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Million Lives Club (MLC) recognizes and raises awareness of innovators and social entrepreneurs that are making a significant impact in addressing global development challenges.
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      Ubongo: Edutainment Made in Africa, for AfricaUPDATED JUN 2020

      We leverage the power of entertainment, the reach of mass media and the deep insights of kid-centered design to bring fun, localized edutainment to millions of kids in Africa.
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      Cognitive Development, Communications and Media, Social Development and 3 moreSEE ALL
      Cognitive Development, Communications and Media, Social Development, Basic Education, Education, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya and 5 moreSEE ALL
      Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, Malawi, ZambiaSEE LESS
      TO DATE$3,197,094 Funds Raised
      MLC Vanguard
        

      Y.lightUPDATED JUN 2020

      Upgradeable Solar Power System with Pay-As-You-Go Consumer Financing Technology
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      Lighting, Solar, Technology and 6 moreSEE ALL
      Lighting, Solar, Technology, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Energy, Social & Micro Finance, Solar, TechnologySEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      Uganda, Yemen
      Uganda, YemenSEE LESS
      TO DATE$2,020,126 Funds Raised
      MLC Vanguard
        

      Bridge International AcademiesUPDATED MAY 2020

      Bridge@home is an integrated multi channel learning programme designed to ensure that millions of children can continue to learn while schools are closed. Based upon national curriculums' and using their clear and impactful instructional design principles, Bridge@home draws together a range of remote learning strategies; including interactive audio lessons; assessment platforms; daily learning guides, daily self study activity packs; digital storybooks and virtual classroom experience. This 360 degrees programmatic offering is being deployed at state wide scale by governments to ensure that students are not only receiving instruction but instruction that enables them to learn
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      Evidence & Impact, Public-Private Partnerships, Digital Development and 2 moreSEE ALL
      Evidence & Impact, Public-Private Partnerships, Digital Development, Education, TechnologySEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      Kenya, India, Nigeria and 3 moreSEE ALL
      Kenya, India, Nigeria, Uganda, Liberia, ChinaSEE LESS
      MLC Vanguard
        

      GAIA Mobile Health ClinicsUPDATED MAY 2020

      GAIA's mobile clinics provide access to critical healthcare at the far end of the road in rural Southern Africa and build the capacity of the local healthcare systems. To date, we've conducted over 2 million clinic visits.
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      HIV/AIDS, Health Systems, Primary Care and 5 moreSEE ALL
      HIV/AIDS, Health Systems, Primary Care, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Youth Friendly ServicesSEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      Malawi
      MalawiSEE LESS
      MLC Vanguard
        

      AtmaGoUPDATED MAY 2020

      Building a movement to empower communities from the ground up - Neighbors helping Neighbors.
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      Citizen Participation, Climate Change and Resilience, Health and 3 moreSEE ALL
      Citizen Participation, Climate Change and Resilience, Health, Communication with Communities, Gender Equity, Good GovernanceSEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      Indonesia, United States
      Indonesia, United StatesSEE LESS
      TO DATE$2,570,000 Funds Raised
      MLC Vanguard
        

      Precision Agriculture for DevelopmentUPDATED MAY 2020

      Precision Agriculture for Development (PAD) is a global non-profit organization that harnesses technology, data science and behavioral economics to provide targeted information to empower farmers in developing countries to improve their lives.
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      Agriculture, Evidence & Impact, Technology and 4 moreSEE ALL
      Agriculture, Evidence & Impact, Technology, Digital Development, Environment, Human Centered Design, ResilienceSEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      India, Kenya, Rwanda and 5 moreSEE ALL
      India, Kenya, Rwanda, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Uganda, ZambiaSEE LESS
      MLC Vanguard
        

      MomConnectUPDATED MAY 2020

      MomConnect uses mobile technologies to provide health information to pregnant women and new mothers via SMS and WhatsApp. It also enables women to reach out with questions, and establishes a feedback loop to improve healthcare services
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      Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Health Systems, Nutrition and 3 moreSEE ALL
      Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Health Systems, Nutrition, Parent & Family Engagement, Prevention & Vaccination, Primary CareSEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      South Africa
      South AfricaSEE LESS
      TO DATE$824,543 Funds Raised
      MLC Vanguard
        

      One Acre FundUPDATED MAY 2020

      Financing and Services for Smallholder Farmers
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      Agriculture, Climate Change and Resilience, Evidence & Impact and 1 moreSEE ALL
      Agriculture, Climate Change and Resilience, Evidence & Impact, Social & Micro FinanceSEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      Burundi, Kenya, Malawi and 4 moreSEE ALL
      Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, ZambiaSEE LESS
      TO DATE$44,408,972 Funds Raised
      MLC Vanguard
        

      doctHERsUPDATED MAY 2020

      Leverage Technology to Connect Women & Improve Health (SDG 3), Promote Gender Equality (SDG 5), Provide dignified work (SDG 8), Reduce inequalities (SDG 10) and Coordinate sustainable partnerships for the SDG goals (SDG 17)
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      Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Entrepreneurship, Gender Equity and 17 moreSEE ALL
      Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Entrepreneurship, Gender Equity, Diaspora, Digital Development, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Human Centered Design, Inclusion, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Mental Health, Monitoring & Evaluation, Non-communicable Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, Public-Private Partnerships, Resilience, Social and Behavior Change, TechnologySEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      United States, Mexico, Pakistan
      United States, Mexico, PakistanSEE LESS
      TO DATE$1,339,950 Funds Raised
      MLC Vanguard
        

      Last Mile HealthUPDATED MAY 2020

      Last Mile Health partners with governments to design, scale, strengthen, and sustain high-quality community health systems by empowering teams of community-based health workers to bring life-saving healthcare to remote communities.

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      Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Primary Care and 8 moreSEE ALL
      Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Primary Care, Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Digital Development, HIV/AIDS, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases, Nutrition, Prevention & Vaccination, Sexual and Reproductive HealthSEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      Ethiopia, Malawi, Uganda and 1 moreSEE ALL
      Ethiopia, Malawi, Uganda, LiberiaSEE LESS
      TO DATE$1,000,000 Funds Raised
      MLC Voyager
        

      VillageReachUPDATED MAY 2020

      VillageReach transforms health care delivery to reach everyone.
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      Health Systems, Prevention & Vaccination, Supply Chains and 3 moreSEE ALL
      Health Systems, Prevention & Vaccination, Supply Chains, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Transport & Supply ChainsSEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      Mozambique, Malawi, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
      Mozambique, Malawi, Congo, Democratic Republic of theSEE LESS
      TO DATE$5,195,736 Funds Raised
      MLC Vanguard
        

      Healthy EntrepreneursUPDATED MAY 2020

      Healthy Entrepreneurs delivers effective and affordable health products and services to the last mile, through a network of Community Health Entrepreneurs
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      Economic Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Health and 3 moreSEE ALL
      Economic Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Health, Inclusion, Social and Behavior Change, Supply ChainsSEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Haiti, Uganda and 3 moreSEE ALL
      Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Haiti, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana, KenyaSEE LESS
      TO DATE$5,306,485 Funds Raised
      MLC Vanguard
        

      Last-Mile ConnectivityUPDATED APR 2020

      Bridges to Prosperity connects isolated last-mile communities to vital resources through the construction of footbridges.
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      Agriculture, Community Transport Models, Economic Growth and Trade and 2 moreSEE ALL
      Agriculture, Community Transport Models, Economic Growth and Trade, Education, HealthSEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      Indonesia, Nepal, Ethiopia and 17 moreSEE ALL
      Indonesia, Nepal, Ethiopia, Peru, Honduras, Bolivia, Zambia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Sudan, Timor-Leste, Haiti, Nicaragua, Kenya, Rwanda, Panama, Mozambique, Colombia, Swaziland, UgandaSEE LESS
      MLC Vanguard
        

      Simprints: transforming the way the world fights povertyUPDATED APR 2020

      Simprints builds technology to radically increase transparency and effectiveness in global development, making sure that every vaccine, every dollar, every public good reaches the people who need them most.
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      Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Technology and 8 moreSEE ALL
      Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Technology, All Sectors, Digital Development, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Health, Human Centered Design, Public-Private Partnerships, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      Bangladesh, Kenya, Nepal and 2 moreSEE ALL
      Bangladesh, Kenya, Nepal, Uganda, ZambiaSEE LESS
      TO DATE$1,498,000 Funds Raised
      MLC Voyager
        

      Digital Farmer ServicesUPDATED MAR 2020

      A powerful community management platform that supports organizations to identify, profile, collect field data and provide services such as agricultural advisories, credit, insurance to rural folks around Africa.
      FOCUS AREAS
      Agriculture, Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity
      Agriculture, Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & ConnectivitySEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      Ghana
      MLC Voyager
        

      Kadam Step Up ProgrammeUPDATED MAR 2020

      Child driven competency based pedagogical and operational tools, that enables both in-school children and out of school children to close their learning gaps in a systematic way in a scalable programme.
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      Basic Education, Extracurricular or Out-of School Activities, Methods & Learning and 1 moreSEE ALL
      Basic Education, Extracurricular or Out-of School Activities, Methods & Learning, Teacher Development and TrainingSEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      India
      MLC Pioneer
        

      SATO Pans and StoolsUPDATED MAR 2020

      SATO develops innovative, affordable, and easy-to-install toilet systems to local communities around the world to address the global sanitation crisis.
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      Human Centered Design, Sanitation
      Human Centered Design, SanitationSEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      Rwanda, Nigeria, Tanzania and 5 moreSEE ALL
      Rwanda, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, India, Kenya, Bangladesh, EthiopiaSEE LESS
      TO DATE$713,012 Funds Raised
      MLC Vanguard
        

      D-RevUPDATED MAR 2020

      D-Rev exists to design and deliver medical technologies that close the quality healthcare gap for under-served populations.
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      Health
      HealthSEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      India, Kenya
      India, KenyaSEE LESS
      TO DATE$1,611,137 Funds Raised
      MLC Voyager
        

      OperationASHAUPDATED MAR 2020

      eDOTS Biometric Identification for TB.
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      Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation and 1 moreSEE ALL
      Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation, TechnologySEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      India, Cambodia, Tanzania
      India, Cambodia, TanzaniaSEE LESS
      TO DATE$981,324 Funds Raised
      MLC Vanguard
        

      Educate!UPDATED MAR 2020

      Educate! prepares youth in Africa with the skills to succeed in today's economy.
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      Economic Empowerment, Economic Growth and Trade, Education and 10 moreSEE ALL
      Economic Empowerment, Economic Growth and Trade, Education, Entrepreneurship, Gender, Inclusion, Mid-Adolescence (15-19), Secondary Education, Teacher Development and Training, Testing & Assessment, Workforce Development, Youth, Youth Engagement and ContributionSEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya
      Rwanda, Uganda, KenyaSEE LESS
      TO DATE$578,244 Funds Raised
      MLC Pioneer
        

      DRIP - Drought Resilience Impact Platform: Satellite-connected sensors for improved drought resilienceUPDATED MAR 2020

      The Drought Resilience Impact Platform is designed to ensure that even when rains fail, water is still available and drought emergencies no longer affect the Horn of Africa.
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      Agriculture Water Management, Water Management, Water Supply/Quality
      Agriculture Water Management, Water Management, Water Supply/QualitySEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      Rwanda, Kenya, Ethiopia and 2 moreSEE ALL
      Rwanda, Kenya, Ethiopia, United States, Sierra LeoneSEE LESS
      MLC Vanguard
        

      Kadiwaku Family FoundationUPDATED MAR 2020

      Kadiwaku Family Foundation is committed to expanding economic opportunities for people with disabilities in Africa through training and financial award.
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      Entrepreneurship, Literacy, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)
      Entrepreneurship, Literacy, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)SEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      Rwanda
      RwandaSEE LESS
      TO DATE$194,000 Funds Raised
      MLC Pioneer
        

      Proximity DesignsUPDATED MAR 2020

      Small farms. Big ideas.
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      Human Centered Design, Livestock & Agriculture, Social & Micro Finance
      Human Centered Design, Livestock & Agriculture, Social & Micro FinanceSEE LESS
      MLC Vanguard
        

      High-volume cataract surgery & training model as the cornerstone to strengthening national systems of eye careUPDATED MAR 2020

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      Non-communicable Diseases, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Vision and 1 moreSEE ALL
      Non-communicable Diseases, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Vision, Health SystemsSEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      Nepal, Bhutan, India and 3 moreSEE ALL
      Nepal, Bhutan, India, Ghana, South Sudan, EthiopiaSEE LESS
      MLC Voyager
        

      Harnessing mHealth for Improved Fistula Awareness and ReferralUPDATED MAR 2020

      Elimika is a free, interactive voice response (IVR) platform raising awareness about obstetric fistula, its causes, and treatment options to increase community health education, reduce stigma, and encourage all women to seek treatment earlier.
      FOCUS AREAS
      Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Sexual and Reproductive Health
      Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Sexual and Reproductive HealthSEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      Tanzania
      TanzaniaSEE LESS
      TO DATE$75,000 Funds Raised
      MLC Voyager