Rural development

Cophenol

for profit

Cophenol wants to make the coffee production more sustainable while increasing coffee farmers revenue. Thanks to a fast pyrolysis, the coffee waste will be converted into biochar (a catalyser of fertilizers) and bio-oil that can be refine into biodiesel, both useful products for the coffee farmers.

Bidhaa Sasa

for profit

Technology to ease rural life in Africa exists but doesn’t reach the families that need it most. We uniquely combine financing and last-mile distribution of modern household goods in a one-stop shop. We go directly to clients, deliver to their doorstep and enable payment in affordable instalments.

PUMPMAKERS

for profit

A virtual marketplace that helps people help themselves, provides individuals, entrepreneurs & NGOs with access to the world's first DIY Solar Pump. The positive effects: it helps reduce the global water shortage, strengthens the local economy and creates jobs.

BPApp

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Online platform that allows Colombian Farmers to learn about good agricultural practices in order to reduce product waste, enhance productivity and enable them to sale directly to supermarkets, hotels and restaurants.
This platform also reduce the intermediates between farmers and potential market

OHORIZONS

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

OHorizons designs, implements and scales low-tech solutions to benefit underserved communities. Our solutions are affordable, open-source and locally-sourced. We’re currently scaling our Wood Mold for BioSand Filters: a cheaper, easier and faster way to bring clean water to those who need it most.

The LMR economic model

hybrid

The LMR model suggests that if companies are promised to recieve a monopoly license on their products for a known period of time, they could capitalize how much money that license is worth to them, and invest that money today.
If that is used on a country scale, it can revolutionize the country.

GreenSolns Water

hybrid

Water scarcity or lack of safe drinking water is one of the world's leading problems affecting more than 2 billion people globally. We sell micro-membrane filtration systems that offer cost-effective manner of offering access to drinking water in rural areas.

Mobilized Construction

for profit

Mobilized Construction maintains dirt roads in rural communities in Uganda . Rural roads quickly degrade because of the natural deterioration of dirt infrastructure and the time between maintenance. Our costs will be 5-10% of the traditional cost of maintenance performed by construction companies.

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