Developing List of Potentially Relevant Innovations across 12 COVID-19 Categories
Innovations that may be ready to deploy, could be adapted for COVID-19 responses, or may inspire new much-needed solutions. TIP: Use the filters below to find specific innovations such as "COVID-19 Categories" for solutions in 1 of 12 categories or "COVID-19 Recognitions" for those identified for their COVID-19 efforts.
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        doctHERsUPDATED MAY 2021

        Leverage Technology to Connect Women & Improve Health (SDG 3), Promote Gender Equality (SDG 5), Provide dignified work (SDG 8), Reduce inequalities (SDG 10) and Coordinate sustainable partnerships for the SDG goals (SDG 17)
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Entrepreneurship, Gender Equity and 17 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Entrepreneurship, Gender Equity, Diaspora, Digital Development, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Human Centered Design, Inclusion, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Mental Health, Monitoring & Evaluation, Non-communicable Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, Public-Private Partnerships, Resilience, Social and Behavior Change, TechnologySEE LESS
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        United States, Mexico, Pakistan
        United States, Mexico, PakistanSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,339,950 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        Last-Mile ConnectivityUPDATED MAY 2021

        Bridges to Prosperity connects isolated rural communities to vital resources through the construction of trailbridges.
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        Agriculture, Community Transport Models, Economic Growth and Trade and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture, Community Transport Models, Economic Growth and Trade, Education, HealthSEE LESS
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        Indonesia, Nepal, Ethiopia and 17 moreSEE ALL
        Indonesia, Nepal, Ethiopia, Peru, Bolivia, Honduras, Zambia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Timor-Leste, Sudan, Haiti, Kenya, Nicaragua, Rwanda, Panama, Mozambique, Colombia, Swaziland, UgandaSEE LESS
        Transport
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        U-ReportUPDATED MAY 2021

        U-Report is a platform where YOU speak out on issues YOU care about and have positive change in your community anywhere in the world.
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        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Education, Youth Engagement and Contribution and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Education, Youth Engagement and Contribution, Positive Youth DevelopmentSEE LESS
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        El Salvador, Thailand, Tanzania and 52 moreSEE ALL
        El Salvador, Thailand, Tanzania, Syria, Bolivia, Belize, Bangladesh, Liberia, Kiribati, Jamaica, Mozambique, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Serbia, Swaziland, Guinea, Burundi, Cameroon, Mexico, Myanmar, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Haiti, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Romania, Malawi, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Cote d'Ivoire, Ecuador, Mali, Pakistan, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Argentina, Iraq, France, Gambia, The, Ghana, GuatemalaSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        Food for Education (Akshaya Patra)UPDATED MAY 2021

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        Social and Behavior Change
        Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
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        India
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        Eneza EducationUPDATED MAY 2021

        Spreading Education Everwhere
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        Entrepreneurship, Human Centered Design, Refugees and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Entrepreneurship, Human Centered Design, Refugees, Data/Analytics, Education, Technology, Testing & AssessmentSEE LESS
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        Kenya, Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire
        Kenya, Ghana, Cote d'IvoireSEE LESS
        TO DATE$35,000 Funds Raised
        Education
          

        Search for Common Ground: Media for Social ChangeUPDATED MAY 2021

        Search has employed media since our founding to amplify social movement toward peace. Media stirs up discussion across societies in conflict and models new ways to overcome differences. Our flagship series, The Team, broadcast in 21 countries.
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        Citizen Participation, Gender Equity, Peace and Resilience and 9 moreSEE ALL
        Citizen Participation, Gender Equity, Peace and Resilience, Communications and Media, Conflict Response, Elections, Gender-based Violence, Political Process, Positive Youth Development, Rule of Law and Human Rights, Social and Behavior Change, Youth Engagement and ContributionSEE LESS
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        Kenya, Morocco, Ethiopia and 18 moreSEE ALL
        Kenya, Morocco, Ethiopia, Cote d'Ivoire, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nepal, Angola, Indonesia, Lebanon, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, United States, Yemen, Rwanda, Palestinian Territories, Sri Lanka, Jordan, Myanmar, TunisiaSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Prevention
          

        Last Mile HealthUPDATED MAY 2021

        Last Mile Health partners with governments to design, scale, strengthen, and sustain high-quality community health systems by empowering teams of community-based health workers to bring life-saving healthcare to remote communities.

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        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Primary Care and 8 moreSEE ALL
        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Primary Care, Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Digital Development, HIV/AIDS, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases, Nutrition, Prevention & Vaccination, Sexual and Reproductive HealthSEE LESS
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        Ethiopia, Malawi, Uganda and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Ethiopia, Malawi, Uganda, LiberiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,000,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        MobileformsUPDATED MAY 2021

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        Social & Micro Finance
        Social & Micro FinanceSEE LESS
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        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Economic and Workforce Support
          

        Precision Agriculture for DevelopmentUPDATED MAY 2021

        Precision Agriculture for Development (PAD) is a global non-profit organization that harnesses technology, data science and behavioral economics to provide targeted information to empower farmers in developing countries to improve their lives.
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        Agriculture, Evidence & Impact, Technology and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture, Evidence & Impact, Technology, Digital Development, Environment, Human Centered Design, ResilienceSEE LESS
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        India, Kenya, Pakistan and 5 moreSEE ALL
        India, Kenya, Pakistan, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Uganda, ZambiaSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        AtmaGoUPDATED MAY 2021

        Building a movement to empower communities from the ground up - Neighbors helping Neighbors.
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        Citizen Participation, Climate Change and Resilience, Health and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Citizen Participation, Climate Change and Resilience, Health, Communication with Communities, Gender Equity, Good GovernanceSEE LESS
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        Indonesia, United States
        Indonesia, United StatesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,570,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
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        Ubongo: Edutainment Made in Africa, for AfricaUPDATED MAY 2021

        We leverage the power of entertainment, the reach of mass media and the deep insights of kid-centered design to bring fun, localized edutainment to millions of kids in Africa.
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        Cognitive Development, Communications and Media, Social Development and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Cognitive Development, Communications and Media, Social Development, Basic Education, Education, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
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        Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, Malawi, ZambiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$3,197,094 Funds Raised
        Education
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        Simprints: transforming the way the world fights povertyUPDATED MAY 2021

        Simprints builds technology to radically increase transparency and effectiveness in global development, making sure that every vaccine, every dollar, every public good reaches the people who need them most.
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        Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Technology and 9 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Technology, All Sectors, Digital Development, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Gender-based Violence, Health, Human Centered Design, Public-Private Partnerships, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
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        Bangladesh, Kenya, Nepal and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Bangladesh, Kenya, Nepal, Uganda, Zambia, TanzaniaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,498,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        MomConnectUPDATED MAY 2021

        MomConnect uses mobile technologies to provide health information to pregnant women and new mothers via SMS and WhatsApp. It also enables women to reach out with questions, and establishes a feedback loop to improve healthcare services
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        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Health Systems, Nutrition and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Health Systems, Nutrition, Parent & Family Engagement, Prevention & Vaccination, Primary CareSEE LESS
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        South Africa
        South AfricaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$824,543 Funds Raised
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        NewGlobeUPDATED MAY 2021

        NewGlobe supports visionary governments to transform public education systems, the cornerstone of a prosperous, equitable, and peaceful society. The varied NewGlobe portfolio includes several government public transformation programmes, our range of well-known Bridge community school programmes, and our Learning Collaborative.
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        Evidence & Impact, Public-Private Partnerships, Digital Development and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Evidence & Impact, Public-Private Partnerships, Digital Development, Education, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Kenya, India, Nigeria and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Kenya, India, Nigeria, Uganda, Liberia, ChinaSEE LESS
        Education
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        VillageReachUPDATED APR 2021

        VillageReach transforms health care delivery to reach everyone.
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        Health Systems, Prevention & Vaccination, Supply Chains and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Health Systems, Prevention & Vaccination, Supply Chains, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Transport & Supply Chains, Youth Friendly ServicesSEE LESS
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        Mozambique, Malawi, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
        Mozambique, Malawi, Congo, Democratic Republic of theSEE LESS
        TO DATE$5,195,736 Funds Raised
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Transport
          
        Treatment
          
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        Food Assistance Packaging Evaluation - Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation (CITE)UPDATED APR 2021

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        Agriculture, Humanitarian Assistance, Post Harvest and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture, Humanitarian Assistance, Post Harvest, Processing & Production, Public-Private Partnerships, ResilienceSEE LESS
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        Djibouti, Uganda, South Africa
        Djibouti, Uganda, South AfricaSEE LESS
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

        One Family HealthUPDATED APR 2021

        OFH is a social enterprise that operates a franchise of nurse-owned and operated primary care clinics bringing affordable, quality care to underserved communities. COVID19 could threaten access to primary care, which is critical to a strong response
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        Economic Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Health
        Economic Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, HealthSEE LESS
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        Rwanda
        RwandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,097,410 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          

        HarvestPlus (Biofortification)UPDATED APR 2021

        HarvestPlus uses conventional breeding to enrich everyday food crops with vitamins and minerals (biofortification) to transform food systems and fight nutrition insecurity - affecting 3 billion people globally who cannot afford a healthy diet.
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        Agriculture, Climate Change and Resilience, Nutrition and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture, Climate Change and Resilience, Nutrition, Entrepreneurship, Gender, Public-Private PartnershipsSEE LESS
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        Uganda, Colombia, Nigeria and 11 moreSEE ALL
        Uganda, Colombia, Nigeria, India, Bangladesh, Zambia, Pakistan, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Rwanda, Brazil, Guatemala, El Salvador, Bolivia, NicaraguaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$15,462,000 Funds Raised
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        Wanji GamesUPDATED APR 2021

        The Wanji Games platform uses basic telephony to provide interactive narratives through spoken audio. This allows a geographically remote audience with limited literacy access to engaging entertainment-education in their own spoken language.
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        Communications and Media, Other, Social and Behavior Change
        Communications and Media, Other, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
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        Uganda, Pakistan, Ghana and 9 moreSEE ALL
        Uganda, Pakistan, Ghana, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Zambia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Kenya, Cambodia, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, MalawiSEE LESS
        TO DATE$26,950 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          

        We Care Solar UPDATED APR 2021

        Saving Lives in Childbirth with Innovative Solar Suitcases
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        Gender Equity, Health, Solar and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Gender Equity, Health, Solar, Climate Change and Resilience, Energy Efficiency, Humanitarian Assistance, Response TechnologiesSEE LESS
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        Ethiopia, Nigeria, Nepal and 6 moreSEE ALL
        Ethiopia, Nigeria, Nepal, Liberia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Sierra LeoneSEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,000,000 Funds Raised
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Testing
          

        ActLocalUPDATED APR 2021

        Helping small independent business, wherever they are in the world, to generate vital short-term cash flow from loyal customers during the COVID-19 crisis
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        Cultivation & Tools, Economic Empowerment, Economic Recovery
        Cultivation & Tools, Economic Empowerment, Economic RecoverySEE LESS
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        United Kingdom
        United KingdomSEE LESS
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        KisomoUPDATED MAR 2021

        Kisomo is a data-driven platform available online and offline that makes quality and relevant secondary school education accessible to all youth in Sub-Saharan Africa. Kisomo allows students to have Fun & Engaging learning experience.
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        Inclusive Education, Secondary Education, Soft or Life Skills and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Inclusive Education, Secondary Education, Soft or Life Skills, Higher Education, Methods & LearningSEE LESS
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        Tanzania
        TanzaniaSEE LESS
        Education
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        SmartClinix UPDATED MAR 2021

        SmartClinix is a Cloud based online clinic solution with built in EHR ,telemedicine, PMS platform & patient portal to make medical practices go paperless & digital. It also enable online clinics which are inevitable during Covid-19.
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        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases, Technology and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases, Technology, Gender-based Violence, HIV/AIDS, Health, Health Systems, Mental HealthSEE LESS
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        Pakistan, United States, Mexico and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Pakistan, United States, Mexico, Australia, KenyaSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Treatment
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        Solar Powered Oxygen DeliveryUPDATED MAR 2021

        Saving lives with the power of the sun
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        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Medical Devices, Solar
        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Medical Devices, SolarSEE LESS
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        Uganda, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Somalia
        Uganda, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, SomaliaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$84,750 Funds Raised
        Testing
          
        Treatment
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        Shule Direct OrganizationUPDATED MAR 2021

        Shule Direct is leveraging existing technologies to improve access to qualified, relevant and contextual digital learning content. Our mission is to improve holistic learning outcomes for children and youth in Africa through digital technology.
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        Basic Education, Parent & Family Engagement, Secondary Education and 7 moreSEE ALL
        Basic Education, Parent & Family Engagement, Secondary Education, AI, AR/VR, Education, Inclusion, Inclusive Education, Soft or Life Skills, Teacher Development and TrainingSEE LESS
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        Tanzania, Kenya
        Tanzania, KenyaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$571,220 Funds Raised
        Education
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

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