It all started with a shaky two-minute video shot with a smart phone three years ago. It was in 2011 when Bam Aquino (Paolo Benignoo Aquino), Hapinoy’s co-founder, set out with a couple of our staff to film our video entry for the Project Inspire: 5 Minutes to Change the World competition organized by Singapore …
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Over the years, I watched with admiration as Project Inspire: 5 Minutes to Change the World scaled new heights from its initial launch in 2011 in collaboration with the Singapore Committee for UN Women. The initiative  presents 18-35-year-olds with a five-minute platform to pitch their inspired idea for a chance to win a US$25,000 grant …
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Singapore, 4 September 2014:  Two inspired young finalists saw their projects recognised and awarded at the Project Inspire 2014 Grand Finals which were held in Singapore yesterday. Their inspirational projects transforming the lives of disadvantaged women in Vietnam and Cambodia received grants totalling US$35,000. Project Inspire: 5 Minutes to Change the World 2014, co-organized by …
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Momentum Grows as MasterCard and Singapore Committee for UN Women Kick Off Search for Innovative Projects Singapore, 7 March 2013 – Singapore Committee for UN Women and MasterCard announce the fourth annual Project Inspire: 5 Minutes to Change the World campaign, together with global consulting firm Bain & Company and academic partner INSEAD, on the …
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