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Build up Nepal Wins $250,000 Lipman Family Prize

Build up Nepal has been named the grand prize winner of the 2023 Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize. Chosen from approximately 100 applicants around the globe, Build up Nepal empowers rural entrepreneurs and communities in Nepal and India to build safe, affordable homes and resilient incomes. Founded in 2015, Build up Nepal is on a mission to replace dirty fired bricks with low-carbon, affordable bricks made by local micro-enterprises.

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EarthEnable, which replaces unsanitary dirt floors in rural Africa, wins 10th annual Lipman Family Prize.

When Gayatri Datar first arrived in Rwanda eight years ago, she was eager to improve community health in one of the world’s poorest countries. But it was only after several discussions with rural Rwandans—initiated through a Stanford entrepreneurship course called “Design for Extreme Affordability”—that she determined the best way to do so…

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