Million Dollar Scholar is an education technology social venture, created by Resolution Fellow Derrius Quarles, that offers an instructive e-platform to help students win scholarships and avoid higher education debt. Million Dollar Scholar envisions a world in which peoples access to higher education is not limited by their economic circumstances.
Resolution Fellows Aseya Kakar, Linda Nkosi and Daniel Sopdie constructed a 60m^3 bio-latrine digester at a refugee camp in Mpaka, Swaziland, providing skills training, employment, waste management, and renewable energy for this 400-person community.
Resolution Fellows Prachiti Dalvi and Pranali Dalvi will teach underprivileged children in India about complex scientific principles while simultaneously raising awareness about sustainability during after-school sessions.
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.
Resolution Fellow Sahadev Rai will create employment opportunities in rural Nepal through the construction of educational facilities and associated infrastructure, so that family members in Nepal do not have to separate to go overseas looking for jobs.