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World Challenge is a BBC global competition aimed at projects showing enterprise and innovation at grassroots level. http://www.theworldchallenge.co.uk/

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Our #WC09 winner and runners up at the awards ceremony

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Our #WC09 second runner up - BTTR Adventures

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Our #WC09 first runner up - Danamon Go Green

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Our #WC09 winners - Safe Bottle Lamp Project

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BTTR Ventures – turning one of the largest waste streams in America and the vast quantities of coffee ground waste generated daily, into a high-demand, nutritious, and valuable food product for local consumers

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Stoves for Survival – reducing reliance on local natural resources through the production and distribution of fuel-efficient ‚ ‘Jiko’ stoves, which reduce the consumption of firewood and charcoal by at least 55%

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Mootral – reducing methane emissions by up to 94% with the use of a simple garlic extract, while also improving the efficiency of livestock production

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Andaman Discoveries – began as a tsunami relief effort and is now a leader in sustainable travel and development. It allows visitors and volunteers to directly support community education, village-led conservation, and cultural empowerment

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Safe Bottle Lamps – producing a simple, safe lamp that can be easily mass produced at low cost, using recycled glass. It is an effective, inexpensive and quick solution to serious burn problems encountered in many developing countries.

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The Cheetah Conservation Fund Bush Project – harvesting thornbushes to restore farmlands, using environmentally and socially appropriate means and providing much-needed jobs to locals

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Comet ME – providing basic energy services to off-grid communities in occupied Palestinian territories, in a way that is environmentally and socially sustainable.

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Danamon Go Green – converting traditional market waste into organic compost to be distributed amongst local farmers.

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Barefoot Women Solar Engineers of Africa – improving the lives of people living in rural parts of Africa by training them to make clean, renewable and low cost sources of energy.

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South-South Co-operation – a multi-dimensional effort to reduce violence and gang clashes in the Carrefour Feuilles district in Haiti, stimulating local economic activity and improving living conditions in the neighbourhood.

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Kenya Biogas – promoting an environmentally friendly way of tapping biogas as a clean source of energy

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Afghan Hands – assisting and educating women who have been widowed or are unable to provide for themselves as a result of conflict, economic desolation and erosion of serviceable infrastructure.

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