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Entrepreneurship is messy, but this book doesn’t simply tell you that—it shows you. With 13 unique stories, these entrepreneurs will inspire you.
Brittany LaneMarch 9, 2016
Every year, 4.3 million people die from diseases caused by household air pollution. This startup worked with Mexican communities to design a better option.
Brittany LaneJanuary 20, 2016
Mexico ranks 12th in global plastic consumption, leading to a lot of waste. This startup turns waste into building materials—helping reduce extreme poverty.
Brittany LaneJanuary 15, 2016
In 2011, the UN declared internet access a basic human right. Región Digital wants to bring that right to rural Mexico—and shake up big telecom monopolies.
Brittany LaneJanuary 13, 2016
Poverty is swelling disproportionately in rural, indigenous areas of Mexico. This organization developed a model to help these people build a better life.
Brittany LaneJanuary 12, 2016
In July 2015, twelve ventures from around the world convened in Boulder, CO, for five weeks for the 6th Unreasonable Institute. These are their photos.
Brittany LaneJanuary 5, 2016
This company connects Mexican artisans to the hospitality industry, helping them earn better incomes and preserve the country's culture in the process.
Brittany LaneDecember 30, 2015
This company is making dental health a priority instead of a luxury for hundreds of Mexicans who otherwise wouldn't be able to afford it.
Brittany LaneDecember 28, 2015
This company is positioned to revolutionize the way Mexico educates its millions of children—combining e-learning, video games and virtual mentorship.
Brittany LaneDecember 24, 2015
In Mexico alone, nearly three-quarters of citizens are overweight or obese. SAHNA works with employees in big companies to change how Mexicans view health.
Brittany LaneDecember 18, 2015
This company produces clean energy to replace diesel fuel, employing farmers who no longer have to risk their lives crossing the U.S. border to find work.
Brittany LaneDecember 16, 2015
For many Mexicans, the nearest clinic can be over an hour away, making medical attention inconvenient. This company connects patients and doctors virtually.
Brittany LaneDecember 15, 2015
This company is reforesting Mexico, improving health for people in marginalized communities and increasing income for Mexican women—all through moringa.
Brittany LaneDecember 9, 2015