Health

Test all adults in some countries for HIV

Epidemiologists show that testing all adults for HIV in India would overall save money. Economist http://econ.st/11CuhmQ

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Global Development

Sanitary Napkins and Microenterprise

Sanitation Solutions provides cheap sanitary napkins to women in India as well as microenterprise opportunities. Dell Social Innovation Challenge finalist 2011. http://bit.ly/10IpDZ7

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Education

Low-Cost Private Schools

A number of companies are pioneering low-cost private education in India, offering parents more affordable choices. http://bit.ly/8zopRQ

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Security

Zero Rupee Notes Fight Corruption

A non-profit in India combats corruption by issuing zero rupee notes. A Changemakers winning idea. http://bit.ly/YecQuI

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Environment

Build your own glacier

Civil engineers in northern India build canals, slow streams in shaded areas, and create overflows in order to build glaciers. The runoff then feeds crops downstream. Economist http://econ.st/1afck3G

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Environment

Add Plastic from Landfill to Road Construction

Indian company augments road construction with recycled plastic. http://bit.ly/1dJ5N8

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Global Development

New Technology Solar Power for Villages

New technologies allow water pumps, night lighting, and even new sources of revenues for entrepreneurs. http://www.selco-india.com

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Global Development

Electricity from Human Waste

The Humanure Project in India uses biogas generators to produce electricity from human waste. Dell Social Innovation Challenge 2nd place (of 4000) 2012. http://bit.ly/Af5vGu

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Environment

Make India Brick Kilns More Efficient

India produces 200 billion bricks per year - often with highly polluting kilns. Using different production techniques and making the bricks hollow would have huge positive impact. Economist http://econ.st/Nm5WMB

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Global Development

Biometric Vaccine Tracking

VaxTrac uses biometrics to keep track of which vaccines need to be given to whom. Changemakers winning idea http://bit.ly/sD2b12

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Management

Outsource Your Brain (or at least Your Analytics) to India

Businesses increasingly are not only outsourcing call centers to India, but also model-building and analytics. Harvard Business Review http://bit.ly/b7ecL3

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Use Zero Currency Notes to Fight Corruption

An Indian organization called 5th Pillar issues zero rupee notes for citizens to use to pay bribes, combatting corruption .http://bit.ly/4GB1pb

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