The Resolution Project ran our fourth annual Social Venture Challenge at the Clinton Global Initiative University 2016 meeting, which took place from April 1-3, 2016 at the University of California, Berkeley in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Resolution Fellows Lidan Zhang and Shangsi Zhou founded the Venture Care for the Disabled Children from ABC, a venture in China encouraging interaction between preschool students with and without disabilities.
In order to reduce the vast amount of polystyrene foam degrading in landfills, Resolution Fellows Maryli Cheng, Jim Jin, Shilpa Mokshagundam, and Whitley O'Connor, are repurposing packing foam as filling for teddy bears.
Resolution Fellows Shermin Luo and Christine Wang will be pairing elementary school students in rural Quzhou, China with local college students to teach summer-school style curricula in the arts and technology.
Resolution Fellows Dheer Bhatangar, Surbhi Kuwelker, and Aditya Kumar created Indian Monsoons, a rainwater harvesting pilot project on their university campus (National Law School, Bangalore). This project has saved more than 1.2 million litres of water to-date, in a city which is beginning to wake up to some of the worst water shortages in recent times.