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Regi has built a transparent data exchange infrastructure based on blockchain technology, thereby creating a movement of fair transactions in the Indonesian agricultural sector, integrating different stakeholders such as farmers, banks, insurance companies, academic institutions, retailers and local communities that could benefit from the use of accurate data.
David Yeung is seeking to mitigate the impact on the environment and climate change caused by vast consumption of beef, poultry and pork by offering consumers in Greater China and East Asia easy ways to reduce meat in their daily diet and shift to a more sustainable plant-based choice in diet.
Scott Stiles aims to end debt bondage and forced labour of migrant workers throughout Asia, by making exploitative recruitment unprofitable
Shailabh has created the first mutual health insurance model in India that is community owned and led, thus giving them control to take care of their health more proactively.
Danny is empowering the caregivers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) to define the future their children and families will have.
Shaji is building critical thinking and problem-solving capacities in children, by enabling teachers and government administrators to innovate curriculum and pedagogy for this.
Sachin is improving emotional resilience and well-being for all by focusing on prevention and early intervention for mental health issues, and by empowering individuals and organizations to take proactive action, create awareness, destigmatize mental health, and to promote overall well-being for our society at large.
Salem Massalha invented, successfully implemented and coined the term “Clickfunding”; a social innovation that allows social media users to contribute to positive change within their local communities at no cost, simply through the click of a mouse or the tap of a screen. By not only including previously marginalized actors, but also bringing together new ones, Salem is revolutionizing the act of fundraising across Egypt and the region.
Pranshu is building a cohesive and comprehensive e-waste movement in India that is enabling all stakeholders to recycle responsibly.