This entrepreneur immediately saw the potential of the iPad's size to help those with learning disabilities. So, she created an app that could help millions.
The disabled population is the world’s largest minority group. Personal experience taught this entrepreneur that disabilities don't have to be debilitating.
Brittany LaneDecember 21, 2016
For years, many have cherished dreams of mobile money taking on Myanmar's notorious cash economy. Could 2017 be the year they start coming true?
Catherine TrautweinDecember 15, 2016
Despite major upgrades to the country’s telecoms sector and updates to its business policies, Myanmar’s innovators face a tricky road to success.
Catherine TrautweinOctober 10, 2016
Less than 3% of Kenyans pay for ongoing insurance plans because it's confusing and expensive—dangerous in times of emergency. This company combines micro-credit with micro-insurance to help people get cash fast.
Cayte BoslerNovember 25, 2015
For people in developing countries, counterfeit drugs are a huge problem. Miti Health disrupts the supply chain and helps pharmacists trust their medicine.
Cayte BoslerNovember 10, 2015
In Kenya, 40% of youth are unemployed. Duma Works provides an SMS-based solution where youth can create profiles with their phones to apply for jobs.
Cayte BoslerOctober 29, 2015
In Kenya, 300 children under five and 20 women die daily from preventable conditions linked to pregnancy and childbirth. Totohealth aims to change that.
Cayte BoslerOctober 23, 2015
Reap Benefit is the first gamified problem-solving app in India designed to educate, empower and reward students for tackling big issues in their communities.
Cayte BoslerSeptember 23, 2015
In Myanmar, there are 4 doctors per 10,000 citizens. Koe Koe Tech developed the country's first mobile health app to educate citizens and fix the healthcare system.
Cayte BoslerSeptember 16, 2015
India lives under corruption, making life hard for citizens seeking basic rights and services. GetUpForChange's online service seeks to change that.
Cayte BoslerSeptember 9, 2015
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
WATCH THIS 5 MINUTE TED STYLE TALK on how Reap Benefit builds the next generation of problem solvers by involving youth in implementing solutions for environmental and civic problems in India.
Unreasonable InstituteAugust 24, 2015