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  • We the Change Foundation - Kenya

    A staggering 1 billion people worldwide live in a slum. Growing up in one of the harshest environments on the planet makes for pretty grim reading, but what about the hope found amongst these communities? At We the Change Foundation, we focus on the hope and concentrate on Early Childhood Development in particular. We
  • Juhudi Kilimo

    Juhudi Kilimo is a social enterprise that provides financial services to Kenya's rural smallholder farmers by micro-leasing wealth generating assets, like a dairy cow. Juhudi Kilimo currently has 7,000 borrowers and hopes to reach 50,000. Juhudi Kilimo is an Acumen Fund East Africa Fellows Program.
  • Convoy for Hope – Food for Famine Relief in Somalia

    Somalia experienced its worst drought in six decades and the United Nations declared the famine in Somalia “the worst humanitarian crisis” on the planet.
  • International Space Station Agricultural Camera (ISSAC)

    ISSAC is an Earth observing sensor based aboard the International Space Station. Designed and built by students and faculty at the University of North Dakota, the system is also currently operated out of a control center on UND's campus. Primarily conceived to help farmers and ranchers increase productivity and benefi
  • Israeli Flying Aid

    Israeli Flying Aid (IFA) is a non profit, volunteer-based, non-governmental organization (NGO) that aims to provide humanitarian life saving aid and relief to communities in areas stricken by natural disaster or territorial conflicts. Operating in places where local regimes prevent entry from formal international hu
  • Healthy VIDA

    The VIDA project is a campaign to end the epidemic levels of dietary disease (obesity, hypertension, and diabetes) now facing rural Mexico through compact, high-yield home gardens and nutritional counseling. We believe that access to good nutrition is a basic human right, and that no one should be unable to afford the
  • Let's Put the "Brakes on Breast Cancer"

    26 independent auto repair shops from different states in the U.S., have joined together to support and bring awareness to Vincent Tuohy, PhD of the Cleveland Clinic's Breast Cancer Prevention Vaccine. Dr. Touy has created a vaccine that is effective in preventing breast cancer in mice. He is ready to take it to cli
  • Vital Voices

    Vital Voices Global Partnership invests in and brings visibility to extraordinary women around the world by unleashing their leadership potential to transform lives and accelerate peace and prosperity in their communities.
  • Why Hunger

    WhyHunger is a leading advocate for innovative, community-based solutions to hunger and poverty.
  • Lower East Side Ecology Center

    The Ecology Center works toward a more sustainable New York City by providing community-based recycling and composting programs, developing local stewardship of green space, and increasing community awareness, involvement and youth development through environmental education programs.