3 Ways Non-Profits Use Emerging Technology to Further Donor Dollars — And How You Can, Too

A U.S.-based non-profit organization wants to send clean-burning stoves to rural Guatemalan heads-of-households. The idea is for recipients to use the stoves to start small businesses in support of their families. But what if one of those stoves breaks down? Ixo helps non-profits collect, measure, evaluate, value, and tokenize verifiable impact. Their application of the …

ML Tech Firms Help Law Enforcement Identify Child Sex Trafficking Victims & Their Location — And You can Help

In 2015, Thorn CEO Julie Cordua received a call from two Department of Homeland Security officials. They needed help developing a technology solution to find a little girl whose sexual abuse videos had been dispersed across the globe. The Department of Homeland Security had been looking for this little girl over 8 months to no …

ML and AI Partner to Save Disaster Victims: How Aid Organizations Can Tap Into Its Power

On September 5, 2014, flash-monsoon rains devoured the village of India-, China-, and Pakistan- controlled Kashmir within minutes, burying 80% of the territory. Panicked citizens fled to home roofs, where many would await rescue for up to a week without food or water. The hashtag #KashmirFlood became a lifeline for many as victims tweeted their …

It Takes 1 Minute and 1 Decision to Save 8 Lives

In 2017, my family was devastated upon learning that my husband had end-stage non-alcoholic liver disease that had turned to liver failure and liver cancer. His only chance of survival: a liver transplant. For the next few months, all my dreams revolved around a new liver for my husband. Throughout these months, I spent countless …