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Cinnamon Janzer

1 April 2021

Lindstrom, Minnesota, United States

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After talking about solar panels with his students, a teacher at a middle school in Minnesota worked with the school board to raise funds to install a rooftop solar panels for the entire district. All five of the scho...

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Desmond Okon

31 March 2021

Gboko, Nigeria

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Maternal Expert Thinking Analyzer is a pilot project to prevent maternal mortality that uses a mobile diagnostic, training, and outreach application to help midwives assess the risk of their patients in rural areas. M...

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Mustapha K. Darboe

30 March 2021

Gambia

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In an effort to contain the spread of coronavirus variants throughout the country, Gambia has launched a genome sequence initiative that to monitor active strains. For a country that has received very few doses of the...

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Gian De Poloni

27 March 2021

Cockburn, Australia

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The electricity powering 3,000 Perth homes might have started out as moldy bread and rotting lettuce. The city of Cockburn collects food waste from supermarkets and restaurants to be fed into a mechanical "stomach" th...

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Sam Dick

25 March 2021

Knott County, Kentucky, United States

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A drone company and Kentucky Homeplace, a University of Kentucky initiative to address rural health, have used drones to deliver personal protective equipment packages to isolated, rural homes that can become inaccess...

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Richard Kenny

Hannah Gelbart

24 March 2021

Togo

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"Poverty maps" that combine satellite imagery and survey data enabled the Togolese government to target emergency pandemic charitable aid to the people in greatest need. Togo officials relied on the expertise of Unive...

Rwanda News Agency

Daniel Nzohabonimana

23 March 2021

Rwanda

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Babyl Health provides over 3,000 daily e-health consultations to bridge the gap between Rwandan providers and patients. The two million registered users can dial *811# to book an appointment and are triaged, with thos...

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Jim Dudley

19 March 2021

Chula Vista, California, United States

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The Chula Vista Police Department uses the Live911 system to live-stream 911 calls to police officers on patrol. The system enables quicker responses to emergencies and reduces the risk of unnecessary confrontations b...

The Fresno Bee

Ashleigh Panoo

19 March 2021

Reedley, California, United States

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For many college students, the cost of a textbook is often cost-prohibitive and instructors are looking at ways to address that. At Reedley College in California, instructors are curating their own teaching content th...

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Earlonne Woods

17 March 2021

San Quentin, California, United States

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Prison visiting rooms provide an irreplaceable connection between incarcerated people and their family and friends from outside prison. The in-person visits, despite the many rules that complicate the simple act of co...

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Kagondu David Njagi

16 March 2021

Kendu Bay, Kenya

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A renewable energy project in Kenya is empowering women to catch their own fish instead of relying on “sex-for-fish” deals. Previously, men used to control the mechanisms for catching fish and would only sell to women...

Dallas Morning News

Emily Donaldson

16 March 2021

Grapevine, Texas, United States

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iUniversity Prep, part of the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District, has consistently outperformed the state in student outcomes in Texas. The school has existed for over a decade and has found success by ...

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Sophia Kunthara

16 March 2021

United States

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Gen Z VCs supports early-career and aspiring venture capitalists who want to become angel investors. The group was founded in November 2020, after the Securities and Exchange Commission loosened the rules about who ca...

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Trisha Powell Crain

16 March 2021

Alabama, United States

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During the coronavirus pandemic, schools in Alabama were asked to provide both in-person and remote options for learning. Two districts segmented their teaching workforce so that teachers either taught remote students...

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Dariya Baiguzhiyeva

12 March 2021

Ontario, Canada

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Word Up is an Indigenous-focused podcast that connects students, teachers, and community leaders for an opportunity to learn and explore social issues. The podcast began as a way to diversify how indigenous literature...

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Julie Ball

9 March 2021

Somalia

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A greenhouse that is cooled by seawater and the wind is allowing farmers in Somaliland to grow crops like tomatoes and vegetables despite extreme heat. By creating an environment that is higher in humidity and cooler ...

The New York Times

Katie Thomas

9 March 2021

New York, United States

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To help with the coronavirus vaccine distribution, a New York-based start-up has introduced a service that connects "vaccine providers who find themselves with extra vaccines to people who are willing to get one at a ...

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Lauren Sommer

8 March 2021

United States

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States are creating microgrids with the use of large batteries and solar panels in an effort to fortify their utilities infrastructure against extreme weather. Such investments enable communities to prevent prolonged ...

Nigeria Health Watch

Paul Adepoju

8 March 2021

Nigeria

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An app is offering reproductive healthcare help to women in Nigeria who don't always have access to reliable maternal and prenatal health information. While it does require the user to have access to technology, it ha...

Wall Street Journal

Jon Emont

6 March 2021

Singapore

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Cultured meat is the newest menu option for vegetarians. A restaurant in Singapore is selling cultured chicken nuggets made out of chicken cells that were steeped in a nutrient solution. However, one ingredient in tha...

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Cinnamon Janzer

5 March 2021

California, United States

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After California legalized marijuana, it offered people a way to erase their marijuana-related criminal records. But few tried, in part because the process was difficult. Code for America's Clear My Record initiative ...

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Karan Deep Singh

5 March 2021

Ballabgarh, India

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A family-run syringe making company in India is leading the manufacturing of Covid vaccine-specific barrels and needles, a task that no other country has been able to manage at the same speed. Because Hindustan Syring...

The Guardian

Todd Feathers

4 March 2021

United States

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State and federal parole officials have rushed during the pandemic to embrace the use of smartphone apps that monitor the location and behavior of a person on parole. The apps and related data analytics save courts mo...

Bloomberg CityLab

Kriston Capps

4 March 2021

Sante Fe, New Mexico, United States

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The adoption of the “Built for Zero” campaign in Sante Fe, New Mexico, allowed the city to effectively respond to the housing crisis that unfolded as a result of the pandemic. The data-driven approach gives cities a b...

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Taylor Swaak

4 March 2021

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Themed, online student clubs are a new, home-grown venture for Two Rivers Elementary School in Washington, D.C. Previously, afterschool programming was run in-person and primarily by the network’s after care provider ...

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