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#DSIC12 Dell Technology Award Winner AfyaZima Blood Pressure mCuff

The BPmCuff is a low-cost device which allows ease of blood pressure measurement and transmission via a mobile device thus allowing early diagnosis of hypertension worldwide, especially in low-resource settings.
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#DSIC12 Finalist Essmart

Essmart gives rural retail shop owners access to products that improve their customers’ lives. We are a technology distributor working with existing retail shops to reach end users. We deliver the goods.

www.essmart-global.com

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#DSIC12 finalist The Humanure Power Project

HPP will provide sanitation and electricity to rural India by building community toilets and harnessing human waste to produce methane and electricity that will be distributed to the community via 12-V batteries.

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#DSIC12 finalist Nanoly

2.1 million people die each year from vaccine-preventable diseases because of accessibility problems. Nanoly’s technology enables vaccines to be delivered to anywhere in the world without refrigeration.

www.nanoly.info

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#DSIC12 finalist 33 Buckets

Using the latest technology, 33 Buckets has designed a filter that will provide a girls’ school in rural Bangladesh with arsenic-free water that they can sell to the community in a sustainable microfinance business.

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#DSIC12 finalist e-Education in 5 Continents

This project aims to provide video lecture classes to poor, rural students in Bangladesh, Palestine, and Rwanda. Giving these students a better opportunity to get into a university.  

http://eedu.jp/about

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Advocates for World Health (AWH) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit that recovers surplus medical product and distributes it to relief agencies working in developing nations, thus assisting underserved patients and reducing medical waste.

Advocates for World Health (AWH) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit that recovers surplus medical product and distributes it to relief agencies working in developing nations, thus assisting underserved patients and reducing medical waste.

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Health replaced Hazard…..field work at a slum of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Health replaced Hazard…..field work at a slum of Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Health Talk and free sanitary pads for poor girls. Join us and help make a change.

Health Talk and free sanitary pads for poor girls. Join us and help make a change.

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Brighter Dawns on WTNH8!

Connecticut news station WTNH8 recently featured Brighter Dawns in their local report. Click here to check out the video: 

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Project Red Robots

Project Red Robots

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We aim to tackle the grim situation of blood in India. We do this by conducting regular blood donation camps, information sessions and maintaining a helpline for blood emergencies. BloodConnect
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More footage of BooGood Bicycles on ABC!

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The UN Millenium Development Goals range from eradicating poverty and hunger to combating communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS and malaria. These are all very important goals, but none of these goals address the needs of the world’s poorest of the poor that are often forgotten, people with disabilities. According to the 58th World Health Assembly, 80% of people with disabilities live in low-income countries. This is due to the intricate connection between poverty and disability.

For years, organizations have been providing wheelchairs to the physically disabled in developing countries, with 20 million people still in need. The problem is that wheelchairs are not designed for the rough, unpaved roads present in many of these countries, severely limiting the user’s mobility to the point where they cannot travel to school or work.

We have developed a universally designed attachable hand-cycle that turns any wheelchair into a hand driven tricycle, allowing them to travel through rough terrain with ease. To provide the hand-cycles to as many individuals as possible, low cost manufacturing methods within the countries will be utilized. The manufacturing creates jobs, requires no special power tools, and the materials used to manufacture the hand-cycles are bamboo and recycled bicycle parts, readily available in almost every developing country. Our universal seat docking station allows us to dock our hand-cycle to all types of wheelchairs. This maximizes our efficiency because we are fixing existing wheelchairs, not replacing them all together.

In order to provide attachable hand-cycles to the disabled in developing countries at no charge, a sustainable business model is needed. BooGood Bicycles will be selling high quality bamboo bikes in the U.S. to support our overall mission of providing mobility to people in need; for every bamboo bike we sell, an attachable hand-cycle will be manufactured in Kenya – Africa and donated to someone in need through our BooGood Mobility nonprofit organization. We like to refer to this as our “Buy One, Build One” (BOBO) movement, where we provide jobs to local Kenyans, so they can empower the less fortunate in their community by building them an attachable hand-cycle.

No other bamboo bike on the market comes with a story like the BooGood Bicycles bamboo bike. Your bike purchase truly has “The Power to Do Good.”

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I don’t how much fulfilled the children will be if we can help them build their natural talents for academic and technological development in a country (Nigeria) where there are so much bustling on popular but moribund careers. ARTS, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, WRITING, MOVIES and MUSIC

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