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Turn your idea into real impact.

Idea-to-Impact is a 12-week virtual training program (+ 12 weeks of virtual, industry mentorship!) for aspiring social entrepreneurs who are ready to lead business for GOOD.

Are you a young leader with a desire to make a positive impact on the world?

Has launching your own social business always been the goal but to move forward was too overwhelming? The challenges, the connections, the funding - it’s a lot of work and you don’t have the experience to take the lead

Trust us - embarking on an entrepreneurial journey can be daunting, and we've been there. Our team experienced it first hand when launching Hara House and Hara World. That's why Hara Academy now exists, providing you a step-by-step framework of how to get started, while connecting you to expert mentorship and accessible resources so you can focus on what really matters: creating meaningful change. And we bottled it all up in our Idea-to-Impact program.

So, what’s so amazing about our Idea-to-Impact program?

Our 6-month program equips you with the knowledge, skills, and mindset for building and launching your social enterprise. Gain a deep understanding of sustainable business models, innovative problem-solving techniques, and effective leadership strategies, while piecing together your launch puzzle over the first 12 weeks.


Access to valuable resources can make all the difference in your entrepreneurial journey. Idea-to-Impact offers an extensive library of tools (that we and other leaders use everyday!), case studies, and practical insights, giving you a competitive edge. Learn from successful social entrepreneurs who have blazed the trail before you, get the inside scoop on their failures (and what they learned from them!), and utilize our extensive network of industry professionals to build your authority in the industry. 

The world needs your ideas and your vision more than ever before. With Hara Academy, you'll not only develop your business acumen but also foster a global perspective, collaborate with like-minded individuals from diverse backgrounds and create solutions that transcend borders.

Your Program Curriculum

Week 1: Transformative Action

  • Introduction to social entrepreneurship and its transformative potential

  • Exploring the importance of aligning purpose and passion in social enterprise

  • Defining personal values and goals as the foundation for a social enterprise

  • Identifying key social issues and opportunities for impact

Week 4: Community Building and Stakeholder Relations

  • Building strong relationships with stakeholders, including communities, beneficiaries, and partners

  • Understanding community needs, assets, and cultural context

  • Developing effective engagement strategies for diverse stakeholders

  • Cultivating trust, collaboration, and shared ownership in the social enterprise ecosystem

Week 7: Conflict Resolution and Negotiations

  • Strategies for conflict resolution in social impact settings

  • Building negotiation skills for effective collaboration

  • Managing and mitigating conflicts within teams and stakeholders

  • Addressing power dynamics and promoting inclusivity in conflict resolution

Week 10: Content and Marketing Strategy

  • Creating a comprehensive content and marketing strategy for a social enterprise

  • Utilizing digital marketing tools and platforms for social impact

  • Engaging target audiences through storytelling, social media, and campaigns

  • Monitoring and evaluating marketing efforts for continuous improvement

Week 2: Theories of Change

  • Understanding different theories of change and their relevance to social entrepreneurship

  • Analyzing the root causes and systemic factors of social issues

  • Developing a theory of change framework for a social enterprise

  • Evaluating the impact and effectiveness of social interventions

Week 5: Conscious Leadership

  • Exploring the principles of conscious leadership in social entrepreneurship

  • Developing self-awareness, empathy, and emotional intelligence as a leader

  • Cultivating ethical decision-making and responsible leadership practices

  • Nurturing inclusive and empowering organizational cultures

Week 8: Fundraising and Grant Writing

  • Understanding the fundraising landscape for social enterprises

  • Developing a comprehensive fundraising strategy

  • Grant writing techniques and tips for securing funding

  • Exploring alternative funding models, including impact investing and crowdfunding

Week 11: Holistic Wellness and Social Justice

  • Understanding the interconnectedness of holistic wellness and social justice

  • Exploring self-care and well-being practices for social entrepreneurs

  • Incorporating social justice principles into the fabric of a social enterprise

  • Addressing power dynamics and promoting equity within the organization and community

Week 3: Holistic Problem Solving

  • Developing a holistic approach to problem-solving in social entrepreneurship

  • Identifying and analyzing complex social issues through systems thinking

  • Collaborative ideation and innovative solutions generation techniques

  • Prototyping and testing solutions for viability and impact

Week 6: Strategic Partnerships and Collaboration

  • Identifying and fostering strategic partnerships for social impact

  • Collaborating with other organizations, businesses, and government entities

  • Negotiation and relationship-building skills for effective collaborations

  • Leveraging collective resources and expertise for greater impact

Week 9: Brand Storytelling

  • Crafting a compelling brand story for a social enterprise

  • Communicating mission, values, and impact effectively

  • Developing a unique value proposition and brand identity

  • Utilizing storytelling techniques for social enterprise marketing

Week 12: Strategic Planning

  • Developing a strategic plan for your social enterprise

  • Setting short-term and long-term goals and objectives

  • Creating a roadmap for implementation and evaluation

  • Balancing financial sustainability with social impact objectives

Meet your lead facilitator

Jazzmine Raine leads from a background of over 10 years in project management, social impact, and experiential education. She is the proud founder of Hara House, India's first zero waste guesthouse and tourism organization, and has been recognized globally for her work in the sustainable tourism sector.


Her diverse career has spanned across multiple countries with a strategic focus on providing young people the tools and knowledge needed to solve global challenges. With a love for storytelling and building social impact, she thrives when coaching students and young professionals in leading new, innovative ideas.


Jazzmine has been a key leader in many unique social projects such as Causeartist, Sustainable Travel Network, Studio.89 and Hara World. In her spare time, you will find her writing short stories and drinking chai on her balcony at 8000ft in the Himalayas.

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Harsumeet, Toronto/Punjab
Winter 2023 Participant

Muskaan, New Delhi
Spring 2022 Participant

Kay, Pune/Alberta
Spring 2022 Participant

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Ishita, New Delhi
Spring 2022 Participant

"I had such a wonderful time interacting with Jazz and the cohort. She created such a supportive and safe space for social business exploration. I learned values which can be applied to both my professional and personal life. I feel like this was a crash course on how to build a social business from scratch. The workbooks and exercises were excellent and the course material was super meaningful as well."

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Tamanna, New Delhi
Spring 2022 Participant

"My experience in this course has been very insightful, inspiring and self-challenging. I am especially grateful for Jazzmine's energy. She has the power to influence everyone around her with so much positivity, inclusivity and motivation. She has been so supportive and resourceful throughout my experience with Hara Academy. The team ensures everyone is looked after- mentally and in any resource ever required. The course has inspired me to look within and nurture myself as the kind of leader I would want to be. It has also given me a chance to speak in a safe space and share my views and ideas with like-minded individuals and change-makers. I am very grateful and honoured to be a part of this amazing community that Hara World is building and would highly recommend people who would like to build their careers dedicated for the good, to join this community and the courses they provide. It will open your life to opportunities in social entrepreneurship under the mentorship of experienced leaders!" 

The Hara Factor

Transformative Guidance

Receive step-by-step guidance in developing and launching your social enterprise within six months, turning your vision into a reality.

Holistic Guidance

Explore the principles of social entrepreneurship, theories of change, and holistic problem-solving to create a sustainable and impactful social enterprise.

Expert Insights

Learn from experienced social entrepreneurs and industry experts who have successfully launched and scaled their own ventures.

Partnership Opportunities

Discover strategies for building strategic partnerships and collaborations that amplify your impact and expand your network.

Fundraising Success

Acquire essential knowledge and skills in fundraising, grant writing, and alternative funding models to secure resources for your social enterprise.

Compelling Branding and Marketing

Develop a strong brand identity, storytelling techniques, and effective marketing strategies to engage stakeholders and attract customers.

Social Justice Integration

 Understand the intersection of social justice and entrepreneurship, ensuring your enterprise promotes equity and inclusivity.

Mentorship and Support

Benefit from bi-weekly mentorship sessions, where experienced professionals guide you through challenges and provide invaluable insights.


Don't let your idea go unrealized. 
Embark on a transformative journey towards building a sustainable and impactful business.

Fill out an application and a member of Hara World will be in touch to schedule a program interview.
Program Fee: $12
90CAD | 80,000INR
Sliding scale and payment plans are available upon request

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