Project Category: Poverty alleviation

Liter of Light
Project

Liter of Light

Liter of Light is a global, grassroots movement commited to providing affordable, sustainable solar light to people with limited or no access to electricity.

Socialbnb
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Socialbnb

Socialbnb is a non-profit booking platform that connects travelers with local initiatives around the world who offer homestays for guests.

Ya Bana Global Care
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Ya Bana Global Care

Ya Bana means "for the children". A free primary school is established in Kinshasa, which is financed by an affiliated school bakery.

Samaki Aquaponics
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Samaki Aquaponics

The student initiative Samaki of Enactus Aachen e.V. enables people in the rural regions of Africa to pursue sustainable fish farming with long-term benefits.

OneDollarGlasses
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OneDollarGlasses

More than 150 million people in the world would need glasses but cannot afford them. The one-dollar glasses are manufactured and sold by the local people themselves. The material costs: only about 1 US Dollar!

Shiriki Mikro – Solar kiosk
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Shiriki Mikro – Solar kiosk

Through the Bettervest platform, we are supporting the development of a network of 80 mobile solar kiosks that will provide people in Rwanda with access to WiFi, a mobile phone charging station and all kinds of Internet-based services.

Conflictfood
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Conflictfood

The Berlin Startup helps people in crisis regions by purchasing agricultural products from these regions that are typical for the country. Directly from small farmers, without intermediaries. In this way it strengthens local structures.