Kopernik is a registered public charity with tax exempt 501(c)(3) status in the United States which has set up an online marketplace to bridge the gap between innovators, developing communities and financial supporters in order to distribute life-changing technology effectively to the developing world.
Kopernik (Copernicus’ Polish name) is known for changing the way people viewed the world around them. In our own way we hope to change the way people approach development and the way in which some of the greatest challenges facing the world today are addressed.
Kopernik focuses on appropriate technology designed specifically for the developing world, because of its direct and transformative effect on people’s lives.
Unlike other on-line giving market places, Kopernik is innovative technology driven. Therefore, Kopernik not only connects the individual donors to organizations/entrepreneurs in developing countries, it also brings an additional, and very important actor into the equation – the technology provider, thus promoting innovation in solving development challenges.