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The idea is to create a system that follows a cycle trying to waste the fewer amounts of resources with the most possible efficiency. For that reason the proposal is the creation of an innovating social cultural center within the rural communities in

The idea is to create a system that follows a cycle trying to waste the fewer amounts of resources with the most possible efficiency. For that reason the proposal is the creation of an innovating social cultural center within the rural communities in

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Provide sustainable income for farmers by encouraging internet users from all over the world to adopt coffee trees.

Provide sustainable income for farmers by encouraging internet users from all over the world to adopt coffee trees.

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The biggest healt issue in Caldas (and growing) is malnourishment of pregnant women and small children. PREVENTIVE medicine is the key. Women could take care themselves, but they might use a little help from their friends.

The biggest healt issue in Caldas (and growing) is malnourishment of pregnant women and small children. PREVENTIVE medicine is the key. Women could take care themselves, but they might use a little help from their friends.

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Ancients have plants to combat every disease, but as we became citizens, we live that knowledge to the pharmaceuticals. So what if we get back to that medicine? What if we turn herbalist as the medicine to cure Caldas and other cities?. All we need t

Ancients have plants to combat every disease, but as we became citizens, we live that knowledge to the pharmaceuticals. So what if we get back to that medicine? What if we turn herbalist as the medicine to cure Caldas and other cities?. All we need t

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Train a group of people in the basics of healthcare for issues common in the area, including nutrition and reproductive health. Provide them with the basic items that would be frequently needed such as nutrition packs, specialized baby formula, vacci

Train a group of people in the basics of healthcare for issues common in the area, including nutrition and reproductive health. Provide them with the basic items that would be frequently needed such as nutrition packs, specialized baby formula, vacci

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How could we bring the experience of a farmer’s market, where farmers sell high-quality produce directly to consumers and restaurants, to the internet? Let’s say a few farmers, all of whom create organic and high-quality produce, want to work togethe

How could we bring the experience of a farmer’s market, where farmers sell high-quality produce directly to consumers and restaurants, to the internet? Let’s say a few farmers, all of whom create organic and high-quality produce, want to work togethe

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The idea of the concept is to enable  village grocery stores and/or rural pharmacies in remote areas to sell the goods/medication their customers/patients actually need with the help of mobile phones.  Often the remote stores cannot meet the demand t

The idea of the concept is to enable village grocery stores and/or rural pharmacies in remote areas to sell the goods/medication their customers/patients actually need with the help of mobile phones. Often the remote stores cannot meet the demand t

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"If you give people fish, they won't be able to fish as time goes by". So what if we teach Caldas kids in a "game mode" all that can make them solve their own problems?. When they become adults, they, internally will be able to autoproduce and have t

"If you give people fish, they won't be able to fish as time goes by". So what if we teach Caldas kids in a "game mode" all that can make them solve their own problems?. When they become adults, they, internally will be able to autoproduce and have t

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Child Growth Monitoring Chart + Rewards Loyatly Card = A pharmacy rewards program allowing mothers to buy cheaper food and medical supplies for their babies while monitoring their growth (UPDATED!).

Child Growth Monitoring Chart + Rewards Loyatly Card = A pharmacy rewards program allowing mothers to buy cheaper food and medical supplies for their babies while monitoring their growth (UPDATED!).

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Service focus on prevention and health promotion. Based on Brazil´s experience.

Service focus on prevention and health promotion. Based on Brazil´s experience.

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Loosely based idea around keeping schoolchildren in school longer time, to make them learn more. Not very well defined, because it is only the general purpose of the idea that is making me interested in this angle. So please help with ideas and how t

Loosely based idea around keeping schoolchildren in school longer time, to make them learn more. Not very well defined, because it is only the general purpose of the idea that is making me interested in this angle. So please help with ideas and how t

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Franchise Health Clinic Network is a franchise system of distribution of health clinic centered around qualified nurses as entrepreneurs in remote areas in Caldas. The health clinic serves as a basic clinic and drug stores, while maintaining a high s

Franchise Health Clinic Network is a franchise system of distribution of health clinic centered around qualified nurses as entrepreneurs in remote areas in Caldas. The health clinic serves as a basic clinic and drug stores, while maintaining a high s

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When seeking investments for Social Businesses, it’s important to remember that the wealthy are not the only ones who can help. In fact, while a wealthy individual can donate a higher absolute amount, studies have shown that those with average means

When seeking investments for Social Businesses, it’s important to remember that the wealthy are not the only ones who can help. In fact, while a wealthy individual can donate a higher absolute amount, studies have shown that those with average means

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"Much of what a doctor or nurse now does can be done as effectively, or sometimes even more effectively, by community health workers operating in the community, and providing home-based care." 
- Jeffrey SachsEconomist and Director of the Earth Inst

"Much of what a doctor or nurse now does can be done as effectively, or sometimes even more effectively, by community health workers operating in the community, and providing home-based care." - Jeffrey SachsEconomist and Director of the Earth Inst

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The current level of economic inequality is one of the starkest things that stood out from the inspiration phase & our video chat with Grameen Caldas: Colombia has the most unequal distribution of resources in Latin America (Gini coefficient of .587

The current level of economic inequality is one of the starkest things that stood out from the inspiration phase & our video chat with Grameen Caldas: Colombia has the most unequal distribution of resources in Latin America (Gini coefficient of .587

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