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AFRIpads


Uganda

AFRIpads Ltd. is a social business in Uganda that manufactures and sells cost effective cloth sanitary pads. AFRIpads aims to empower women and girls through business innovation and opportunity.

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Bayes Impact


United States of America

Bayes Impact is a Y Combinator backed technology nonprofit that builds data science solutions with governments and NGOs to solve critical social problems across the globe. Recruiting the best data scientists and engineers in Silicon Valley full time Bayes Impact develops data driven software applications that improves the lives of millions.

Information, communication & technology

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d.Light Design


Kenya

d.light is an international social enterprise serving people without access to reliable electricity. Its mission is to enable households without reliable electricity to attain the same quality of life as those with electricity. d.light will begin by replacing every kerosene lantern with clean safe and bright light. By 2020 the company aims to have improved the lives of 100 million individuals.

Energy

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GoldieBlox


United States

GoldieBlox's goal is to get girls building. Helping level the playing field in every sense of the phrase. By tapping into girls' strong verbal skills our story construction set bolsters confidence in spatial skills while giving young inventors the tools they need to build and create amazing things.

Other

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Gooru


United States of America

Gooru s mission is to honor the human right to education. Gooru is dedicated to engaging a community of teachers developers and supporters to unleash personalized learning with technology to educate all the students of the world.

Education

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Happy Family


United States of America

Launched on Mother s Day 2006 and founded and operated by moms Happy Family is a leading premium organic food brand delivering optimal nutrition for the entire family. In 2011 founder and CEO Shazi Visram earned the title of Ernst & Young s Entrepreneur of the Year for New York. Happy Family has been named as one of the fastest growing organic food companies in the nation by Inc. magazine for two years running and was named Rockstar of the New Economy by Fast Company in 2012.rn

Other

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KZ Noir


Rwanda

First Coffee company to be Rainforest Alliance certified in Rwanda. rnCurrently pursuing a Fair Trade Certification.

Agriculture, forestry & fishing

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LEDsafari


Switzerland

LEDsafari is a social startup based in Lausanne Switzerland that aims to teach solar technology in schools using an innovative pedagogical approach and providing hands on training by making a solar LED lamp.

Energy

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Living Goods


United States of America

Empowering micro-entrepreneurs to deliver life-changing products to the doorsteps of the poor. Living Goods believes that the poor are not helpless victims; they are resilient entrepreneurs and value conscious consumers. They need better opportunities to grow their incomes and better access to products that improve their lives. Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth while selling life-changing products like simple treatments for malaria and diarrhea, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights. Living Goods seeks nothing less than a disruptive reinvention of how the poor access vital goods and services, leading to significant gains in health and wealth for families throughout the developing world.

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Lucy Stone Cooperative


United States of America

The Lucy Stone Cooperative is an intentional community living the values and tradition of Unitarian Universalism through cooperative home ownership. They seek to grow a diverse community centered in justice. Through shared resources and faithful action they align their daily lives with the core values of sustainability spiritual practice and social change.

Real estate, design & building

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Natural Habitats


Netherlands

Natural Habitats is a group fully committed to the sustainable production of organic and fairly traded products. Through a vertically integrated supply chain it produces collects processes and trades organic fair trade and sustainable palm oil cacao coffee and other agro products using only organic and sustainable production practices which allows it to ensure a sustainable and reliable supply chain From Farmer to Fork.rnrnNatural Habitats works in a participative and inclusive production model with small farm holders and communities in this way it ensures the economic and social impact is distributed in a more equitable way to all the regions where they work.rnrnThe operating companies partners and people of Natural Habitats Group have a longstanding track record in producing organic agro products in South America transporting these products to Europe and USA and supplying large customers.

Agriculture, forestry & fishing

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Progreso Financiero


United States of America

Progreso Financieroa CDFI fundprovides credit building affordable loans that enable the Hispanic community to build a better future. Progreso has provided over $1 billion in loans and aims to bring responsible credit access and savings to a million customers by the end of 2016.rnrnProgreso leverages its unique technology platform to run automated risk scoring and achieve back office productivity.

Financial & Insurance activites

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Reliefwatch


United States of America

Sokowatch formely Reliefwatch provides multinational companies with a data driven distribution network focused on servicing informal market stores in urban areas of developing countries. Through individual agents equipped with proprietary mobile data collection tools Sokowatch is able to reach thousands of shops in underserviced areas to sell and deliver products on behalf of our client companies thereby dramatically increases sales and market coverage for companies in hard to reach markets.

Information, communication & technology

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Revolution Foods


United States of America

Rev­o­lu­tion Foods trans­forms school food ser­vice by pro­vid­ing healthy food, nutri­tion edu­ca­tion, and oper­a­tional sup­port for schools in Cal­i­for­nia. The mis­sion of Rev­o­lu­tion Foods is to dra­mat­i­cally improve the food and food ser­vice expe­ri­ence in schools, by being the first com­pany to pro­vide the com­bi­na­tion of tasty, qual­ity food, nutri­tion edu­ca­tion, and oper­a­tional sup­port to schools at a price that fits the require­ments of the National School Lunch Pro­gram. The impact of Rev­o­lu­tion Foods in com­mu­ni­ties it serves is to reduce the preva­lence of child­hood obe­sity, to improve over­all health among chil­dren, and to enhance the edu­ca­tional expe­ri­ence for all stu­dents. In addi­tion to DBL Investors, investors include Oak, Cata­mount Ven­tures, New Schools Ven­ture Fund, The Westly Group and Physic Ventures.

Food Products & Organics

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Sanergy


Kenya

Sanergy makes hygienic sanitation affordable and accessible in urban slums for everyone forever starting with Nairobi Kenya. 2.6 billion people or 40% of the world lack access to basic sanitation. The resulting disease causes nearly 2 million deaths 10% of the global disease burden and $84 billion in worker productivity loss each year. The high population density combined with the lack of infrastructure and resources makes the problem particularly acute in slums where populations will double to 2 billion by 2030. Kenya is at the epicenter of this crisis with 10 million people living in slums 80% of whom lack access to basic sanitation. Sanergy promotes the fundamental human right to sanitation in the slums of Kenya by increasing access to and usage of hygienic sanitation facilities. Sanergy creates an efficient equitable and sustainable sanitation cycle by building a dense network of small scale sanitation centers across the slums a low cost containerized waste collection infrastructure and converting this waste at their central processing facility into useful byproducts such as organic fertilizer and renewable energy.

Real estate, design & building

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SIRUM


United States of America

SIRUM is an innovative nonprofit organization committed to reducing barriers to health for underserved populations. Incubated at Stanford University, SIRUM draws from the academic and technology expertise of faculty and alumni to strengthen its impact and efficiency.

Media, Technology, Digital Access

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Warby Parker


United States of America

Warby Parker is an American brand of prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses founded in 2010. Warby Parker sells online and has a limited number of showrooms in the United States. The company was founded in 2010 by Neil Blumenthal, Andrew Hunt, David Gilboa, and Jeffrey Raider, and is headquartered in New York City. The name \"Warby Parker\" derives from two characters that appear in a journal by the Beat Generation writer Jack Kerouac.

Other Access to Basic Services

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