Infant health


nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

HandReach works to provide world-class medical care and rehabilitation for children injured by trauma in the developing world. We seek to expand impact through telemedicine and systematic clinical exchange so that more children can gain access to much-needed care and return to productive lives.

Deaftronics (Pty) Ltd

for profit

A major problem in developing countries is not only the cost of hearing aids for hearing impaired people but also the operating costs in the form of hearing aid batteries.The solar powered hearing aid circumvents these challenges by charging batteries through the free power of the sun

Energize the Chain

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Millions of children die every year from preventable diseases because the available vaccines aren't reliably refrigerated. Energize the Chain solves this "last mile" cold chain problem by harnessing the energy available at cell phone towers to power up vaccine refrigerators. 

Fight the Stroke


Although stroke is perceived as occurring primarily among the elderly, it also strikes infants. FIGHTTHESTROKE has applied some of the most pioneering research on the human brain to improve care for young stroke victims using technology while empowering families.

Sweet Mother Project

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

The Sweet Mother Project seeks to combat Maternal Morbidity and Mortality by addressing one of the root causes; Delay in Decision to Seek Care, usually due to ignorance, by utilizing information technology to provide clear and concise information to the pregnant woman through pregnancy and beyond.