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eWATERPay

30,000 people die each week in Sub-Saharan Africa from drinking unsafe water, despite billions of pounds having gone into installing over 800,000 hand pumps. This is largely due to lack of … Read more

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SafetyNets

There are 80,000 sex workers in the UK who are disproportionately at risk of violent crime, and historically less likely to report acts of crime against them, leaving them vulnerable … Read more

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Wayfindr

Sight loss can lead to isolation, poverty and depression. Almost half of the estimated 2 million visually impaired people living in the UK say they would like to leave their homes … Read more

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Neighbourly

Neighbourly is a simple and unique internet platform that connects community projects and charities with businesses and individuals that can donate time, money or surplus. Their clients include big names like Marks … Read more

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MyWard

Devon Partnership Trust developed an innovative electronic visual control board. The concept of ‘MyWard’ is to provide simple visual clues and prompts for improving quality and safety of care. This … Read more

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BBC micro:bit

It’s clear that there is a strong and well established need to focus on computing, digital and coding skills within the UK. A number of reports have highlighted this skills gap, including a … Read more

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Arnav Sharma

Finalist, BT Young Pioneers Award 2016 Winner, Tech4Good People’s Award 2016 Winner, Tech4Good Winner of Winners Award 2016 Aged just nine years old, Arnav Sharma studied the cause, diagnosis and … Read more

Addressing a global problem, 3m² at a time

Addressing a global problem, 3m² at a time

Last year the BT Ingenious Award set out to highlight those who are using technology in a truly innovative way. Our panel of judges were looking for new ideas that … Read more

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Supporting LGTBQ teenagers with a free app

Josie Baldwin, Emily Bowes, Katie Griffiths and Alexandra Hill, all aged 14, are the team behind the I’m Okay app. The girls wanted to build an app to support teenagers, … Read more

Encouraging students with complex needs to interact with the world

Rachael Moat is a musician and music teacher who volunteers once a week at Seashell Trust, a school for children with complex needs and severe learning difficulties, including little to … Read more

Turning young tech consumers into tech creators

Apps for Good is a free education programme, working to change tech education forever; to turn young tech consumers into tech creators, unlocking the confidence and talent of young people … Read more

BuddyApp

Daily reminder encourages active participation in recovery

BuddyApp is a health and wellbeing app that utilises SMS text technology to engage individuals in their care, by recording their mental, emotional and physical wellbeing in-between sessions, by sending … Read more