World Wide Hearing Chosen as 2013 Star in Global Health by Grand Challenges Canada
Posted on Dec 10, 2012
We are excited to announce that World Wide Hearing has been awarded a grant for over $100,000 from Grand Challenges Canada. Grand Challenges Canada, funded by the Government of Canada, is dedicated to supporting "bold ideas with big impact" in global health. We look forward to using this funding to launch the Hearing Express project in Jordan. World Wide Hearing would especially like to thank Gunnar Grass and Daniella Polar for their help throughout the grant application process. You can view our application video here. A big "thank you" to all those who helped promote our application video—every one of your votes made a difference!
New Partnership with ESW - Stanford
Posted on Nov 22, 2012
World Wide Hearing and Engineers for a Sustainable World - Stanford are pleased to announce their collaboration on a sustainable development project in 2013. Students from the faculty of civil & environmental engineering at Stanford University will work together with World Wide Hearing to create a new mobile platform for its Hearing Express project to provide hearing aids to children & youth in developing countries.
Illustrate the Invisible Contest Deadline Extended!
Posted on Jul 31, 2012
We have decided to extend the deadline to enter the 2012 Illustrate the Invisible Contest. Artists and designers now have until September 30th to submit their entries for a chance to win $250 and have their work featured in a World Wide Hearing awareness campaign. Visit the official contest page for more details.
Photos from the 2012 Dobson Cup Award Ceremony
Posted on Jun 19, 2012
Audra Renyi and Stephen Potyondi receive first prize from Gregory Vit, director of McGill University's Dobson School for Entrepreneurial Studies.
Audra and Stephen interviewed after receiving their prize.
Hearing Express Wins First Prize at the McGill Dobson Cup
Posted on Jun 15, 2012
World Wide Hearing is please to announce that Hearing Express—our model for providing affordable hearing aids to children in developing countries—has been awarded first place in the not-for-profit category of the Dobson Cup, a business plan competition organized by the Dobson centre for Entrepreneurial Studies at McGill University. Hearing Express was chosen for best demonstrating innovation, viability, and growth potential among all non-profit ideas presented.
The Dobson Cup is an annual opportunity for budding entrepreneurs to showcase their business ideas and not-for-profit startups. We wish to thank the organizations of the competition for their support, feedback, and recognition. The prize money will allow us to continue funding our hearing projects in developing countries.