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Africa Bridge


United States of America

Africa Bridge is a rural economic development organization that provides start up capital education and training resources to families caring for orphaned and vulnerable children.rnAfrica Bridge is currently working in 12 villages in Tanzania. Utilizing a holistic integrated development model our self sustaining programs have improved the lives of over 7000 children and their families.

Education

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Aha School of Social Innovation


Aha people think that innovation is not an empty verb, but an effective way of thinking; \r\nWe believe that everyone can learn through practice and become change agents to promote (changemaker), bring new value for themselves and society;

Education

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Amani Global Works


United States of America

Regardless of tribe religion family name or origin Amani Global Works aims to increase health of a region by providing the preventive and emergency care for a community in need and then creating a template of care that can replicated throughout the continent. AGW values the importance of accessible healthcare for all communities on the island of Idjwi by focusing on maternal healthcare child healthcare and malnutrition as well as other factors that contribute directly to the region s health crisis such as education and transportation.

Human health & social work

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Amani Institute


The Amani Institute offers courses in Social Innovation Management, Advanced Skills in Social Entrepreneurship, Capacity training for individuals and organizations on staff and executive levels. \r\nWe are passionate about training a highly skilled workforce to tackle global challenges.

Education

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American Bible Society


United States of America

American Bible Society has been engaging people with God s Word for nearly 200 years. To make the Bible available to every person in a language and format each can understand and afford so that all people may experience its life changing message.

Education

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Ñepi Behña


The trade fair center of Green Heart is an initiative of the cooperative already muntsi Behna , located in the Valle del Mezquital, Mexico. \r\n \r\nNepi Behna supports rural women to develop their businesses with equality, dignity and sustainability. Nepi Behna promotes and supports the economic, social, and cultural projects of organizations of indigenous and rural women living in poverty with the aim of improving the quality of life for their families, communities, and regions.

Other

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BanaPads


BanaPads Social Enterprise produces comfortable sanitary pads from natural agricultural waste materials. They are low-cost, 100% biodegradable, safe and hygienic, and made locally, following international standards. The objective of this enterprise is to reduce absenteeism of schoolgirls in rural and poor communities while creating a women’s entrepreneur network through which the pads are distributed and sustainable independent micro-businesses are established.

Waste Management & Recycling

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Boise to Bukavu,Inc


Boise To Bukavu, Inc. was started by Ruth and Keith York in Boise, Idaho. It is a community organization that helps African refugees create successful, self sustaining futures.

Real estate, design & building

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Co-opera Co


Co-Opera Co. is an innovative opera company which has at its heart the welfare and promotion of professional opera singers and orchestral players in the early stages of their careers, post-graduates nearing the conclusion of their course, budding conductors, directors, répétiteurs and people working towards a career in the technical side of the operatic profession.

Real estate, design & building

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EarthRights International


EarthRights International (ERI) is a nongovernmental nonprofit organization that combines the power of law and the power of people in defense of human rights and the environment which we define as earth rights.

Other

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Empowerment Through Integration


United States of America

Aim to provide blind students in all over the world with educational and recreational programs and advocacy services necessary for them to become fully integrated and productive members of society. By teaching life skills ETI works to instill self confidence and self sufficiency. By promoting the inclusion of visually impaired individuals in academic and social spheres ETI plans to foster social awareness for disability rights and garner community and governmental support.

Other

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Emzingo Group


United States of America

Emzingo is a people development company that through social impact: inspires responsible leadership; prepares individuals to address global challenges; and connects business to society. \r\n \r\nEmzingo uses social impact projects and a leadership development curriculum as vehicles to transform individuals.

Real estate, design & building

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ESPWA- Economic Stimulus Projects for Work and Action


Haiti

This is what Economic Stimulus Projects for Work and Action (ESPWA) proposes to do to help build the capacity of Haitian communities and organizations.rnrnESPWA focuses on supporting social innovators local leaders and forward thinking development agencies to operate more effectively within the larger dynamic ecosystem of diverse institutions and programs. ESPWA seeks to amplify impact drive meaningful change and work collaboratively with others to improve the lives of Haiti s people.

Other

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Frontier Markets


India

Frontier Markets (FM) is a for-profit venture with a social mission to provide low-cost/high quality products to the bottom of the pyramid (BOP) to help improve their quality of life. FM partners with existing Microfinance (MF) distribution networks.

Media, Technology, Digital Access

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GameChangers


GameChangers 500 profiles organizations that are reinventing the world and redefining the rules of business around positive purpose, fulfillment and impact to all life, rather than revenue, alone! \r\n \r\nLists like the Fortune 500 have implied that success in business is based on maximizing revenue. The GameChangers 500 are building aspiration for organizations with a new emphasis - one that utilize business to translate transactions into transformations more For-Benefit versus For-Profit. \r\n \r\nPromoting GameChangers 500 throughout the world, and educating companies about how to become a GameChanger, helping redefine the type of company people want to work at, buy from, and aspire to create!

Financial & Insurance activites

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GLOWA - Global Welfare Association


Cameroon

Global Welfare Organization (GLOWA) is a Cameroonian NGO (ECOSOC) that is dedicated to upholding the rights of children through education and training. GLOWA is active in combatting child trafficking and the damage it does in communities throughout the Northwest Region using varied approaches that range from community education to the ion of prevent trafficking rescue and direct support to victims and advocacy. GLOWA aims to systematically transform communities and nurture a culture of respect for human rights particularly those of children and women while fighting against the systematic abuses faced by the most vulnerable.

Other

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Groundwork Opportunities (GO)


United States of America

GO is a 501c3 charity working to create a world beyond poverty by investing in groundbreaking ideas empowering local leaders and engaging communities.

Real estate, design & building

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iLEAP


iLEAP is an international nonprofit organization with a mission to inspire and renew social leaders and global citizens through integrated leadership programs that ignite hope and transformation in the world. We conduct programs in Seattle, Washington and collaborate with social leaders throughout Asia, Africa, and Latin America to build regional networks of change leaders who are connected through a values-based approach to leadership and committed to building strong global partnerships for social change.

Real estate, design & building

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Instiglio


United States of America

Instiglio\'s mission is to empower leaders in the social, public, and private sectors to improve the impact of social programs in developing countries by linking funding to results.

Financial Services: Advisory Services

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Lakota Children's Enrichment


United States of America

A leading national nonprofit that empowers Lakota youth by providing opportunities for expression through literacy, sports and art programs, and raises awareness about history and obstacles facing American Indian communities today.

Education

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MasterPeace


United States of America

MasterPeace aims to inspire everyone to use their talent and energy for building peace and togetherness. MasterPeace will help lead the way to a more sustainable world with less armed conflict. MasterPeace is the fastest growing grass roots peace movement of the world with the ambition to reach out to millions and mobilize at least 400000 new peace builders by 2020.

Other

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Migración y Desarrollo


MEASURE-ac is a civilian organization nonprofit that provides specialized information and consulting services to migrant leaders to promote the development of their communities. The staff MEASURING-ac is composed of personnel with experience in government activities, political analysis, economics, law and the third sector.

Real estate, design & building

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Partenariat pour le Développement Local


Groundswell’s founders and partners have worked for decades to enable thousands of rural communities and organizations in Africa, Asia, and Latin America to sustainably improve their lives. We have been at the leading edge of developing methods to spread agroecological farming practices, farmer innovation, farmer-to-farmer extension, community health, and strengthening local organizations to lead their own development processes. During this time we have also collaborated across borders to share our experiences, learn from each other, and return to our countries to apply those lessons and spread success.

Other

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Peace for Africa and Economic Development


Kenya

To build and sustain peace and prosperity in Africa by providing resources and training youth to add value to their existing skills and assets and create successful enterprises, through our 3 programs of Fanaka, Ujuzi and Uongoz.

Education

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PeerSpring


United States of America

PeerSpring is an open innovation platform where inspired youth submit their world changing ideas and savvy investors fund projects capable of true impact.

Education

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Perhimpunan OHANA


Ohana is a non-profit organization based in Yogyakarta Province, Indonesia. We have been working on specific issues such as policy advocacy, disability rights and policy studies as well as legal drafter for social policies. Our organization has been initiated on March 2009 and it has been officially registered as a Non Government Organization on July 6, 2012. Ohana founders are the International Fellowship Program Alumnae who have existed on social justice and community development for the marginalized population in Indonesia.

Other

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Raising The Village


Uganda

Raising The Village is a registered Canadian not for profit organization that partners with some of the most remote and impoverished villages in Sub Saharan Africa. Raising The Village goal is to alleviate extreme poverty in a sustainable way by implementing complementary projects in 5 key impact areas healthcare water & sanitation agriculture & nutrition education and community development.

Other

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Ripple Effect Images


United States of America

A collective of world class journalists Ripple Effect Images is dedicated to creating compelling photographs film and stories that put a human face on need and on hope. It will illuminate the specific problems women and girls face and the programs that are working to help them.

Other

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Shea Yeleen


Shea Yeleen International is a unique social enterprise that includes a 501(c)3 nonprofit and a commercial entity that sells high-quality, unrefined shea butter products. Shea Yeleen International’s mission is to promote sustainable economic development in rural sub-Saharan Africa, empower and train women-owned shea butter cooperatives, and educate consumers in the U.S. about natural beauty care products and fair trade. \r\n

Other

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Sociedad y Discapacidad - Sodis


Society and Disability - SODIS is a non-governmental organization whose vision is to achieve an inclusive society where the rights of persons with disabilities are fully guaranteed, equality of opportunity is promoted and all forms of discrimination towards them is eliminated. \r\n

Other

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South Vihar Welfare Society for Tribal


India

South Vihar Welfare Society for Tribal (SVWST) is a tribal women headed nonprofitable nongovernmental non political organization established in 1998 by a group of dedicated young professionals to bring human dignity and selfsustained empowered community. The injustice social discrimination and the tough life struggle of tribal inspired us to start the organization since the inception of this organization we serve vulnerable communities irrespective of sex caste and creed religion to create a just society by empowering people to face the challenges and solution. The organization encourages women children and youth to build leadership qualities to remove inequality and injustice from society and to play a major role in the process of social changes. They shall be a role model to create classless oppressionfree society based on nonviolence and universal brotherhood. We do believes that women are the creator of new life children are the future of nation and youth are the nation builders so their contribution to society is enormous.

Other

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Spark MicroGrants


United States of America

Spark offers a dynamic model for community organizing and granting. process taps into the knowledge and imagination of communities in need. Spark work with local facilitators (often university students or NGO leaders) with connections to under resourced communities. With Spark guidance the facilitator organizes a series of meetings where the community develops a project proposal. Spark arrange for comments on each proposal from field advisers. When proposals are well developed we help fund them with a microgrant of around $5000. Rather than come up with ideas to help a specific community from the outside.

Real estate, design & building

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TECHO-U.S


United States of America

TECHO is a youth led non profit organization present in 19 countries across Latin America and the Caribbean. Through the joint work of families living in extreme poverty with youth volunteers TECHO seeks to overcome poverty in slums.rnrnWith the implementation of an intervention model which is focused on community development TECHO seeks to build a fair and poverty free society where everyone has the opportunities needed to develop their capacities and fully exercise their rights.rnrnTECHO is present in Argentina Bolivia Brazil Chile Colombia Costa Rica Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Mexico Nicaragua Panama Paraguay Peru Dominican Republic Uruguay and Venezuela.

Real estate, design & building

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The 20|20 Initiative, Inc.


A California non-profit that does translational research to improve lives by applying scientific discoveries from the first world to rural Africa.

Other

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The new African Project


The New African Project was started in September of 2012 by Bernard Nii Nortey Botchway. It was initially found as a discussion group on the many issues facing Africa. However after much talking and debating certain key issues, including educational systems and local level micro-economics where discovered as main inhibition factors towards the progress of the African Continent. This led Bernard to take more concrete steps in addressing the problem. The New African Project board was convened by Bernard Botchway in January of 2013 as a core group of individuals who would work on developing possible solutions and making it accessible to people around the continent and around the world.

Education

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Thunder Valley Community Development Corp.


United States of America

Thunder Valley is located in the northern part of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation between Sharps Corner and Rockyford. We are just a few miles off of being physically located in the geographic center of the Oglala Lakota Nation. The heart of this winding valley was formed over thousands of years as Porcupine Creek carved its way through the grass covered hills at the edge of the badlands of South Dakota. It was long ago in this region the Lakota people originated having spread out and flourished in the 18th and 19th centuries. The origins of the name Thunder Valley have long been forgotten and until recently only the elders and old ranchers still used the name Thunder Valley. Now the name is synonymous with an amazing renaissance of traditional values and cultural pride.rn

Other

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Tlachinollan Human Rights Center


Since 1994, the Tlachinollan Human Rights Centre has been defending the fundamental rights of individuals as well as the collective rights of Guerrero’s deprived indigenous communities. \r\n \r\nThe organisation’s lawyers advise and represent victims of human rights violations and their families and take on emblematic cases that exemplify the structural causes of human rights abuses. \r\n \r\nFollowing an interdisciplinary model of ‘integral defence’, they use legal tools, political and media pressure, and national and international alliances to achieve change. \r\n \r\nAmong Tlachinollan’s recent cases are those of Inés Fernández Ortega and Valentina Rosendo Cantú, indigenous women who were raped by soldiers in early 2002. \r\n \r\nThe cases were heard before the Inter-American Court on Human Rights (IACtHR) in May 2010. The Court found Mexico had violated the women’s rights and ordered, among other measures, improvements in investigation procedures of rape cases and an end to the application of military justice in cases of human rights abuses committed by soldiers against civilians.

Other

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Toru


India

Toru is an Innovation Hub that translates ideas into impactful solutions for greater social and economic inclusion along the path of post 2015 development agenda.

Education

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Urban Refugees


France

URBAN REFUGEES is a global platform bringing together NGOs community based organizations faith based groups practitioners academics and research centers coming together to rnrn Share solutions and best practice to better serve refugees and IDPs living in urban areas rn Circulate information and give visibility to key urban displacement issues rn Advocate together at the national regional and global levels for the rights of urban refugees and IDPs

Other

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Vision Solidaria


Peru

VISION Incorporate in youth a caring attitude towards the environment through the creation of opportunities for effective participation in the solution of the various problems facing society. The NGO solidarity VISION was created in July 2001 by leaders who develop project in the area of education taking into account the values in young people. VISO as such has been operating for four years but their leaders began working on this project since 1997 with a work of wills you start with a group of young people with the idea of doing something for the society's proposal was to create a culture of solidarity by opening opportunities for personal growth as well as work with the company the issue of social responsibility. VISO mean life and represent the values and philosophy behind work.

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Watson University


United States of America

Watson is a new model of higher education in Boulder Colorado for student innovators aged 18 23 that includes short master courses from the world s foremost leaders entrepreneurs and thinkers intensivementorship and training in the entrepreneurial skills of empathy creativity resilience grit bootstrapping team building and fundraising. Watson helps students develop and advance solutions to the toughest challenges facing the world. Students can come to Watson for either a semester or a 2.5 year accredited Bachelor s of Science in Entrepreneurship through our collaboration with Lynn University.

Education

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West Africa Vocational Education (WAVE)


Like its natural resources of oil and minerals, Africa\'s youth are a paradox of (untapped) potential dividends merely existing / constantly being exploited as demographic liabilities.

Energy

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Youth with Physical Disability Development Forum


Uganda

Youths with Physical Disability Development Forum is an organization of youth with Physical disabilities who decided to combine skills and expertise in a bid to draw a long term strategy to engineer a development for young people with disabilities in Wakiso district and other parts of the country. \r\nYPDDF was formed way back in 2002 and later registered in 2005 with the district as a community based organization to act as a disability organization with special emphasis on the youth after realizing that several organizations were very much concentrated on other disabilities.

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