A group of individuals who get together to socialise and cook. After cooking, the participants eat together the meal or divide it to take it home. Cooking in community helps people to reduce costs, socialize and have a nutritious meal.
Project Ancora's core mission is to create primary health care centers for the low-income communities of Chile. These centers were based on the family health model where educating the masses about prevention of illnesses was key.
Project Antares was born from conversations between Prof. Michael Chu at HBS, School of Public Health's Dean of faculty Barry Bloom and David Bloom (not related), a professor of population and health economics.
Yeshasvini Health Scheme is a scheme for the rural masses to access quality healthcare at a nominal amount of Rs 5(11cents) per month .The program went on to become a successful venture of the Co operative Department, Government of Karnataka.
This is a scheme that is popular in Commonwealth countries and U.S.A. War Veterans sell these red Poppy-symbols around Remembrance Day each year.
Sale of the symbol raise money and creates awareness and to help not forgetting about the cause.
Hindustan Lever Limited's Swasthya Chetna (loosely translates to health awareness) is a social marketing campaign targeted towards the population that hasn't used soap and to help them adapt healthier habits such as using Lifebuoy a skin-cleanser.
Stop the Rot is an initiative by MIT students to reduce post-harvest losses in developing countries. Through the implementation of cellular technologies to coordinate logistics and the use of solar dryer, the program aims to reduce the losses
With 1.5PKR per liter, PHL has the lowest price for Reverse Osmosis water in the local market of the low-income communities of Lahore. Acumen Fund's investment goes into opening 32 new water shops in Lahore.
Institute of Palliative Medicine (IPM WHOCC) is a non-profit organization aimed at improving the quality of life of patients and their families facing problems associated with life-threatening illness.
Social issues are complex, multi-faceted, & interconnected, so 1 actor, or a single-dimension intervention, is unlikely to easily solve a problem. Thus, coordinated efforts between different organizations are important to broaden & deepen imp
Chapter 2 'The Health Market' from the book "The Next 4 Billion: Market Size and Business Strategy at the Base of the Pyramid" by Allen L. Hammond, William J. Kramer, Robert S. Katz, Julia T. Tran, and Courtland Walker
The People's Supermarket in London, the subject of a recent national TV documentary series in the UK, is a non-profit local supermarket run by the local community for the lcoal community. An interesting model!
If we are able to inform every mother of her needs and her baby needs at pregnancy and early childhood at the right time, as well as near-by opportunities to access health care and healthy affordable food, we could change the game around.
Emerge Global is a social business founded by Alia Whitney-Johnson. They teach the girls beading. The products are then sold globally and profits return back to the girls for investment in a community education program.
Latin American's have a deep cultural need to belong to wider communities to share knowledge and passion. "El Sistema" is a scheme to include Venezuelan children into classical music. More than 200K children take part of the program every year!
50% of profit pays for boxing programmes in Brazil. A business not originating with its aim to sell as many clothes as possible, but aiming to provide boxing for Brazilian youths. The clothes and revenue help make this dream possible