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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        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
          

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        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
          

        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
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        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
          

        One Acre FundUPDATED MAR 2021

        Financing and Services for Smallholder Farmers
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        Agriculture, Climate Change and Resilience, Evidence & Impact and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture, Climate Change and Resilience, Evidence & Impact, Social & Micro FinanceSEE LESS
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        Burundi, Kenya, Malawi and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, ZambiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$44,408,972 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        M'Care HealthUPDATED MAR 2021

        M'Care AI is an offline and online mobile health assistant for community health workers providing medical care to patients in low resourced communities. M'Care AI includes predictive and prescriptive analytics to mitigate epidemics like COVID-19 and forecast medical supply chain needs.
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        Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Primary Care and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Primary Care, Health Systems, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Non-communicable DiseasesSEE LESS
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        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          

        MusoUPDATED FEB 2021

        Proactive Community Case Management to Improve Child Survival
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        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Nutrition, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
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        Mali, Cote d'Ivoire
        Mali, Cote d'IvoireSEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,250,000 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        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
          

        Allplex 2019-nCoV Assay by Seegene Inc.UPDATED JAN 2021

        Simultaneous detection and identification of 3 target genes specific for COVID-19
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

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