Global Envision: exploring market-driven solutions to poverty
New technology that diagnoses HIV in infants has injected new hope into the veins of countless Kenyans.
This story was republished by The Christian Science Monitor.
Phase One: The critical first step involves information, information, information.
What does social innovation and social impact mean to you?
Politics, schmolitics—the Obama administration's new list of antipoverty projects has our hearts aflutter.
Reporting in collaboration with Yadira Gutierrez.
More than 800 staff members in 47 countries cast a vote for their favorite innovation. Which is your favorite?
And the winner of Mercy Corps’ internal innovations competition is...(drumroll, please)... Ethiopia! Despite—or very well perhaps because—of the massive drought that's hit the Horn of Africa, community members and Mercy Corps staff have hit on a solution that's both simple and cheap.
It's an unlikely romance, fit for Hollywood: social change meets corporate marketing. Now, one of Tinseltown's most successful inventions is about to join the cast.
Enter the first social-entrepreneurship talent agent.
This article was republished by The Christian Science Monitor.
Last week, two products were unveiled that may drastically change youth interaction with computing—One Laptop Per Child’s tablet computer
Adapted from a report by Lisa Hoashi, Mercy Corps Senior Internal Communications Officer.
Creativity means doing something new. Innovation means doing something differently.
Our world of scarcity needs both.
From low-tech light bulbs in the Philippines to microfinance in Nicaragua, our team of young writers covered lots of ground this year.
Even in the driest of deserts, there’s a hidden water source: the air.
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