SMAC! Sock Monkeys Against Cancer, gang of monkeys that provides tangible support to those with cancer, reminding them no one fights it alone.
LearnToLive is a humanitarian organization that provides healthcare and education to communities world wide through the promotion of self-sustaining practices. We envision people around the world living long, healthy, productive lives with the support of reliable healthcare and a sustainable lifestyle.
Mother Health International (MHI) is dedicated to respond and provide relief to pregnant women and children in areas of disaster, war and extreme economic poverty. We work alongside traditional Midwives to reduce maternal & infant mortality, offer access to comprehensive maternity care with births in our birth centers.
Preciva is developing electronic screening tools to give every woman an equal chance to live free of cervical cancer. Our test will give accurate, immediate results at an affordable cost to women in any field setting.
We want to create the first video game for children with cystic fibrosis intended for home use. A video game for helping little children control their inspiratory and expiratory flow. It will only require a standard PC microphone and will be published online, completely free of charge.
CleanBirth.org is a non-profit working to reduce the extremely high rates of infant and maternal mortality in Laos. In the villages where we work, women give birth alone in the jungle without clean supplies or a birthing partner. CleanBirth.org empowers village nurses to provide pregnant women with basic birthing supplies and education about safe, hygienic birthing practices. For just $5, we can save 2 lives.
Access Afya is creating a chain of ultra-mini-clinics that provide standardized outpatient services for simple conditions, targeting the extreme poor.
HairFlair for Hope is a creative non-profit which engages the community to create one-of-a-kind, wearable art, fantasy wigs that are given free-of-charge to children and adults suffering from hair loss due to medical illness or treatments, such as chemotherapy.
SPOUTS (Sustainable Point-Of-Use Treatment and Storage) of Water is a not-for-profit social enterprise focused on developing a ceramic water filter production center in Uganda.
This documentary photo essay will capture the psycho-social impact of humanitarian response on aid workers. The particular lens used will be the daily realities of aid workers in the aftermath of Haiti’s earthquake and cholera emergencies. This photo essay will form the spine for a documentary film that explores the broader issue of psycho-social trauma in humanitarian work.