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After a dynamic, collaborative and super-charged sprint, the Grameen Social Business Challenge has raced to the finish line. Once again, the OpenIDEO community impressed us with your creative and big picture thinking. Cheers to everyone for your enthusiasm, energy and efforts, and congratulations to the ten winning concepts. As a special thanks for your collaborative efforts, Professor Muhammad Yunus, founder of Grameen Bank, and Martin Loeffler from GCL have put together a video message for the community. Check it out!

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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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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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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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"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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Families subscribe to a monthly plan of healthy and varied food. They pay a fixed daily fee and get a box of food every day. The bulk-buying savings are saved in a food insurance fund, guaranteeing a proper nutrition for the family even in hard times

Families subscribe to a monthly plan of healthy and varied food. They pay a fixed daily fee and get a box of food every day. The bulk-buying savings are saved in a food insurance fund, guaranteeing a proper nutrition for the family even in hard times

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