Nutrients for All: Vitality for People and the Planet

b>Winners Announced! Competition Judges have selected eight winners among the 21 competition finalists. Three grand prize winners will each receive $10,000 US in prize money. Five Runners-Up will each receive $3,000 US.

 

Winners Announced! Competition Judges have selected eight winners among the 21 competition finalists. Three grand prize winners will each receive $10,000 US in prize money. Five Runners-Up will each receive $3,000 US.

 

Grand Prize Winners

Runners Up

As a reminder, all entrants have been provided narrative comments and a baseline comparison on their feedback dashboard. Whether you're embarking on the next stage of the competition, or looking to optimize your project page, be sure to consider these personalized comments.

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Ashoka’s Nutrients for All and Ashoka Changemakers have been seeking innovative solutions that will ensure the availability of nutrients for healthy, natural ecosystems, farms, food, and people. Entrants were competing for a chance to win a total of $45,000 in cash prizes generously offered by the Lemelson Foundation and Aberdare Ventures, among others.

Follow us at #nutrients4all on Twitter and on Facebook to receive updates about the Nutrients for All competition and to send us your feedback. For questions about the competition, email [email protected].

Prize
  • Up to $45,000 in unrestricted funding to boost your project.Three grand prize winners will each receive $10,000 US in prize money. Five Runners-Up will each receive $3,000 US.
  • Early Entry Prize: One of two cash prizes of US $500 and an opportunity to participate in the Ashoka Globalizer conference.
  • Special Focus Prizes: NetSuite.org is pleased to offer their cloud business management software, a $44,000/year value, as a prize to innovators who are ready to scale their social enterprises and take their impact on the nutrient value chain to the next level.

Timeline

Winner is Announced

September 18, 2013
  • Launch
    April 17, 2013
  • Entry Deadline
    June 19, 2013
  • Winner is Announced
    September 18, 2013

Prize

Total value:
46 000
  • Up to $45,000 in unrestricted funding to boost your project.Three grand prize winners will each receive $10,000 US in prize money. Five Runners-Up will each receive $3,000 US.
  • Early Entry Prize: One of two cash prizes of US $500 and an opportunity to participate in the Ashoka Globalizer conference.
  • Special Focus Prizes: NetSuite.org is pleased to offer their cloud business management software, a $44,000/year value, as a prize to innovators who are ready to scale their social enterprises and take their impact on the nutrient value chain to the next level.

Competition entries

Title Contributor Location
Soil Testing Kit Selena Georgiou
Gardens for Health International Jessie Cronan Boston, United States
Enriched Porridge for Prisoners with Tuberculosis Gerhard PRILOP Lomé, Togo
MamaCarts Meghan Coleman Fort Collins,
Avaaj Otalo: Mass Digital Consulting for Healthier Agriculture Hee Kwon Seo Ahmedabad, India
Small Scale Food Fortification at the Village Level Felix Brooks-church Lalitpur , Nepal
The Green Cuisine Project: transforming organic produce and generating income Liliane Fell João Pessoa, Brazil
GROW HQ Michael Kelly Waterford, Ireland
Tools to Connect Schools to Local Food Chef Ann Cooper Boulder, United States
Food to Know, Seeds to Grow Eugenia Pietrogrande Lubumbashi, Congo (Kinshasa)
Pioneering sustainable change in addressing malnutrition globally Mary Doyle Cork, Malawi
Five Loaves Chris Proctor Lincoln, United States
Closing the Loop, Transforming the Poop Sasha Kramer Port-au-Prince,
DIG Deep, Build-Up: Linking Health, Edu & Ag in East Africa Noah Barclay-Derman Atlanta, United States
Food & Trees for Africa - Food Gardens for Africa Programme Food & Trees fo... South Africa
Stockbox Neighborhood Grocery, where neighbors and good food meet. Carrie Ferrence Seattle, United States
Kuli Kuli Lisa Curtis Oakland, Niger
The AyaUplift Project Christopher Bradshaw Washington, United States
PeaceMeals Catherine Skroch United States
Tudabujja: Teaching Farming Skills to Street Children in Uganda Joan Townsend Kampala, Uganda
Urban Farming Reimagined: Creating Large-Scale Distribution Opportunities for Micro-Sized Farms Sarah Johnson Nashville, United States

Entries

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