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A Banca


Brazil

A Banca offers an unique valuable and safe urban culture experience to students outside the classroom a Social Cultural Exchange between private and public schools.

Education

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Aakar Innovations


India

Aakar is a hybrid social enterprise comprised of Aakar Innovations and Aakar Social Ventures that enables women to produce and distribute affordable high quality 100% compostable sanitary napkins within their communities while simultaniously raising awareness and sensitization of menstrual hygiene management.

Manufacture goods

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Aangan Trust


India

Aangan Trust is a NGO dedicated to protecting the most vulnerable children across India. Aangan s work is currently located in six states where child protection indicators around child marriage trafficking hazardous work or exploitation are high. With a view to strengthening state systems of child protection Aangan has a history of working in partnership with state authorities across the country spot lighting neglected groups and partnering to demonstrate possible solutions.

Education

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ACSIS


Romania

Association for a United Community and Social Intervention ACSIS is founded in 2004 as a private juridical person non governmental non political non religious and nonprofit and is accredited as a provider of social services.We are an experienced team supporting children and their families. The starting point was the Maternal Abandonment Prevention project (2000 2003) a project of the Swiss Terre des Hommes Foundation Lausanne which addresses young mothers at risk of child abandonment.Some of these mothers considered decisive the support that they have received in a difficult time of their lives prompting them to offer support in their turn for other mothers who are going through similar situations.For this purpose along with medical and social professionals they founded the Association for a United Community and Social Intervention (ACSIS).

Human health & social work

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Adapt Plus


Adapt + is an enterprise development-based program that focuses on developing, distribution and training in alternative energy options. The niche need addressed by the program is the cooking energy deficit and over exploitation of forest resources for charcoal and wood fuel. The program\'s strategy is recycling of the country\'s abundant bio-waste for alternative energy to foster adaptation to Climate Change and livelihood improvement.

Energy Efficiency

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Adjudica


United States

Adjudica uses group financial transparency and social networking to provide employees with a better understanding of the true cost of healthcare and the impact on their wallets while building group accountability for responsible healthcare decision making.

Other

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aeioTu


Colombia

Provision of early childhood development to less advantaged children (aged 0 5) through a branded chain of pre school care centers. aeioTU offers high quality education to children under 5 years of age. Additionally it accompanies other educators and early childhood centers interested in offering high quality integral care through the following portfolio of services.

Education

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AGTR


Peru

Domestic service must be a decent occupation but in Peru it still means discrimination exploitation and abuse. Girls teenagers young women and older ones face exhausting workdays do not get payed are not allowed to go to school do not have days off do not have health insurance or other social benefits.Many domestic workers are disparaged because of their cultural background alienated from their families abused sexually harassed deprived of their personal documents and threatened if wanting to leave the employers house.

Human health & social work

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AlchemList


United States

When you redesign your home just what in the event you do about it? If you lack inspiration listed here are some ideas to help you get started.

Other

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Alma Connect


India

Alma Connect works with institutions to help them build a strong alumni community by creating a social professional ecosystem among alumni faculty students and management of an institution.

Information, communication & technology

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Amelie


Czech Republic

Amelie has been providing psychosocial assistance to oncology patients and their relatives for long time. We are the only organization in the Czech Republic which systematically and professionally provides support to the target group. The organization is based in Prague Central Bohemia region Olomouc and Liberec region. Amelie offers individual and group advisory therapeutic relaxing active and motivational activities that promote social integration of patients and their families to help overcome social isolation in which the disease gets them and return them to an active life or even to work if possible. The organization aims to create support Centres for cancer patients and their loved ones in each region of the country.

Human health & social work

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Andar


Argentina

Andar is an Argentinian organization of families and people with disabilities professionals from various fields and volunteers of all ages.Andar has worked for more than 20 years in the generation of innovative opportunities for the development of people with disabilities through work sports arts culture and health.

Human health & social work

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Arte Despertar


Brazil

Arte Despertar has 10 years experience in education and knowledge dissemination to improve the quality of hospital service provision. It provides training in humanization of treatment for health professionals (doctors nurses carers) aiming to increase the efficiency of private and public hospital resources.

Arts, entertainment & recreation

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AspenPointe Enterprises


United States

One of the largest nonprofits in Colorado Springs AspenPointe traces its roots back to 1875 when it was called the Springs Relief Society. That organization which delivered coal lumber and clothing to the needy was the genesis of what today is 12 organizations that serve more than 30000 individuals and families each year.

Real estate, design & building

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Áno pre život


Slovakia

Non-profit organization established in 1998 to assist pregnant women in need and mothers with children - victims of domestic violence.

Real estate, design & building

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B2R (Business-To-Rural)


India

B2R (Business To Rural) is a for profit social enterprise which sets up and operates rural Business Process Management (BPM) centers in Uttarakhand India with the aim to deliver business value together with social value.Our vision is to create employment for 6000 rural youth over the next 5 years spread across the region.With a core team well experienced in the operation of domestically and internationally outsourced business processes we currently focus our energies on some key verticals Publishing Legal and Financial Services. We also focus on Data/Content Mining Consolidation and Management services across various industry verticals.

Human health & social work

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BamYan Media


Egypt

Bamyan Media offers local TV networks a unique value proposition a package of services that enables the local production of profitable new hit TV shows. Turning the traditional industry model upside down they first secure financing directly from sponsors effectively guaranteeing the TV networks profit for experimental programming.

Information, communication & technology

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Barefoot. Slums


Belgium

Barefoot Acupuncturists is a non profit organisation with no political or religious affiliation. Our only objective is to offer acupuncture treatments and training to less privileged populations in order to relieve them from illness and support them in having greater autonomy in healthcare.

Human health & social work

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Barrier Break


India

Barrier Break employs deaf people to provide services for the hearing impaired online utilizing an innovative Sign and Talk business over video enabled web connections.

Rental & repair

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Believe India Fair Trade


India

Believe India as a platform has been set up to support social enterprises and projects across the country and we promote small and medium organisations from across India.

Information, communication & technology

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Birds Eye


India

Birds Eye Systems is aimed to provide real time traffic information to consumers in India which would streamline traffic flows and help consumers to save time in travelling from one place to another.

Real estate, design & building

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Bliss


BLISS is a sustainable fashion enterprise that supports marginalized women and girls living in low-income communities in Pakistan. BLISS works schoolgirls who are at risk of dropping out or have never been schooled, as well as low-income women, giving them practical, income-boosting skills to produce quality fashion accessories that can be distributed to high-end domestic and international markets.

Real estate, design & building

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Blue Ribbon Movement


India

The Blue Ribbon Movement (BRM) is a hybrid social organization that creates and nurtures young social leaders. BRM s expertise lies in designing and delivering leadership programs for young people across borders and on different scales thus being committed to leadership development.

Education

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Braddock Community Cafe


US

BCC serve fresh locally sourced food designed to make healthy eating tasty and affordable. Located in the community center in the heart of Braddock we will provide take out and catering coordinate community events like cooking demonstrations and display and sell art work from the community.

Other

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Bright Endeavors


United States of America

At Bright Endeavors participants put into practice the career readiness skills they learned through 4 weeks of classroom training. During the hands on Bright Endeavors practicum participants gain crucial work experience in the areas of manufacturing inventory marketing and customer service. Participants have daily production goals which help them to develop a sense of accountability and achievement.

Education

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Buckeye Baskets, a division of United Disability Services, Inc.


United States of America

Whether someone is looking for interesting work more involvement in the community or creative programming United Disability Services has 60 years of proven experience helping people with disabilities make the most of their potential. In fact they have made it their mission to enhance the quality of life for individuals with disabilities and their caregivers by providing the highest quality client focused programs and services.

Human health & social work

Company

burn manufacturing co


United States of America

Burn's mission is to save lives and forests in the developing world through the design and dissemination of clean burning cookstoves.Since late 2013 we have sold over 235008 stoves. These stoves have changed the lives of 1000000 people saving them over $42 million.Our goal is to provide clean cooking solutions to the 900 million people 1.8 billion by 2050 of Sub Saharan Africa.

Energy

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CareerVillage


United States of America

CareerVillage is an online platform where students ask career questions that are answered by real people sharing their experiences.

Real estate, design & building

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Chaka MarketBridge


Chaka seeks to empower developing world artisans with life changing market access while enriching the lives of design driven conscious consumers.

Retail

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Craftmark


India

The handloom and handicraft sector represent an important source of livelihood in India especially in rural areas. After agriculture handicrafts is the second largest employer in rural India with many agricultural communities depending on it as secondary form of income generation during times of drought lean harvests and famines. Despite a significant contribution to the national GDP and export earning little effort has been made to enhance the incomes of craftworkers at a macro level.

Retail

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Culture Aangan


India

Cuture Aangan connects tourists with a village family offering the visitor a radical experience and serving as a catalyst for rural development and a model of sustainable tourism and agricultural welfare.

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Echoing Healthy Ageing


India

Echoing Healthy Ageing (EHA) is a social enterprise providing consultation education and home care support for people with dementia and their families based in Mumbai.

Human health & social work

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Ecomantra Nature Awareness and Travel


India

We are an experiential lifestyle company seeking innovative ways to lead an extremely enriching yet sustainable lifestyle. We are a group of 4 companies working together to create the finest life transformative experiences for the mind body and soul of the new generation millennial who wish to explore the world enjoy its abundances and in the process enrich their lives.

Other

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Educate Girls (EG)


India

EG works towards improving girls enrolment retention and academic performance in government schools by leveraging existing community and government resources. EG empowers girls while ensuring the buy in and support of parents teachers village communities as well as the government.

Education

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Elevation Brands


United States

Elevation Brands develops manufactures and markets mission driven brands to improve the lives of families and the environment including Blue Horizon Seafood and Ian s Natural Foods.

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Enseña Chile


Chile

eCh provides quality education to 14 to 18 year old high school students by bringing outstanding university graduates with leadership skills into classrooms of low quality schools in poor areas for a period of two years. On a long term basis eCh is promoting a movement/network of eCh alumni that will be active at key positions in society with the possibility to positively influence a change in the educational system of Chile.

Education

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EPIC


United States

EPIC helps creative professionals and nonprofits join forces making a bigger impact on the world than either could alone. In regular intervals we pair select teams of creatives from the ad/design industries with nonprofit clients dedicated to education children and families. During what we call 8 week creative rallies each team creates plans programs and materialson a pro bono basisthat their nonprofit client needs to positively affect the lives of those they serve.

Information, communication & technology

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Eve's Mama


Kenya

Evesmama is a midwife led service that exists to care for nurture and support parents during their child bearing phase of life.

Other

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Ginger.io


At Ginger.io, we are on a mission to change population health. The company is a spin-off of the MIT Media Lab, and we use sensor data and machine learning to build a \'check-engine light\' for a person\'s health. Our platform is designed to help chronic patients, their caregivers and clinicians. Ginger.io is currently working with leading US healthcare providers, has won industry awards, and has been featured in the Economist, New York Times, Businessweek, etc.\r\n

Other

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Good Gym


United Kingdom

We are a community of runners that combine getting fit with doing good. We stop off on our runs to do physical tasks for community organisations and to support isolated older people with social visits and one off tasks they can't do on their own. It's a great way to get fit meet new people and do some good. As long as you're up for getting sweaty everyone's welcome.

Human health & social work

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Grassroutes Journeys


India

Grass routes uses tourism to boost the economic viability of rural areas in India bringing tourists to rural villages in deserts on lakes in the mountains and more. To provide opportunities for travelers to engage with local communities by working in partnership with the people whose lives stories and experiences make our authentic journeys so unique. Grass Routes fosters positive and effective communication to bridge boundaries and open up possibilities.

Real estate, design & building

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Homeless SMS


Netherlands

Homeless SMS is a social enterprise based in The Netherlands and the UK addressing social isolation using design and simple mobile technology to change the way vulnerable people communicate with organisations and society.Mobile technology and services are blooming. The developing world s urgency for tools to improve life for the vulnerable has led to the creation of a host of innovative robust and affordable solutions that make the most of the ubiquity of mobile phone ownership. This innovation is now beginning to trickle through to the developed world informing or providing the basis for tackling social problems here as they have so successfully elsewhere.We are convinced that simple mobile tools can help support one of the vulnerable communities in developed countries. Since 2010 we have begun to explore how popular and accessible technology such as SMS and social media could be useful communication tool for the homeless community in London. In 2011 with the co operation of the community the invaluable network of service professionals volunteers and homeless people we prototyped the service with 25 homeless users and achieved a proof of concept. The developed concept is still being used by London s biggest homeless day centre The Connection St. Martin.Based on the positive outcomes and valuable learnings in London we are currently under way of developing a service and technology with a partnership with organisations in Eindhoven (NL).

Other

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HopeMob


United States

HopeMob is exactly what it sounds like a mob of people bringing hope. Just as Flash Mobs dance and bring spontaneous joy and laughter HopeMob will bring caring strangers together to create sudden yet organized relief and hope all over the world.

Other

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Horizon Corporate Volunteer Service Consultancy


China

Horizon Consultancy connects corporations and their employees to volunteer service projects and has designed implemented and managed CSR projects for more than 500 multinationals. Since their founding in October 2010 they have worked with more than 500000 corporate volunteers totaling 50 million hours of volunteer service.

Other

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Idiom Designs


India

Idiom is a design firm with varied design skills under one roof. At Idiom we incubate business ideas ideas for societal transformation and ideas on life and living. Delivered as strategy as design output as transnational tools and processes and as robust ready to run businesses.

Real estate, design & building

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Instituto Movere


Brazil

Instituto Movere is a leading organization in the reduction and treatment of child obesity. Its approach combines various medical specialities with the goal of changing the behavior of children teenagers and their families.

Other

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Inyenyeri – A Rwandan Social Benefit Company


Rwanda

Inyenyeri gets the even the poorest of Rwandan households to switch from cooking with wood and charcoal by providing clean and renewable fuel that cooks better and is more affordable. Inyenyeri is a for-profit social enterprise. Profitability ensures sustainable social impact and increases access to financial capital needed to scale quickly.\r\n

Waste Management & Recycling

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JITA Bangladesh Ltd


Bangladesh

In 2011 with the investment from Danone communities a joint venture with Care international JITA Bangladesh has been created. JITA aims to empower more than 11000 poor women in all over Bangladesh by 2015 by improving access to markets for health hygiene and nutrition products to over 7 million Base of Pyramid consumers.

Real estate, design & building

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Jubilee Project


United States of America

Jubilee Project makes videos for a good cause. The videos advocate for important causes by raising awareness fundraise for social impact organizations and spotlight ordinary people doing extraordinary things.

Information, communication & technology

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Kisan First


India

Krishi Star aims to create better livelihoods for farmers through stabilized incomes by enabling them to have greater ownership within the food value chain.

Agriculture, forestry & fishing

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KITO International


Kenya

KITO international enables street youth to escape poverty by providing intensive training employment educational scholarships and business incubation. Kito International is a 501(c)3 registered social enterprise that partners with street youth in Kenya to help them work their way out of poverty through education entrepreneurship training and employment. They believe Kito youth have the power to build a global movement of street youth helping their peers escape poverty.

Real estate, design & building

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Kodeza


Kodeza engages communities in how to best direct funding and resources so that they have a sustained impact, lessening the burden of project planning, while helping to create autonomy for the community.

Financial & Insurance activites

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Kranti


India

Kranti puts the life choices of girls rescued from sex work back into their hands letting them choose their career goals and provide them with the resources to achieve those goals.

Other

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Kuvusa Mills


Kuvusa Mills is committed to profitably reviving the rural South African basic food production sector. By establishing hi-tech, localised mills within outlying areas they can empower and enrich local communities at grass roots level while ensuring that quality products are delivered at great value to the people who need them most.

Real estate, design & building

Company

Little Dumplings


China

Little Dumplings 1 1 career training program provides hearing impaired students the comprehensive career and professional skills training they need to become successful in the workplace. Over 50% rate of their clients obtained employment within 6 months of finishing their program.

Other

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MANA Nutrition


United States of America

MANA Nutrition is a group of social entrepreneurs located in Fitzgerald Georgia and Charlotte North Carolina and their day job is developing and providing solutions to address severe cases of malnutrition in children.

Health Care Equipment and Services

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mGive


United States of America

mGive was created in 2005 inspired by the power of mobile to engage people and passionate about its potential to change the world. Quite simply they changed the way people give.

Other

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MiCasa Ventures


miCASA connects clients in the slums to the financing architectural services and engineering services that they need to quickly cheaply and effectively build a good home that is also an asset.

Other

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Micro Home Solutions


India

Micro Home Solutions (mHS) is a multi disciplinary social enterprise that provides economically viable housing solutions for under served populations in India.

Housing/ Community Development

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Mission Wear


United States of America

Started in 2006 by Beth Massey Mission Wear is a non profit sewing business that hires women with obstacles to employment. They work to create reusable products laptop bags totes and messenger bags among other great products all made from upcycled materials like marketing banners denim T shirts burlap coffee bags and now repurposed bike tires as well as other fabrics from interior designers all fabrics that would otherwise be landfill!rn

Other

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mothers2mothers (m2m)


South Africa

m2m hires HIV mothers to educate and support new HIV mothers to learn how to live with HIV/AIDS. Education and empowerment tools prevent mother to child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV/AIDS during and after pregnancy combat stigma within families and communities support a mother s adherence to medical treatment and reduce the likelihood of AIDS orphans.

Human health & social work

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Municipality Tools


Estonia

Social local mobile software for municipalities so that citizens local businesses and municipality can interact.

Other services

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My Support Broker


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

My Support Broker franchises disabled people around the country to serve as consultants and brokers to their peers earning revenue as a percentage of what clients spend.

Other

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NanoPix


India

nanoPix has created machines that test smallholder farmers crops piloting with cashews for export grade quality. NanoPix testing can enable farmers to sell crops up market increasing income of over 400%.

Agriculture, forestry & fishing

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Neighbor Capital


United States of America

Neighbor Capital LLC is a business that not only marries social impact with business but rather thinks long term Neighbor Capital is specifically designed to continually impact targeted causes. As the business grows so does the social impact. In our case Neighbor Capital tackles two large social causes under/unemployment and access to healthy and nutritious food. As we grow so do vendor opportunities and people s access to healthy foods throughout Chicago.

Other

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Neighbor.ly


United States of America

Neighbor.ly is the funding platform for community projects.rnrnNeighbor.ly helps communities create assets without relying on tax revenues. They partner with cities communities and organizations to create rewarding opportunities for citizens companies and institutions to improving the places in which they live.

Financial & Insurance activites

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Participatory Development Initiatives


Pakistan

Participatory Development Initiatives is working to end the custom of honor killing in Pakistan. Participatory Development Initiative PDI is a youth led not for profit and non governmental organization. Launched on 24th June 2004 by a group of young community development professionals human rights activists trade unionists researchers media professionals and concerned citizens PDI is registered under Societies Act 1860.

Real estate, design & building

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Playable


Netherlands

Playable designs adapted sports courses for enhancing the lives of people with disabilities through sports.To positively impact the lives of people with disabilities through sports. By focusing on abilities rather then disabilities they want to bring individuals of all abilities off the sideline and back into the game!

Real estate, design & building

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Practice Makes Perfect


United States of America

Practice Makes Perfect works to narrow the achievement gap in low income U.S. neighborhoods through summer enrichment programs that pair skills development for younger students with leadership and career training for older students.

Education

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Pragati Vidyaniketan High School


India

Madhu Sudhan founder of the Pragati Vidyaniketan High School is providing affordable education for low income families in Hyderabad.

Education

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Round-Up


Slovenia

Round Up is a fundraiser for NGOs offering a simple innovative mechanism that gives customers the opportunity for donation by rounding their purchases to the nearest integer value of the euro.

Real estate, design & building

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Sabras


India

Sabras provides services to salt producers in India making less than $1/day including procurement processing and marketing of salt and improves the livelihoods of 5000 small salt producers across Gujarat.

Professional & technical services

Company

Seattle Good Business Network


United States

Seattle Good Business Network is a coalition of residents local businesses non profits and municipal organizations. We envision a vibrant inclusive local economy that supports resilient prosperous and joyful communities.Our purpose is to connect and inspire people to buy produce and invest locally so that everyone can have a meaningful stake in our local economy.

Other

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Senda


United States

Senda makes fair trade sporting goods a portion of each sale is used to donate equipment to organizations using sports as a tool for social development.

Manufacture goods

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SQA Pharmacy


United States of America

SQA Pharmacy is a closed door institutional pharmacy that provides pharmacy services to community based managed health care facilities. Every day 365 days a year SQA provides high quality affordable and reliable pharmaceutical healthcare to consumers. SQA maintains a constant level of outstanding professionalism and courtesy to its clients. SQA also believes that everyone regardless of health condition age race or income level should be able to receive quality affordable healthcare services. 75% of the profit distribution from SQA Pharmacy is put into a foundation that awards grants to 501(c) organizations and government entities to help community based health care centers serve the low income population and the under insured. SQA also services one federally certified 340B local health center. For Profit Efficiency with Non Profit Ideals

Human health & social work

Company

Srujna


India

Srujna provides vocational trainings and market linkages to women with high needs to build capabilities and livelihoods. To provide end to end solutions to partner organisations for Sustainable Livelihood Development.To build capacities of NGOs and make their programmes sustainable.To become the hub for innovation by developing newer knowledge for Sustainable

Other

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Sundrum


Canada

SunDrum is a project of the Centre for Integral Economics, an award winning charitable organization based in BC that works to integrate economy and culture. We have run day long programs in several First Nation communities and are building a longer intensive program available to both schools and youth groups. Our team is status First Nation, Metis and non-Indigenous. We all have strong experience working with youth and in First Nation communities. We believe that youth grounded in the culture have the ability to transform their local economies and through learning the skills of entrepreneurship they can see themselves as job creators, well beyond a job seeker. We harness creativity, oral culture training modules, videos and art to make the skills of building a business simple and straight forward.

Real estate, design & building

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The Good Life Organization


United States

The Good Life Organization an international organization that builds capacity in local leaders to support the positive development of youth for the purposes of enhancing democratic participation and academic achievement.

Other

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The Simple Way


United States of America

The Simple Way is a web of subversive friends conspiring to spread the vision of Loving God Loving People and Following Jesus in our neighborhoods and in our world.

Other

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Travel Another India


India

Travel Another India brings the benefits of tourism to low income families by integrating them into tours providing them with exposure and economic development.

Acommodation & food service

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Venn


Israel

Venn is a pioneering urban development startup that elevates city life and transforms neighborhoods into thriving communities. We've built the first scalable and replicable model of urban neighborhood revitalization bridging real estate and smart technology to encourage person to person connections and promote community engagement. Operating by the motto if they build it they will stay our platform offers a holistic living solution including homes shared spaces local services and community activities. We reduce friction in everyday life allowing Venn members to invest in real life social interactions. Everyone becomes an active participant in their community and drives a positive transformation for the whole neighborhood.Our financial model also reinvests revenue directly back into the neighborhood with local small business support and cultural and creative projects as well as educational opportunities safety initiatives and programs to minimize displacement.

Real estate, design & building

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Weeve


Weeve is a community of change agents. Their free simple and secure platform connects businesses individuals and nonprofit organizations together in order to generate positive social change one community at a time. They are dedicated to build sustainable and resilient communities.

Financial & Insurance activites

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Works


Works offers practical management training for micro and small enterprises at low cost and in easily comprehensible language with a focus on flexibility and accessibility for entrepreneurs with low levels of formal education.

Retail

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Zealous Good


United States of America

Zealous Good makes it easy and meaningful for people to donate their excess items by connecting them to local Chicago charities with matching need.

Other

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