Resolution Fellows Bonnie Chiu and Michael Ng founded LENSational on the principle that giving a camera and some minimal training to underprivileged women gives them an arena for self-expression and sharing their perspectives, literally.
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 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.
GrowLanka's mission is to make post-disaster relief services more effective and efficient in the post civil war environment of northern Sri Lanka by connecting job opportunities to those who need it most.
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.
IT Empowerment was conceived by Resolution Fellows Nick Fiore and Alex Merkovic-Orenstein as a means of providing low-cost IT solutions to primary schools. For their pilot project, they partnered with the Bukomero Primary School and the Marist Brothers of Byimana to outfit a computer lab that provides free IT training to hundreds of students.