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Changemakers and Citi are proud to announce the three winners for the "Banking on Social Change" competition. The three winners will each receive US $5000.

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Competition Winners: The top three entries will win US $5,000 each. After the judges select the 10-15 finalists from the entire competition, the Changemakers online community will vote for 3 winners from among the finalists. Early Entry Prize: The best entry submitted by 6:00 p.m. EST, August 15th will win a camcorder and digital camera (Equal value of US $1000). Being an Early Entry Prize winner does not preclude you from winning the competition in any way, or guarantee finalist status—all entries will be equally evaluated per the Changemakers criteria at the completion of the entry period.
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Meet the 2015 NYC Emerging Innovators

Across two continents and 13 countries, one hundred emerging social innovators will dive into Boot Camps designed to push their ideas and impact to the next level. From June to August, American Express and Ashoka will convene cohorts of twenty future leaders in five regional hubs: in the United States, Canada, Mexico, East Africa, and Francophone West Africa.

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Aryaman

hybrid

Bardaskan is a marginalized town in west of Korasan razavi state (Iran) and what I'm trying to do to make change in my community is to start up a rural tourism ( actually agro-tourism and eco tourism in my hometown . This idea will helps us in different ways like providing jobs,market...

FLED

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Activities & initiative to spread financial literacy & entrepreneurial development, activities for youth and children. Our focus will remain towards spreading awareness of financial literacy and the importance of entrepreneurship.

 

mJangale

for profit

mJangale (Skeleton web site: http://mjangale.com) is a full-featured education solution proposed as a kit leveraging mobile technology to improve pre-school and primary education in Senegal. It has been piloted in Dakar and Thies in collaboration with NGOs and schools.

SokoNect

for profit

Sokonect is a technological agribusiness tool that connects small scale farmers with the market at the comfort of their farm using mobile technology,thereby reducing the long distribution channel of selling their products and maximizing on their revenue.

SparkGig

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

SparkGig is an online community marketplace to bridge the gap between live entertainers and event organizers. Empower performers to pursue their passion and transform the entertainment scene into a vessel for better social change.

kenrise

hybrid

kenrise we are a solar distributors and contractors targeting mainly the rural house holds in Uganda due to fact they are far from the national grid and the generated mega watts can not meet the demand for pontential users

AFRICAN ALLIANCE ON CANCER

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Educating African cancer Fighters is a project designed to help people from Rwanda understand the magnitude of Cancer in the country, its root causes, how to reduce risks of cancer in one's life and take care of those who are already diagnosed. All these activities will be done via Peer educators.

Ruby Cup

for profit

Ruby Cup is an award winning social business that sells a healthy and long-lasting alternative to pads and tampons. A lack of affordable sanitary products has an impact on school absenteeism and so for each Ruby Cup sold, the company cross-subsidizes one to a girl in Kenya.

Lion's Den Global

for profit

The Lion’s Den initiative exists to provide support to youth entrepreneurial work so that they are able to engage in initiatives and contribute to social transformation. The project creates a conducive platform for young active citizens between the ages of 18-35, who are leading social impact.

IJPDH

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

IJPDH BURUNDI est un projet initier par les jeunes dans le but d'améliorer la situation socio-économique des personnes vivant avec un Handicap à travers la formation professionnelle et l'entrpreunariat social.

The Grammaticus

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

We are an independent summer high school co-founded by a Stanford GSB alumnus and the philosophy teacher that changed his life. With a world-class faculty teaching through the lenses of philosophy and business, we aim to cultivate students who are rooted in the Good and economically empowered.

The Smart Jacket

for profit

The Smart Jacket is a motorcycle safety vest fitted with bright indicator lights that increase the visibility of the motorcyclist.
The lights are controlled wirelessly from the motorcycle's indication system and clearly show the intents to turn left, right or to brake.

GOODdler

for profit

Gooddler is a platform where charities that rely on goods to achieve their organizations’ goals can create wishlists. Donors from around the world can purchase the items and be sure that they will be delivered directly to the recipient of the gift, when needed.

How Heart

hybrid

How Heart ignites empathy in popular culture through the art of giving. We believe that by tackling how we give to others, we can enter the most important conversations to break down social barriers in our personal lives, work, and communities. We're a service inspiring empathy for positive change.

AISE

AISE is building & supporting and innovation & entrepreneurial ecosystem in Arusha, Tanzania & its surrounding communities with educational programming, a Maker Space, and a community space to encourage collaboration, creativity, and co-creation.

TREE ADOPTION UGANDA

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

We offer basic start up business training; 3-year mentorship and free consultation to youths enabling them create businesses. We help them raise startup capital; they set up tree nurseries, we sell the trees to companies to reduce their carbon footprint. The youth use the income to start a business.

Hello Tractor, Inc.

hybrid

Hello Tractor is a social enterprise focused on improving food and income security for the rural poor, beginning in Nigeria. We designed a low cost Smart Tractor that pairs its owner with farmers requesting and paying for tractor services via SMS - think Uber!

Mama Maji

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Water is a women's issue. A lack of clean water access poses one of the biggest limitations on the lives of women throughout the world, but it also poses the biggest opportunity. Mama Maji empowers women through water, utilizing water projects as a platform for training and empowerment.

Kijji

for profit

Produire des jus naturels à partir de fruits locaux afin de répondre aux besoins de la population en terme d'alimentation et valoriser la production agricole.

American Express Emerging Innovators

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