The Ocean Cleanup
The Ocean Cleanup was founded in 2013 by Boyan Slat (b.1994), a Dutch inventor and entrepreneur with the plan to remove half the plastic from the central North Pacific Ocean (the Great Pacific garbage patch) within ten years, starting in 2020. The Ocean Cleanup is a network of floating barriers attached to the seabed , causing the oceans currents to push the plastics towards the barriers and enabling a central platform to extract and store the concentrated plastic before transportation to land for recycling.
Warwick in Africa
Warwick in Africa (WiA) is a well-established innovative, philanthropically funded programme, developed over eight years from a small student volunteering project to a multi-layered programme which supports learners, highly talented learners and their teachers with Maths and English education in South Africa, Tanzania and Ghana. Over 160,000 learners have benefited so far. Its fundamental aim is to enhance the education of young people in Africa, a direct route to liberation from poverty.
Young Rewired State
Young Rewired State is an independent global network of kids aged 18 and under who have taught themselves to program computers. YRS introduces these children to like-minded peers at events around the world where they use freely available open data to make websites, apps and algorithms to solve real world challenges .