featuring one of our favorite social businesses in Mumbai: Mirakle Couriers. We have written about Dhruv Lakra and his for-profit courier service that hires only deaf workers, but as such a successful entrepreneur—Skoll Scholar, Echoing Green fellow—his business model is worth looking at again. » Continue reading “Photo of the Week: Mirakle Couriers”