Poverty alleviation

Dev4X

hybrid

There are hundreds of millions of children unable to get a quality education. Our unique approach to empower children to take their education into their own hands, is highly scalable, will improve existing models, and reach the hundreds of millions of children left behind.

Project Tatirano, Madagascar

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Tatirano, meaning "to collect water" in Malagasy, is piloting rainwater harvesting (RWH) on a rural village school roof as a means of providing clean drinking water to the students. It is demonstrating to the community a simple, affordable and replicable technique of obtaining clean water from rain.

Shared Value Agents

hybrid

Greatest value gets delivered via people. Agent management social enterprise bundles basket of BoP-desired products + services/training helping agriculture, finance, health, water/hygiene, ecology &/or ICT needs to diversify women’s revenue, sustain NGO trainings & make channels scalable 4 companies

Acriapa Cooperative

for profit

The project results from a local community group of stingless beekeepers that in 2005 have decided to work together. The initiative has been transformed in a cooperative that is one of the most innovative projects protecting native bee populations, improving livelihoods and empowering local people.

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