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Community-Driven Innovation

How can citizens and communities create and improve social inclusion and shared prosperity?

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Economic Prosperity

Real-Time Visual Descriptions for the Blind

Solver Aira, which provides real-time visual descriptions for the blind, received a $10,000 grant from Solve in 2019 for being selected as a Community-Driven Innovation Solver.

Economic Prosperity

Off-Grid Solar Solutions for Refugees

Solver Elpis Solar, which provides off-grid solar solutions for essential services in refugee communities, received a $10,000 grant from Solve in 2019 for being selected as a Community-Driven Innovation Solver.

Economic Prosperity

Off-Grid Solar Solutions for Refugees

Solver Elpis Solar received the $25,000 Innovation for Refugee Inclusion Prize from Member Andan Foundation in 2019 to provide off-grid solar solutions for essential services in refugee communities.

Economic Prosperity

Mapping Informal Nigerian Merchants

Solver Poket, which maps emerging and informal Nigerian businesses through crowdsourcing, received a $10,000 grant from Solve in 2019 for being selected as a Community-Driven Innovation Solver.

Economic Prosperity

Mapping Informal Nigerian Merchants

Solver Poket received the $25,000 GM Prize on Community-Driven Innovation from Member General Motors in 2019 to map emerging and informal Nigerian businesses through crowdsourcing.

Economic Prosperity

Connecting Students to Rural Communities

Solver Retos, which connects university students to solve rural communities’ challenges, received a $10,000 grant from Solve in 2019 for being selected as a Community-Driven Innovation Solver.

Economic Prosperity

Connecting Students to Rural Communities

Solver Retos received the $30,000 UN Women She Innovates Prize for Gender-Responsive Innovation from Members UN Women and Ernst & Young in 2019 to connect university students to solve rural communities’ challenges.

Economic Prosperity

Connecting Students to Rural Communities

Solver Retos received the $50,000 AI Innovations Prize from Members Patrick J. McGovern Foundation and Schmidt Futures in 2019 to connect university students to solve rural communities’ challenges.

Economic Prosperity

Enabling Civilians to Fight Corruption

Solver RevelaGov, which fights corruption through civilian-led tracking of government transactions, received a $10,000 grant from Solve in 2019 for being selected as a Community-Driven Innovation Solver.

Economic Prosperity

Fixing Civic Problems Through Crowdsourcing

Solver Supercívicos, which fixes civic problems through crowdsourced collaboration, received a $10,000 grant from Solve in 2019 for being selected as a Community-Driven Innovation Solver.

Economic Prosperity

Offline Access to Training for Refugees

Solver The Future is Offline received the $25,000 Innovation for Refugee Inclusion Prize from Member Andan Foundation in 2019 to provide offline access to vocational training and higher education for refugees.

Economic Prosperity

Offline Access to Training for Refugees

Solver The Future is Offline, which provides offline access to vocational training and higher education for refugees, received a $10,000 grant from Solve in 2019 for being selected as a Community-Driven Innovation Solver.

Economic Prosperity

Mapping Accessibility for Wheelchair Users

Solver WheeLog! received the $25,000 GM Prize on Community-Driven Innovation from Member General Motors in 2019 to create a community for wheelchair users to map accessible spaces and share their experiences.

Economic Prosperity

Mapping Accessibility for Wheelchair Users

Solver WheeLog!, a community for wheelchair users to map accessible spaces and share their experiences, received a $10,000 grant from Solve in 2019 for being selected as a Community-Driven Innovation Solver.

Economic Prosperity

Mapping Accessibility for Wheelchair Users

Solver WheeLog! received the $25,000 Morgridge Family Foundation Community-Driven Innovation Prize from Member Morgridge Family Foundation in 2019 to create a community for wheelchair users to map accessible spaces and share their experiences.

Economic Prosperity

Broadband Connectivity in Rural India

Gram Marg, a rural broadband initiative that enables broadband connectivity to remote, unserved rural areas in India, received $10,000 in prize funding from Member Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity in 2019 for being selected as a finalist in the Digital Divide and Digital Literacy Challenge powered by MIT Solve.

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