Founder of Nepalese Youth Opportunity Foundation, providing children with education, housing, food, medical care and loving support.
Founder of WomensTrust, a microlending program for women and girls in Ghana.
Launched the Thimmakka Certified Green Restaurants program, a "green-certified" program for ethnic restaurant owners.
Grand Prize Award: $25,000
Two Category Awards: $10,000 each
Each award recipient was the focus of an extensive PR campaign and featured in Mannington's 2007 Product Catalogs.
A Trip to Remember
Each winner and finalist, plus a guest was invited to Philadelphia for an awards dinner in November and enjoyed a well-deserved weekend on the town!
The esteemed judges presiding over the 2006 Stand on a Better World Awards included: