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BeChangeMaker 2019

Social Entrepreneurship Acceleration Programme
Develop skills to make your business idea a reality.

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19 April 2019

Selection

26 April 2019

Programme

29 April 2019

Pitch

22-25 August 2019

The teams

Over 270 teams applied from 38 countries. Congratulations to the final 30 teams selected for BeChangeMaker 2019. Let the programme start!

AFFCAD Uganda

AFFCAD Uganda

Zambia

Focus: Unemployment reduction

Agrivengers

Agrivengers

Taiwan

Focus: Nanobubbles for soil clean up and environmental protection

Amnir

Amnir

Western Sahara

Focus: Helping Sahrawi refugees to market products through the Internet

Darabni

Darabni

Yemen

Focus: Linking training opportunities between companies and students

Evocraft

Evocraft

Tunisia

Focus: Educational robots for technological learning experience

Fresh Hope

Fresh Hope

South Africa

Focus: Computer literacy for youth

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Girls Gang

Pakistan

Focus: Woman entrepreneurship education and training

Handicap Vaincu

Handicap Vaincu

Central African Republic

Focus: Integrating and empowering people with disabilities into society

Iwag

Iwag

Philippines

Focus: Addressing energy poverty in indigenous populations

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LifeOfGirl

India

Focus: Security and empowerment for women

MadpakkeTid

MadpakkeTid

Denmark

Focus: Healthy diets for school kids

Micro PC

Micro PC

Taiwan

Focus: Marine garbage recycling service

Natal Cares

Natal Cares

Nigeria

Focus: Solving high maternal and infant mortality

Nexus, Imagination Factory

Nexus, Imagination Factory

United States of America

Focus: A collaborative platform for sustainable innovation across generations

Õnnelik Faces

Õnnelik Faces

Estonia

Focus: Improving the well-being of the elderly

Oxygeni.us

Oxygeni.us

Denmark

Focus: Air pollution protection for kids

Parachutes16

Parachutes16

Jordan

Focus: Entrepreneurship ecosystem and incubation program

Peace and Justice All Over the World

Peace and Justice All Over the World

United Arab Emirates

Focus: Educational app about religious diversity to spread peace

Rolotich

Rolotich

Colombia

Focus: Eco-friendly public transportation system

Sea Me Project

Sea Me Project

Indonesia

Focus: Tackling plastic waste and saving life below water

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Seaskin Morocco

Morocco

Focus: Climate neutral fashion products

Seay Health

Seay Health

Togo

Focus: Provide women access to effective maternal health

Team AYA

Team AYA

Senegal

Focus: Educational guidance for youth

Team Falcon

Team Falcon

Pakistan

Focus: Platform for students with learning disabilities

Three Blue Birds

Three Blue Birds

Brazil

Focus: Improving the engagement of parents in their children's school life

Tiny Monkey Stage

Tiny Monkey Stage

India

Focus: Making public speaking fun for kids

Wholesome Entrepreneurs

Wholesome Entrepreneurs

Kenya

Focus: Access to basic health care for rural communities

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Without Borders

Russia

Focus: Entrepreneurial incubator for people with disabilities

Zelij Invent

Zelij Invent

Morocco

Focus: Plastic waste reduction

Zuv

Zuv

United Arab Emirates

Focus: Incentive-driven app to reduce car accidents


 

Organizing team

BeChangeMaker 2019

Ina Progonati

Ina is the HP LIFE Partnership Consultant for the HP Foundation, leading the HP LIFE programme that offers 30 free online courses in 7 languages to build key business competencies. Previous to HP LIFE Ina was a founding member of Global Citizen. With the great support from the HP Foundation, Ina works closely with WorldSkills on the creation and implementation of BeChangeMaker.

Grace Lung

Grace is the Senior Manager of Partnership Programmes at WorldSkills, which is the global hub for skills excellence and development. She works closely with the HP Foundation on the creation and implementation of BeChangeMaker to offer opportunities to youth for career building and transforming the way we think about social change and the use of skills.

Michal Jirasek

Michal is the CEO of Founderscope and the creator of the Gamified Startup Toolkit. He supports startups, social enterprises, and companies to innovate and optimize their businesses to create positive impact in the world. Michal was the coach for BeChangeMaker 2018.

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BeChangeMaker 2019

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The HP Foundation is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization that, with the help of HP employees, funds philanthropic programs for underserved communities where we live, work, and do business by supporting technology-related learning, charitable giving, volunteering, and disaster relief programs.

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WorldSkills has built a movement that is changing the lives of young people through skills. Our 80 Member organizations reach two-thirds of the world’s population and create measurable impact at every level. They build the confidence of millions of young people, empowering communities and fueling economies. WorldSkills is a movement of change.

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