Kakatiya Sandbox

Kakatiya Sandbox is an ecosystem for long term social impact through innovation and entrepreneurship in rural Telangana. It provides a place for impact catalysts to test ideas, make changes and eventually develop truly scalable solutions. The ecosystem allows for sharing, networking, collaborating and deliberating ideas with other catalysts. The value of the Sandbox lies in its ability to identify synergies and explore potential collaboration among the catalyst network.


What is Sandbox Approach?

The aim of the Sandbox is to create an environment where innovative approaches to addressing social challenges is encouraged. The value of the Sandbox lies in its ability to identify synergies and explore potential collaboration among the catalyst network. Our success lies in our ability to execute as we not only provide financial resources to our partners, but also strategic support, challenging them to impact larger populations and work more efficiently. We are proud to boast of some remarkable partnerships in the Sandbox that have evolved into exemplary successes as we continue to support a critical number of local leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators who can focus and develop solutions to local issues. We work in compact geographic areas that we call 'Social Innovation Sandbox' a living laboratory for a diverse range of entrepreneurs and development practitioners to get their ideas tested, strengthened and sustained over a period of time. Applying a 'bottom up' approach to building scalable solutions, the Kakatiya Sandbox works to create an effective ecosystem where resources are put to use through entrepreneurship, innovation and sustainability. At the bottom of sandbox approach is the quest to create critical mass to take up entrepreneurial solutions of various magnitudes and scope.


In the very first year of setting up the Sandbox in Nizamabad, more than 150+ student projects have been implemented. In this short span of time 2 records - one Limca book of record and one Guinness World record have been achieved.

Increase in the farmers revenue by
Increase in English grades by
Placement rate at Deshpande Skilling
Increase in the agricultural yield by


Raju Reddy
Sierra Atlantic and Co-Founder, FalconX Accelerator, Former CEO - Sierra Atlantic
Phanindra Sama
Co-founder, redBus.in
Former Chief Innovation Officer,
Govt of Telangana

Our Team

Manish Jaiswal
Chief Executive Officer
Dinesh Reddy Alampur
Sr Program Manager,
Agriculture Initiative (BCI)
Vikas Ganta
Head of Operations
Sumasree Kodali
Assistant Manager,
Kamaji Bachewar
Associate, CSR and Partnerships
Ibadulla Baig
Senior Associate, KREST (Startups)
Shekar Gonne
SkillPlus & SkillPlus- R
Madhu Addla
Impact Division Head,
Skill In Village
Javvaji Shirisha
Academic Lead,
SkillPlus & SkillPlus R
Alekhya Bejjenki
Finance & Accounts
Aishwarya Rathna
Innovation Associate
Sahiti Meduri
Innovation Associate
Akshay Goharkar
Manager, K-Hub and
Media & Communications
Bharath Reddy Donti
President, TiE Nizamabad
    Senior Instructor,
    Agastya International Foundation
    Satheesh Pokala
    Project Manager,
    Nirmaan Organization