Wrap-Up Ceremony

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The World Bank Group and Wharton School invite you to celebrate the top six teams and discuss the future that these ideas have in financing the Post-2015 development agenda. Meet the winners, listen to their proposals, engage with their ideas. The event will be live-streamed. We hope to see you there! Tuesday, May 12, 2015 3 PM – 4 PM EST The World Bank Headquarters J1-050 1818 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20433

Announcing the Winners of the Ideas for Action Competition 2015

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First Place: Team Pennsurance Creating New Microinsurance Products for Remittance Service Providers in India Members: Ezgi Aytac, Arjun Bhaskar, Keshav Garud, Matthew McPhail, James Zhou Second Place: Team Oxygen Innovative PPP Model for Promoting Financial Deepening and Inclusion in the Rice Value Chain in Nigeria Members: Michael Adeola, Chioma Ukwuagu, Ogomegbunam Anagwu, Henry Ushie, Maureen Orji Third Place: Team Outcome Decreasing poverty in the mining communities of the world through the empowerment of communities in …

Responses to this Week’s Pre-Competition Question on Aid Delivery

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Thank you for emailing in your responses to “what aid delivery models do you think are poised to make an outsized impact in the next 5 years”! We’d like to share a couple of them with you to help you think about possible topics to address when the competition question is released next month.   Feel free to comment on this post or send in additional thoughts to ideasforaction2015@gmail.com   Response from Kat Muller, Monitor …

Ideas for Action Kick-Off: we want to hear from YOU!

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Ned Shell, young professionals organizing leader for Ideas for Action (IFA), kicks things off by asking you to comment on what recent innovations in aid delivery models you think are poised to make a big impact in the next 5 years. Email us at ideasforaction2015@gmail.com and we will post online your thoughts and opinions. Your responses can range from a few sentences to a couple of paragraphs. If you’d like credit on our website for your …