THRIVE's Vision

Thrive offers curriculum to empower students to find their purpose and develop life skills using design thinking to take on global problems related to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal together by 2030. We aim to achieve this by SDG learning programs that serve 4,000 students (16 to 25 years old) in 20 countries by 2024.


Toronto SDG Challenge

November 2019

Are you a student looking for ways to change your community?

Do you care about the environment? Want leadership experience?

Take on the SDG Challenge!

Students will work in teams to develop a solution, action plan and pitch for an SDG related local problem.


SDG Programs

All our SDG programs combine design thinking and project based learning to give students a rich learning experience to develop the skills needed to solve real-world problems related to the SDGs. We offer 3 different programs that provide varying depth of experience with the SDGs.

SDG Basic Challenge
SDG Pro Challenge
SDG Full Curriculum
year / semester
1 month
3 months

Students will work in teams to research an SDG related problem, develop a solution action plan and pitch.

Students work in teams to research an SDG related problem, develop a solution action plan, design a prototype, & pitch their findings.

Students will learn the SDGs in depth and explore them with mini challenges. As a capstone project students will complete a four month SDG Challenge.

Thrive advisors

Ro Fernandez
Patricia Zeegers
Business Advisor
Marketing Advisor
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