Scale X Design 2016-2017 Finalists

Scale X Design 2016-2017 Finalists

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The “CARE Impact Challenge,” scheduled for January 2017 in NYC, will bring together designers, investors, development practitioners and CARE staff to celebrate and reward proven and promising programs that have shown true impact to combat and reduce the underlying causes of poverty and social injustice.  Challenge winners will receive cash awards and dedicated support from within and outside CARE to work on taking their proven interventions to scale for larger impact. [1]

Congratulations! 15 Finalists selected from 73 Applications for the 2016/2017 CARE Impact Challenge! 

  • Innovation: Broadening Gender: Why Masculinities Matter? from Sri Lanka Team: Vindhya  Fernando, Hashitha Abeywardana, Zainab Ibrahim, Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala
  • Innovation: CHAT! Contraception from Cambodia Team: Julia Battle, Tanya Barnfield, Jenny Conrad, Maly Man, Chenda Net, Supraja Suresh
  • Innovation: Community Score Card© from Malawi/USA Team: Carolyn Grant, Thumbiko Msiska, Kriss Chinkhota
  • Innovation: Core To Care: Get the Land Right from Tanzania Team: Jane Mgone, Mustapha Issa, Thabi Masoud, Shelina Mallozzi, Paul Daniels
  • Innovation: Decent Work and Empowerment of Paid Domestic Workers from Ecuador Team: Catalina Vargas, Fernando Unda, Miriam Moya
  • Innovation: A Different Cup of Tea- Sri Lanka Team: Lahari de Alwis, Ananda Alahakoon, Faizal A. Cader,  Dayal Perera, Roshan Prashantha, Kalani Ranasinghe
  • Innovation: Digital VSLA from Tanzania Team: Christian Pennotti, Mwinbe Fikirini
  • Innovation: Journeys of Transformation: Connected Couples from Rwanda/CI/USA Team: Lauren Hendricks, Doris Bartel, Sidonie Uwimpuhwe, Bena Musembi, Janvier Kubwimana
  • Innovation: Krishi Utsho Agricultural Input Microfranchise (AIM) Network from Bangladesh/USA Team: Maruf Azam, Sabrina Sahrin, Scott Merrill, Nurul Siddiquee
  • Innovation: Power of People- Scaling up GED Training from Ethiopia/Uganda/USA Team: Theresa Hwang, Walter Fordham, Esther Watts, Rose Amulen, Kassie McIlvaine
  • Innovation: Promoting Women Entrepreneurship Through an Inclusive Gendered Dairy Value Chain from India Team: R.Devaprakash, Balaji .R, Kumar. C, Shashank Bibhu
  • Innovation: Public Private Partnerships (PPP) for Health Inequities- Bangladesh/UK/USA Team: Jahangir Hossain, Rina Rani Paul, Svetlana Ancker, Mariela Rodriguez
  • Innovation: Social Impact Incubator (SII) from Burundi/Norway Team: Jimmy Mategeko, Louise Nzosaba, Josee Ntabahungu, Bosco Ntirivamunda, Rose Marie Nkumbiri, Laurent Uwumuremyi, Sebastien Fornerod
  • Innovation: Transforming health by providing Team Based Goals and Incentives (TBGI) to Community Health Workers in Bihar from India Team: Indrajit Choudhary, Amitava Banerjee, Sunil Mohanty, Mohammed Aftab Alam, Amarjeet Prabhakar
  • Innovation: Young Men Initiative (YMI) frpm Balkans/Norway/Austria/USA/UK/Germany – Luxemburg Team: John Crownover, Sasa Petkovic, Besnik Leka, Marina Starcevic Cviko, Zvjezdana Batkovic, Hilde Roren, Judit Kontseková, Amanda Moll, Paul-André Wilton, Thomas Knoll

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[1] Unreasonable Institute is a key partner with the current CARE Impact Accelerator 

Webinar Information Session Recordings:

Thanks to everyone who participated in one of our WebEx Information Sessions to answer key questions on the Impact Accelerator, Impact Challenge, and application process! If you weren't able to attend, listen to the recordings below.