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Transforming Education: Ashoka, Start Empathy, and Changemaker Schools

Ashoka is the biggest and oldest global network of social entrepreneurs. Over the past 30 years Ashoka has identified and supported 3,000 entrepreneurs who are applying creative solutions to the world’s biggest social, environmental and economic challenges.

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Streethearts

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Streethearts is a change agent for street children, helping to redirect the course of their lives. We offer programs based on the child’s stage of life; enabling them to learn and live a productive, healthy lifestyle, resulting in a positive contributing member of society.

 

Revolutionizing Energy

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

75% of Guatemalan families use wood as a main source of energy, around 70pounds per day in open fire stoves with 3% of efficiency. This problem is spread worldwide around 2.5billion people. A clean, renewable and culturally accepted solution is required -> Hydrogen stoves powered with solar energy.

Chonaic

hybrid

Chonaic is a social enterprise that will change the way the world wears clothing. We are committed to making clothing that does not harm. That includes non-explotation of humans, not abusing animals and causing as little harm to our earth as possible.

Jappal

hybrid

Lacking financial & educational opportunities, girls as young as 9 from Sandiara, Senegal are sent to distant cities to marry or work as domestic servants. Jappal is an alternative to this opportunity-depriving cycle, providing artisanal training, giving these women economic roles in their village.

Pasand

hybrid

Pasand is a social enterprise that educates adolescents on personal health and wellness. Using interactive health education, we help students understand puberty, body safety, personal hygiene, and gender norms. We leverage open dialogue and community building to reduce shame surrounding sexuality.

Re:Coded

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Re:Coded transforms the massive intellectual potential of Syrian refugees and IDPs by using a low-cost blended approach to provide 21st century skills training including coding and English before linking them to remote employment as software developers.

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