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BeChangeMaker 2020

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

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Now till 22 May 2020

Selection

22-29 May 2020

Programme

8 June to 31 August 2020

Final pitch

14 September 2020

Official teams 

These are the top 30 teams that were selected from 475 applications from 82 countries to join BeChangeMaker 2020!

A-Z Just The Facts

Australia

Focus: Preventing racial discrimination

AiKite

Indonesia

Focus: Decontamination of water

Aperta

Spain

Focus: Combatting bullying at schools

Asclepius

Oman

Focus: Securing patient's wellbeing with accurate medical profiles and history

Aurat Raaj

Pakistan

Focus: Education for menstrual health

Bridge

United Kingdom

Focus: Educational experience powered by solar energy

Chaser Solution

Philippines

Focus: Solution for youth unemployment

City Cows

Hong Kong

Focus: Reducing poverty in developing countries

Colcart

Colombia

Focus: Supporting farmers in the rural areas

Conquality

Spain

Focus: Meaningful human interaction and quality wellbeing through technology

Dream Team

Egypt

Focus: Prevention of COVID-19

Eat Everything

Taiwan

Focus: Creating sustainable consuming habits

Eco Energy Africa

Cameroon

Focus: Transforming coconut waste into alternative eco-friendly energy

Eco World

Romania

Focus: Creating an efficient recycling ecosystem

EZDiabetes

France, India, United States of America

Focus: Solution for better treatment and system for diabetes

Fortis Technologies

Ghana

Focus: Solving problem of Algae Bloom in Africa's largest lakes

HeHe

Rwanda

Focus: Digitizing agricultural value-chains in Africa

Hera

Egypt

Focus: Supportive community for increasing self-esteem among girls

Inclusive Arts Movement

Singapore

Focus: Transforming the social perception for people with disability

Liconic Technology

Brazil

Focus: Replacing batteries using cobalt to stop slavery and child labor

Life for Life

Russia

Focus: Promoting a healthy life style

Light Hub

South Africa

Focus: Combating unemployment in South Africa through social re-engineering

Project M.O.M.S

United States of America

Focus: Simplifying and enabling access to healthcare

reConnect

Denmark

Focus: Building social responsibility into tourism and hospitality industry

Responsible Reproductive Environments

Costa Rica

Focus: Improving quality of living through the protection of nature

ReTech

United Arab Emirates

Focus: Reducing paper waste associated with physical receipts

Roshe

Costa Rica

Focus: Protecting women against sexual harassment and violence

Suswasthya Bhava

Nepal

Focus: Mobile dental services for rural areas

Veritas

Zimbabwe

Focus: Better integration into local environment for African doctors who have been trained overseas

Vision Team

Côte d'Ivoire

Focus: Self-sustainable business and sales management platform for disadvantaged craftsmen


 

Organizing team

BeChangeMaker 2020

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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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. More than 80 Member organizations which 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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