Expanding Access

Bringing products and services to new people, in new markets, in new ways. From developing medicines for neglected diseases to delivering contraceptives via aerial drones, these solutions focus on providing services to those in need. By expanding marketing and distribution, reducing costs, and rewriting rules in pursuit of equality, changemakers broaden the reach of their innovations, extending access to all.

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Building distribution systems

Creating a business model that allows a product or service to reach its audience.

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Downshift jobs

Instead of relying on expensive specialists, train less-educated people to accomplish the same goals.

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Eliminating barriers

Removing the often-hidden obstacles that keep people from solving problems.

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Equitably distributing goods/services

Inventing business models that more equitably distribute goods and services.

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Frugal innovation

Adapting goods or services in ways that are financially accessible for the poor.

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Increasing transparency

Empowering people by revealing hidden information.

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Last-mile delivery

Building the last step in a distribution system to get products into people’s hands.

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Leveling the playing field

Rewriting rules to make them fairer.

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Leveraging technology

Using new tech to solve old problems, often addressing how to provide access to underserved populations.

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Marketing to the base of the pyramid

Making products needed by the poorest financially and physically accessible.

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Piggybacking

Broadening impact by attaching a program to one that’s already widespread.

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Sharing economy

Providing access to instead of ownership of products and services.

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