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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        Young 1oveUPDATED JUL 2021

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

        Swasth FoundationUPDATED JUL 2021

        Low-Cost Health Centers to Deliver Primary Healthcare to the Urban Poor. Swasth is looking for volunteers during COVID-19 to call patients and talk with them about their doubts and experiences with the aim of supplying information and understanding what support they need.
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        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation, Non-communicable Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        TO DATE$900,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

        CommCare by DimagiUPDATED JUL 2021

        Dimagi is working with organizations around the world to support COVID-19 response with our customizable mobile data collection and service delivery platform, CommCare, which is being used for everything from contact tracing to facility readiness.
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        Agriculture, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health and 11 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Communication with Communities, Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Health, Human Centered Design, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation, Response Technologies, TechnologySEE LESS
        TO DATE$4,215,106 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          
        Testing
          
        +3
              

        One Acre FundUPDATED JUL 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
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        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
          

        OperationASHAUPDATED JUL 2021

        eDOTS Biometric Identification for TB.
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        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India, Cambodia, Tanzania
        India, Cambodia, TanzaniaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$981,324 Funds Raised
        Testing
          

        reach52UPDATED JUL 2021

        reach52 radically transforms delivery models for primary care in rural and remote areas of LMICs using a digital public health approach, building next generation systems for the 52% who can’t currently access essential health services.
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        Digital Development, Health Systems, Supply Chains
        Digital Development, Health Systems, Supply ChainsSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Philippines, Cambodia
        Philippines, CambodiaSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Prevention
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        Kitkit School by EnumaUPDATED JUL 2021

        Kitkit School, a winner of the Global Learning XPRIZE, is a proven tablet-based application that engages and empowers ALL children to master foundational literacy and numeracy skills, regardless of their abilities and circumstance.
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        Education, Inclusive Education, Literacy and 7 moreSEE ALL
        Education, Inclusive Education, Literacy, Basic Education, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Literacy, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), Pre-primary/Pre-school/ECD Education, Refugees, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, BangladeshSEE LESS
        TO DATE$8,284,576 Funds Raised
        Education
          

        Benetech's Bookshare Initiative: Accessible digital library for people with reading barriersUPDATED JUL 2021

        Benetech's Bookshare platform is the world's largest accessible digital library for people with reading barriers such as blindness, low vision, dysylexia, or cerebral palsy.
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        Education, Inclusive Education, Workforce Development
        Education, Inclusive Education, Workforce DevelopmentSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,108,995 Funds Raised
        Education
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        'Pursukoon Zindagi' (Peaceful Life)UPDATED JUL 2021

        The Pursukoon Zindagi (PSZ) program aims to bridge the mental health delivery gap by increasing demand for services and building capacity for a task-shifting approach that utilizes community health workers to deliver mental health services in under-resourced settings.
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        Mental Health, Primary Care, Workforce Development and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Mental Health, Primary Care, Workforce Development, Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
        Treatment
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        The Accelerating Integrated Management (AIM) InitiativeUPDATED JUL 2021

        The AIM Initiative partners with Ministries of Health to strengthen their ability to visualize and use data, integrate strategies and systems, target resources, and improve access to care for people suffering from high-morbidity NTDs.
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        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, GIS/Mapping, Health and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, GIS/Mapping, Health, Gender, Inclusion, ResilienceSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ghana, Liberia, Mozambique and 7 moreSEE ALL
        Ghana, Liberia, Mozambique, Cameroon, Nigeria, Myanmar, Cote d'Ivoire, Benin, Senegal, TanzaniaSEE LESS
        Data
          

        JokkoSantéUPDATED JUL 2021

        JokkoSanté is a Health-focused digital payments platform. Health Campaigns funders and managers have here an unique tool to improve their impact with online transactions, third-party targeted payments, traceability, automated awareness SMS
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        Health, Humanitarian Assistance, Social & Micro Finance and 7 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Humanitarian Assistance, Social & Micro Finance, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Public-Private Partnerships, Resilience, Social Services, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
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        Senegal
        SenegalSEE LESS
        Economic and Workforce Support
          

        MusoUPDATED JUL 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
          

        Bloom UPDATED JUN 2021

        Let's grow a library! The free Bloom easy book creation software is the only tool available for creating linguistically-correct decodable and leveled reading materials. Bloom enables local experts in all language communities to grow libraries. The Bloom Library now offers a growing collection of COVID-19 books available to be adapted and translated into new languages. https://bloomlibrary.org/COVID19
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        Basic Education, Digital Development, Literacy and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Basic Education, Digital Development, Literacy, Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Inclusion, Inclusive EducationSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda, Papua New Guinea, Ethiopia and 14 moreSEE ALL
        Uganda, Papua New Guinea, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Haiti, Philippines, Nigeria, Nepal, Mozambique, Indonesia, Guatemala, Rwanda, Myanmar, Afghanistan, Senegal, Ghana, MadagascarSEE LESS
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Education
          

        M'Care HealthUPDATED JUN 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
          

        MYAccountsUPDATED JUN 2021

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        Agriculture, Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics and 11 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture, Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, Digital Development, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Growth and Trade, Financial Sector & Investment, Human Centered Design, Microeconomics, Private Sector Competitiveness, Public-Private Partnerships, Social and Behavior Change, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Rwanda, Uganda
        Rwanda, UgandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          

        Community Cellular NetworksUPDATED JUN 2021

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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity
        Digital Inclusion & ConnectivitySEE LESS
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        Indonesia, Mexico
        Indonesia, MexicoSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        Healthy EntrepreneursUPDATED JUN 2021

        Healthy Entrepreneurs delivers effective and affordable health products and services to the last mile, hard-to-reach populations in Sub Saharan Africa, through a network of 5,000 Community Health Entrepreneurs in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Burundi.
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        Economic Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Health and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Economic Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Health, Inclusion, Social and Behavior Change, Supply ChainsSEE LESS
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        Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Haiti, Uganda and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Haiti, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana, KenyaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$6,496,485 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        ThinkZoneUPDATED JUN 2021

        ThinkZone works towards improving the learning outcomes of children from under-resourced communities. We use data-driven mobile and voice/SMS-based technology to enable educators and parents to implement activity-based teaching methodology.
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        Education, Pre-primary/Pre-school/ECD Education, Teacher Development and Training and 13 moreSEE ALL
        Education, Pre-primary/Pre-school/ECD Education, Teacher Development and Training, Basic Education, Data/Analytics, Digital Development, Economic Empowerment, Emerging Adulthood (20-24), Entrepreneurship, Gender Equity, Literacy, Mentoring/Coaching, Parent & Family Engagement, Public-Private Partnerships, Technology, Youth Engagement and ContributionSEE LESS
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        India
        Education
          

        GAIA Mobile Health ClinicsUPDATED JUN 2021

        GAIA's mobile clinics provide access to critical healthcare at the far end of the road in rural Southern Africa and build the capacity of the local healthcare systems. To date, we've conducted over 2 million clinic visits.
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        HIV/AIDS, Health Systems, Primary Care and 5 moreSEE ALL
        HIV/AIDS, Health Systems, Primary Care, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Youth Friendly ServicesSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Malawi
        MalawiSEE LESS
        Prevention
          
        Testing
          
        Transport
          
        +1
          

        DrivedeckUPDATED JUN 2021

        Motivational AT system teaching, assessing & rehabilitation of disabled children and vulnerable adults using the essential human need for access to autonomous movement to stimulate mobility and communication outcomes.
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        Disability, Inclusive Education, Physical Development and 7 moreSEE ALL
        Disability, Inclusive Education, Physical Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Housing and Infrastructure, Inclusion, Mental Health, Social Development, Technology, Testing & AssessmentSEE LESS
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        Australia, Ireland, United Kingdom
        Australia, Ireland, United KingdomSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        Aero Therapeutics, IncUPDATED MAY 2021

        Aero Therapeutics has developed a versatile low-cost respirator that self-sterilizes against bacteria and viruses named: PremieBreathe.
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        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical Devices
        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical DevicesSEE LESS
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        India, United States, Ethiopia
        India, United States, EthiopiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$430,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          

        Increasing access to fast and affordable home based primary health care services in AfricaUPDATED MAY 2021

        Clafiya is a platform that connects patients to Community Health Workers (CHWs) to provide home based primary care services via a USSD code
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        Entrepreneurship, Health Systems, Primary Care and 14 moreSEE ALL
        Entrepreneurship, Health Systems, Primary Care, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Gender Equity, Gender-based Violence, Health, Health Systems, Human Centered Design, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Monitoring & Evaluation, Non-communicable Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, School-to-Work Transition, Technology, Workforce DevelopmentSEE LESS
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        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$25,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          

        #TujipangeKablaTupangwe (Let's organise our communities)UPDATED MAY 2021

        Virtual trauma-informed, peer support groups targeting community health volunteers (on the front line), human rights defenders, teachers, social workers, and security personnel contextualizing what it means to live daily with COVID-19 in Kenya.
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        Inclusion, Peace and Resilience, Social and Behavior Change and 6 moreSEE ALL
        Inclusion, Peace and Resilience, Social and Behavior Change, Child Protection, Citizen Participation, Gender-based Violence, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Mental Health, Youth Engagement and ContributionSEE LESS
        TO DATE$60,000 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          

        Digital Farmer ServicesUPDATED MAY 2021

        A powerful community management platform that supports organizations to identify, profile, collect field data and provide services such as agricultural advisories, credit, insurance to rural folks around Africa.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Agriculture, Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity
        Agriculture, Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & ConnectivitySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ghana
        Data
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        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
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United States, Mexico, Pakistan
        United States, Mexico, PakistanSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,339,950 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

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