AVPN November Webinar recording: Hardware Pioneers-Harness the Impact Potential of Technology Entrepreneurs

28 November 2016


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Technology can be a powerful driver to push forward humanity’s development. Hardware Pioneers — inventors and entrepreneurs creating breakthrough products tailored to the needs of developing countries — are leading this charge.

From milk chilling machines to solar home systems, insecticide-treated bed nets and automatic irrigation systems — hardware pioneers are pushing the frontiers of technology and business to create and scale innovative hardware technologies.

The webinar provided insights on some unique challenges faced by hardware social entrepreneurs starting this journey and the role that venture philanthropists or impact investors play in supporting these new solutions scale their impact.

Please watch to the video recording below for more details.



A. Environmental Stewardship
To protect the environment, we organize programmes like mangrove nursery and Reforestation, Coastal and River Clean-Up, Community Based Environmental Solid Waste Management, Environmental IEC Campaign and Eco-Academy

B. Food Security and Sustainable Livelihood
To ensure a sustainable livelihood for the community, eco-tourism include Buhatan River Cruise Visitor Center Buhatan River Mangrove Boardwalk are run by the community. Others include Organic Vegetable and Root crops Farming, Vegetable and Root crops Chips and by-products Processing and establishing a Zero waste store.

C. Empowered Communities
To empower the community, we provide product and Agri-Enterprise Development Training, Immersion and Learnings Exchange Program, Earth Warrior Training and Community Based Social Entrepreneurship Training

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