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empowering people. Award 2015 - It's still on!

Dear friends and members of the ep.Network,

The “empowering people. Award 2015” is still open and waits for the submission of your smart technology that can enhance the daily life of many people  - or for your nomination of a solution that you know in your environment under the hashtag #ENTERepA2015. Either way - take your chance until 30th November!

Your epNetwork team

Escucha a Lukas Socarras

Lukas Socarras, director ejecutivo de la Siemens Fundación en Colombia explica como ganar 50,000 euros o un viaje a la entrega del “empowering people. Award 2015”. ‪#‎epA2015‬ 



Listen to the Award jury members!

We are happy and grateful to have empathic ambassadors that support the Award all over the world. Among them are the eighteen members of our Jury  who stand for renowned international organizations and are dedicated to technology for development and social enterprises. Read and watch the interviews with Andy Bastable of Oxfam and Duncan Onyango from Acumen Fund East Africa in this ep.Update.

Andy Bastable, Oxfam GB

Andy Bastable, technical Advisor and Head of Water and Sanitation at Oxfam GB and jury member in the epA 2015 explains why he thinks that poverty is not inevitable.

Read the interview here...

Duncan Onyango, Acumen Fund Africa

Duncan Onyango, Director of the Acumen Fund Africa and jury member of the Award 2015 talks about investing in innovation in Africa and the advantages from becoming a member in the "empowering people. Network".


Articles & Interviews

Article on (b)energy in the African Business Magazine

Read the feature in the African Business Magazine on the usage of biogas technologies in Ethiopia and about Katrin Pütz' approach and (b)energy's buisness modell here (page 93-95)...

Sun Saluter on the road to success!

We are proud to announce that epN member and winner of the "empowering people. Award 2015", Sun Saluter won the Climate CoLab Grand Price and is furthermore one of the 9 finalists of Project Inspire. Good luck for November!

Have a look at their project page here...

"Together we can"

The Al-Ahram Weekly published an article about epN member Sameh Seif and the Together Association to illustrate how wastewater treatment stations help end pollution in the countryside.

Read about the project on our Website here...http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/News/13300/24/Together-we-can-.aspx

Feature on ODG in German TV

A German TV show reported on "empowering people. Award 2012" winner OneDollarGlasses and talked to the founder and inventor Martin Aufmuth

Watch it here (German)...


Events, dates & more

Moses Musaazi as speaker at the GSBS 2015 in Berlin!

Moses, Director of Technology of Tomorrow and winner of the "empowering people. Award 2013" with MakaPads will be speaking at the Global Social Business Summit in Berlin, November 4-6.

Interested? Register here...



Engineering for Change (E4C) Webinar

November 11th, 2015  - 11:00 am EDT or 05:00 pm CET

"Sustainable Design Learning and Practical Applications of Whole Systems Thinking"

Register here...



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