Grant Size :  

$10,000 to $100,000

Closing Date :

  16-10-2022

D-Prize: Win $2OK to Start a New Organization Fighting Poverty through Distribution

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Can you design a new business or NGO that delivers a proven poverty intervention at scale? Submit your design for a new organization that solves one of the Distribution Challenges,.


The world has already invented products and services to end poverty. Yet they have found many proven interventions with large delivery gaps. Millions of people still don’t have access to basic poverty-fighting tools.

D-Prize Challenges
  • Health

    • Self-Injectable Contraceptive Challenge: Can you distribute a self-injectable contraceptive, Sayana Press, to underserved women through a private health network?

    • Oxygen Challenge: Can you develop a team of technicians to service and repair existing oxygen concentrators to improve access to medical oxygen?

    • Patient Identification Challenge: Can you develop a way to identify patients needing treatment for either obstetric fistula, cervical cancer, club foot, or cataracts, then connect them with existing treatment services in your area?

    • Maternal Health Challenge: Can you train birth attendants to administer misoprostol to prevent maternal deaths from postpartum hemorrhaging?

    • Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Challenge: Can you identify candidates for Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) and connect those that opt in to existing health facilities to reduce the risk of HIV acquisition?

    • Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission Challenge: Can you counsel and motivate HIV-positive pregnant women to adhere to their ART regimen, and thus prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission?

    • Child Immunization Challenge: Can you direct caregivers to bring their infants to health facilities for routine immunizations that would otherwise not occur?

    • Sugar Daddy Awareness Challenge: Can you teach “sugar daddy awareness” to 8th grade classes to reduce unwanted teen pregnancies and HIV infections?

  • Water

    • Clean Access to Water Challenge: Can you sell ceramic water filters to people in areas without access to clean water?

  • Education

    • Teaching at The Right Level Challenge: Can you teach basic reading and mathematics skills to primary school students in a resource-limited classroom?

  • Agriculture

    • Quality Inputs Challenge: Can you provide smallholder farmers high-quality inputs and training proven to increase their harvests?

    • Post-Harvest Support Challenge: Can you provide smallholder farmers post-harvest loans and storage technology proven to increase their incomes?

    • Propose Your Own Agriculture Challenge: D-Prize is specifically interested in distributing proven agriculture interventions to smallholder farmers. If you know of a highly-effective intervention that is backed by credible evidence, they want to hear what it is and see your plan to increase its distribution.

    • Propose Your Own Livestock Challenge: D-Prize is interested in distributing proven livestock interventions to smallholder farmers. If you know of a highly-effective intervention backed by credible evidence, they want to hear what it is and see your plan to increase its distribution.

  • Livelihoods

    • Poverty Graduation Challenge: Can you provide business coaching, capital, and social support to lift people out of ultra-poverty?

    • Propose Your Own Financial Inclusion Challenge: D-Prize is specifically interested in distributing proven financial inclusion interventions to those in need. If you know of a highly-effective intervention backed by credible evidence, they want to hear what it is and see your plan to increase its distribution.

  • Energy

    • Solar Lamp Challenge: Can you sell pico solar lamps to rural or slum-dwelling households without regular access to electricity?

  • Public Services

    • Government Transparency Challenge: Can you monitor and report data to reduce corruption and improve public service?

    • Road Safety Challenge: Can you reduce road fatalities by mobilizing the public with a proven public transportation safety campaign?

  • Custom

    • Propose Your Own Challenge: D-Prize is specifically interested in distributing proven poverty interventions to those in need. If you know of a highly-effective intervention that is backed by credible evidence, they want to hear what it is and see your plan to increase its distribution.

Funding Information

They will award the most promising teams with up to $20,000 USD to launch their new organization wherever extreme poverty exists.

Piloting Winning Ventures

Besides direct funding, D-Prize can assist in helping your venture attract future funding if the pilot proves successful. They will also provide you access to the D-Prize network of past winners, and will do their best to support you in other ways.

Eligibility :
  • D-Prize is for aspiring entrepreneurs from anywhere in the world, of any age, and any background. The majority of their awardees have not launched nor raised any funding.

  • They will consider funding existing organizations only if you are distributing an existing intervention and you have a need for high-risk capital that cannot be supported by your current donors or revenue.

  • Existing organizations applying to D-Prize should have operated for no more than 18 months and raised no more than $30,000 in outside funding.

  • They apologize, but at this time they are only able to evaluate applications submitted in English. However, your English does not need to be perfect to apply, and grammar and vocabulary errors will not be penalized. They only want to understand your idea.

Post Date: 05-Sep-2022

Location :
Yemen
Estonia
Syrian Arab Republic (the)
Turkey
Saudi Arabia
Egypt
United States of America
Palestine
Jordan
GHANA
Niger
Tunisia
Afghanistan
Algeria
Angola
Argentina
Australia
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
Barbados
Belgium
Benin
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Botswana
Brunei Darussalam
Burkina Faso
Cabo Verde
Cameroon
Central African Republic (the)
Chile
Colombia
Congo (the)
Côte d'Ivoire
Cuba
Czechia
Democratic Republic of the Congo (the)
Djibouti
Dominican Republic (the)
Equatorial Guinea
Fiji
France
Gambia (the)
Germany
Greece
Guatemala
Guinea-Bissau
Haiti
Hungary
India
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Kazakhstan
Kiribati
Kyrgyzstan
Latvia
Lesotho
Libya
Lithuania
Madagascar
Malaysia
Mali
Marshall Islands (the)
Mauritius
Micronesia (Federated States of)
Mongolia
Morocco
Myanmar
Nauru
Netherlands (the)
Nicaragua
Nigeria
Oman
Palau
Papua New Guinea
Peru
Poland
Qatar
Republic of Moldova (the)
Russian Federation (the)
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
San Marino
Serbia
Sierra Leone
Slovakia
Solomon Islands
South Africa
Spain
Sudan (the)
Swaziland
Switzerland
Tajikistan
the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Togo
Trinidad and Tobago
Tuvalu
Ukraine
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
Uzbekistan
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Zimbabwe
Cook Islands (the)
Niue
Albania
Andorra
Antigua and Barbuda
Armenia
Austria
Bahamas (the)
Bangladesh
Belarus
Belize
Bhutan
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Brazil
Bulgaria
Burundi
Cambodia
Canada
Chad
China
Comoros (the)
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cyprus
Democratic People's Republic of Korea (the)
Denmark
Dominica
Ecuador
El Salvador
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Finland
Gabon
Georgia
Grenada
Guinea
Guyana
Honduras
Iceland
Indonesia
Iraq
Jamaica
Kenya
Kuwait
Lao People's Democratic Republic (the)
Lebanon
Liberia
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Malawi
Maldives
Malta
Mauritania
Mexico
Monaco
Montenegro
Mozambique
Namibia
Nepal
New Zealand
Norway
Pakistan
Panama
Paraguay
Philippines (the)
Portugal
Republic of Korea (the)
Romania
Rwanda
Saint Lucia
Samoa
Sao Tome and Principe
Senegal
Seychelles
Singapore
Slovenia
Somalia
South Sudan
Sri Lanka
Suriname
Sweden
Thailand
Timor-Leste
Tonga
Turkmenistan
Uganda
United Arab Emirates (the)
United Republic of Tanzania (the)
Uruguay
Vanuatu
Viet Nam
Zambia
Holy See (the)
Antarctica
Aruba
Bermuda
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
Bouvet Island
British Indian Ocean Territory (the)
Cayman Islands (the)
Christmas Island
Cocos (Keeling) Islands (the)
Curaçao
French Guiana
French Polynesia
French Southern Territories (the)
Gibraltar
Greenland
Guadeloupe
Guam
Guernsey
Heard Island and McDonald Islands

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