Vulnerable populations

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Tiyatien Health is a Changemaker


Tiyatien Health, a winner in the Rethinking Mental Health competition, is treating the effects of decades of brutal war in Liberia by training non-doctor health workers and clinicians to work directly with citizens of one of the poorest countries on Earth. The founders are survivors of Liberia's civil war and people living with HIV/AIDS.

Tiyatien Health trained the first non-physicians to administer anti-retroviral therapy in Liberia,and provided the first-ever HIV/AIDS treatments in southeastern Liberia, the poorest corner of the country. Now it is expanding beyond providing public HIV/AIDS treatment to rural communities by working to reverse decades of untreated depression and epilepsy.

Satisfeito Project

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Participating restaurants are encourage to adopt techniques to reduce food waste and offer dishes that engage customers to consume consciously, the so-called "Satisfeito Dishes ". Those dishes prevent the food waste and restaurant saves money. Part of the sales can be donated to fight child hunger.


for profit

JokkoSanté is a mobile platform for sharing and cross-financing medications incentivizing both pharmacists and patients to work together to get deprived people medicines they need



SignZone aims to provide on-site sign language interpreting service for the deaf and hard of hearing in order to support them to manage their daily lives independently. With a mobile application, the project will create sign language available / deaf-friendly zones through a call center.

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.

Future Village NEPAL

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Future Village is a sustainable development project operating education, health, livelihood projects in a Nepalese village. Project CHANCE will allow vulnerable locals in an obliterated area another shot at poverty alleviation and disaster management via citizen participation in community building.

Esperanza Soap Ventures

for profit

Esperanza Soap Ventures is a social enterprise that produces handmade soap with a mission to provide jobs, empowerment & dignity to women living in poverty. Our soaps are all natural & handmade by women we train as soap makers, making a fair wage and gaining the ability to invest in their families.



Chayn is an opensource, gender and tech project that empowers the most vulnerable women around the world to fight violence by informing them of their rights, supporting them to take back control & to learn new skills to gain financial independence. Chayn is powered by a global volunteer network and