After the devastating Nepal earthquake, Oxfam used 3D printing to provide faster aid. This post explores that example as well as the other ways that 3D printing can revolutionize the supply chains of humanitarian organizations.
Motivated to fight corruption in Brazil, tech-savvy citizens used crowdfunding to start a non-profit, open-source project that uses data science for the purpose of monitoring public spending.
An example of Open Innovation applied to Non-Profit Organization and Beyond
StoryCorps drives product and content generation through physical and digital crowdsourcing of human stories
Are you young and looking for a job? Join the other 71 million youth unemployed in the world and trust that digital solutions will save the day.
Have faith in us: with a little support, some of the biggest climate change solutions will come from those who have the least.
As climate change and resulting droughts threaten the world’s water supply, can we afford to keep flushing our problems away? Nonprofit RTI International has developed an incinerator toilet—entirely self-sustaining in energy efficiency—that will revolutionize water use in human waste disposal. http://abettertoilet.org/
Climate change in Africa has led to widespread malnutrition across the continent. Edesia, a Rhode Island based non-for-profit with limited resources, looks to maximize its production of nutritional supplements in order to help alleviate the impact of this humanitarian crisis.
Changing landscapes: how one non-profit is transforming the way we view the American front yard.
Even the CIA needs help with technology. In-Q-Tel is just the solution the spymasters of the world were looking for.