6 Minute Talks by the 2011 Fellows
Afroes educates African youth about HIV / AIDS, gender-based violence, and children’s rights through mobile phone and flash games.
BLISS provides entrepreneurship training and income to girls in school, previously driven by poverty to pick work over school.
Terrashift is harnessing the drive of top college graduates to transform the way high-impact organizations source talent.
Undiagnosed anemia kills more than a million people every year. Biosense’s ToucHb can easily detect anemia using a light sensor without drawing blood.
NICE connects Africans to the world through franchised internet centers. Seven profitable centers are serving 30,000 customers to date.
Worms for Change enables smallholder farmers to improve their crop yields by enriching their soil quality through vermi-composting.
Green Channel uses reverse vending machines which pay you money when you recycle. They have already generated $250,000 in revenue.
DayOne Response purifies muddy and contaminated water with a patented "water bag" capable of rolling up for easy portability.
WorldHaus provides affordable “housing kits” to rural Indians, enabling them to build their own customizable, weather-proof homes.
One Degree Solar provides low-cost solar powered lights with cell phone chargers and radios to off-the-grid customers.
With a mission to build environmentally friendly mobility in growing cities, Cycle Chalao! is scaling its bicycle sharing system across India.
CalSolAgua brings affordable solar water heating to the developing world to reduce household energy costs and carbon emissions.
One Earth Designs provides energy for cooking, heat storage & electricity generation through a solar concentrator, as an alternative to indoor fire cooking.
YoReciclo is building the recycling infrastructure in Mexico, where they have reached $1 million in revenue in less than 2 years of operations.
Malo Traders amplifies the income of smallholder farmers in Mali and provides fortified rice to malnourished consumers at affordable prices.
Wello eliminates the burden for women & girls who carry clean water to their families through the use of an easy-to-roll water wheel.
ONergy operates renewable energy hubs that provide lighting, cooking and solar products to 10,000 people in 90 villages in rural India.
EGG-Energy is building a virtual power grid delivering clean and affordable energy services to rural Tanzania.
ARUNIM enables persons with disabilities to move out of poverty by becoming entrepreneurs by providing design & marketing support.
Eco-fuel Africa sells organic charcoal fuel made from 100% agricultural waste and uses the proceeds to plant trees and fight climate change.
Jennifer talks about her entrepreneurial journey thus far.
Solidarium’s mission is to get Brazilian local producers out of poverty by connecting them with major retailers.
Jugnu accelerates entrepreneurs in India by providing them access to mentors and early stage capital through an online platform.
Morris and his team rehabilitate and reintegrate former child soldiers through trauma counseling, vocational training & job placement.
About the Fellows
The Unreasonable Institute culminates in a full-day event where the entrepreneurs present their ventures in six fast-paced minutes.