Unleash the curious explorer in you : Foldscope (Social Entrepreneur)
Will you believe it if I say that you can have a microscope in your hands right now, that too in less than a dollar? Will you believe it if I say that you carry it around in your pocket? Or does all of this sound too incredible, too good to be true? Hold your breath people for all of it is true! Behold the Foldscope – world’s first ever…
SE 100 – Who is creating impact on world ( social entrepreneurs)
Social Enablers aims to be in the forefront to create an ecosystem for promoting social innovations and help them connect with prospective investors. We hope to showcase the best social innovations that create a positive impact among communities. Our motto is to bring the social innovators at one place to discuss about the ecosystem and thereby inspire and encourage young aspirants. As part of appreciating social innovators, entrepreneurs and encouraging…
Unicef innovation fund
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UNICEF Innovation Fund: Sponsoring Innovations to Improve the Lives of Children Around The Globe
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is a United Nations program that functions to provide humanitarian assistance to children and mothers in developing countries. It has stepped up again to the good cause by launching the UNICEF Innovation Fund. The Innovation Fund is a venture that makes investments in open source solutions, technology startups and emerging markets bearing the promise and potential to improve the lives of children all around…
Women’s Safety XPRIZE
Do you have the X-Factor in you?
Anu & Naveen Jain’s XPRIZE is now in India: Doesn’t it feel good to have someone or some exciting reason to push us to test our limits? I bet it does. Most people have it in them to do wonders, they just lack the proper encouragement and provocation to act for it. But worry not for there is  XPRIZE to provide the right amount of impetus for those creative minds…
Movember prostate cancer
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Say ‘MO’ to prostate cancer: The ‘Movember’ Project
Movember foundation to raise awareness against Men’s health issues: We’re all familiar with the conventional saying “ Charity begins at home”, but what I’m going to talk about today is the unconventional start of an incredible journey of AdamGarone of Australia, the CEO of the Movember Foundation. The word ‘Mo’ is an Australian slang for moustache. The idea for ‘Movember’ was born in 2003 when TravisGarone and his mate Luke…
Change Makers
Litterati’s way of “crowdsource-cleaning” for a litter-free planet
‘Individually you can make a difference, but, together we can create an impact,’ is a profound thought that leads Jeff Kirschner and his social venture Litterati. Here is how Jeff tries to create an impact together and aim for a litter-free planet. Indeed, litter is everywhere. Soda cans, plastic bags, and cigarette busts is a challenge and threatening to the planet and Literatti community addresses it in a viable way…
Project loon by Google
Google’s Project Loon offers internet for everyone with balloons
Balloon-powered Internet with Google’s project Loon in rural/urban areas: Google’s Project Loon aims to provide internet access to everyone on the planet through a network of balloons traveling on the edge of space. The primary objective is to provide connectivity to rural and remote areas and help people get back online in disaster-hit sites. How Google’s Project loon works with balloons: These helium-Úlled balloons are 15 meters in diameter and run…
Because International NGO
Change Makers
Kenton Lee, Practical Compassion and ‘The Shoe that grows’
Kenton Lee, founder of the social venture Because International, believes in practical compassion. The projects The Shoes that Grows taken by the non-profit organization seconds his philosophy. They are aimed at helping people living in extreme poverty to have a better daily life. How and why Kenton Lee(Founder, Because International) started? Innovation without limits Here’s a small bio on Kenton Lee. He went to Northwest Nazarene University. He holds a minor…
seif Awards: recognising the social value off our young enterprises
292 social entrepreneurs from 65 countries participated in the annual international competition for social entrepreneurship organized by seif, where the final four winners out of the 10 high-performing finalists were awarded 10,000 Swiss francs each at a ceremony on the 6 October at the Volkshaus Zurich with more than 200 people attending. The German company Green City Solutions received the seif Award for Future Trends enabled in collaboration with PwC .To…
GRID games for social change
GRID uses power of games to bring in social change
How Mariam Adil started GRID games a social venture? Mariam Adil is passionate about solving difficult problems. In her words, “I aspire to find new ways to solve difficult problems and a good challenge usually takes me from a big fat grin to a focused frown back to a big fat grin.” And it’s out of her passion and pure commitment towards bringing in a social change, she founded GRID,…
Eyesense AI app by ID Labs
EyeSense aims and works for ‘a better daily life experience for everybody’
Joanna says Eyesense was started with a mission to add value Indeed, EyeSense is an ‘Eye On The World’, as its tagline says. It is a venture that started with strong but simple mission of adding value to everyday life of people through innovative tech solutions. ‘A better life for everybody. Seriously, we aim to add value to everyday life for all people impacted by our solutions and innovative technologies,’…
The ‘Change’ is Sajid Iqbal’s humble step to solve energy crisis
Sajid Iqbal, the young social entrepreneur from Dhaka, believes simplicity is the best solution to meet any mega crisis. His venture ‘Change’ is a humble step to solve the energy crisis through green innovations. The venture, along with his other firm Banglar Shakthi Ltd, is focused on developing and manufacturing low cost solar irrigation pumps, purifiers, and lights for the off-grid areas. In Sajid’s words, “From Change we develop affordable…