This startup's mission is bold, but the team has no doubt that women play a key role in achieving these goals and helping communities thrive.
In honor of International Women's Day, this post addresses the need to transform focusing on women and girls from a trend to a global movement.
Daniel EpsteinMarch 8, 2016
Soko, a global fashion company, leverages the widespread use of mobile phones to allow African artisans to sell their handcrafted jewelry around the world.
Cayte BoslerSeptember 4, 2015
This entrepreneur—widely recognized for her expertise in the field of engineering design for low-cost health products customized for the developing world—designs vital healthcare products for women and girls in poverty.
Unreasonable MediaFebruary 2, 2015
Giving disadvantaged women and Girl artisans in Africa the ability to sell directly to international customers through their mobile phones.
Unreasonable MediaJanuary 29, 2015
Has sold over 2 million solar home lights to off-grid families… and they are just getting started.
Unreasonable MediaJanuary 27, 2015
Converting agricultural waste into clean, inexpensive, cooking fuel for Africans. Supporting over 500 women entrepreneurs and ensuring thousands of Girls stay in school.
Unreasonable MediaJanuary 23, 2015
Fastest growing mobile education app in Africa positioned to impact the lives of millions of girls in poverty.
Unreasonable MediaJanuary 22, 2015
Empowering mothers who are not able to access traditional healthcare. First product is the world’s most affordable “infant warmer.” Already prevented thousands of deaths.
Unreasonable MediaJanuary 21, 2015
Using mobile phones for a pay as you go service to solar electricity for families in extreme poverty. Electrifying over 1,000 homes with solar each month.
Unreasonable MediaJanuary 20, 2015
The number one mobile payments service—over 1.8M users—in Nigeria, bringing un-banked and under-banked Nigerians into the formal sector.
Unreasonable MediaJanuary 19, 2015
Watch this talk on how one man is making radically affordable sanitary pads to prevent health complications and school dropouts amongst millions of girls. He's launched over 1500 women owned franchises and he is only beginning.
Unreasonable MediaJanuary 16, 2015
Educating over 100,000 children for an average of $6 a month. The world’s largest and fastest growing chain of schools.
Unreasonable MediaJanuary 15, 2015
If we don't put girls at the center of development, the world misses out on a tremendous opportunity for change.
Daniel EpsteinJanuary 14, 2015