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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        U-ReportUPDATED MAY 2021

        U-Report is a platform where YOU speak out on issues YOU care about and have positive change in your community anywhere in the world.
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        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Education, Youth Engagement and Contribution and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Education, Youth Engagement and Contribution, Positive Youth DevelopmentSEE LESS
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        El Salvador, Thailand, Tanzania and 52 moreSEE ALL
        El Salvador, Thailand, Tanzania, Syria, Bolivia, Belize, Bangladesh, Liberia, Kiribati, Jamaica, Mozambique, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Serbia, Swaziland, Guinea, Burundi, Cameroon, Mexico, Myanmar, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Haiti, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Romania, Malawi, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Cote d'Ivoire, Ecuador, Mali, Pakistan, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Argentina, Iraq, France, Gambia, The, Ghana, GuatemalaSEE LESS
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        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        Search for Common Ground: Media for Social ChangeUPDATED MAY 2021

        Search has employed media since our founding to amplify social movement toward peace. Media stirs up discussion across societies in conflict and models new ways to overcome differences. Our flagship series, The Team, broadcast in 21 countries.
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        Citizen Participation, Gender Equity, Peace and Resilience and 9 moreSEE ALL
        Citizen Participation, Gender Equity, Peace and Resilience, Communications and Media, Conflict Response, Elections, Gender-based Violence, Political Process, Positive Youth Development, Rule of Law and Human Rights, Social and Behavior Change, Youth Engagement and ContributionSEE LESS
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        Kenya, Morocco, Ethiopia and 18 moreSEE ALL
        Kenya, Morocco, Ethiopia, Cote d'Ivoire, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nepal, Angola, Indonesia, Lebanon, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, United States, Yemen, Rwanda, Palestinian Territories, Sri Lanka, Jordan, Myanmar, TunisiaSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Prevention
          

        Ubongo: Edutainment Made in Africa, for AfricaUPDATED MAY 2021

        We leverage the power of entertainment, the reach of mass media and the deep insights of kid-centered design to bring fun, localized edutainment to millions of kids in Africa.
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        Cognitive Development, Communications and Media, Social Development and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Cognitive Development, Communications and Media, Social Development, Basic Education, Education, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
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        Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, Malawi, ZambiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$3,197,094 Funds Raised
        Education
          
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        Vulnerable Groups
          
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        MomConnectUPDATED MAY 2021

        MomConnect uses mobile technologies to provide health information to pregnant women and new mothers via SMS and WhatsApp. It also enables women to reach out with questions, and establishes a feedback loop to improve healthcare services
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        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Health Systems, Nutrition and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Health Systems, Nutrition, Parent & Family Engagement, Prevention & Vaccination, Primary CareSEE LESS
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        South Africa
        South AfricaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$824,543 Funds Raised
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        DrivedeckUPDATED MAY 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
          

        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
          

        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
          

        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
          

        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
          

        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
          

        KehealaUPDATED SEP 2020

        Keheala’s demonstrated digital intervention addresses underlying drivers of medical adherence rates -- stigma, access to information, motivation and support – with powerful strategies from behavioral economics and accessible feature phones.

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        Behavioural Development, Human Centered Design, Social Services and 9 moreSEE ALL
        Behavioural Development, Human Centered Design, Social Services, Digital Development, HIV/AIDS, Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation, Non-communicable Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior Change, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Kenya
        TO DATE$950,000 Funds Raised
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        Africa Stop Ebola Music and Media CampaignUPDATED JUL 2020

        Gender Based violence is a pandemic due to systemic gender inequality that disembowels women, girls, and children, and stifles their voices so that they will be hardly heard and their natural human rights can be more easily taken away.
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        Basic Education, Economic Empowerment, Gender-based Violence and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Basic Education, Economic Empowerment, Gender-based Violence, Communication with Communities, NutritionSEE LESS
        TO DATE$268,455 Funds Raised
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        Ask Without ShameUPDATED JUL 2020

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        Emerging Adulthood (20-24), HIV/AIDS, Health and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Emerging Adulthood (20-24), HIV/AIDS, Health, Mid-Adolescence (15-19), Transition to Adulthood (25-29), Young Adolescence (10-14), YouthSEE LESS
        TO DATE$69,227 Funds Raised
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        Mirembre Chat BotUPDATED JUL 2020

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        Communication with Communities, Technology
        Communication with Communities, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        RootIOUPDATED JUL 2020

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        Communication with Communities
        Communication with CommunitiesSEE LESS
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        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        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
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        Ghana
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        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
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        Gender-based Violence, Social Development, Urbanization and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Gender-based Violence, Social Development, Urbanization, GIS/Mapping, Inclusion, TechnologySEE LESS
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        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
          

        HopeBox: Good Food. Great Cause.UPDATED JUL 2020

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

        Innovative Trauma Care in KenyaUPDATED JUL 2020

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        Health, Monitoring & Evaluation, Social and Behavior Change and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Monitoring & Evaluation, Social and Behavior Change, TechnologySEE LESS
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        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
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        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

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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
          

        Mobile-izing the Unheard Voices of Aid RecipientsUPDATED JUN 2020

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        Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Technology
        Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, TechnologySEE LESS
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        India
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        A Mobile-Based Training Platform for ASHA workersUPDATED JUN 2020

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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
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        India
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Treatment
          

        reach52UPDATED JUN 2020

        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
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        Philippines, Cambodia
        Philippines, CambodiaSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Prevention
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        WysaUPDATED JUN 2020

        Wysa has a unique, anonymous (digital+human) platform for mental health support at scale.
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Mental Health
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Mental HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

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