iMerit is an Impact Sourcing provider located in rural East India and backed by the impact investment firm, the Omidyar Network. Through a tested process, iMerit trains and employs rural youth and women in IT skill sets to create value-added teams that delivers results to a global client base. iMerit integrates with your teams so that you can build new processes and add value to your business with speed and efficiency.
iMerit is changing the way that businesses in the internet economy execute on projects, delivery results and empower communities.
iMerit’s advantage is a comprehensive training program combined with a strong internal leadership structure. Client’s are able to see results from their work quickly and work closely with teams as needed to achieve their goals. iMerit’s delivery model is operated by a strong leadership team with over 100 years of collective experience in IT service work.
iMerit mobilizes and trains youth and women from marginalized rural communities in East India. More than 90% of iMerit’s employees live at or below the poverty line of $1.25 per day.
Social Impact is measured both in terms of livelihoods created and in terms of increases to monthly income for families. Most iMerit employees starting salary is roughly 3x times what they were making in previous informal employment. Collectively with sister organization Anudip Foundation, iMerit has generated over 15,000 livelihoods to date.