Young leaders with an idea for a social impact project that contributes to the Global Goals competed for the Global Impact Challenge. Discover the winning projects submitted to regional GAIN Hub, receiving mentorship and seed funding for their venture.
- received their award during the closing ceremony of the Youth Assembly
- were featured prominently on our global platforms
- received mentorship on social entrepreneurship
- earned the opportunity to pitch their ideas to experts in the field, and receive seed funding for the implementation of their projects
All finalists received feedback to further develop and improve their social impact project proposals.
Winning Proposals August 2020
EXPEDICIÓN ODS BY MAYERLI CORREDOR AND LINA MOTTA
Expedición ODS is a project with a mission to educate children, youth and teachers about sustainable development goals, climate change and responsible consumption and production in schools of Yopal and Pitalito Cities in Colombia reaching indigenous communities and children in vulnerable situations.
PK ECO STORAGE BY PATIENCE KORPO KOENIG
PK Eco storage is a project that focuses on using eco-friendly storage to reduce post-harvest food waste and maximize yield in energy-starved Liberia. PK Eco storage focuses on SDG 2: Zero hunger, SDG 7: clean and affordable energy.
FUTURE FOOD PROJECT BY TUNDE OYEBAMIJI
Future Food Project will accelerate the decline of childhood malnutrition, hidden hunger and rural poverty in Nigeria through technology-driven insect farming and processing that creates jobs and promotes human dignity. The venture focuses on SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being.
Winning Proposals August 2019
CARTAGENA SIENTE BY TATIANA BALDIRIS
Cartagena Siente helps women who have been victims of domestic violence and transform them into resilient entrepreneurs competent in the market by setting up a multidisciplinary advisory team, such as legal assessment, psychological orientation, and technical support.
JUMELA BY JOSHUA EBIN
JUMELA is a small Nigerian based agrotechnology recycling venture specializing in novel agro-based products by recycling locally available agricultural material with technology to meet our customer’s needs and create value for immediate society.
SELFLESSNESS MOVEMENT BY Swathi Arulguppe Nagendra
Selflessness Movement helps farmers meet the needs of regional requirements by establishing a support line for their debt issues and providing best practices to overcome their problems.
PAPILLOMACARE BY MARÍA FERNANDA SÁNCHEZ CAMPOS
PapillomaCare is intended to save lives through social empowerment interventions and to create prevention awareness through sex education, particularly regarding the spread of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) disease.
IYAYKU BY MARIA EMILIA CALLE LUZURIAGA
IYAYKU aims to provide drinkable water with a sustainable, eco- friendly, easy to transport, and low-cost water purification system in Ecuador, where there are roughly 4 million people with no access to potable water and an increasing number of displaced people and refugees.
GET-WISE BY ABRANETTE FAITH BARRY
Get-WISE seeks to adequately address the lack of female representation in STEM fields, specifically in developing countries by implementing a STEM Day Camp and pen-pal extension program for Liberian girls.
Winning Proposals August 2018
NINJAGIRLS BY Moiz Lakhani
NinjaGirls provides free self defense martial arts-inspired classes for girls in developing countries, which encourage them to develop a healthy lifestyle.
STRAWCTURE ECO BY SHRITI PANDEY
Strawcture Eco’s mission is to make living spaces more functional, aesthetically desirable, environment-friendly and affordable for low-income families in rural and urban areas.
BEHEN BY VEDHA NAYAK
Behen aims to provide a culturally-adaptable and environmentally-conscious solution to low rates of feminine hygiene/sanitation in India.