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Ka-Mer

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Nebahat Akkoc launched KA-MER, an organization that responds to women's critical needs and increases awareness their rights as citizens, wives,and mothers through providing a range of services, including legal and psychological counselling, human rights education, and child-care.

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Gyan Lab (ADD-on-GYAN)

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ADD-on-GYAN Educational Services Pvt. Ltd is a venture established in order to reduce the many problems present in the Indian Education Sector and bridge the widening gap between theoretical and practical education in India. We began operations as a Start-up Company at Manipal University - Technology Business Incubator on 20th January and registered as a Private Limited company in July, 2011.

Roots of Empathy

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Roots of Empathy is an evidence-based classroom programme that has shown a dramatic effect in reducing levels of aggression among schoolchildren by raising social and emotional competence and increasing empathy. Developing emotional literacy, the ability to recognise and understand emotion in oneself and others, is at the core of Roots of Empathy. During the programme, schoolchildren are introduced to strategies for effectively recognising and responding to their emotions and the emotions of others.

Partnering for Excellence: Innovations in Science + Technology + Engineering + Math (STEM) Education

Winners Announced!

Carnegie Corporation of New York, Opportunity Equation, and Ashoka Changemakers launched the Partnering for Excellence collaborative competition to find innovative approaches to inspiring STEM-rich learning in our classrooms by connecting students with STEM professionals.

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GMO Risk or Rescue Group: Helping Consumers Decide

When it comes to genetic food engineering, claims are often made about farmers ability and interest to adapt. And how about vitamin-rich rice? ... Are these realities or misrepresentations? Tell us what you think here

[Also check out our GMO Risk or Rescue competition. Share your idea or initiative to get noticed and to be eligible for various  prizes. Submit your entry by October 21, 2009.]

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STEAMLabs

STEAMLabs is a community makerspace, where people of all ages and abilities come together for access to high tech tools, to learn, and to create. It’s a place for Science, Technology Engineering, Art and Math to be used to invent the future! STEAMLabs is an entry point for both kids and adults looking to get started in electronics, coding, 3D design and printing, digital fabrication, and all kinds of hands-on making. It’s also a space for seasoned makers, entrepreneurs and artists looking to work with serious tools needed to get things done.

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Toronto
Canada
43° 38' 45.1356" N, 79° 26' 4.3044" W
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STEAMLabs

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Kids are natural Makers. Help them play to acquire the skills they need to be Makers of the future - creativity, problem-solving, collaboration, tech literacy, leadership, citizenship and more. At our 2500 sq ft Makerspace, we prototype activities to share with educators all around the world.

Jump A Bunch

for profit

Jump A Bunch Fitness provides FUN fitness to adults and kids in the Northwest Territories. Our mission is to get individuals, communities, and schools active with fun- sustainable programming. Programming is based around three main fitness activities: BounceFitness; ZUMBA; and DANCEPL3Y.

Inspiring, Empowering, Engaging Global Citizens

The JUMP! Foundation is a non-profit social enterprise that uses experiential education to advance a world in which individuals, community leaders, and global citizens realize their passions and potential.The JUMP! Foundation is an experiential education provider that was established in 2006 in response to what its founding members saw as a need in youth education for programs that address issues of leadership and global citizenship.

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Bangkok
Thailand
13° 45' 11.6712" N, 100° 32' 58.0308" E
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Ink Movement

citizen sector

Ink Movement is a youth-led nonprofit that empowers youth through the arts. We have published two print books featuring the work of talented young artists. To date, Ink Movement has raised over $20,000 and helped over 600 youth in Canada through our book projects, workshops, and conferences.

Poop With A Smile (PWAS)

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Today globally, over 2.5 billion (1 in 3) people worldwide don’t have access to a safe, clean and private toilet and most of them live in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia according to WHO. According to UNICEF, over 1800 children a day die from diarrhea disease due to lack of safe water, sanitation and basic hygiene. Access to safe and clean pit toilets is the best approach to improve the health and well-being of children while building healthy and stronger communities

Express Yourself

citizen sector

drug and gang affiliation has become a real issue for young boys in my community. however these young boys have a real passion in music and expressing themselves which tends to be ignored. i aim to change that, i want to give them that chance to express themselves through music.

Kids Comp Camp

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Kids COMP CAMP, for Kids Computer Camp, is a program with the objective of helping young learners aged 10 to 14 living in marginalized communities, catch up with the current digital knowledge driven society. For every school we train we help set up easily accessible computer lab.

Big Picture Education

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We aim to stimulate vital change in education by generating & sustaining innovative, personalised schools working in partnership with community. Our philosophy is grounded in educating 'one student at a time' and creating life-long learners via personalised, real-world education.

Poult Vault Inc

for profit

Poult Vault is a business which sells life and frozen chicken at various sizes, use poultry manure to make biogas for households, produce and sell enhanced organic fertilizers and make pillows from chicken feathers . They also run a credit and schooling scheme for women, youths and school kids.

African Tutor

for profit

African Tutor is a social enterprise that aims at bringing solutions to the many challenges facing young people across Africa today especially the education sector. Through our online platform students can have access to a wide variety of academic resources and opportunities from around the world.

The Grammaticus

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.

NLab

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Nlab works to build an ICT competitive, creative and innovative young generation in Tanzania by introducing new ICT technologies and teaching coding to children of all abilities in Tanzania. We also organize coding festivals, holiday camps for children and mentor their innovations.

How Heart

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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.

Montessori at Home

for profit

If education is always to be conceived along the same antiquated lines of a mere transmission of knowledge, there is little to be hoped from it in the bettering of man's future. For what is the use of transmitting knowledge if the individual's total development lags behind? - Maria Montessori

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.

Imagine We Rwanda

citizen sector

Imagine the worlds that a child could travel through the pages of a book.
Imagine Rwandan school libraries equipped with relevant books for children.
Imagine how WE could make this happen!
"Imagine We" believes that empowering children and youth is pivotal to achieving sustainable development.

Fundi Bots

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Fundi Bots uses robotics training to provide better and more practical science education in African classrooms. The students are also better prepared for future careers and grow up to be a new generation of problem solvers, innovators and change-makers.

Sustainiverse

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Sustainable Marketing and design firm to leverage unused urban wall/roofs/courtyards for vertical aquaponic and algae farms. We will also create an app and forum for increased community education and feasibility for use by anyone like Uber w/ decentralized approach to provide food and jobs to needy.

upOwa - Power People Now

for profit

Il y a 18 mois, j'ai décidé de lancer ce projet de développement afin d'investir toute mon énergie et mes compétences d'entrepreneur pour résoudre un problème simple et dont pourtant dépend l'avenir de millions de personnes : comment mettre fin à la pauvreté énergétique en Afrique rurale ?

Crowducate

citizen sector

Education is a universal human right. To provide universal education, we need to steward and improve our commonwealth of open educational resources. The Crowducate platform helps teachers collaborate to create open educational resources.

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