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These proposals were submitted through competitions run by Lever for Change. Through this Solutions Bank, they are now openly available to the field at large to facilitate learning, research, collaboration, and funding.

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Public assistance

Behavioral Ideas Lab, Inc.

“Cash Plus Change”: More Impactful Cash Transfers Using Behavioral Science

Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Tanzania, Burundi, Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, Mauritania, Nigeria

Highly Ranked

Energy resources

New Energy Nexus (NEX)

25x25: Ending Energy Poverty Faster

Indonesia, Kenya, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Malawi, Myanmar, Nepal

Highly Ranked

Disabled persons' rights

Management Sciences for Health, Inc.

A Billion Voices: Leaders with Disabilities Building Inclusive Societies

Benin, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Mali, Ethiopia, Mexico, Vietnam

Arts and culture

Maryland Institute College of Art

Activating and Amplifying the Power of the Artist-Activist

United States, Brazil, Ethiopia, South Africa

Highly Ranked

Sanitation

Amref Health Africa

African Sanitation Revolution - Financial Inclusion Improves Sanitation & Health (FINISH)

Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda

Highly Ranked

Health care access

Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc.

Breathing New Life: Transforming Access to Oxygen Therapy for Children

Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda

Infectious and parasitic diseases

BroadReach Consulting, LLC

Building Africa’s Capacity to Predict and Respond to Disease Outbreaks

Burkina Faso, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, Gabon, Nigeria

Air quality

World Resources Institute

Catalyzing Clean Air: An Open System for Source Attribution

India, Mexico, United States, Brazil, Ethiopia, Indonesia

Air quality

The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York

Clean Air Toolbox for African Cities

Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Rwanda, Uganda, United States, Ethiopia, Kenya, Senegal, Tanzania

Climate change

The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York

Climate Services to Transform the Lives of Vulnerable Smallholder Farmers

Colombia, Ghana, Rwanda, Senegal, Vietnam, Cambodia, Ethiopia

Renewable energy

Dextron Engineering Limited

Community Electrification by Affordable Renewable Electricity that Perpetuates the Grant

Nigeria, Ethiopia, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Somalia

Health care access

SIGN Fracture Care International

Creating Equality of Fracture Care for the World’s Poor

Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Nicaragua, South Sudan, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Kenya, Nigeria

Entrepreneurship

The Endeavor Initiative Inc.

Creating Jobs through High-Impact Entrepreneurship

Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Kenya, United States, Ethiopia, India, Romania, Thailand

Highly Ranked

Eye diseases

Himalayan Cataract Project, Inc.

Cure Blindness, Create Sustainable Eyecare Systems - A Global Model

Bhutan, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Nepal

Highly Ranked

Water access, sanitation and hygiene

The Regents of the University of Colorado

DRIP - Ending Drought Emergencies in the Horn of Africa

Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia