Featured Solutions By Corresponding United Nations Millennium Development Goals: More Solutions Follow Below
Plumpynut: One 3-ounce Plumpy'nut packet addresses hunger with 500 Calories per serving. see video: Anderson Cooper
Action Against Hunger: Innovative, lifesaving programs in nutrition, food security, water and more. see video
UN World Food Programme: the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. see video
One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Computers: Hand cranked computers for learning from a distance so children from the most impoverished places have access to education. see video
Room To Read: Partners with local communities throughout the developing world to provide quality education by establishing libraries, constructing schools, and providing educators. see video
KIVA Micro Loans: Empowering individuals to lend directly to unique entrepreneurs in the developing world. They work in 194 countries, have provided loans to over 318,00 people, of which 82.33% were women. see video
Global Fund for Women: International network of women and men committed to a world of equality and social justice. Since 1987 they have awarded over $71 million to 3,800 women's organizations in 167 countries.
Plant Trees: "They began to see that they were capable of many things, and they were equal to the men" Read On
Water.org: Clean water that decreases risk of death from sanitary diseases.
Project Concern International (PCI): Lifesaving resources for high-risk pregnancies and complications during childbirth.
Mobile Telemedicine Technologies: Improved heath care for children in remote areas.
Therapeutic Milk F100: Contains all the nutrients necessary in the treatment of severe malnutrition. see video: UNICEF
Medicine For Humanity: Works to improve the health of women in under-served populations by bringing much needed medical care and creating sustainable programs of education, prevention and treatment. Read On
Malnutrition Matters: providing sustainable food technology solutions for malnutrition, primarily by using soya, but also cereals, grains, fruits and vegetables. These plant-based foods offer the greatest nutritional, environmental and economic benefits.
Therapeutic CMV: Mineral and vitamin complex designed for the treatment of severe malnutrition.
Nothing But Nets: Every $10 contribution to Nothing But Nets covers the cost of purchasing a long-lasting insecticide-treated bed net, distributing it, and educating communities on its use. see video
GMHC: World’s first and leading provider of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy.
Doctors Without Borders: Over 27,000 nurses and doctors who volunteer to provide medical to people whose survival is threatened by armed conflict, epidemics, malnutrition, exclusion from health care, or natural disasters.
Bloom Box: new device that can generate power on the spot, without being connected to the electric grid, that's inexpensive and clean, with no emissions. see video: Lesley Stahl on 60 Minutes
Aprovecho Rocket Stoves: This ingenious technology decreases pressures on deforestation, health disease caused by smoke, and pollution form open fires.
Paulownia Tree: Fastest growing Hardwood Tree on Earth. it can be used for reforestation, sustainable lumber and fuel.
INVENEO: Provides people at the local level with Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) systems thereby empowering a means for them to prosper from the global marketplace of goods and ideas, get educated, and through telemedicine improves a number a health issues. See Video: CNN Gobal Challenges
Clinton Global Initiative: Practical solutions to global issues through measurable Commitments to Action.
Peace Portal: Project networking and sustainable solutions community network.
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Malaria No More: Blanketing Africa with mosquito nets, effective medicine and targeted spraying to stop people dying from malaria.
Better World Campaign: Works to foster a strong, effective relationship between the United States and the United Nations (UN) through outreach, communications, and advocacy.
Sky Farming: Imagine a cluster of 30-story producing fruit, vegetables, and grains while also generating clean energy and purifying waste water.
Solar Fridge: Small portable unit requiring no outside power source that is used to keep food cool for days so it does not spoil.
SolarFlex Fruit & Vegetable Dryer: Passive solar fruit and vegetable dryer that has a flexible design and is inexpensive to manufacture. Drying fruits and vegetables with this system is a cost effective long-term food storage solution that requires no external electricity to operate, and eliminates the need for chemical preservatives.
Trees For Life: Using the fabulous Moringa Tree, and working on projects that address soil regeneration, this organization has planted tens of millions of fruit trees in India, Guatemala, Haiti, and Brazil since 1984.
SRI Rice Intensification: Methodology for increasing the productivity of irrigated rice cultivation by changing the management of plants, soil, water and nutrients. SRI practices lead to healthier, more productive soil by nurturing the abundance and diversity of soil organisms.
Vegawatt: The Vegawatt bio-fuel generator is an excellent solution for the up-cycling of used cooking oil waste. It includes a turn-key waste vegetable oil (WVO) refinery, automatically transforming waste cooking oil to a readily available source of fuel to generate on-site electricity and hot water.
Charity: Water: Installation and rehabilitation of freshwater systems to address the Water Crisis through the formation and training of local water committees who are empowered to maintain the systems, and promote better sanitation and hygiene for the community, resulting in overall improvement in the quality of life.
Atmospheric Water Technology: Creating clean water from thin air using ozonation. Ozonation is a clean and efficient alternative to chlorine-based water treatment. It's not only a powerful way to eradicate bacteria and viruses; it's also a highly effective bleaching agent. Ozonation is also Nontoxic.
ECHO (Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization): Technical support helping community development organizations and workers increase agricultural development in over 180 countries.
Micro finance: Some 500 million poor worldwide have reportedly benefited from $6 billion in micro-loans leading to greater self-sustainability and increase in local development for the poor.
SCALE: Open source economic solution allowing people to exchange (recycle) clothes, toys, gadgets, coupons and more using “community credit” to get things they need; thereby decreasing the amount of “public money” one must earn to meet their family or individual needs. Find our more about the SCALE model by clicking here.
Pedal Pro: Energy generation using a basic bicycle for rural and village sites without electricity.
CyberSenga: Project of Internet Solutions for Kids that aims to use the Internet to help increase HIV preventive behavior among adolescents in Uganda.