Projects

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    Footworks
    Country: Madagascar
    Focus: Health
    Partner: Miraclefeet
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Still In Development
    Year: 2019
    anemptytextlline
    A suite of interactive educational tools designed to teach parents of children with clubfoot about the importance of adhering to the treatment process.
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    inVent Crop Storage
    Country: Kenya
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: Factor[e]
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Still In Development
    Year: 2019
    anemptytextlline
    An onion storage solution for smallholder farmers in Kenya that enables to store onions with low losses for over two months, allowing the farmers to sell at higher prices.
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    Lift
    Country: Ghana
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: Burro
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Still In Development
    Year: 2019
    anemptytextlline
    A highly affordable carrying product to replace the traditional head-carrying method. It enables physically overworked women, living in remote agriculture communities, to transport heavy items over long distances and tough terrains.
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    A.Maize
    Country: Sierra Leone
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: WARC
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Still In Development
    Year: 2019
    anemptytextlline
    A low-cost community grain dryer designed for simplicity and easy maintenance in remote areas. This dryer provides subsistence farmers in Sierra Leone the ability to add an additional crop cycle during the year, making farming a secure and reliable source of income.
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    CountOn
    Country: Ethiopia
    Focus: Health
    Partner: Lifebox
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2019
    anemptytextlline
    A reusable, low-cost linen gauze-sorting caddy that helps Ethiopian surgical nurses separate and count used pieces of gauze at the end of a surgery—catalyzing a lifesaving practice that is currently ill-defined and mentally taxing.
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    Miracal
    Country: India
    Focus: Health
    Partner: Miraclefeet
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2019
    anemptytextlline
    A simple, innovative and cost-effective tool to diffuse information about clubfoot treatment. It conveys information about what clubfoot is and how to access MiracleFeet clinics to both literate and non-literate populations.
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    Hearth
    Country: Ghana
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: Burro
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2019
    anemptytextlline
    A 'do-it-yourself' (DIY) 'fireless cooker' designed to be used with large Ghanaian cast aluminum pots. Hearth reduces the amount of firewood required to boil palm fruits or the time and effort needed to collect them from nearby forests, ultimately leading to better livelihoods for the Ghanian women and their families.
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    SkincubatED
    Country: India
    Focus: Health
    Partner: Noora Health
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2019
    anemptytextlline
    A newborn health education kit to encourage kangaroo care in mothers of low birthweight babies in India. It includes both in-hospital and take-home training materials which expand mothers’ options for carrying their baby during kangaroo care and reinforce healthy behavior.
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    Ampersand
    Country: Rwanda
    Focus: Energy
    Partner: Ampersand
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2019
    anemptytextlline
    An electric motorcycle startup looking to revolutionize motorcycle transportation in East Africa, starting with Kigali’s 30,000 motorcycle drivers. Ampersand’s battery swap model would allow drivers to almost triple their daily income by lowering maintenance costs and using electricity instead of gasoline while producing 75% less greenhouse emissions.
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    MotoVai
    Country: Brazil
    Focus: Fisheries
    Partner: Rare
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2019
    anemptytextlline
    A simple wooden cart that attaches to the back of a motorcycle. It is designed for use by small middlemen in Brazil who transport mud crabs from mangrove to market. MotoVai will enable the small middlmen to quadruple the number of mud crabs they can transport, significantly increasing their earning potential.
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    Fortuna
    Country: Philippines
    Focus: Fisheries
    Partner: Rare
    Post-Extreme Lab: Design Lab
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Still In Development
    Year: 2018
    anemptytextlline
    Fortuna containers feature efficient insulation, expandable dimensions, and a customized fit to keep fish fresh and ensure higher incomes for hardworking fishing families.
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    SmartSmile
    Country: Mexico
    Focus: Medical Device
    Partner: SmileTrain
    Post-Extreme Lab: Design Lab
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Still In Development
    Year: 2018
    anemptytextlline
    A small electronic device that fits on a facemask for children with cleft palate. This device helps tracks the face mask usage, eliminates the black box of information between orthodontists and patients, and improves outcomes.
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    Frost.d
    Country: Philippines
    Focus: Fisheries
    Partner: Rare
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Still In Development
    Year: 2018
    anemptytextlline
    An affordable, energy efficient ice-storage solution for small ice-selling businesses in the Philippines.
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    Medicarro
    Country: Paraguay
    Focus: Medical Service
    Partner: Fundacion Paraguaya
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2018
    anemptytextlline
    Medicarro provides fast and reliable emergency care to expectant mothers in Cerrito, a remote, indigenous community in Paraguay.
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    Happy Hands
    Country: India
    Focus: Sanitation
    Focus: Water
    Partner: Splash
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2018
    anemptytextlline
    A low-cost collapsible hand washing station that is designed for both teachers and students in Kolkata schools lacking sufficient space and infrastructure.
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    Sand.trifuge
    Country: Rwanda
    Focus: Architecture
    Partner: EarthEnable
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2018
    anemptytextlline
    By adapting “the paperfuge” -- a novel take on centrifugation -- we have created a scientific test that can ensure the quality of sand for earthen floors (an affordable alternative to expensive concrete floors).
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    Scopi
    Country: Mexico
    Focus: Medical Device
    Partner: SmileTrain
    Post-Extreme Lab: Design Lab
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Still In Development
    Year: 2018
    anemptytextlline
    A diagnostic medical device for use by speech therapists to view and diagnose structural defects that cause speech problems for children in developing countries.
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    Gukomeza
    Country: Rwanda
    Focus: Architecture
    Partner: EarthEnable
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2018
    anemptytextlline
    A method for varnishing earthen floors (an affordable alternative to expensive concrete floors).
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    ReadyChill
    Country: Uganda
    Focus: Solar Power
    Partner: Fenix
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2018
    anemptytextlline
    A solar-powered, flat-packable refrigerator designed for use by small and medium-sized business owners in sub-saharan Africa.
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    CleanKit
    Country: Ethiopia
    Focus: Medical Service
    Partner: Lifebox
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2018
    anemptytextlline
    An educational toolbox designed for scale in a train-the-trainer model to protect patients by bringing education in sterile processing where it is needed most.
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    ShonaStand
    Country: South Africa
    Focus: Medical Device
    Partner: Shonaquip
    Post-Extreme Lab: Design Lab
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Still In Development
    Year: 2017
    anemptytextlline
    A therapeutic device that allows for standing therapy for children aged 1-6 with cerebral palsy.
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    Kukua
    Country: Tanzania
    Focus: Energy
    Partner: OffGrid Electric
    Post-Extreme Lab: Design Lab
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Still In Development
    Year: 2017
    anemptytextlline
    A solar powered egg incubator for small-scale chicken farmers in Tanzania.
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    Cacao Kab'l
    Country: Belize
    Focus: Production Process
    Partner: Uncommon Cacao
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2017
    anemptytextlline
    A tray and rack system which reduces mold growth to help farmers in Belize dry cacao.
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    The Tamping Queen
    Country: Rwanda
    Focus: Production Process
    Partner: EarthEnable
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2017
    anemptytextlline
    A foot-powered compacting tool designed to allow Rwandans still living on dirt floors to create a healthier living space.
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    Beetniks
    Country: Ecuador
    Focus: Production Process
    Partner: Kiwa Life
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2017
    anemptytextlline
    A method for improving Kiwa Life's expensive beetroot chip production process for scaling.
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    Condor Cosechador
    Country: Ecuador
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: Kiwa Life
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2017
    anemptytextlline
    A device that reduces harvesting cost and increases yield for native Andean potato farmers.
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    Team SmileTrain
    Country: Uganda
    Focus: Medical Service
    Partner: SmileTrain
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2017
    anemptytextlline
    A training program that empowers cleft care nurses and supplements their clinical skills in SmileTrain partner hospitals around the world.
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    Expanshona
    Country: South Africa
    Focus: Business Models
    Partner: Shonaquip
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2017
    anemptytextlline
    A tool for the directors of Shonaquip, to standardize, streamline, and supercharge their approach to international expansion.
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    HubCap
    Country: Mongolia
    Focus: Architecture
    Partner: GerHub
    Post-Extreme Lab: Design Lab
    Status: Still In Development
    Year: 2017
    anemptytextlline
    A device that drastically improves heat retention in traditional Mongolian gers (homes).
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    Kheyti
    Country: India
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: Kheyti
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2017
    anemptytextlline
    A two-step solution targeting small farmers in India who seek to expand their crop yields.
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    Super Habla
    Country: Ecuador
    Focus: Education
    Partner: ReSurge International
    Post-Extreme Lab: Design Lab
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Still In Development
    Year: 2016
    anemptytextlline
    Super Habla is a cleft-specific speech therapy program designed for use at home by parents with their child after cleft-repair surgery.
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    d.WORMS
    Country: Philippines
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: Tuason Development Foundation Inc
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2016
    anemptytextlline
    d.WORMS provides opportunity for underemployed men and women in the Mindanao region of the Philippines to supplement their income through the production of organic vermicompost.
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    lala2
    Country: South Africa
    Focus: Medical Device
    Partner: Shonaquip
    Post-Extreme Lab: Design Lab
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Still In Development
    Year: 2016
    anemptytextlline
    Designed with the caregiver in mind, ShonaHold is a positioning tool that delivers high-quality postural care for children with physical disability in southern Africa.
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    D.Lish
    Country: Rwanda
    Focus: Business Models
    Partner: Kigali Farm
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2016
    anemptytextlline
    d.Lish is a suite of solutions designed to de-risk oyster mushroom farming for low-income individuals and cooperatives in Rwanda.
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    ReSearch
    Country: Bangladesh
    Focus: Medical Service
    Partner: ReSurge International
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2016
    anemptytextlline
    ReSearch is a mobile tool that allows surgeons in low and middle income countries to track their patients' data longitudinally.
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    d.burn.d
    Country: Nepal
    Focus: Medical Service
    Partner: ReSurge International
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2016
    anemptytextlline
    Our mission is to save the lives of Nepali people who unnecessarily die or suffer from debilitating burn injuries.
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    Pirani Tools
    Country: Tanzania
    Focus: Medical Service
    Partner: Miraclefeet
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2016
    anemptytextlline
    Pirani Tools provide a clear and accurate measurement of deformity in a child's clubbed feet.
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    Luno
    Country: Philippines
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: Tuason Development Foundation Inc
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2016
    anemptytextlline
    Team Luno is working to establish a soft-shell crab farming industry on the southern Philippines island of Mindanao.
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    EarthGrow
    Country: Rwanda
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: Kigali Farm
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2016
    anemptytextlline
    EarthGrow gives Rwandan farming cooperatives a reliable and readily accessible structure for mushroom growing.
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    Sanku
    Country: Tanzania
    Focus: Business Models
    Partner: Sanku
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2016
    anemptytextlline
    Sanku partners with millers to fortify maize flour, a staple of Tanzanian diet, with necessary micronutrients to prevent stunting and a host of associated diseases.
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    EcoPathos
    Country: Guatemala
    Focus: Business Models
    Partner: Ecofiltro
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2015
    anemptytextlline
    Team EcoPathos has designed a structured set of interventions to help our partner Ecofiltro scale its distribution of water filters in rural markets.
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    Ecofiltro Manufacturing
    Country: Guatemala
    Focus: Production Process
    Partner: Ecofiltro
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2015
    anemptytextlline
    Ecofiltro helps Guatemalans achieve better health through strengthening access to clean water by selling affordable ceramic water filters.
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    d.husk
    Country: Bhutan
    Focus: Food Processing
    Partner: Mountain Hazelnuts Venture
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2015
    anemptytextlline
    The d.Husk gives Bhutanese farmers a cost-effective and speedy way to process their new cash crop - hazelnuts.
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    d.hydrate
    Country: Bhutan
    Focus: Food Processing
    Partner: Mountain Hazelnuts Venture
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2015
    anemptytextlline
    d.hydrate provides a solution for rural farmers in Bhutan to protect their hazelnut crops from mold.
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    d.feet clubfoot
    Country: India
    Focus: Education
    Partner: CURE India
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2015
    anemptytextlline
    d.feet clubfoot delivers high quality, interactive medical training that prepares rural health care providers to treat children crippled by clubfoot.
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    demo.loo
    Country: Peru
    Focus: Sanitation
    Partner: X-Runner
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2015
    anemptytextlline
    The demo.loo is a demonstration toilet that will help to scale safe sanitation in the urban slums of Lima, Peru.
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    Healyx
    Country: Bangladesh
    Focus: Medical Device
    Partner: ReSurge International
    Post-Extreme Lab: Design Lab
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Startup
    Year: 2015
    anemptytextlline
    Healyx enables patients with severe wounds to heal faster and leave hospitals sooner.
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    lifeRAFT
    Country: Nepal
    Focus: Medical Service
    Partner: ReSurge International
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2015
    anemptytextlline
    lifeRAFT is a research and follow-up tool that allows ReSurge clinicians in Nepal to more easily keep in touch with surgical patients through their recovery process.
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    Precise Rise
    Country: Myanmar
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: Proximity Designs
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2015
    anemptytextlline
    The Precise Rice direct seeding tool brings seed planting precision to Burmese rice farmers.
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    Extreme Awareness
    Country: Nepal
    Focus: Medical Service
    Partner: ReSurge International
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2015
    anemptytextlline
    Cooking fires and oil heaters make Nepal the global epicenter for severe burns, which claim over 2,000 lives annually in Nepal alone.
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    LimeDrop
    Country: Cambodia
    Focus: Sanitation
    Partner: iDE-Cambodia
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2014
    anemptytextlline
    Limedrop puts sanitation in the hands of Cambodians by dispensing the perfect amount of calcium carbonate after every latrine use, preventing diarrheal illness.
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    The Embers Project
    Country: Nepal
    Focus: Medical Service
    Partner: ReSurge International
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2014
    anemptytextlline
    The Embers Project fills in the missing link between burn victims in rural Nepal and the disparate organizations that can provide care to them.
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    CocoBite
    Country: Nicaragua
    Focus: Food Processing
    Partner: blueEnergy
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2014
    anemptytextlline
    Women in Eastern Nicaragua need increased market access and income opportunities.
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    Streamline
    Country: South Africa
    Focus: Medical Service
    Partner: PATH South Africa
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2014
    anemptytextlline
    The Streamline Kit identifies pregnant women with a high risk of preeclampsia, a leading cause of maternal death in South Africa.
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    DiscoverDrip
    Country: India
    Focus: Irrigation
    Partner: Driptech
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2014
    anemptytextlline
    The DiscoverDrip Demo Kit is a demonstration tool created for Driptech, a company that produces low-cost, high-quality drip irrigation systems for small-plot farmers.
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    d.sha
    Country: India
    Focus: Irrigation
    Partner: SEED
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2014
    anemptytextlline
    d.sha helps farmers in rural India break the harmful practice of flood irrigating vegetable crops, and guides them to irrigate more efficiently.
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    SuperSemoir
    Country: Senegal
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: MyAgro
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2014
    anemptytextlline
    The SuperSemoir is a device that enables farmers to plant and fertilize seed simultaneously.
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    Real Skin
    Country: Nepal
    Focus: Medical Service
    Partner: ReSurge International
    Post-Extreme Lab: Design Lab
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2014
    anemptytextlline
    REAL SKIN aims to design an innovative and affordable solution enabling surgical teams in Nepal to more effectively treat acute burn patients.
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    HandHero
    Country: Nepal
    Focus: Medical Device
    Partner: ReSurge International
    Post-Extreme Lab: Design Lab
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Still In Development
    Year: 2014
    anemptytextlline
    The HandHero splint gives burn survivors with hand injuries an affordable and practical way to rebuild function and rejoin their community.
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    SolFlo
    Country: Myanmar
    Focus: Irrigation
    Partner: Proximity Designs
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2014
    anemptytextlline
    SolFlo enables small plot farmers in Myanmar to pump groundwater for irrigation without burdensome costs for fuel or hired labor.
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    Calidad Compadre
    Country: Colombia
    Focus: Food Processing
    Partner: Sustainable Harvest International
    Post-Extreme Lab: Design Lab
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Still In Development
    Year: 2013
    anemptytextlline
    Calidad Compadre helps small coffee farmers improve the quality of their coffee by eliminating overfermentation.
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    Cassava Appeal
    Country: Cote d'Ivoire
    Focus: Food Processing
    Partner: TechnoServe Cote d'Ivoire
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2013
    anemptytextlline
    Ivorian cooperatives need a fast and cost-effective way to peel cassava.
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    Cathalyst
    Country: Haiti
    Focus: Medical Device
    Partner: MASS Design
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2013
    anemptytextlline
    In Haiti, the devastation caused by the 2010 earthquake is still present in destroyed buildings, damaged roads, and residents left permanently disabled.
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    Chimi Chimi
    Country: Ghana
    Focus: Food Processing
    Partner: Burro
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2013
    anemptytextlline
    Team Chimi-Chimi helps Ghanaian cassava farmers increase their income and live healthier lives.
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    EarthEnable
    Country: Rwanda
    Focus: Architecture
    Partner: MASS Design
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Startup
    Year: 2013
    anemptytextlline
    EarthEnable's mission is to provide healthy and affordable floors to the 80% of Rwandans who can only afford to have a dirt floor in their home.
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    Copower
    Country: Ghana
    Focus: Energy
    Partner: Burro
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2013
    anemptytextlline
    Copower can radically increase rural entrepreneurs’ incomes through a low cost solar charger that provides them a profitable business.
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    Pelle Bongo
    Country: Cote d'Ivoire
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: TechnoServe Cote d'Ivoire
    Post-Extreme Lab: Design Lab
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Still In Development
    Year: 2013
    anemptytextlline
    Pelle Cobra gives Ivorian cocoa farmers a faster, safer, and more ergonomic way to split cocoa pods.
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    Landy Pro
    Country: Madagascar
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: CPALI
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2013
    anemptytextlline
    Landy Pro has developed CPALI 2.0, a suite of solutions to help increase cocoon and textile production in Madagascar.
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    Roofwanda
    Country: Rwanda
    Focus: Architecture
    Partner: MASS Design
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2013
    anemptytextlline
    Roofwanda is dedicated to providing income-generating opportunities and sustainable roofing to Rwandans.
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    SecaCafe
    Country: Colombia
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: Sustainable Harvest International
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2013
    anemptytextlline
    SECACAFÉ provides small-holder farmers in Colombia a controlled, reliable, and affordable way to dry coffee beans on their farms under all weather conditions.
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    heartMAP
    Country: India
    Focus: Medical Service
    Partner: Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospital
    Post-Extreme Lab: Design Lab
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Still In Development
    Year: 2012
    anemptytextlline
    heartMAP is a simple medication adherence program designed to help low-literacy patients manage heart disease.
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    FLOW
    Country: Myanmar
    Focus: Irrigation
    Partner: Proximity Designs
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2012
    anemptytextlline
    FLOW dramatically reduces the cost of drip irrigation, liberating the poorest Burmese farmers from the backbreaking task of watering crops by hand.
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    Noora Health
    Country: India
    Focus: Medical Service
    Partner: Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospital
    Post-Extreme Lab: Design Lab
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Startup
    Year: 2012
    anemptytextlline
    Over 2.4 million nurses are needed to meet India’s current healthcare needs.
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    MoMa
    Country: Mozambique
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: TechnoServe Mozambique
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2012
    anemptytextlline
    Moagem Maravilha (MoMa) reinvents the essential but painfully inefficient maize mill service in rural Mozambique.
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    AyaPump
    Country: Ghana
    Focus: Irrigation
    Partner: iDE-Ghana
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2012
    anemptytextlline
    The AyaPump provides smallholder farmers in rural Ghana an easy and affordable way to water their crops during the dry season.
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    Seed Shield
    Country: Mozambique
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: TechnoServe Mozambique
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2012
    anemptytextlline
    The Seed Shield System gives rural farmers a reliable and effective way to store their seeds post-harvest.
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    Clubfoot Connect
    Country: Brazil
    Focus: Medical Service
    Partner: Miraclefeet
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2012
    anemptytextlline
    Clubfoot Connect empowers parents in developing countries to heal their child’s clubfoot – a congenital deformity affecting children's feet.
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    miraclefeet brace
    Country: Brazil
    Focus: Medical Device
    Partner: Miraclefeet
    Post-Extreme Lab: Design Lab
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2012
    anemptytextlline
    The miraclefeet brace is a low-cost (
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    Pilão-Plus
    Country: Mozambique
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: TechnoServe Mozambique
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2012
    anemptytextlline
    The Pilão-Plus is a manual grain grinder designed to help rural Mozambican families process maize, their staple food, cheaply and conveniently.
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    CropScout
    Country: Ghana
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: iDE-Ghana
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2012
    anemptytextlline
    CropScout is an innovative solution that helps small farmers correctly identify pests and diseases on their valuable market crops.
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    AdaptAir
    Country: Bangladesh
    Focus: Medical Device
    Partner: ICDDRB
    Post-Extreme Lab: Design Lab
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Still In Development
    Year: 2011
    anemptytextlline
    An affordable, one-size-fits-all nasal interface for pediatric pneumonia patients.
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    Caregiver
    Country: Bangladesh
    Focus: Medical Device
    Partner: ICDDRB
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2011
    anemptytextlline
    Our Caregiver device eliminates the “pump” from infusion pumps to create an ultra low-power, low-cost device.
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    EZPZ
    Country: Cambodia
    Focus: Sanitation
    Partner: iDE-Cambodia
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2011
    anemptytextlline
    Making sanitation pay for subsistence farmers.
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    Rice Runner
    Country: Cambodia
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: iDE-Cambodia
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2011
    anemptytextlline
    Fertilizer Pellet Applicator for Rice Farming
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    SmartNet
    Country: Myanmar
    Focus: Medical Device
    Partner: GoodSleep
    Post-Extreme Lab: Design Lab
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Still In Development
    Year: 2011
    anemptytextlline
    Affordable protection from mosquito-borne diseases
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    N'dee Bikiyaa Greenhouse
    Country: United States
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: White Mountain Apache Tribe
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2011
    anemptytextlline
    Energy efficient greenhouse
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    inspire
    Country: Bangladesh
    Focus: Medical Device
    Partner: ICDDRB
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2011
    anemptytextlline
    An oxygen tank-independent ventilatory assist device for combating pediatric pneumonia.
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    Tribal Farm Welcome Center
    Country: United States
    Focus: Architecture
    Partner: White Mountain Apache Tribe
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2011
    anemptytextlline
    The Tribal Farm Welcome Center provides comfort, community, and learning opportunities to visitors of the White Mountain Apache Tribe farm.
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    FlexiTangki
    Country: Indonesia
    Focus: Water
    Partner: IBEKA
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2011
    anemptytextlline
    FlexiTangki is an all-in-one rainwater catchment and storage device designed for the islanders of Nusa Penida, Indonesia.
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    GOOD PADd.Y
    Country: Myanmar
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: Proximity Designs
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2011
    anemptytextlline
    GOOD PADd.Y has designed a set of scalable, community-based services that help rice farmers boost their yields.
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    Fertiloo (re.source)
    Country: Kenya
    Focus: Sanitation
    Partner: NURU International
    Status: Startup
    Year: 2010
    anemptytextlline
    The Fertiloo is an affordable compost latrine that provides rural families a safe and easy way to contain their human waste and use it as fertilizer for crops.
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    Safi
    Country: Kenya
    Focus: Sanitation
    Partner: NURU International
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2010
    anemptytextlline
    Affordable all natural sanitizer for both hands and surfaces in homes
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    The Easy Steam Machine
    Country: Indonesia
    Focus: Food Processing
    Partner: IBEKA
    Year: 2010
    anemptytextlline
    The Easy Steam Machine is a boiler system that reduces distillation time from 3 hours to 3 minutes.
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    Illuminate for Life (Brilliance)
    Country: India
    Focus: Medical Device
    Partner: D-Rev
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2010
    anemptytextlline
    A portable, affordable solution that will unite infants with their mothers during phototherapy treatment.
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    CycloDrill
    Country: Ethiopia
    Focus: Water
    Partner: iDE-Ethiopia
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2010
    anemptytextlline
    Team CycloDrill proposes a market-driven approach to poverty by developing an affordable well drilling kit designed for vocational students to start businesses.
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    StackJack
    Country: Cambodia
    Focus: Water
    Partner: iDE-Cambodia
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2010
    anemptytextlline
    The StackJack team has partnered with Hydrologic/IDE-Cambodia to develop a school-based water purification system.
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    Last Mile Myanmar
    Country: Myanmar
    Focus: Business Models
    Partner: Proximity Designs
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2010
    anemptytextlline
    Last Mile Myanmar has developed a portfolio of marketing solutions to impact the adoption of income generating products by farmers in the developing world.
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    Pharos
    Country: India
    Focus: Medical Device
    Partner: D-Rev
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2010
    anemptytextlline
    Pharos is a low-cost, easy-to-use device for community health workers to reliably detect neonatal jaundice in rural India.
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    Drill-Through
    Country: Ethiopia
    Focus: Irrigation
    Partner: iDE-Ethiopia
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2010
    anemptytextlline
    Team Drill-Through has created a "Drill-Through Kit" that combines significantly improved manual well-drilling equipment with an innovative partnership model.
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    iNut
    Country: Indonesia
    Focus: Food Processing
    Partner: IBEKA
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2010
    anemptytextlline
    The iNut device allows women in rural Indonesia to process candlenuts with less physical effort and time than the tool commonly used today.
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    Angaza
    Country: India
    Focus: Lighting
    Partner: D.Light
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2009
    anemptytextlline
    Embedded Pay-As-You-Go technology that makes high-quality solar energy solutions immediately affordable to rural, off-grid consumers
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    Pepper Eater
    Country: Ethiopia
    Focus: Food Processing
    Partner: iDE-Ethiopia
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2009
    anemptytextlline
    A small-scale pepper grinder that crushes dried, whole red peppers into small flakes
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    Sanku (Amaize)
    Country: Nepal
    Focus: Nutrition
    Partner: Project Healthy Children
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2009
    anemptytextlline
    The Sanku (formerly called Amaize) is a simple device for electric millers in Nepal that proportionately dispenses nutrients into grain that is both affordable and accurate.
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    DrinkWell
    Country: Rwanda
    Focus: Nutrition
    Partner: Project Healthy Children
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2009
    anemptytextlline
    DrinkWell delivers critical nutrients to rural families by reaching them at the water pumps they visit each day.
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    Footprint Microfuel
    Country: Ethiopia
    Focus: Energy
    Partner: iDE-Ethiopia
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2009
    anemptytextlline
    Footprint Microfuel is a system for fuel production that allows Ethiopian entrepreneurs to transform readily available biomass and agriculture waste into fuel pellets.
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    fuel.d
    Country: Myanmar
    Focus: Stove Technology
    Partner: Proximity Designs
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2009
    anemptytextlline
    fuel.d developed a stove that saves families 50% or more of their fuel expense.
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    ModuloOne
    Country: India
    Focus: Energy
    Partner: D.Light
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2009
    anemptytextlline
    The ModPod energy storage system allows low‐income Indian consumers to meet their energy needs today.
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    Zing
    Country: Rwanda
    Focus: Nutrition
    Partner: Project Healthy Children
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2009
    anemptytextlline
    Zing offers a way to bring the benefits of fortification to the small-scale miller through an add-on device that can accurately mix micronutrients into milled flours.
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    EnRICH
    Country: Nepal
    Focus: Nutrition
    Partner: Project Healthy Children
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2009
    anemptytextlline
    EnRICH has developed a unique system to fortify grains at the local mill level.
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    Driptech
    Country: Ethiopia
    Focus: Irrigation
    Partner: iDE-Ethiopia
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Startup
    Year: 2008
    anemptytextlline
    Extremely affordable, water efficient irrigation solution for small-plot farmers
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    Mighty Mitad
    Country: Ethiopia
    Focus: Stove Technology
    Partner: Dama Enterprises
    Post-Extreme Lab: Social E Lab
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2008
    anemptytextlline
    Enchancement device for mitad (Ethopian cooking surface)
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    Design in Heat
    Country: Myanmar
    Focus: Stove Technology
    Partner: Proximity Designs
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2008
    anemptytextlline
    The Myanmar Stove is designed with four main components, each with features that contribute to the technical and cultural appeal of our product.
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    Funbility
    Country: Ethiopia
    Focus: Business Models
    Partner: Prosthetics Center
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2008
    anemptytextlline
    In order to grow and develop normally, kids have to interact with peers and have fun.
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    H2Whoa!
    Country: Ethiopia
    Focus: Water
    Partner: iDE-Ethiopia
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2008
    anemptytextlline
    Team H2Whoa! has developed a new rope and washer pump that reduces the cost of manufacturing the pump down to $50 while also improving pump performance.
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    Packrat Solar Dryer
    Country: Ethiopia
    Focus: Food Processing
    Partner: iDE-Ethiopia
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2008
    anemptytextlline
    The Packrat Solar Dryer is a cheap, effective and fully collapsible solar food dryer
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    KneeD
    Country: Ethiopia
    Focus: Medical Device
    Partner: Prosthetics Center
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2008
    anemptytextlline
    KneeD provides an improved knee that advances the functionality, durability, and repairability of the “single-axis” knee.
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    The Rainmaker
    Country: Ethiopia
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: Dama Enterprises
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2008
    anemptytextlline
    Our team has created an affordable, ergonomic hand-held sheller made from steel pipe that has teeth for removing intact corn kernels through a twisting motion
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    ChairLift
    Country: Ethiopia
    Focus: Medical Device
    Partner: Prosthetics Center
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2008
    anemptytextlline
    Ethiopia’s wheelchair users are currently unable to use public transportation, greatly limiting their mobility and the opportunities available to them.
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    infLoW
    Country: Myanmar
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: Proximity Designs
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2006
    anemptytextlline
    Through a newly developed presentation system for Ag Extension workers, infLoW aims to tap small farmers into the business system in Myanmar to improve the profitability of their businesses.
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    Deep Lift Pump
    Country: Myanmar
    Focus: Irrigation
    Partner: Proximity Designs
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2007
    anemptytextlline
    An inexpensive treadle pump that lifts water beyond the suction limit (10 meters).
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    Embrace
    Country: Nepal
    Focus: Medical Device
    Partner: Medicine Mondiale
    Status: Startup
    Year: 2007
    anemptytextlline
    Embrace is a social enterprise that aims to help millions of vulnerable babies through a low cost infant warmer, designed for a resource constrained area with limited or no electricity.
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    Respira
    Country: Mexico
    Focus: Medical Device
    Partner: Sierra Ventana Clinics
    Status: Still In Development
    Year: 2007
    anemptytextlline
    An asthma spacer made out of a single, folded sheet of paper.
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    Infinican
    Country: Myanmar
    Focus: Water
    Partner: Proximity Designs
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2007
    anemptytextlline
    Rural, dollar-a-day, small plot farmers in Myanmar currently spend most of their day irrigating their land manually.
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    Casa Mexicana
    Country: Mexico
    Focus: Stove Technology
    Partner: Sierra Ventana Clinics
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2007
    anemptytextlline
    In rural areas of Mexico, women are the sole caregivers of their homes and spend a good portion of their days cooking.
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    EMPower
    Country: Myanmar
    Focus: Lighting
    Partner: Proximity Designs
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2007
    anemptytextlline
    The Learning Light is an affordable LED lamp powered by solar-charged AA batteries. It is a complete energy solution, providing everything our user needs: energy generation, energy storage and energy service.
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    m.kat
    Country: Nepal
    Focus: Medical Device
    Partner: Medicine Mondiale
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2007
    anemptytextlline
    Of the 4 million infant deaths that happen each year, 99% occur in developing countries. Infant incubators are not prevalent in Nepal because distribution is challenging.
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    Si No Dejan
    Country: Mexico
    Focus: Medical Service
    Partner: Sierra Ventana Clinics
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2007
    anemptytextlline
    Diabetes Management Through Psychosocial Support - The Si Nos Dejan solution is designed specifically for women affected by diabetes in Higueras, a rural town in Mexico.
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    LifeRaft
    Country: Nepal
    Focus: Medical Device
    Partner: Medicine Mondiale
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2007
    anemptytextlline
    A $625 infant incubator with electronic temperature control, built to meet the specific needs of Nepal.
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    Tomo
    Country: Myanmar
    Focus: Irrigation
    Partner: Proximity Designs
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2007
    anemptytextlline
    Farmers in Myanmar spend up to eight hours per day watering subplots of their farmland. Our iTower reduces the time and cost involved with drip irrigation.
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    Cubs In Training
    Country: Bangladesh
    Focus: Education
    Partner: Center for Mass Education in Science
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2006
    anemptytextlline
    Cubs-in-Training is a new program to engage students in Bangladesh to practice new learnings in the teacher's absence.
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    PumperNickel
    Country: Myanmar
    Focus: Irrigation
    Partner: Proximity Designs
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2006
    anemptytextlline
    PumperNickel designed two new plastic pumps for IDE Myanmar.
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    d.light
    Country: Myanmar
    Focus: Lighting
    Partner: Proximity Designs
    Status: Startup
    Year: 2006
    anemptytextlline
    D.light offers a high quality, inexpensive, solar-rechargeable LED light.
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    ReFrame Tripod Pump
    Country: Myanmar
    Focus: Irrigation
    Partner: Proximity Designs
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2006
    anemptytextlline
    ReFrame developed a new tripod frame to house IDE's treadle pump. The new design lowered the cost of the frame while retaining much of the convenience and simplicity of the current off-the-shelf solution.
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    Under Pressure
    Country: Myanmar
    Focus: Irrigation
    Partner: Proximity Designs
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2006
    anemptytextlline
    Under Pressure developed a new pressure treadle pump that not only draws water up from the ground, but also expels it with pressure.
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    Prymed
    Country: Myanmar
    Focus: Water
    Partner: Proximity Designs
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2006
    anemptytextlline
    Prymed developed The Water Basket: an affordable, portable, ready-to-use water storage system that eases the physical burden of farmers in Myanmar and enables them to more efficiently water their crops.
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    Gas Trappers
    Country: India
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: iDE-India
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2005
    anemptytextlline
    Gas Trapper created a simplified and streamlined process for building a greenhouse structure for use in rural India.
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    H2Go
    Country: India
    Focus: Water
    Partner: iDE-India
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2005
    anemptytextlline
    H2Go developed a new water pump to use in rural India.
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    MELD
    Country: India
    Focus: Business Models
    Partner: iDE-India
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2005
    anemptytextlline
    MELD’s mission is to address three of India's problems: pollution, unemployment and the unavailability of cheap materials to design products for the rural poor.
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    Oasis Systems
    Country: Myanmar
    Focus: Water
    Partner: Proximity Designs
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2005
    anemptytextlline
    The Water-Jogger, designed for use in Myanmar, is a steel framed cart capable of carrying over three hundred pounds of water in existing modular storage containers.
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    plan b
    Country: India
    Focus: Water
    Partner: iDE-India
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2005
    anemptytextlline
    Plan b designed a mechanical repair product and comprehensive service model that will guarantee the reliability of water storage bags for IDE in India.
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    RADDesign
    Country: India
    Focus: Irrigation
    Partner: iDE-India
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2005
    anemptytextlline
    RADDesign developed a personal synthetic aquifer system with a pump to improve the lives of rural farmers in India.
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    Water Drop
    Country: India
    Focus: Irrigation
    Partner: iDE-India
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2005
    anemptytextlline
    Water Drop designed an inexpensive water storage bag to replace more expensive water storage drums in India.
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    Agua Para Vida
    Country: India
    Focus: Water
    Partner: iDE-India
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2005
    anemptytextlline
    Agua Para Vida created a sustainable system for drinking water purification in the developing world.
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    Cash Cropper
    Country: India
    Focus: Agriculture
    Partner: iDE-India
    Status: Handed to Partner
    Year: 2005
    anemptytextlline
    Cash Croppers identified hydroponics as a technology that can enable poor rural farmers to grow more crops while using substantially less water, fertilizer and land.
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    Ignite Innovations
    Country: India
    Focus: Lighting
    Partner: Light Up the World
    Status: Startup
    Year: 2004
    anemptytextlline
    High quality, inexpensive solar-rechargeable LED light.