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Winners Announced! The three winners will each receive a prize of US$5,000 from Ashoka Changemakers, and will be invited to participate in a collaboration workshop with Ashoka’s Changemakers and ExxonMobil during summer/fall 2010.

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Soko

for profit

Soko is an innovation in fashion & technology: an online store that expands access to economic opportunity for artisans in emerging economies, disrupting the traditional export supply chain and revolutionizing the way money & goods are exchanged between developing world artisans & global consumers.

Mama Maji

citizen sector

Water is a women's issue. A lack of clean water access poses one of the biggest limitations on the lives of women throughout the world, but it also poses the biggest opportunity. Mama Maji empowers women through water, utilizing water projects as a platform for training and empowerment.

Social Changher

hybrid

Social Changher finds solutions to issues plaguing Philadelphia by listening to her story. We host in-person storytelling workshops as well as digital storytelling workshops for women and girls. The stories are archived on social media to facilitate dialogue between community and decision makers.

YoSoyM

hybrid

YoSoyM is an alliance of individuals, non-profit organizations, businesses, community leaders and government dedicated to serve thousands of Latinas and their families in by identifying synergies, developing collaborative initiatives and changing the negative narrative prevalent in our community.

Abhay

In the light of the numerous episodes of sexual assault and rape against women, in India, it's time we ponder about the root causes of the problem. Sexual violence and crime against women is a public health hazard that threatens the well being of not only women but families and the society.

Uncovering Vital Criteria Of nigella sativaBlack Seed Cumin Extract - Treating Disease Since the Days of King Tut

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Romania
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MyVoiceGh

for profit

MyVoiceGh is a web and SMS application where Ghanaians can create a legislative petition and ask fellow citizens to sign so that the government will consider passing it into a law. People in remote areas where there is no access to internet can access the service through SMS.

Vintage for a Cause

citizen sector

A sewing club for women over 50 without an active live and no participative role in society, where they transform old clothes, donated by them or others, with help of known fashion designers and fashion students, in original , exclusive and vintage styles clothes.
This is the pretext to make big changes in their lifes. And this new clothes are to sell in order to sustain the operations.
This is more than an ocupation! This is the step to gain an new role in society!

Sen Women Up

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Sen Women Up, launched in Kédougou, Senegal, is a women's entrepreneurship project centered around a promising cereal, fonio. Our mission is to build fonio processing activities with a cooperative of 15 women in order to be able to commercialize it in Senegal and France.

Birdsong

for profit

Birdsong is an online marketplace of fashion products made by inspirational women’s groups in London. We support enterprising women's charities to maximise their revenue and potential. In the process, we promote fairly made, diverse fashion that isn’t damaging to women’s self-esteem or rights.

Sen Women Up

hybrid

Sen Women Up, launched in Kédougou, Senegal, is a women's entrepreneurship project centered around a promising cereal, fonio. Our mission is to build fonio processing activities with a cooperative of 15 women in order to be able to commercialize it in Senegal and France.

NAMAALE

hybrid

Namaale is a new revolutionary idea which seeks to improve the Shea-butter business and the living condition of women and their opportunities for economic empowerment.

Be Girl

for profit

Lack of access to sanitary products prevents millions of girls to complete an education. Be Girl intervenes in this leverage point, by offering a high performance sanitary product that has the convenience and leak-proof performance of disposable pads with the affordability of disposable pads.

Empowering Community In East Sumba

Heinrich Dengi and his radio (Max FM) has only been involved in community empowerment since 2012. People of the Eastern part of Sumba has been said as lazy since many are poor. However, Heinrich did not buy the idea that the Sumbanese are naturally lazy. He believes that the people seem lazy because there is neither fresh idea nor example by which people are convinced that there are ways out of poverty.

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Waingapu
Indonesia
9° 39' 46.3392" S, 120° 16' 1.0848" E
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Human Rights and Leadership Based on Culture Values advance Countryside Areas to 2020 Vision

INTRODUCTIONOur task is to foster a network of village leaders who aim to develop accessible solutions to human right challenges, advance it and access to justice through ethical engagement. Village and local leaders had not the chance to attend the school that they use traditional leadership in their everyday journey however the country is moving faster towards development that all systems in leadership could be interchanged to modern assets.

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KIGALI
Rwanda
1° 56' 0.6324" S, 30° 3' 16.9776" E
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Sen Women Up

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Sen Women up lance à Kédougou, au Sénégal, un projet d’entrepreneuriat féminin autour d’une céréale d'avenir, le fonio. Notre mission est de construire une activité de transformation du fonio avec une coopérative de 15 femmes pour pouvoir le commercialiser au Sénégal puis en France.

Snail

Snail produces and distributes “gros gris” snails, one of
the most highly demanded snails in the international food
market. Snail aims to revitalize this lucrative, traditional
industry by establishing “snail farms” and teaching rural
women the snail farming techniques to help them generate their own income. Snail
also differs from its competitors by ensuring year-round
supply and a high-quality Snails.

GirlUp

GirlUp,a chic community that empowers and connects girls who have an entrepreneurship ambition and want to live a beautiful, balanced life. We provide a broad spectrum of star entrepreneurs, distinctive speakers, networking opportunities and cross-industry resources for dynamics driven young women.

Save Her Extensively

for profit

Our product is a homemade banana leaf sanitary pad that can be produced in a home or small room within a local community requiring little electricity and minimal training. In Rwanda banana farming is a large industry producing a huge amount of this banana leaf bi-product.

Yoga Gives Back

citizen sector

Our program funds destitute mothers who need income earning work to live with dignity, independence and to secure daughters' education to avoid child marriage and labor. We are now funding more than 400 people, but there are thousands who need our help in this rural villages, West Bengal, India.

Soap4Life

Soap4Life is a small hands-on humanitarian organization, dedicated to the development and support of economic opportunities for critically impoverished families living in remote rural Lao, PDR.
By training women to make and sell soap, we impact health, business and empowerment problems that exist

meshico

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Meshico is a project that gives indigenous women the opportunity to empower themselves by producing beautiful handmade bags for coffee packing.We give them access to small factories with the necessary tools and materials to work or they can also work at home and deliver the finished product.

Project PINK BLUE

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Project PINK BLUE is a youth-led community-based cancer initiative that has been providing breast and cervical cancer free screening for poor and rural women to phase-out advanced/late diagnosis of cancer in Africa, cancer documentary for TV, support for cancer survivors and Africa cancer research.

Soko

for profit

Soko is an innovation in fashion & technology: an online store that expands access to economic opportunity for artisans in emerging economies, disrupting the traditional export supply chain and revolutionizing the way money & goods are exchanged between developing world artisans & global consumers.

The Right Step

hybrid

The establishment of Non-IT training center for those deprived girls who have no business skills, no idea Information Technology and have least opportunities for employability due to reservations and extremism in sectarianism in Jhang.

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