Sunday, March 08, 2009

Ashoka and Gates looking for Innovation in Rural Communities

Ashoka's Changemakers recently launched a competition looking for "sustainable change in rural development and agriculture" sponsored by the Gates Foundation. They are asking for nominations and ongoing comments from the Changemakers community.

I nominated the folks at Open Air Cinema from my last post; there is such great potential for them to inspire, educate, and shape rural communities through the power of film and media, particularly if they are simply providing the technology and empowering local filmmakers to create the content.

I look forward to future nominations and the full spectrum of innovations, here are two of my favorites:

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