Million Lives Club Members
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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      AtmaGoUPDATED APR 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
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      Indonesia, United States
      Indonesia, United StatesSEE LESS
      TO DATE$2,570,000 Funds Raised

      Simprints: transforming the way the world fights povertyUPDATED MAR 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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      Financial Sector & Investment, Health, Technology and 8 moreSEE ALL
      Financial Sector & Investment, Health, Technology, All Sectors, Digital Development, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Health, Human Centered Design, Public-Private Partnerships, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
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      Bangladesh, Kenya, Nepal and 2 moreSEE ALL
      Bangladesh, Kenya, Nepal, Uganda, ZambiaSEE LESS
      TO DATE$1,498,000 Funds Raised

      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.
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      Agriculture, Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity
      Agriculture, Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & ConnectivitySEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      Ghana

      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

      doctHERsUPDATED MAR 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
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      United States, Mexico, Pakistan
      United States, Mexico, PakistanSEE LESS
      TO DATE$1,339,950 Funds Raised

      Last-Mile ConnectivityUPDATED MAR 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
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      Indonesia, Nepal, Ethiopia and 17 moreSEE ALL
      Indonesia, Nepal, Ethiopia, Peru, Honduras, Zambia, Bolivia, El Salvador, Timor-Leste, Guatemala, Sudan, Nicaragua, Haiti, Kenya, Rwanda, Panama, Mozambique, Colombia, Swaziland, UgandaSEE LESS

      Last Mile HealthUPDATED MAR 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
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      Ethiopia, Malawi, Uganda and 1 moreSEE ALL
      Ethiopia, Malawi, Uganda, LiberiaSEE LESS
      TO DATE$1,000,000 Funds Raised

      Food for Education (Akshaya Patra)UPDATED MAR 2020

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      Social and Behavior Change
      Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      India

      Bridge International AcademiesUPDATED MAR 2020

      Bridge International Academies believes every child has the right to high quality education and works in partnership with governments, communities, parents and teachers to ensure access to quality education.
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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
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      Kenya, India, Nigeria and 3 moreSEE ALL
      Kenya, India, Nigeria, Uganda, Liberia, ChinaSEE LESS

      VisionSpringUPDATED MAR 2020

      Our mission is to create affordable access to eyewear, everywhere. 2.5 billion people would be able to earn, learn and be safe, if they could acquire a pair of simple eyeglasses to see clearly. Of these, 624 million are visually impaired without this 700-year-old technology, and 70% just need a pair of over-the-counter reading glasses. VisionSpring can source these for as little as $1 and deliver to those living on less than $5/day. To date, our efforts here have lead to $1.2B in economic impact at the household level.
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      Economic Growth and Trade, Education, Health
      Economic Growth and Trade, Education, HealthSEE LESS
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      India, Vanuatu, Bangladesh and 35 moreSEE ALL
      India, Vanuatu, Bangladesh, Sierra Leone, Indonesia, El Salvador, South Africa, Paraguay, Senegal, Nepal, Malawi, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Honduras, Cameroon, Morocco, Mozambique, Uganda, Tanzania, Belize, Sri Lanka, Burkina Faso, Benin, Bolivia, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Haiti, Mali, Nicaragua, Rwanda, Venezuela, Zambia, Mexico, South SudanSEE LESS
      TO DATE$4,021,080 Funds Raised

      Vidya BharatiUPDATED MAR 2020

      Offering quality education at affordable prices, locally, since last 42 years, through 14,000 schools, and impacted lives of over 60 millions individuals
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      Basic Education, Inclusive Education, Secondary Education
      Basic Education, Inclusive Education, Secondary EducationSEE LESS

      M-KOPA SolarUPDATED MAR 2020

      M-KOPA has a mission to upgrade lives by making high-quality solutions affordable to everyone.
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      Economic Empowerment, Energy, Social & Micro Finance
      Economic Empowerment, Energy, Social & Micro FinanceSEE LESS
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      Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania
      Kenya, Uganda, TanzaniaSEE LESS

      GAIA Mobile Health ClinicsUPDATED MAR 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 conduced over 1.7M clinic visits for those living in poverty.
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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

      PlantwiseUPDATED MAR 2020

      Since its launch in 2011, Plantwise has supported over 30 million smallholder farmers across the world with the knowledge they need to lose less of what they grow to pests and diseases, increasing food security and improving rural livelihoods.
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      Agriculture
      AgricultureSEE LESS
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      Bolivia, Bangladesh, Uganda and 30 moreSEE ALL
      Bolivia, Bangladesh, Uganda, Nicaragua, Rwanda, Vietnam, Sierra Leone, Nepal, Kenya, India, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Peru, Pakistan, Barbados, Afghanistan, Ghana, China, Cambodia, Grenada, Jamaica, Honduras, Trinidad and Tobago, Tanzania, Brazil, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Costa Rica, MyanmarSEE LESS

      MomConnectUPDATED MAR 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$112,433 Funds Raised

      Eneza EducationUPDATED MAR 2020

      Spreading Education Everwhere
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      Entrepreneurship, Human Centered Design, Refugees and 4 moreSEE ALL
      Entrepreneurship, Human Centered Design, Refugees, Data/Analytics, Education, Technology, Testing & AssessmentSEE LESS
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      Kenya, Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire
      Kenya, Ghana, Cote d'IvoireSEE LESS
      TO DATE$35,000 Funds Raised

      Improving livelihoods, nutrition and resilience through technology and grassroots-level partnershipsUPDATED MAR 2020

      We cost-effectively increase smallholder farmers’ access to and uptake of critical agricultural and nutrition information by partnering with existing extension providers to produce short videos featuring local farmers demonstrating improved practices
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      Digital Development, Livestock & Agriculture, Nutrition and 1 moreSEE ALL
      Digital Development, Livestock & Agriculture, Nutrition, Climate Change and ResilienceSEE LESS
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      India, Ghana, Ethiopia and 11 moreSEE ALL
      India, Ghana, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Afghanistan, Guinea, Senegal, Niger, Malawi, Bangladesh, Nepal, Nigeria, Kenya, South SudanSEE LESS

      One Acre FundUPDATED MAR 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
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      Burundi, Kenya, Malawi and 3 moreSEE ALL
      Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, UgandaSEE LESS
      TO DATE$44,408,972 Funds Raised

      Precision Agriculture for DevelopmentUPDATED MAR 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
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      India, Kenya, Rwanda and 5 moreSEE ALL
      India, Kenya, Rwanda, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Uganda, ZambiaSEE LESS

      Sure ChillUPDATED FEB 2020

      A game-changing cooling technology enabling previously imagined access to the benefits of refrigeration
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      Energy, Prevention & Vaccination, Technology
      Energy, Prevention & Vaccination, TechnologySEE LESS

      Healthy EntrepreneursUPDATED FEB 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
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      Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Haiti, Uganda and 3 moreSEE ALL
      Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Haiti, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana, KenyaSEE LESS
      TO DATE$5,345,000 Funds Raised

      VillageReachUPDATED JAN 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
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      Mozambique, Malawi, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
      Mozambique, Malawi, Congo, Democratic Republic of theSEE LESS
      TO DATE$5,195,736 Funds Raised

      Ubongo: Edutainment Made in Africa, for AfricaUPDATED DEC 2019

      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
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      Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya and 5 moreSEE ALL
      Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, Malawi, ZambiaSEE LESS
      TO DATE$3,197,094 Funds Raised

      Social, Emotional and Economic empowerment through Knowledge of Group Support Psychotherapy content (SEEK-GSP)UPDATED OCT 2019

      Group support psychotherapy is a culturally sensitive and cost-effective first line intervention for depression and other common mental health problems among vulnerable populations in rural areas and can be delivered by lay health workers
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      Economic Empowerment, HIV/AIDS, Mental Health and 2 moreSEE ALL
      Economic Empowerment, HIV/AIDS, Mental Health, Gender-based Violence, Youth Engagement and ContributionSEE LESS
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      Uganda
      UgandaSEE LESS
      TO DATE$362,244 Funds Raised

      Partners for Possibility (PfP)UPDATED OCT 2019

      The PfP programme partners business leaders with principals from under-resourced schools in a year-long, collaborative and very practical journey. Partners work together to strengthen leadership capacity at these schools
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      Citizen Participation, Education, Leadership Development and 7 moreSEE ALL
      Citizen Participation, Education, Leadership Development, Basic Education, Literacy, Mentoring/Coaching, Parent & Family Engagement, Public-Private Partnerships, Secondary Education, Teacher Development and TrainingSEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      South Africa
      South AfricaSEE LESS