Speaking Books

Speaking Books

THE PROBLEM: Illiteracy affects over 1 billion individuals globally. These individuals often lack access to important “health care information, education, loans, job insurance and more.”   THE CHALLENGE: Investment in literacy programs can be significant and...

SavvyLoo

THE PROBLEM: Sanitation issues in rural areas are often a result of a scarcity of water, disease, and environmental limitations. Additionally, there are over 2 million households lacking access to proper sanitation access in South Africa.   THE CHALLENGE: Affordable...
Winsenga

Winsenga

THE PROBLEM: According to the United Nations, “a woman dies from complications in child birth every minute” and “eight million babies die before or during delivery or in the the first week of life.” Many of these deaths could be prevented with access to trained...
The Tutu Tester Van

The Tutu Tester Van

THE PROBLEM: Stigma surrounding HIV in South Africa often prevents individuals from seeking HIV testing.   THE CHALLENGE: It is very difficult to treat for and prevent HIV if an individual does not know his or her status. Stigma surrounding this disease prevents...
TotoHealth

TotoHealth

THE PROBLEM: Recent statistics show that 9.2 million children under 5 years of age die every year, many of which are a result of preventable diseases (WHO statistics). Maternal mortality rates are also high in developing regions, with over 800 women dying every day...