- Are you between the ages of 12-21?
- Are you passionate about improving the health of your community?
If you have an idea or project in action to tackle health challenges in your community, the Making More Health campaign could be your key to making a change! Perhaps you want to raise awareness about poor nutrition issues in your school, or wish to help bring medicine to areas in need. Whatever your plan, you can join others around the world who are working to create better, healthy communities!
Click HERE to enter the Making More Health campaign!
A partnership of Ashoka’s Youth Venture and Boehringer Ingelheim, Making More Health is a three-year initiative to improve health in communities across the globe by identifying and supporting the most promising solutions to challenging health problems.
By entering you’ll get the opportunity to participate in webinars, get support from mentors and staff from Ashoka’s Youth Venture and Boehringer Ingelheim, get access to funding for launching your project, and a chance to take a college course in Social Entrepreneurship offered by the University of Florida.
Current MMH Ventures include community gardens, promoting outside “play time” for high school youth, reducing cyber-bullying, and lessening the number of children with type 2 diabetes. Meet the Venturers at YVChallenge.org.
To learn more about Making More Health and how to get involved, visit Making More Health NOW!
Ashoka’s Youth Venture: Ashoka’s Youth Venture is an international community of young changemakers. Youth Venture inspires and supports teams of young people to start and lead their own “Ventures” – initiatives, clubs, organizations, and businesses that benefit their community. YV currently operates in 17 countries with over 5,000 Venture Teams worldwide.
Boehringer Ingelheim: Boehringer Ingelheim is a research-driven group of companies dedicated to researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing pharmaceuticals that improve health and quality of life. The Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation currently has over 44,000 employees and 145 affiliated companies spread around the globe.