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Where ideas come true

Here are all the projects which have been successfully founded or are still in search of support. Scroll down to discover more and get in contact with YIF project leaders.

Recycling: Mobile Containers

Reduce the permanence of solid waste on Cozumel island by placing mobile containers that teach people to separate garbage and collect materials for final disposal in recycling centers of landfills.

Project leader

Alejandro

Project Team
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– Alejandro
– Marilú

Area of interest

Mexico

Key issue

Sustainability and Pollution

Supported by

Accepting for contributions

Project needs
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– Legal expertise
– Marketing expertise
– Glass recycling
– Networking connections to NGO
– Social media expertise

Pink Me

Pink ME is going to develop an app exclusively designed for women and girls to verify drivers and support safe local travel in the community.

Project leader

Teodora

Project Team
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Teodora
Sara
Ioana

Area of interest

Romania

Key issue

Secure rides for women

Supported by

Accepting for contributions

Project needs
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Funding 2,652 USD; Legal expertise; Marketing expertise; Technical Expertise; Psycologist; Company or individual to develop the app

Life filter

Life Filter will distribute a chemical compound that eliminates soil particles in the villages of Romania. Through this initiative we will teach people how to use the compound to enjoy drinkable soil free water at a fraction of the price.

Project leader

Andrei

Project Team
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Andrei
Alexandru
Eric
Yann

Area of interest

Romania

Key issue

People health

Supported by

Accepting for contributions

Project needs
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Funding: USD 5,000; Legal expertise

Helping Kids Program

Helping Kids Program seeks to help poor children in Manila, Philippines through educational activities, financial support, and provision of school materials.

Project leader

Beatrice

Project Team
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Beatrice

Area of interest

Smokey Mountain, Philippines

Key issue

School drop-out

Supported by

Accepting for contributions

Project needs
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Funding; Network of Volunteers and Donors; Awareness Campaign; Social Media Platforms

Have Hope, Give Hope

Have Hope, Give Hope’s mission is to assist child refugees by giving them the same opportunities as Americans. We will partner with two organizations equipped to assist refugees in our area, the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants and Dawn Creations, to provide refugee children in our area with backpacks full of educational, recreational, and health supplies

Project leader

Leah

Project Team
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Leah
Gabrielle

Area of interest

Ohio, USA

Key issue

Refugee children resources for learning and healthy living

Supported by

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (Cleveland, Ohio office); Hudson Montessori School; Entertainers and vendors ; Hudson community members

Project needs
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Marketing expertise

Girls Here and There

Girls Here and There seeks to bridge the educational gap and support women by forming a widespread mentoring/tutoring program for hispanic females and young women in grades 9-12th.

Project leader

Sophia

Project Team
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Sophia

Area of interest

Lakeland, Dominican Republic

Key issue

Education gap

Supported by

the Reborn Outreach in Dominican Republic; the Amani Hope Foundation in Zimbabwe; Crystal Lake Elementary school in Lakeland, Florida

Project needs
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Funding: $1,200; Legal Expertise; Marketing Expertise; Technical Expertise; Skilled Team Members; Networking connections with NGOs that support women and girls education; Social media expertise

Eliminate Plastic Straws

‘Eliminate Plastic Straws’ is a public awareness campaign that encourages consumers to use environmentally friendly straws instead of single use plastic straws. ‘Eliminate Plastic Straws’ is also in the process of creating an environmentally friendly straw made of seaweed for consumer use.

Project leader

Sean

Project Team
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Shaohan (Sean)
Xingya (Michelle)
Jiamin (Sunny)

Area of interest

Sha Tau Kok, China

Key issue

Plastic pollution

Supported by

Accepting for contributions

Project needs
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Funding; Network connections with Manufacturers and NGOs; Advertising expertise; Legal expertise; Specific technical expertise: require alternative designs for biodegradable straws

Don’t Leave Hygiene ‘On Seen’

Don’t Leave Hygiene On Seen will provide essential hygiene products to schools in Romania to improve the health of students.

Project leader

Iasmina

Project Team
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Iasmina
Sebastian
Constantin

Area of interest

Bucharest- Ilfov, Romania

Key issue

Schools lack of access to basic hygienic supplies

Supported by

Accepting for contributions

Project needs
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Stakeholders; Access to funding to purchase hygiene products; Donation Network; Social Media Platforms

Aquaponics for My Community

‘Aquaponics for My Community’ is a community service project that contributes to the food and economic security of vulnerable families of Cozumel, and the sustainable management of water.

Project leader

Marilú

Project Team
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Alejandro
Marilú

Area of interest

Cozumel Island, Mexico

Key issue

Freshwater reservoir

Supported by

Accepting for contributions

Project needs
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• Funding: $15,000 USD. • In-kind donations: Computer (MacBookAir, iMac); Epson PowerLite X05+ Projector; Sensor for measuring pH, nitrites and nitrates, and CaCO2. Solar panels, for the assembly and test stage of the aquaponic systems at the Montessori Bech io campus. • Legal expertise • Marketing expertise • Specific technical expertise: solar panels. • Networking connections with NGOs • Social media expertise

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