lamya is interested in researching and working on environmentally friendly approaches that reflect a growing movement in palestinian communities to endorse “green” projects.
cheng-tsung feng’s solar cooker is a portable and easy-to-use cooker. it can be set up quickly at any location including refugee camps to heat up water or bake foods.
this beautiful recycled shipping container by tsai design studio in south africa was crafted for underprivileged children living just outside of cape town.
pesinet, is a non-profit that uses mobile technology to provide regular health checkups and affordable health insurance for young children in mali’s capital, bamako.
according to sabmiller, cassava is the biggest but least commercialized crop in africa. the beer manufacturer has identified this as an opportunity to support farmers and localize supply chains by producing a lager made from cassava, called impala.
olivetrips periodically sends users a customized ecoreport depicting the environmental benefits, financial savings, and fuel savings they’ve made from using the service.
pay as you go is a common way of paying for calls on your cellphone. now the idea could help make solar power a more realistic option for families in kenya and other african countries.
in uganda, UNICEF is using mobile phones and broadcast media to get direct feedback from ugandans on everything from medication access to water sanitation.
‘see better to learn better’ is a project by yves béhar to provide a solution to children in families that cannot afford the high cost of an eye exam and eyewear, in mexico.
the village store sources authentic handmade village craft products directly from artisan groups spread all over India and markets them in urban india.
toybank is an organization whose mission is to deliver happiness to underprivileged street kids, and to give them the opportunity to have a childhood.
instead of just sitting around and waiting for outside help, kenya’s digital natives have put together initiatives to help resolve the crisis.