Scale X Design Cohorts
Thank you to everyone who attended this year's Scale X Design events in Atlanta, New York, and San Francisco!
Check out highlights from the event here:
2018 SxD Challenge Winners
Meet the Winners: Atlanta
$50,00 AUDIENCE VOTE WINNERS
A-CARD – CARE Bangladesh
Smallholder farmers are gaining access to loans to improve their livelihoods via a cash-less digital financial product with lower interest rates and long repayment periods.
CIRCLES OF CHANGE - Egypt
Men and boys are turning into champions of ending gender based violence through a holistic approach and creative methods including art therapy.
$100,00 JUDGES VOTE WINNERS
UPTAKEPRENEUR - West Bank/Gaza
Entrepreneurs are starting new businesses and turning barriers into opportunities, enabling economic growth in an environment of constant political instability and insecurity.
NYELENI - Mali
Women are being empowered through equitable engagement in sustainable agriculture to create a nation of expert women farmers.
Meet the Winners: Silicon Valley
$25,000 AUDIENCE VOTE WINNER
MAKING TREASURE FROM TRASH - Ghana
Women are creating biogas businesses by providing biogas for cooking and biofertilizer to fertilize their crops.
$75,000 JUDGES VOTE WINNER
THE COOPERATIVE FUND - Georgia
Farmers are gaining access to finance through revolving, repayable grants, to address systematic causes of poverty and the unequal division of resources and development.
$50,000 CISCO VOTE WINNER
(this gift sponsored by Cisco)
TEACHERS RESOURCE LABS - India
Women and Girls are reaching their full potential in STEM related careers through a lab model that builds teachers’ capacities in science, math, and language.