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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        Global Scribes: Youth Uniting NationsⓇUPDATED AUG 2018

        Youth-driven Tech for positive global impact. A progressive social network sparking innovation, creativity and meaningful connections – catalysts for the peace of tomorrow. Create. Connect. Collaborate. #YouthUnitingNations

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        Education, Peace and Resilience, Positive Youth Development and 6 moreSEE ALL
        Education, Peace and Resilience, Positive Youth Development, Child Protection, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Leadership Development, Social Development, Youth Engagement and Contribution, Youth Friendly ServicesSEE LESS
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        Ghana, Georgia, Gambia, The and 35 moreSEE ALL
        Ghana, Georgia, Gambia, The, Colombia, China, Canada, Cameroon, Australia, Argentina, Algeria, Lebanon, Peru, Mozambique, Malaysia, Korea, South, Japan, Israel, India, Egypt, United Kingdom, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Oman, Denmark, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Suriname, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Philippines, Morocco, Mali, Kenya, Jordan, Haiti, Qatar, United StatesSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        Scaling up Every Second Matters for Mothers and Babies - Ketamine (ESM-KetamineTM) in KenyaUPDATED JUL 2018

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        Maternal Newborn and Child Health
        Maternal Newborn and Child HealthSEE LESS
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        Kenya
        Treatment
          

        Playing For Change FoundationUPDATED JUL 2018

        Mother's Society: Using the power of music & the arts to educate and protect youth and their communities. PFCF aims to use the power of creative expression to educate and empower women, youth and communities facing violence and instability.
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        Cognitive Development, Extracurricular or Out-of School Activities
        Cognitive Development, Extracurricular or Out-of School ActivitiesSEE LESS
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        Mexico
        MexicoSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

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        rPartners - Crowd-Sourced Refugee Education InitiativeUPDATED JUN 2018

        Harness the power of e-learning and a worldwide desire to help by connecting individual refugee learners with volunteer teachers.
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        Education
        EducationSEE LESS
        Education
          

        Koulu School / Demos HelsinkiUPDATED JUN 2018

        Koulu School aims to use peer to peer teaching to support quality education and provide people encouraging opportunities to contribute positively to their communities in fragile environments, such as refugee communities.
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        Education, Mental Health
        Education, Mental HealthSEE LESS
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        Jordan, Greece
        Jordan, GreeceSEE LESS
        Education
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        1Card1ChildUPDATED JUN 2018

        Aims to organize the community to supply study cards to young people in protracted crises; handing the cards by the nearest agent of change
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        Young Adolescence (10-14)
        Young Adolescence (10-14)SEE LESS
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        Mexico
        MexicoSEE LESS
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

        Project EARNIEUPDATED JUN 2018

        Artificial Intelligence unlocking community-driven content creation. Enabling personalised, impactful learning outcomes.
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        Education, Technology
        Education, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Myanmar, Uganda, Jordan
        Myanmar, Uganda, JordanSEE LESS
        Education
          

        Save the Children IndonesiaUPDATED JUN 2018

        Save the Children Indonesia aims to apply unique learning kit to address 'No Child Left Behind' strategy in emergency
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        Education, Technology
        Education, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Indonesia
        IndonesiaSEE LESS
        Education
          

        AGNEE (Adolescent Girls Non-Formal Education in Emergency)UPDATED JUN 2018

        Giving Rohingya girls access to digital content aligned to the national curriculum via the Moodle learning platform through their 3G internet connected tablet/smart phone in their home.
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        Education
        EducationSEE LESS
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        Bangladesh
        BangladeshSEE LESS
        TO DATE$378,000 Funds Raised
        Education
          

        BizFundi Digital PlatformUPDATED JUN 2018

        Bizfundi connects Tanzanian businesses with business advisors and financial institutions.
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        Agriculture, Digital Development, Economic Growth and Trade and 6 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture, Digital Development, Economic Growth and Trade, Data/Analytics, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Entrepreneurship, Private Sector Competitiveness, TechnologySEE LESS
        Economic and Workforce Support
          

        Context InsightsUPDATED JUN 2018

        Context Insight is an MIT-backed startup building a predictive data platform that uses advanced analytics and crowdsourcing to rapidly scale and provide businesses with actionable insights. Our unique approach is an end-to-end solution that is entirely mobile-based and uses the latest research on collective intelligence from MIT to effectively unlock local knowledge for better data-driven decision making. Our mission is empower farmers and small businesses in emerging markets where there is low data density and high growth potential.We are a member of MIT's startup accelerator, Delta V, and are currently based in NYC.
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        Agriculture, Economic Growth and Trade, Workforce Development
        Agriculture, Economic Growth and Trade, Workforce DevelopmentSEE LESS
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        Rwanda
        RwandaSEE LESS
        Data
          

        NucleosUPDATED JUN 2018

        Connecting students to a world of opportunity.
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        Inclusive Education, Teacher Development and Training
        Inclusive Education, Teacher Development and TrainingSEE LESS
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        Turkey, Zimbabwe, India
        Turkey, Zimbabwe, IndiaSEE LESS
        Education
          

        BEACON CHATUPDATED JUN 2018

        An inclusive communication platform for Deaf and Hearing individuals operating at no cost regardless of network or WIFI technology, thereby enabling easy access of Health Care by Deaf community without need of Sign Language Interpreter.
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        Communication with Communities, Disability, Health
        Communication with Communities, Disability, HealthSEE LESS
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        Kenya
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        Words of ReliefUPDATED JUN 2018

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        Communication with Communities, Good Governance
        Communication with Communities, Good GovernanceSEE LESS
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        Nigeria, Greece, Bangladesh
        Nigeria, Greece, BangladeshSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

        OkHi: Creating the "M-KOPA" of Data CollectionUPDATED MAY 2018

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        Digital Finance
        Digital FinanceSEE LESS
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        Kenya
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          

        Caribou Digital: Direct Mobile Consumer Data Collection ToolUPDATED MAY 2018

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        Digital Finance
        Digital FinanceSEE LESS
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          

        Software Group Ke Ltd: Merchants on the Go!UPDATED MAY 2018

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        Digital Finance
        Digital FinanceSEE LESS
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        Kenya
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          

        A SIM Overlay Platform to Extend Phone Payments OfflineUPDATED MAY 2018

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        Digital Finance
        Digital FinanceSEE LESS
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          

        Nexleaf AnalyticsUPDATED MAY 2018

        Creating the Infrastructure for Data of the Future.
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        Agriculture, Environment, Health Systems and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture, Environment, Health Systems, Digital Development, Health, Monitoring & Evaluation, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
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        India, Kenya, Mozambique and 7 moreSEE ALL
        India, Kenya, Mozambique, Ethiopia, Cambodia, Nigeria, Laos, Timor-Leste, Philippines, TanzaniaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$5,099,550 Funds Raised
        Data
          

        Ranger AcademyUPDATED APR 2018

        Welll trained, well-led and motivated rangers are fundamental to safeguarding the integrity of protected areas and their wildlife. The Ranger Academy e-learning platform provides high quality training modules to rangers in the field.

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        Rule of Law and Human Rights, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Wildlife and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Rule of Law and Human Rights, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Wildlife, BiodiversitySEE LESS
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Education
          

        Quickcold - Portable Smart Cold Chain SolutionUPDATED APR 2018

        The blue economy has a lot of potential in the great lakes region which includes the East Africa. In Kenya for example, one of the main challenges that limits potential of this industry is post-harvest losses. In some areas it’s up to 70% due to poor infrastructure.
        We provide unbreakable cold chain from first mile to last mile, globally. Our licensed technology provides excellence in quality, and the full transparency of transportation in an affordable and ecological way. Our technology enables agricultural products or medical supplies to be delivered in correct in correct temperatures without need to connect to external power source perfect solution for developing world with infrastructure challenges .
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        Aquaculture, Food Safety and Standards, Post Harvest
        Aquaculture, Food Safety and Standards, Post HarvestSEE LESS
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        Kenya, Rwanda
        Kenya, RwandaSEE LESS
        Transport
          

        Medsaf Disrupt Pharma Tech Africa IncorporatedUPDATED APR 2018

        Curated medication marketplace for African hospitals and pharmacies.
        Medsaf is a one-stop shop solution that connects quality pharmaceutical manufacturers to health facilities using our Medsaf platform. It includes medication tracking, inventory management, access to credit facilities, and tech-enabled logistics service.
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        Entrepreneurship, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Entrepreneurship, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Social Development, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        Data
          

        Learn2EarnUPDATED APR 2018

        Learn2Earn uses mobile airtime incentives to bolster awareness on social issues in areas without Internet but with cellphone signal.
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        Citizen Participation, Communication with Communities, Education and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Citizen Participation, Communication with Communities, Education, Data Collection/Needs AssessmentsSEE LESS
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        India
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Prevention
          

        Sun Buckets - stored energy solar cook stovesUPDATED APR 2018

        Cook with the sun's energyindoors, outdoors, and even at night, with no fuel, no fire, and no emissions.
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        Air Quality, Clean Cooking, Solar and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Air Quality, Clean Cooking, Solar, Energy EfficiencySEE LESS
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        Haiti
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

        Use ICT and Entrepreneurship to empower the marginalized communities.UPDATED APR 2018

        We teach ICT & Entrepreneurship skills to marginalized communities in rural areas and connect them to job opportunities. We use innovative digital approach that reach a big population, low cost, adaptable & help to transform communities.
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        Education, Entrepreneurship, Peace and Resilience and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Education, Entrepreneurship, Peace and Resilience, Economic Growth and TradeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
        Kenya, Tanzania, UgandaSEE LESS
        Economic and Workforce Support
          

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