Backpack Farms supports African farmers with low-cost products and training suited to their needs.
Trees such as black plum, marula, and dika provide fruits, leaves, and nuts that have nourished Africans for centuries.
Apps for Good recruits immigrant or unemployed youths from London neighborhoods to develop phone programs relevant to their needs and to teach entrepreneurial skills.
The SEED Organic Classroom Programme at 21 South African schools teaches sustainable farming techniques while feeding students.
Jonathan Starr founded Abaarso Tech in Somaliland to unlock the potential of the country's brightest boys and girls.
The Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project raises self-esteem and provides a creative outlet.
An 11-year-old boy in Ghana, Andrew Adansi-Bonnah, has started his own effort to raise millions of dollars to help hungry refugees in Somalia.
Her Street Books project finds avid readers among the homeless of Portland, Oregon.
Ex-ambassador Janet Siddall works with those caring for those affected by HIV/AIDS through the 'Grandmothers to Grandmothers' project
A quarter of the world's plant species may be headed toward extinction. Seed banks aim to prevent that.
Former President John Kufuor cut the number of hungry people in half through by using innovative ways to help farmers.
Her company, TechAccess, works with businesses large and small to ensure the disabled can use their products.
Techniques such as more trees and porous pavement can reduce runoff that fouls the city's waterways.
Scientist David Carroll doesn't publish academic papers but tells turtles' stories through his art and writings.
Whether it's swinging on a pendulum or riding a rocket tricycle, the former MIT professor, now on YouTube, finds different ways to assist students as they study the laws of physics.
Leave It Better has found a way to get kids excited about eating fresh vegetables by teaching them to grow the produce they eat themselves.