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Lighting Malawi: Malawi Solar Lights Project
Environment

Lighting Malawi: Malawi Solar Lights Project

Only 7% of people in Malawi have access to electricity. Without access to electricity, households in these communities spend 20-25% of their monthly…
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25 February 2015
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MASS Design: Beyond the building
Design

MASS Design: Beyond the building

MASS Design Group began in 2008 during the design and building of the Butaro District Hospital in Rwanda; a project of Partners In Health and the Rw…
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16 February 2014MASS Design Group
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A Lab of Labs
Capacity Building

A Lab of Labs

This article was originally published on Stanford Social Innovation Review.Just add water. That was chemistry professor Justus von Liebig's big idea…
16 August 2013Sarah Schulman for Stanford Social Innovation Review
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African Cities: The Experience Of The 21st Century City – Nakuru, Kenya
Article

African Cities: The Experience Of The 21st Century City – Nakuru, Kenya

This article is written byDouglas Cochraneas part of the Social Life of Cities Series for Urban Times. Conventional approaches to understanding citi…
7 August 2013Douglas Cochrane
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Inspiring Educational Models in Mozambique
Education

Inspiring Educational Models in Mozambique

The Social Innovation: bridging the gap between student and teacher. By Jessica Barratt Talk of high dropout rates, unsatisfactory grades and school…
30 May 2013Jessica Barratt
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InZone- The Center for Interpreting in Conflict Zones
Capacity Building

InZone- The Center for Interpreting in Conflict Zones

Centre for Interpreting in Conflict Zones, InZone, was formally set up in 2010, at the Department of Interpretation of the University of Geneva with…
13 March 2013InZone
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Re-evaluating public policy decision-making: The Cost of Inaction
Policy

Re-evaluating public policy decision-making: The Cost of Inaction

Published by: Francisco Mejía "I just finished readingThe Cost of Inaction, Case Studies from Rwanda and Angola by Sudhir Anand and others. The For…
26 November 2012Francisco Mejía
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Fair Trade Footwear: Sole Rebels
Work

Fair Trade Footwear: Sole Rebels

Sole Rebels are a fair trade company producing footwear from recycled car tyres and successfully exporting them worldwide. To find out a bit more ab…
30 October 2012Sole Rebels
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Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) - CHAI and HP Partnership
Health

Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) - CHAI and HP Partnership

In Kenya, an HIV positive infant who does not receive anti-retroviral treatment (ART) has less than a 50% chance of surviving to the age of 2. The C…
27 July 2012Zainab Reza
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M-PESA - Business developing social innovations
Article

M-PESA - Business developing social innovations

M-PESA is a Safaricom service which allows people to transfer money using their mobile phones. It has revolutionised money transfer in Kenya and sig…
22 February 2010Louise Pulford
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