Winners 2009

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Over 600 projects were evaluated in a three-round judging process by an international jury of 20 experts in the fields of youth engagement, new media, and social entrepreneurship.

The Winners are:

Category 1: FIGHT HUNGER, POVERTY & DISEASE!

  • “Lil’ MDGs: Kids making Changes” by Dylan Mahalingam (13) and Pooja Dharan (11), USA
  • Remote Patient Monitoring System” by Tanwani Ajay Kumar (22), Pakistan
  • “Mobile Doctor” by Andreas Jakl (27) and Gerald Madlmayr (29), Austria

Also among the Top 5 are the Runner-Ups:

Category 2: EDUCATION FOR ALL!

  • “Everything on HIV and AIDS in Iran” by Morteza Moshir Sinaei (23), Iran
  • “Alternatives: Findin New Possibilities for Youth” by Sanjeev Raj Neupane (25), Nepal
  • Voices of Africa for Sustainable Development” by Crystal Kigoni (30), Kenya

The Runner-Ups in this category are;

  • Youthinfo” by Antoaneta Ivanova (30) and Lea Linin, Macedonia
  • Shilpa Sayura Project” by Dhanajaya Subash (26) and Niranjan Meegammana, Sri Lanka

Category 3: POWER 2 WOMEN!

  • Dokhtiran: e-Magazine on Women’s Rights” by Gholamzadeh Hamid Reza (27), Iran
  • “The Sisters 4 Peace Network” by Sejal Hathi (17) and Angelica Teng, USA
  • “Empower Women and Meet Millennium Challenges” by George Onyango (29), Kenya

The Power 2 Women Runner-Up is;

  • “Yemeni Feminist Activists” by Amal Al-Ashtal (23), Yemen

Category 4: CREATE YOUR CULTURE!

Another three Runner-Ups (equaly graded) are;

Category 5: GO GREEN!

  • “Sewer Tourism” by Andrew Mutua (19), Kenya
  • “Greenlighted” by Vladimir Dubovskiy (22) and Adam Itzkowitz, USA
  • Guardian of Eden” by Ricardo Quirante Martinez (21), Netherlands

The three Runner-Ups (equaly graded) in this category are;

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