2021 Honoree: The Luminos Fund

The Luminos Fund provides transformative education programs to thousands of out-of-school children, helping them to catch up to grade level, reintegrate into local schools, and prepare for lifelong learning. Luminos was founded to ensure children everywhere get a chance to experience joyful learning, especially those denied an education by crisis, poverty, and discrimination. Their vision is of a world where no child is ever denied the chance to learn.Read More

2021 Honoree: EarthEnable

EarthEnable offers rural families affordable, green solutions to the unsanitary homes which continually jeopardize their health. Their model is centered around leveraging the demand for sanitary housing already present in local villages and the knowledge of earthen solutions amongst local construction workers. By using a micro-franchise business model, they empower local masons to become entrepreneurs who offer affordable housing solutions to their community. Read More

2020 Honoree: Trees for the Future

Trees for the Future works with farmers to end hunger, poverty, and land degradation in Sub-Saharan Africa. Through frequent, on the ground agroforestry training and seed distribution, it empowers rural communities to restore soil and tree cover, increase incomes, and increase access to food and nutrition.Read More

2017 Honoree: We Care Solar

We Care Solar makes portable, cost-effective Solar suitcases that power critical lighting, mobile communication devices and medical devices in low-resource areas without reliable electricity.Read More