Category Archives: India

Computer-based jobs provide more than a pay check – Part II

In Samasource’s urban partners, some of the indirect benefits to the workers overlap with those of their rural counterparts, such as an increased sense of independence and decision-making power within the family.  However, unlike in the rural setting, the urban … Continue reading

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Computer-based jobs provide more than a pay check – Part I

In India, computer-based jobs provide much more than just income to those coming from disadvantaged backgrounds.  The jobs are helping women and men quietly circumvent longstanding cultural barriers such as caste and gender inequality, providing youth access and exposure to … Continue reading

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Working with Samasource

Aside from an occasional trip to Gold’s Gym to claw back a few pounds of the muscle mass that evaporates each night, I have spent most of my time since June working for Samasource on projects better performed from India … Continue reading

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