October 22, 2017

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https://citiesofservice.org/

Description: Cities of Service is a US nonprofit that networks city mayors and city chief executives to help leaders engage local communities and residents, identify challenges, and solve problems together. Blueprints and playbooks...

May 12, 2017

Website: http://www.she-inc.org/

Description: A step-by-step case-study of successful methods for achieving community buy-in for solar cooking as well as training for building them.  Shared by Mary Simonson and Nancy Bailey.

Implementation Effort: Moderate

Maximum Co...

May 12, 2017

Website: http://barefootcollege.org

Description: Training that addresses problems of drinking water, girl's education, health and sanitation, rural unemployment, as well as social awareness and the conservation of the organizations that already exist in the villages who...

May 12, 2017

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Description: Heifer envisions…A world of communities living together in peace and equitably sharing the resources of a healthy planet. Heifer’s mission is…To work with communities to end hunger and poverty and to care for the earth. Heifer's strategy is…...

May 9, 2017

Website: http://www.worldbike.org/

Description: The Big Boda is able to carry hundreds of pounds of cargo or two additional passengers easily, at a substantially lower cost than other forms of human-powered utility vehicles. It was designed to transport goods to and fro...

May 9, 2017

Website:  http://kickstart.org/why-irrigation/#the-solution

Description: Fights poverty in sub-Saharan Africa by selling low-cost irrigation pumps that dramatically raise farmers’ crop yields and incomes.

Why: Pumping water can help a farmer grow grain in the dry season,...

May 9, 2017

Website: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2X8Y989Jro8

Description: Low-Cost Internet access and employment. These kiosks provide valuable services to communities while providing profitable employment options to the entrepreneurs who open them. A Google Tech video presenta...

May 9, 2017

Website: http://calfeedesign.com/calfee-bamboo-diy-kit/

Description: The bike is an inexpensive and effective option for impoverished regions made from Bamboo that has been smoked and heat treated to prevent splitting. Lugs are available in carbon fiber or hemp fiber, f...

February 27, 2017

Website: https://www.daysforgirls.org/

Email: info@daysforgirls.org

Days for Girls International provides and teaches how to make washable sanitary hygiene kits. This helps women, communities and nations to enable women to have access to washable feminine hygiene supplie...

February 27, 2017

Website:http://rodaleinstitute.org/our-work/organic-no-till/

These are ecologically sustainable, environmentally responsible, socially just, economically viable, humanely managed. On mini-farms the following will double the yields and reduce the labor by half compared t...

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