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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      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$174,995 Funds Raised

      Healthy EntrepreneursUPDATED DEC 2019

      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

      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

      Improving livelihoods, nutrition and resilience through technology and grassroots-level partnershipsUPDATED DEC 2019

      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

      Eneza Education UPDATED DEC 2019

      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

      MomConnectUPDATED DEC 2019

      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
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      South Africa
      South AfricaSEE LESS
      TO DATE$112,433 Funds Raised

      PlantwiseUPDATED NOV 2019

      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

      GAIA Mobile Health ClinicsUPDATED NOV 2019

      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
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      Malawi
      MalawiSEE LESS

      M-KOPA SolarUPDATED NOV 2019

      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

      Vidya BharatiUPDATED AUG 2019

      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

      VisionSpringUPDATED AUG 2019

      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, Nigeria, Nepal and 35 moreSEE ALL
      India, Nigeria, Nepal, Ghana, Kenya, Honduras, Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Uganda, Vanuatu, Tanzania, Belize, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Sierra Leone, Indonesia, El Salvador, Burkina Faso, Benin, Bolivia, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Haiti, Mali, Nicaragua, Rwanda, Venezuela, Zambia, Senegal, Paraguay, Mexico, South Sudan, South AfricaSEE LESS
      TO DATE$4,021,080 Funds Raised

      Bridge International AcademiesUPDATED AUG 2019

      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

      Precision Agriculture for DevelopmentUPDATED AUG 2019

      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 4 moreSEE ALL
      India, Kenya, Rwanda, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, UgandaSEE LESS

      Search for Common Ground: Media for Social ChangeUPDATED AUG 2019

      Search has employed media since our founding to amplify social movement toward peace. Media stirs up discussion across societies in conflict and models new ways to overcome differences. Our flagship series, The Team, broadcast in 21 countries.
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      Citizen Participation, Gender Equity, Peace and Resilience and 9 moreSEE ALL
      Citizen Participation, Gender Equity, Peace and Resilience, Communications and Media, Conflict Response, Elections, Gender-based Violence, Political Process, Positive Youth Development, Rule of Law and Human Rights, Social and Behavior Change, Youth Engagement and ContributionSEE LESS
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      Kenya, Morocco, Ethiopia and 18 moreSEE ALL
      Kenya, Morocco, Ethiopia, Cote d'Ivoire, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nepal, Angola, Indonesia, Zimbabwe, Lebanon, Tanzania, United States, Yemen, Rwanda, Palestinian Territories, Sri Lanka, Jordan, Myanmar, TunisiaSEE LESS

      Food for Education (Akshaya Patra) UPDATED AUG 2019

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

      Life Skills and Financial Education - Aflatoun InternationalUPDATED AUG 2019

      Applying a social franchise model Aflatoun empowers children and young people (in & out of school) with social, financial & entrepreneurial skills so they become agents of their own future, turning dependence into independence.
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      Curriculum, Economic Empowerment, Sexual and Reproductive Health and 10 moreSEE ALL
      Curriculum, Economic Empowerment, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Basic Education, Emerging Adulthood (20-24), Gender Equity, Mid-Adolescence (15-19), Positive Youth Development, Pre-primary/Pre-school/ECD Education, School-to-Work Transition, Secondary Education, Soft or Life Skills, Young Adolescence (10-14)SEE LESS
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      China

      Simprints Biometric Identification SystemUPDATED AUG 2019

      Simprints is a nonprofit biometric tech company from the University of Cambridge. We work with partners like BRAC, Gavi, and Ministries of Health to make sure that every vaccine, every dollar, and every public good reaches the people who need them.
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      All Sectors, Technology, Digital Development and 6 moreSEE ALL
      All Sectors, Technology, 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

      Akashganga - Automatic Milk Collection SystemsUPDATED AUG 2019

      Using simple ICT solution that help rural milk producers raise their income through transparency in milk collection process at village level milk collection points.
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      Food Safety and Standards, Good Governance
      Food Safety and Standards, Good GovernanceSEE LESS
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      Nepal, Vietnam, India
      Nepal, Vietnam, IndiaSEE LESS

      Kadam Step Up ProgrammeUPDATED AUG 2019

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      Extracurricular or Out-of School Activities
      Extracurricular or Out-of School ActivitiesSEE LESS
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      India

      One Acre Fund UPDATED AUG 2019

      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

      RestoringVisionUPDATED AUG 2019

      Providing the gift of sight to people living in the most remote and impoverished communities around the world.
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      Ageing, Economic Growth and Trade, Vision and 1 moreSEE ALL
      Ageing, Economic Growth and Trade, Vision, Humanitarian AssistanceSEE LESS

      Telehealth for Rural HealthcareUPDATED AUG 2019

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      Primary Care
      Primary CareSEE LESS
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      Uganda
      UgandaSEE LESS

      IgnitiaUPDATED AUG 2019

      Revolutionary Tropical Weather Forecasts providing highly accurate weather forecasts to small scale farmers in West Africa.
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      Agriculture, Data/Analytics, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity and 4 moreSEE ALL
      Agriculture, Data/Analytics, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Environment, Resilience, Social and Behavior Change, TechnologySEE LESS
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      Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana and 4 moreSEE ALL
      Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, NigerSEE LESS
      TO DATE$591,968 Funds Raised

      Social, Emotional and Economic empowerment through Knowledge of Group Support Psychotherapy content (SEEK-GSP)UPDATED AUG 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
      IMPLEMENTED IN
      Uganda
      UgandaSEE LESS
      TO DATE$362,244 Funds Raised

      Digital Farmer ServicesUPDATED AUG 2019

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      Ghana