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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        LISTA by Fundación CapitalUPDATED SEP 2020

        A scalable digital solution, proven to build the financial capabilities of low-income people, particularly women and people living in rural areas
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Social Development and 7 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Social Development, Digital Development, Digital Finance, Economic Growth and Trade, Education, Human Centered Design, Resilience, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Colombia, Brazil, Dominican Republic and 7 moreSEE ALL
        Colombia, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Mexico, Tanzania, Peru, Haiti, Mozambique, IndiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,905,702 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        Audiopedia - Essential Knowledge. For all Women, Everywhere.UPDATED SEP 2020

        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
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        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
          

        One Acre FundUPDATED AUG 2020

        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
          

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        SAAHAS - The GBV (Gender Based Violence) Help MapUPDATED JUL 2020

        Saahas is a one-stop-spot for all kinds of assistance and support that a survivor of gender-based violence may seek. It seeks to promote peaceful, just and equitable societies by connecting victims of GBV with resources in their communities.
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        Conflict Response, Peace and Resilience, Rule of Law and Human Rights and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Conflict Response, Peace and Resilience, Rule of Law and Human Rights, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Gender, YouthSEE LESS
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        GIResilience ProjectUPDATED JUL 2020

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        Peace and Resilience
        Peace and ResilienceSEE LESS
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        Mexico
        MexicoSEE LESS
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        DR CONGO GIRL UP CLUB OF THE UNITED NATIONS FOUNDATION / TIMOTHY MISSION INTERNATIONALUPDATED JUL 2020

        Children inclusion, a tangible reality for peace and SGDs
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        Congo, Democratic Republic of the
        Congo, Democratic Republic of theSEE LESS
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        Children's Dignity Forum (CDF)UPDATED JUL 2020

        Children’s Dignity Forum works to support establishment and strengthening of child protection and response systems. The Gender Response Reporting System (GRRS) is a Tanzania Police Force real-time reporting system on Gender Based Violence (GBV) cases
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        Child Protection, Gender-based Violence, Men and Boys and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Child Protection, Gender-based Violence, Men and Boys, Child, Early, and Forced MarriageSEE LESS
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        Tanzania
        TanzaniaSEE LESS
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        SaariUPDATED JUL 2020

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        Refugees
        RefugeesSEE LESS
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        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        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
          

        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
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Vietnam
        VietnamSEE LESS
        TO DATE$430 Funds Raised
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        CareMotherUPDATED JUN 2020

        CareMother pregnancy care App is now upgraded with COVID-19 screening combined with an AI-powered symptom assessment to identify mild and severe cases, provide triage on the type-of-care, easing the strain on the health system.
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        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical Devices
        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical DevicesSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Bangladesh, Kenya, India
        Bangladesh, Kenya, IndiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$677,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Prevention
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        AtmaGoUPDATED JUN 2020

        Building a movement to empower communities from the ground up - Neighbors helping Neighbors.
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        Citizen Participation, Climate Change and Resilience, Health and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Citizen Participation, Climate Change and Resilience, Health, Communication with Communities, Gender Equity, Good GovernanceSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Indonesia, United States
        Indonesia, United StatesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,570,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        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
          

        VanuUPDATED JUN 2020

        Vanu, Inc. is a provider of mobile communications solution that allows mobile network operators to provide service in rural areas or places that lack coverage in Africa, Asia, the U.S. and globally.
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        Communication with Communities, Digital Development, Technology and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Communication with Communities, Digital Development, Technology, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Growth and Trade, Inclusive EducationSEE LESS
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        Ghana, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Canada and 6 moreSEE ALL
        Ghana, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Canada, Cameroon, Netherlands, Madagascar, India, United States, RwandaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        WysaUPDATED JUN 2020

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

        Senior Citizen Home Safety Association (SCHSA) Hong KongUPDATED JUN 2020

        A self-financing social enterprise and charitable organization in Hong Kong that offers 24-hour personal care and emergency assistance services to the elderly, a high-risk group during the COVID-19 pandemic, and others in need.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Mental Health, Ageing and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Mental Health, Ageing, Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Hong Kong
        Hong KongSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        Child Protection during COVID-19 by Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation (BDCF) UPDATED JUN 2020

        Coronavirus has forced children and families into hunger and homelessness, and even as the crisis passes in Vietnam, remote rural communities are struggling to stay safe - your urgent help is needed to help workwith local communities and authorities to ensure early detection of children at risk who need support, and providing support to children and youth whose situations have worsened because of the pandemic.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Humanitarian Assistance
        Health, Humanitarian AssistanceSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Vietnam
        VietnamSEE LESS
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Asian Venture Philanthropy Network
          

        HarvestPlus (Biofortification)UPDATED JUN 2020

        HarvestPlus works to tackle hidden hunger, a lack of essential vitamins and minerals affecting 2 billion people globally, by breeding vitamins and minerals into everyday food crops using conventional breeding, a method called biofortification.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Agriculture, Climate Change and Resilience, Nutrition and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture, Climate Change and Resilience, Nutrition, Entrepreneurship, Gender, Public-Private PartnershipsSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda, Colombia, Nigeria and 11 moreSEE ALL
        Uganda, Colombia, Nigeria, India, Bangladesh, Zambia, Rwanda, Brazil, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Pakistan, Guatemala, El Salvador, Bolivia, NicaraguaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$15,462,000 Funds Raised
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        Precision Agriculture for DevelopmentUPDATED JUN 2020

        Precision Agriculture for Development (PAD) is a global non-profit organization that harnesses technology, data science and behavioral economics to provide targeted information to empower farmers in developing countries to improve their lives.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Agriculture, Evidence & Impact, Technology and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture, Evidence & Impact, Technology, Digital Development, Environment, Human Centered Design, ResilienceSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India, Kenya, Rwanda and 5 moreSEE ALL
        India, Kenya, Rwanda, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Uganda, ZambiaSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        #LockdownNotLockupUPDATED JUN 2020

        A Nationwide Campaign against Domestic Violence amidst Lockdown!
        FOCUS AREAS
        Gender, Gender Equity, Gender-based Violence
        Gender, Gender Equity, Gender-based ViolenceSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        'Pursukoon Zindagi' (Peaceful Life) - Mental Health, IRD Pakistan UPDATED JUN 2020

        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
          

        Ubongo: Edutainment Made in Africa, for AfricaUPDATED JUN 2020

        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
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        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
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        CareMessageUPDATED MAY 2020

        Free text messaging for clinics serving low-income patients
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Development, Health
        Digital Development, HealthSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        WalikuUPDATED MAY 2020

        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.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Education, Technology
        Education, TechnologySEE LESS
        Education
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Asian Venture Philanthropy Network
          

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