Past Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the World Vison Social Innovation Health & Energy Challenge!

HEALTH CHALLENGE

WATER CHALLENGE

Rapid and Mobile Purification (RaMP)

RaMP is a bicycle powered water purification system complete with Ultrafiltration (UF), Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) filtration, and Ultraviolet (UV) disinfection that is designed for deployment in remote areas to produce clean drinking water. The combination of these treatment technologies provides a multi-barrier approach for reducing microbial and chemical contaminants in drinking water.

SHORT LISTED COMPANIES HEALTH CHALLENGE

Wind-Up

Wind-Up is a portable breathing aid that addresses the staggering number of infant deaths caused by acute respiratory infections (ARI’s) in children under the age of 5. It may also have the adaptive capacity to treat other respiratory ailments such as chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPDs), emphysema and asthma. Evocative of its name, this product will feature a wind-up pump that gently pushes clean air into a child’s lungs to help them regulate their breathing. This would have an adjustable feature to increase or decrease pressure of pump dependent on user needs. The lightweight model would allow this aid to be used past immediate birthcare when new mothers are actively engaged in daily tasks -i.e. cooking near stovetops.

Cleanopy Air4Kids

Cleanopy has developed an innovative device that offers continuous indoor and outdoor protection from air pollution, smoke, dust, fumes and allergens. The device is convenient and affordable as our goal is to democratize access to clean air.

Principle-Centred Therapy: A Market-Based Response to Enhance the Psychological Well-Being of Traumatized Widows in Nepal

Principle-Centred Therapy offers a community-based model for addressing the unique challenges widows face in low-resource regions to the government of Nepal and local organizations. There is a problem: multifaceted disadvantage of Nepalese widows. This service solves this by addressing the root of their disadvantage through a principle-centered framework that increases self-esteem, empowerment, and mental toughness.

Surgi-Link

Connecting people in rural communities to surgical care. The Surgi-Link app provides a reliable platform for information sharing between healthcare providers, community workers and patients; ensures that surgical care is delivered where it is needed most in an efficient and timely manner; Is a dynamic tool to collect and store information, allowing for data analysis and surveillance.

Fidget Toys Ltd: Keeping Calm is Overrated, #FidgetOn

A first of it's kind multi-functional stress-relief toy for the feet, it has pedals to cater the need of controlled and repetitive behaviour and rollers to increase stimulation; both movements increase circulation and overall concentration. Hoping to raise awareness and disrupt current environments and cater them to human behaviour.

SHORT LISTED COMPANIES WATER CHALLENGE

SaniTracker

A crowdsourced data management platform, SaniTracker monitors and encourage the use and maintenance of decentralized drinking water and sanitation facilities in less economically developed countries.