What

Solution Search is is initiated to celebrate the success of the young generation who is passionate, innovative and skilful towards achieving sustainable development.Putting entrepreneurship in the center of the problem solving, aiming at helping youth-led social enterprises scaling up by providing knowledge, connecting with different stakeholders and integrating with ADB operations to maximize the impact towards society.

How

Solution Search Program is designed base on ADB agenda as well as it’s partners events and projects. It targets specific events or projects where youth actions need to be recognised and showcased. We launch open calls through social media and collect on going scalable and innovative youth led social enterprises. After our review panels, the chosen ones will be presented at ADB flagship events as well as following activities.

Why

Youth are known as the source of Innovation, often coming up with new services, products, processes and regulations, that help meet a social needs. It has been estimated that young people are 1.6 times more likely than older adults to become entrepreneurs. Through technology and communication, we are excited to witness youth contribution in moving our society forward.

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Case Studies

MALAYSIA

Reneon Technologies

Reneon Technologies is an electrical engineering company that specializes in IoT, Smart Building & Energy Efficiency services and solutions. Their goal is to assist commercial, industrial & residential clients in managing their electricity usage effectively which will inadvertently contribute to environment conservation for future generation.

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PHILIPPINES

UP Bike Share

UP Bike Share is a non-profit advocacy group of undergraduate students, who are providing free use of 30 red-and-white painted bikes for 50 dormitory students in UPD as part of a plan to provide better transportation for the UPD community, as well as addressing traffic congestion through bike advocacy.

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PHILIPPINES

ARK's 5 cent per Lunch

ARK's 5 cent per lunch Feeding Program gets rural kids back into school. The parents and the community are empowered to supply the feeding program. ARK engages the whole community to deliver the solution.

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204
of solutions collected

14060
of people engaged

23
of countries involved