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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        SafeTowelUPDATED JUL 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
        Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Iraq, Ethiopia
        Iraq, EthiopiaSEE LESS
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

        Digital Collaborative Policing (DigiCop)UPDATED JUL 2020

        Digital Collaborative Policing - Towards A Resilient, Sustainable and Peaceful Society (UN SDGs 16 & 11)
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        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Peace and Resilience, Response Technologies and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Peace and Resilience, Response Technologies, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Gender-based Violence, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ghana
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        iACT's Little RipplesUPDATED JUL 2020

        A refugee- and community-led early childhood development program for children affected by conflict and humanitarian crises.
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        Child Protection, Emotional Development, Refugees and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Child Protection, Emotional Development, Refugees, Agency, Gender, Leadership Development, Peace and Resilience, Pre-primary/Pre-school/ECD EducationSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Chad, Tanzania, Cameroon
        Chad, Tanzania, CameroonSEE LESS
        TO DATE$224,094 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Education
          

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        BornFyne Mobile ApplicationUPDATED JUL 2020

        BornFyne means safe delivery. BornFyne connects pregnant women to their doctors especially during emergencies via a prenatal management system, empowers rural non literate women and communities in communicating health needs and make informed choices.
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        Evidence & Impact, Gender, Maternal Newborn and Child Health and 17 moreSEE ALL
        Evidence & Impact, Gender, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Communication with Communities, Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, GIS/Mapping, Gender Equity, Health, Health Systems, Human Powered Transport, Literacy, Monitoring & Evaluation, Primary Care, Public-Private Partnerships, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Social and Behavior Change, Technology, Workforce DevelopmentSEE LESS
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        Cameroon
        CameroonSEE LESS
        TO DATE$74,993 Funds Raised
        Data
          

        Girl-Centered Response to COVID-19UPDATED JUL 2020

        Redefining education and expectations for girls in rural Guatemala using technology for remote learning and projecting their empowered voice
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        Communication with Communities, Gender, Inclusive Education and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Communication with Communities, Gender, Inclusive Education, Gender-based ViolenceSEE LESS
        Education
          

        Digital Sub-Wallets for Increased Financial Empowerment of WomenUPDATED JUL 2020

        Increase ability to participate equally in existing markets; to access opportunities to the job, control over their own time and lives. to participation in economic development from their house and international institutions.
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        Digital Finance, Entrepreneurship, Gender-based Violence and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Finance, Entrepreneurship, Gender-based Violence, Parent & Family EngagementSEE LESS
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        Uganda, Tanzania
        Uganda, TanzaniaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,653,068 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          

        Learning Equality - Bringing the Online Learning Revolution OfflineUPDATED JUL 2020

        Kolibri is an open-source educational platform designed to provide offline access to a curated and openly licensed content library with pedagogical support tools for use in low-resource and low-connectivity contexts.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Education, Human Centered Design, Refugees and 18 moreSEE ALL
        Education, Human Centered Design, Refugees, Basic Education, Curriculum, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Education, Higher Education, Inclusion, Inclusive Education, Literacy, Mentoring/Coaching, Methods & Learning, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), Parent & Family Engagement, Secondary Education, Soft or Life Skills, Teacher Development and Training, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Technology, Testing & AssessmentSEE LESS
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        Mexico, India, Uganda and 26 moreSEE ALL
        Mexico, India, Uganda, Kenya, Jordan, Tanzania, Dominican Republic, Brazil, Guatemala, Ghana, Ethiopia, Costa Rica, Cameroon, Cambodia, Bangladesh, United States, Malawi, Rwanda, Peru, Nigeria, Malaysia, Liberia, Honduras, Cote d'Ivoire, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Paraguay, Myanmar, PakistanSEE LESS
        TO DATE$7,887,500 Funds Raised
        Education
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        IMUrootUPDATED JUL 2020

        Royalty rewards to address barriers to effective uptake and provision of immunization among caregivers in Rural and Urban areas in Kenya
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        Gender-based Violence, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Parent & Family Engagement and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Gender-based Violence, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Parent & Family Engagement, Basic Education, Health Systems, Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Kenya
        TO DATE$60,000 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          

        JikoRahaUPDATED JUL 2020

        Jiko Raha an innovative stove enabls households have safe drinking water free of disease causing micro-organisms and reduced vulnerability to COVID-19
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        Clean Cooking, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Climate Change and Resilience and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Clean Cooking, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Climate Change and Resilience, Nutrition, Prevention & Vaccination, Wind & Water EnergySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Rwanda, Kenya
        Rwanda, KenyaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$228,750 Funds Raised
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

        Simprints: transforming the way the world fights povertyUPDATED JUL 2020

        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
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Bangladesh, Kenya, Nepal and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Bangladesh, Kenya, Nepal, Uganda, Zambia, TanzaniaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,498,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        North Star AllianceUPDATED JUL 2020

        Bringing healthcare to hard-to-reach populations across Africa through a growing network of Blue Box clinics.
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        Health, Primary Care, Sexual and Reproductive Health and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Primary Care, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Gender-based Violence, HIV/AIDS, Health SystemsSEE LESS
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        Botswana, Gambia, The, Kenya and 11 moreSEE ALL
        Botswana, Gambia, The, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, AngolaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$427,308 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        SmithVentUPDATED JUL 2020

        The SmithVent design will allow gentle air delivery to the patient, proning if necessary, and liberation from mechanical ventilation with its pressure support mode.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        Treatment
          

        CommonLitUPDATED JUL 2020

        CommonLit is a free online reading program in English and Spanish that helps students develop basic reading comprehension and writing skills.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Education, Literacy, Technology and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Education, Literacy, Technology, Curriculum, Teacher Development and TrainingSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United States, Canada, Australia and 11 moreSEE ALL
        United States, Canada, Australia, Mexico, United Kingdom, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Peru, Uruguay, Spain, South AfricaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$3,500,000 Funds Raised
        Education
          

        Safecity - a crowdmap for sexual and gender based violenceUPDATED JUL 2020

        We encourage anonymous reporting of sexual and gender based violence. We use this information to educate and engage individuals, communities and government/police to prevent violence and make spaces safer and inclusive for all.
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        Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Gender-based Violence, Response Technologies and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Gender-based Violence, Response Technologies, Good Governance, Peace and ResilienceSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Kenya, Nepal, Cameroon and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Kenya, Nepal, Cameroon, Trinidad and Tobago, MalaysiaSEE LESS
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        SafetipinUPDATED JUL 2020

        Safetipin is a technology platform and set of apps that collects data & provides solutions about safety and inclusion in public spaces in cities through crowdsourcing and big data aimed at building a world where everyone can move around without fear
        FOCUS AREAS
        Gender-based Violence, Social Development, Urbanization and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Gender-based Violence, Social Development, Urbanization, GIS/Mapping, Inclusion, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India, Colombia, Kenya and 6 moreSEE ALL
        India, Colombia, Kenya, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam, Cambodia, South Africa, Sri LankaSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        Mobile Vaani (A federated network of mobile based community media platforms)UPDATED JUL 2020

        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.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Citizen Participation, Gender Equity, Health and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Citizen Participation, Gender Equity, Health, Communications and Media, Gender-based Violence, Good Governance, NutritionSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        TO DATE$203,805 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        GiveInternet.orgUPDATED JUL 2020

        GiveInternet.org is a nonprofit platform that lets anyone provide internet access by sponsoring monthly internet fees and devices for underprivileged high school students living in refugee camps, rural areas and poor households.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Refugees and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Refugees, Education, Inclusion, YouthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Georgia
        GeorgiaSEE LESS
        Education
          

        HopeBox: Good Food. Great Cause.UPDATED JUL 2020

        Work-based therapy to foster sustainable reintegration of Vietnamese gender-based violence (GBV) survivors.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Economic Empowerment, Gender-based Violence, Social Services
        Economic Empowerment, Gender-based Violence, Social ServicesSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Vietnam
        VietnamSEE LESS
        TO DATE$430 Funds Raised
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        THINKMDUPDATED JUL 2020

        THINKMD has adapted its innovation to include the COVID-19 Self Screening Tool. THINKMD's COVID-19 triage and educational tool guides people through a COVID-19 self-risk assessment to increase healthcare capacity where it is most limited. https://covid19.thinkmd.tech/go
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        Data/Analytics, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 6 moreSEE ALL
        Data/Analytics, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, Conflict Response, Health, Humanitarian Assistance, Monitoring & Evaluation, Refugees, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United States, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso and 7 moreSEE ALL
        United States, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ecuador, Peru, Zambia, South Africa, Indonesia, Sudan, SomaliaSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

        WordScientists.orgUPDATED JUL 2020

        Everything You Need to Teach Language & Early Reading

        FOCUS AREAS
        Curriculum, Literacy, Technology and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Curriculum, Literacy, Technology, Inclusive Education, Pre-primary/Pre-school/ECD EducationSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ecuador, United States, Lebanon and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Ecuador, United States, Lebanon, Nepal, India, PakistanSEE LESS
        Education
          

        Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team: Actionable Analytics Real-time Analysis Using OpenStreetMapUPDATED JUL 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Infectious & Vector Diseases
        Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$200,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          

        South African Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS (SABCOHA)UPDATED JUL 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Gender-based Violence, HIV/AIDS, Health
        Gender-based Violence, HIV/AIDS, HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        South Africa
        South AfricaSEE LESS
        Economic and Workforce Support
          

        Innovative Trauma Care in KenyaUPDATED JUL 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Monitoring & Evaluation, Social and Behavior Change and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Monitoring & Evaluation, Social and Behavior Change, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Canada, Kenya
        Canada, KenyaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$84,750 Funds Raised
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        #MeWeSyria, #MeWeMexico, #MeWeHonduras, #MeWeUSAUPDATED JUL 2020

        #MeWeIntl is a methodology and training network that provides communications skills and narrative intervention tools for improving psychological wellbeing, leadership skills, and community engagement.
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        Communication with Communities, Mental Health, Resilience and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Communication with Communities, Mental Health, Resilience, Displaced Persons & Migration Management, Leadership Development, RefugeesSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United States, Jordan, Lebanon and 6 moreSEE ALL
        United States, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Ecuador, Moldova, Mexico, Honduras, TajikistanSEE LESS
        TO DATE$180,690 Funds Raised
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        Young 1oveUPDATED JUL 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Education, Gender, Health
        Education, Gender, HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Botswana
        BotswanaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,972,346 Funds Raised
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

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