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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        reLink Global HealthUPDATED MAR 2021

        Relinkglobalhealth.org is a searchable online platform designed to connect organizations providing healthcare to improve operational efficiencies and increase access to high quality healthcare.
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        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical Devices and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical Devices, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases, Primary Care, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)SEE LESS
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        Haiti, Malawi
        Haiti, MalawiSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          

        Worldreader Mobile Reading Solutions UPDATED MAR 2021

        Worldreader provides affordable mobile reading solutions that support communities, schools & partners in need of cost-effective, data-rich educational resources, aiming to create digital reading environments that help improve learning outcomes, work readiness and gender equity.
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        Basic Education, Education, Pre-primary/Pre-school/ECD Education and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Basic Education, Education, Pre-primary/Pre-school/ECD Education, Data/Analytics, Literacy, Parent & Family Engagement, Teacher Development and TrainingSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya and 6 moreSEE ALL
        Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Peru, India, United StatesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$300,000 Funds Raised
        Education
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        EdquityUPDATED MAR 2021

        Food insecurity. Housing insecurity. Insufficient financial aid. We know the day-to-day financial issues for college students are real. Edquity for College helps you manage the money you have and find the emergency supports on- and off-campus – as well as emergency dollars – when what you have just isn't enough.
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        Digital Finance
        Digital FinanceSEE LESS
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        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Village Capital
          

        Mulika Uhalifu; is a platform that promotes and facilitates citizen participation in National Security and Service Delivery.UPDATED MAR 2021

        MULIKA is an Integrated Information Delivery System configured to act as a virtual report desk; enabling mobile phone users in Kenya to report incidents of conflict, insecurity and poor service delivery anonymously without fear of reprisals.
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        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Security, Technology
        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Security, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Kenya
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          

        KinakiUPDATED MAR 2021

        Kinaki is an intuitive and flexible tool for community-led project design, data collection, analysis, reporting and sharing that enables targeted communities to lead or participate in all aspects of project’s monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning.
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        Citizen Participation, Methods & Learning, Monitoring & Evaluation and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Citizen Participation, Methods & Learning, Monitoring & Evaluation, All Sectors, Maternal Newborn and Child HealthSEE LESS
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        Ghana, Canada, Uganda and 10 moreSEE ALL
        Ghana, Canada, Uganda, Tanzania, Philippines, Nepal, Myanmar, Mongolia, Malawi, Laos, Czech Republic, Cambodia, RwandaSEE LESS
        Data
          

        Devio Early Childhood InstituteUPDATED MAR 2021

        Devio Early Childhood Institute provides innovative and capacity building training programs to upcoming and existing early childhood educators so they can support children's holistic development and learning, especially in their early years. Our work also combines advocacy and community outreach interventions that are helping to combat some systemic inequalities in global early childhood education. https://www.globalpartnership.org/blog/building-global-momentum-introduce-sign-language-early-childhood-education.
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        Education, Education Policy & Finance, Pre-primary/Pre-school/ECD Education and 7 moreSEE ALL
        Education, Education Policy & Finance, Pre-primary/Pre-school/ECD Education, Education, Extracurricular or Out-of School Activities, Methods & Learning, Pre-primary/Pre-school/ECD Education, Social and Behavior Change, Soft or Life Skills, Teacher Development and TrainingSEE LESS
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        Ghana, Kenya
        Ghana, KenyaSEE LESS
        Education
          

        TuConsejeriaUPDATED MAR 2021

        We offer a chat solution that gives the opportunity to underserved population to find psychological support.
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        Inclusion, Mental Health, Technology
        Inclusion, Mental Health, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Guatemala
        GuatemalaSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        KAINOafrica™UPDATED MAR 2021

        KAINO is a web and mobile app that was developed to teach children how to READ and WRITE in 1 month while at home during this lockdown where pre-primary schools have been indefinitely closed in Uganda.
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        Basic Education, Inclusive Education, Pre-primary/Pre-school/ECD Education and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Basic Education, Inclusive Education, Pre-primary/Pre-school/ECD Education, Education Policy & Finance, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP)SEE LESS
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        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Education
          

        WalikuUPDATED MAR 2021

        Waliku, Indonesian for “my guardian,” seeks to address education and well-being disparities among school-aged children by digitizing student attendance and facilitating triage and follow-up of high-risk absentees.
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        Education, Technology
        Education, TechnologySEE LESS
        Education
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Asian Venture Philanthropy Network
          

        Audiopedia - Essential Knowledge. For all Women, Everywhere.UPDATED FEB 2021

        Audiopedia is a free resource of localized expert audio contents about health, nutrition, child care, gender-based violence, family planning, agriculture and much more. Audiopedia is freely accessible using solar-powered player and on mobile phones.
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Education, Health and 25 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Education, Health, Ageing, Basic Education, Child Protection, Child, Early, and Forced Marriage, Climate Change and Resilience, Disaster Risk Reduction, Economic Empowerment, Gender, Gender-based Violence, HIV/AIDS, Inclusion, Inclusive Education, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Literacy, Menstrual Hygiene, Methods & Learning, Non-communicable Diseases, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), Prevention & Vaccination, Sanitation, Social and Behavior Change, Soft or Life Skills, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Technology, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
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        Tanzania, Uganda, Congo, Republic of the and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Tanzania, Uganda, Congo, Republic of the, Rwanda, NicaraguaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Prevention
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        VALENCE InVent Xtend™UPDATED FEB 2021

        The VALENCE InVent Xtend™ is a unique medical device for extending ventilator supply during COVID-19 ventilator shortages. It is unique in being able to safely adapt a single ventilator to deliver customizable ventilation to multiple patients.
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        Humanitarian Assistance, Medical Devices, Technology
        Humanitarian Assistance, Medical Devices, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Canada
        CanadaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$50,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          

        TotoquizUPDATED FEB 2021

        Totoquiz is a Web and Android application that enables pupils from Primary 1 to 7 in Uganda to learn and revise online
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        Basic Education, Education, Testing & Assessment
        Basic Education, Education, Testing & AssessmentSEE LESS
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        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Education
          

        Data Entry and Exploration Platform (DEEP)UPDATED JAN 2021

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        Data Collection/Needs Assessments
        Data Collection/Needs AssessmentsSEE LESS
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        Pakistan, Myanmar, Nicaragua and 57 moreSEE ALL
        Pakistan, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Paraguay, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Ukraine, Tajikistan, Trinidad and Tobago, India, Iraq, Kenya, Libya, Mali, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Rwanda, Malawi, Papua New Guinea, Haiti, Albania, Argentina, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Afghanistan, Aruba, Brazil, Yemen, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Uruguay, Solomon Islands, Central African Republic, Honduras, Mozambique, Burundi, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, GuyanaSEE LESS
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

        HappyTap Co. UPDATED JAN 2021

        Happytap Co. is a social business on a mission to make handwashing convenient and delightful for everyone.
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        Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior Change, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior Change, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Health, Health Systems, Inclusion, Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
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        Vietnam, Cambodia, Bangladesh and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Vietnam, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Philippines, India, IndonesiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,106,828 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        Same Language Subtitling (SLS) on TV: Lifelong reading literacy for a billion (PlanetRead & IIM-A)UPDATED JAN 2021

        Inescapable and lifelong reading literacy on TV for 1 billion viewers, including 600 million weak-readers, by marrying Same Language Subtitling (SLS) with mainstream entertainment. SLS is now broadcast policy in India. It just has to be implemented.
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        Basic Education, Communications and Media, Literacy
        Basic Education, Communications and Media, LiteracySEE LESS
        TO DATE$300,000 Funds Raised
        Education
          

        Pumani bubbleCPAPUPDATED JAN 2021

        Helping Infants Breathe - A low-cost respiratory device for newborns and children.
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        Health, Human Centered Design, Public-Private Partnerships and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Human Centered Design, Public-Private Partnerships, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical DevicesSEE LESS
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        Haiti, Indonesia, Liberia and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Haiti, Indonesia, Liberia, Malawi, Pakistan, Tanzania, ZambiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,250,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          

        Mobile Vaani (A federated network of mobile based community media platforms)UPDATED JAN 2021

        Mobile Vaani is a voice based social media platform for rural and low income urban households, low literacy regions, and non-Internet users. It serves media-dark regions in an interactive manner and is accessible to anybody who has a phone.
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        Citizen Participation, Gender Equity, Health and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Citizen Participation, Gender Equity, Health, Communications and Media, Gender-based Violence, Good Governance, NutritionSEE LESS
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        India
        TO DATE$203,805 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        Living GoodsUPDATED JAN 2021

        Community Health Workers Providing Door to Door Healthcare
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        Health, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Nutrition and 10 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Nutrition, Agriculture Water Management, Clean Cooking, Economic Empowerment, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Gender, Health, Inclusion, Social and Behavior Change, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
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        Kenya, Uganda
        Kenya, UgandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$16,717,020 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          

        iScuelaUPDATED JAN 2021

        We focus on raising the learning levels of school going children, specially in the semi-urban and rural areas, using technology. Our Platform localised, interactive and has a unique “click-only” approach to ensure adoption and reduce learning curve.
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        Education
        EducationSEE LESS
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        India
        Education
          

        Humanitarian OpenStreetMap TeamUPDATED JAN 2021

        Crowdsourcing, digital map creation, participatory mapping, community-led development, humanitarian response, open data and tech.
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        Crowdsourcing and Open Source, GIS/Mapping, Humanitarian Assistance and 36 moreSEE ALL
        Crowdsourcing and Open Source, GIS/Mapping, Humanitarian Assistance, Child Protection, Communication with Communities, Conflict Response, Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Displaced Persons & Migration Management, Economic Empowerment, Economic Growth and Trade, Education, Environment, Gender, Good Governance, HIV/AIDS, Health, Housing and Infrastructure, Human Trafficking, Humanitarian Assistance, Inclusion, Inclusive Education, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Land Tenure, Non-communicable Diseases, Policy and Regulation, Prevention & Vaccination, Private Sector Competitiveness, Refugees, Response Technologies, Sanitation, Social and Behavior Change, Technology, Urbanization, Waste Management, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), YouthSEE LESS
        Data
          

        Gradian Health SystemsUPDATED JAN 2021

        Gradian Health Systems combines a social mission with market forces to develop appropriate anesthesia and critical care medical technology, distribute and support it locally, and bring user-centric training to providers who operate it.
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        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Workforce DevelopmentSEE LESS
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        Guinea, Guatemala, Gabon and 24 moreSEE ALL
        Guinea, Guatemala, Gabon, Ethiopia, Cambodia, Botswana, Malawi, Rwanda, Niger, Liberia, Zambia, Benin, Uganda, Tanzania, Swaziland, Laos, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Kenya, Haiti, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Burkina Faso, Ghana, NicaraguaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$800,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        askNivi: Using AI and behavioral science to help every person realize their own aspirations for healthUPDATED JAN 2021

        Nivi empowers individuals by delivering accurate, trusted, and timely health information, as well as referrals to health products and services, through conversations enhanced by artificial intelligence
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        Agency, Health, Social and Behavior Change and 14 moreSEE ALL
        Agency, Health, Social and Behavior Change, AI, Communications and Media, Data/Analytics, Emerging Adulthood (20-24), Evidence & Impact, Gender, Gender Equity, Human Centered Design, Inclusion, Men and Boys, Menstrual Hygiene, Public-Private Partnerships, Technology, YouthSEE LESS
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        Kenya, India
        Kenya, IndiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$4,140,000 Funds Raised
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        Amplio Talking BookUPDATED JAN 2021

        The Amplio Talking Book enables global partners to reach low-literate people in remote communities, share hours of audio content on demand, and collect usage data and user feedback.
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        All Sectors, Communication with Communities, Digital Development and 11 moreSEE ALL
        All Sectors, Communication with Communities, Digital Development, Agriculture, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Education, Gender, Health, Human Centered Design, Parent & Family Engagement, Rule of Law and Human Rights, Social and Behavior Change, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), YouthSEE LESS
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        Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda and 6 moreSEE ALL
        Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, Cameroon, Niger, Ethiopia, Somalia, Zambia, LiberiaSEE LESS
        Education
          

        "UNITY" - Real-Time Population Healthcare Management with Covid-19 Encounter TrackerUPDATED JAN 2021

        “UNITY” is an innovative, customizable, and affordable healthcare data management solution, specifically designed for developing economies, that aims to improve and balance the healthcare services of an entire human population.
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        Data/Analytics, Health, Technology and 9 moreSEE ALL
        Data/Analytics, Health, Technology, AI, Citizen Participation, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Entrepreneurship, Good Governance, Higher Education, Monitoring & Evaluation, Public-Private Partnerships, Social ServicesSEE LESS
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        Madagascar
        MadagascarSEE LESS
        Data
          

        StudyLabUPDATED DEC 2020

        Supporting schools and teachers improve students' performance, offline and online.
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        Data/Analytics, Secondary Education, Testing & Assessment
        Data/Analytics, Secondary Education, Testing & AssessmentSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Nigeria, Ghana
        Nigeria, GhanaSEE LESS
        Education
          

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