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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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Scaling a sustainable person-centered homeless healthcare delivery solution proven to reduce service fragmentation, save money, and improve the health and lives of this vulnerable population

UTHealth Science Center at Houston

http://www.uth.edu

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Health care access

United States

We will deploy and scale behavioral interventions that help cash transfer programs maximize their impact on beneficiaries’ health and wealth in 20 Sub-Saharan African countries.

Behavioral Ideas Lab, Inc.

http://www.ideas42.org

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Public assistance

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

An eco-responsible sustainable solution in preventing blindness of Filipinos by making quality non-discriminatory eye care accessible to poor communities of isolated areas.

Manila Doctors Hospital

http://www.maniladoctors.com.ph

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Eye diseases

Philippines

“Google Maps for Education” - 20M learners achieving educational success and improved employment opportunities through technologies, real-time data, and partnerships transforming systems in India and US.

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Education services

India, United States

Librarians and technologists will build the skills and tools we need to effectively navigate and evaluate information in our digital age.

The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations

http://www.nypl.org

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Information and media literacy

United States

Skilling through technology for agriculture, for ensuring market-linked sustainable livelihoods to one million farmers in Assam, West Bengal, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh (population: 216 million)

Centurion University of Technology and Management

http://www.cutm.ac.in

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Agriculture

India

Install 10,000 Seabins across 200 waterways removing 14 Million Kgs of marine debris each year with technical support, education and awareness for each region.

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Water resources

Australia, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Spain, Brazil, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico

We’re creating a systematic way to end trauma and disparities, in the spirit of Maslow’s Hierarchy, moving all New Mexicans from surviving to thriving.

Northern New Mexico College

http://www.nnmc.edu

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Community improvement

United States

101 HBCU Digital Pathways to Success empowers the nation’s 101 HBCUs to deliver critical social programs and services to all 101 communities.

North Carolina Central University School of Law

http://www.nccu.edu/index.cfm

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Economic development

United States

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The 25x25 Electricity Access Acceleration Collaborative will work to bring decentralized renewable energy to 25 emerging markets, ending energy poverty in those markets by 2025.

New Energy Nexus (NEX)

http://www.newenergynexus.com

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Energy resources

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

A National Pilot Project accelerating education and entrepreneurship by growing Liberia’s internet penetration from 7 to 40 percent with Internet Backpacks and unlicensed frequency networks.

Syracuse University

http://Syracuse%20University

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Internet

Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, United States, Liberia

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Building more inclusive societies by equipping people with disabilities to amplify their voices, lead social change, and bring down barriers to their rights and opportunities.

Management Sciences for Health, Inc.

http://www.msh.org

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Disabled persons' rights

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

It is a scaleable self-sustaining irrigation model that can improve the livelihoods of millions of farmers in India, and, also positively impact our environment

Stanley Black & Decker

http://www.stanleyearth.com

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Irrigation and water management

India

A targeted intervention strategy using a novel vaccine and current control methods will eliminate malaria from Zanzibar and Bioko islands, developing strategies for continent-wide application.

Medical Care Development, Inc.

http://www.mcdinternational.org

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Infectious and parasitic diseases

Equatorial Guinea, Tanzania

Our project will develop new housing with supportive services to the scale necessary to end homelessness among individuals with disabling conditions in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance, Inc.

http://www.mhsa.net

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Housing for the homeless

United States

Regardless of socio-economic status, people globally will become healthier through access to safer, cheaper technology for removing toxic persistent chemical pollutants and microbes from water.

Carnegie Mellon University

http://www.cmu.edu

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Environmental health

United Kingdom, United States, Canada