From 3,100 to 3: Announcing the Winners of Ideas for Action 2019! Blog, Results

After four rounds of review and 3,100 proposals, Ideas for Action is thrilled to announce the winners of our record-setting 2019 competition!

Congratulations to these incredible teams and to the more than 10,000 young innovators and entrepreneurs involved in I4A this year.  Each of these young people is working tirelessly to achieve the sustainable development goals in their communities and around the world, and they give us all tremendous hope for the future.

Read on below for the list of winners, runners up, and honorable mentions for Ideas for Action 2019. A full list of additional Regional Finalists will be announced in the coming weeks.

1st Place: CareNX


2nd Place: Gather


3rd Place: WellPower


Runners Up (in alphabetical order)

Eco Panplas


Eko Group H2O



Indonesia/South Korea

Komodo Water



Honorable Mentions (in alphabetical order)

Community Health Leaders (Ukraine)

Fresh Source (Egypt)

Hilico (Israel)

Vinsighte (Nigeria)

JHOR (Bangladesh)

Good Waste (Jordan)

Irada (Egypt)


FootMo Kit (Uganda)

Golden Banana Syrup (Indonesia)

Living Waters (US)