Riverside School creates nurturing learning environments where children explore, innovate, and learn to be changemakers. By building strong relationships with the community, they become active citizens, instilled with social responsibility, interest in civic life, and understanding of activism.
Shad Begum formed Anjuman Behbood Khawateen Talash (ABKT) to build a grassroots women’s movement in the isolated tribal areas of Pakistan. Using group activities and micro-credit to empower women, Shad builds their capacity to become politically active.
Maysoun Odeh Gangat started the first commercial Arabic-language women’s radio station and website in the Levant region, called 96 NISAA FM. She is empowering women through the media. Maysoun provides a platform for all actors to discuss women’s issues and creatively engages both men and women.
Sengül Akcar has designed a community-based foundation that educates and empowers poor women and families. She does this by enabling women to break from their traditional, limiting roles and to gain financial independence and self-respect by learning nontraditional skills, such as carpentry.
Senem is building a self-governed community of diverse women by training and organizing them to act on the issues they care about. In doing so, she creates participatory processes so that women can develop the self-confidence and leadership skills to bring lasting change to their neighborhoods.
"Proyeto Plato Lleno" is a voluntary initiative to rescue the food (elaborate meal) that does not become consumed at events and usually end up in the trash.
We "rescue" uneaten food and distribute them at Institutions that are able to receive them.
Zerofootprint has a rich history of educating and informing Canadians about living healthy and sustainable lives. In 2014, we created GOODcoins, an engagement & rewards program where evidence-based walking, running & cycling earn a member GOODcoins rewards. Once earned, GOODcoins can only be used for green & socially-responsible products.Jonathan has been instrumental in leading our program & client development through its beta phase and into its full release.
Discourse Media is dedicated to innovating new, collaborative models for producing journalism in the public interest. As journalists, we aim to contribute to positive change with multimedia storytelling that is forward-looking yet critical.
Brainstorm Africa is an online media organization whose mission is to address the need for critical thought in Kenya, and the rest of Africa. We aim to be at the helm of Africa’s ideological change movement.
Proyecto Plato Lleno es una iniciativa solidaria y voluntaria que busca rescatar la comida elaborada que no llega a ser consumida en los eventos y que usualmente terminaría en la basura. Retiramos los alimentos no consumidos y los distribuimos en Hogares y Comedores que quieran y puedan recibirlos.
Shortage of energy has led people calling Africa the Dark Continent. With more than 60 percent of African people still staying in the dark in this century the problem seems to be far from over. To clear this paranormal situation, the Ubulongwe biogas project will convert animal waste into methane.
Echo's mission is to strengthen the connection between organizations and the people they work with, no matter where they are. We leverage mobile technology to bring the field to the head office, where our users engage, learn from, and inform their markets in real-time.
Electing our leaders is each and everyone of us constitutional right yet many at times our general election are not always free, fair and transparent, hence we at Techmania Africa are striving to digitize election across Africa in a manner that will ensure fairness and transparency.
Poverty is, in part, a product of incomplete information: although there may be resources available in a community to address a particular need, individuals may not be fully aware of such resources. Through the creation of a smartphone application, Johego is working to close this information gap.
Agrimis will help farmers that comprise of 80% of the population in EAST AFRICA being able to access quality seedlingsmarket,mechanization and better farming methods.We will partner with organisations like micro nutrient initiative,the international tropic research centre to accomplish our mission.
My Green World is an education-oriented organisation dedicated to wildlife and environmental conservation. Formally partnered with 16 local and international charities and initiatives, My Green World is a platform for the public to connect with environmental and wildlife causes.
Les pays en développement doivent faire face au défis de la mondialisation et de l'intégration régionale. Nous avons estimé que notre participation est cruciale pour l'amélioration des conditions de vie des populations. Nous nous penchons sur le potentiel de la TERRE et les jeunes.
La Route des Possibles, a non-for-profit for now, aiming at empowering the next generation to become actors of social change. It will host a tour of Quebec in august for 20 young talents (18-30) : 12 days, 5 cities, to meet pioneers, get inspired, and get the tools to launch their project.
faire des jeunes des agents de changement vers le progrès de leurs communautés à travers des idées innovant et solutions unique aux problèmes socio-économiques dans multiples secteurs (santé, éducation, croissance économique, gouvernance démocratique et environnement),
A new social media platform that encourages a new way to communicate with your target audience - using your creative questions and crowd-sourced responses to generate attention and valuable marketing data for you and your initiative.
We are on a mission to inspire citizens around the world to design the future of biking, cycling communities and lead a global movement to make places more bikeable.We do this through our online platform, challenge briefs and annual event which takes place in over 40 cities around the world in June.
The Social Entrepreneurship Initiative (SEI) at UCLA is an organization dedicated to the development of novel solutions to pressing societal issues impeding the realization of every human being right to health care as well as the fulfillment of one’s own cultural, social and economic potential.
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.
"Go beyond making the problem go away for some people; instead, build a solution through which the problem becomes irrelevant" has been the guiding adage for how Ashoka selects Fellows. We have always focused on finding people who we call “systems-changing social entrepreneurs.” Bill Drayton’s most famous quote still rings true in this way: We know it’s time to move beyond the “teach a man to fish” model, and find those who will “reinvent the entire fishing industry.”
This is an initiative to help tackle the knowledge gap of the constitution prevalent amongst citizens by making it easily accessible to Nigerians on their mobile devices. This initiative has enabled over 1,000,000 Nigerians learn about their rights and responsibilities in the constitution.
(Washington, D.C.) - On March 10, Feedback Labs, a consortium of leading domestic and international organizations in the for-good sector, released the first version of its flagship product, the Feedback Toolkit. The Toolkit helps organizations improve the way they listen to their constituents to be more responsive to the people they are trying to serve - and ultimately to improve outcomes.
Transformamos os dados sobre problemas sociais em histórias que interessem e engajem os usuários a apoiar a causa. Mais do que isso, buscamos facilitar e tangibilizar as ações sociais, tornando a ajuda mais palpável para o usuário.
Let'sVolunteer is a digital platform connecting socially active and responsible individuals to activities (events) of various interests by renowned organisations.
With the objective of promoting volunteerism and a dream of every youngster in this country to volunteer at least once in a month.
#EndTheStigma will reduce the social stigma surrounding mental illness and provide a platform of support for those struggling with their mental health.
Efforts to improve road safety took a giant leap forward with the formation of a powerful community of changemakers that is developing innovative solutions for the big road safety challenges in India. This network is moving beyond the morass of problems to identify transformative ways to invest time and money.
Reweyou is social change startup. We wish to introduce technology to change the present structure of civic engagement. Public reporting and scorecards can bring real accountability. Empowering people to make a difference in the world.
Transparency Plaza consists of a mobile app that allows people (citizens and visitors) to upload, access and visualize corruption and good governance indicators in a city's public spaces. It's a simple, fun and interactive way of bringing public integrity issues to the streets and to public debate.
The project consists of running co-design workshops with people with mental health problems. These workshops entail design-led methods that enable patient-need mapping and idea generation to address those needs. The workshops have a duration of 6 weeks and guide participants through models, brainstorming and role plays to help participants identifie problems and create design outcomes to address them.
LetsEndorse is a crowd-endorsing platform that brings together NGOs, businesses, community & Government to drive & accelerate social change. Social campaigns 'endorsed' and supported by people are funded by businesses in order to build their brand as a responsible and socially-conscious entities.
Co-design within a group who have experienced mental illness.<br>The workshops were facilitated by an enthusiastic, curious, focussed and friendly team. They helped us to draw from our life experience including problems and setbacks, and we looked at what we want from life. Then we simplified our thoughts by grouping them and sense making. From this I had seen a deeper understanding of collaboration and felt this inspired our creativity and learning.
LIMBO Es una instalación pública que busca concientizar a la población de la crisis alimentaria que vivimos, reconectarla con la idea de proteger nuestra propia comida creando una red de conservadores de semilla, y dar apoyo inmediato a comunidades en crisis.
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.
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!
TAMBA JEUNES TALENTS est un projet culturel technoligique annuel qui vise à promouvoir les jeunes acteurs culturels au SENEGAL particulièrement dans la région de TAMBA à travers une série d’activités favorisant la détection et la promotion de talents émergents.
The Sunday Assembly is a joyful congregation that celebrates life. We empower people to create radically inclusive communities which help everyone.Our mission: to help everyone find and fulfil their full potential. Our vision: a joyful congregation in every town, city and village that wants one.
Bidean aims to provide sustainable solutions to individuals experiencing mental health issues within our current society. Their work aims to achieve this through participant workshops which focus on co-design in order to assist individuals cope with the consequences of living with a mental illness. Most importantly, however, Bidean provides a service to individuals experiencing mental health issues through design and personal development, opposed to medicalization.
Raising Little Heroes aims to nurture innate altruism in our children. We seek volunteer opportunities to be of service in the community and the world as a whole.
A community engagement project to develop a planning and design solution to the housing challenges of underprivileged households in Nansana. The result will be a neighbourhood plan for decent and well-organised living settlements, for 150 low-income households.
Naturelia crea Entornos Turísticos Sustentables elaborando convenios de cooperación entre diferentes actores para incluir sus capacidades en la promoción ambiental.Tratamos la problemática de los AVUs (Aceites Vegetales Usados) para transformarlos en una solución sustentable jabones biodegradables.Naturelia trata el problema ambiental de la gestión inadecuada de los AVUs (Aceites Vegetales Usados), de manera colaborativa con los actores del Sello Verde Esquel (alojamientos y gastronómicos), los emprendimientos sociales, el gobierno y la comunidad.Teniendo e
Naturelia crea Entornos Turísticos Sustentables elaborando convenios de cooperación entre diferentes actores para incluir sus capacidades en la promoción ambiental.
Tratamos la problemática de los AVUs (Aceites Vegetales Usados) para transformarlos en una solución sustentable jabones biodegradables
We help neighbourhoods in Singapore design community-owned spaces& solutions,by providing tools&methods;networks with creative professionals and individuals at the hyperlocal level.Our objective is to create designs that are fit-for-purpose,well-used and well-loved by the communities affected.
Dès sa création,G Hip Hop s’est donné comme mission d’être le réceptacle des initiatives citoyennes de la ville de Guédiawaye.
L'association à pour but de donner une seconde chance aux jeunes en difficultés et ceux qui fréquentent la rue avec un programme de formation et de réinsertion social.
Sin brecha 2.0, a través de su plataforma, persigue que las personas con discapacidad intelectual sean partícipes de su propio aprendizaje, siendo ellos los principales actores en la construcción de contenidos sobre el uso correcto de la tecnología.