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        ERTH (E-waste Recycling Through Heroes)UPDATED AUG 2020

        ERTH🌏 is a digital platform that provides a free/on-demand electronic waste recycling service to individuals and businesses, and pays them in cash.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Climate Change and Resilience, Environment, Waste Management
        Climate Change and Resilience, Environment, Waste ManagementSEE LESS

        We Care Solar UPDATED JUL 2020

        Saving Lives in Childbirth with Innovative Solar Suitcases
        FOCUS AREAS
        Climate Change and Resilience, Gender Equity, Health and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Climate Change and Resilience, Gender Equity, Health, Energy, Humanitarian Assistance, Response Technologies, SolarSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ethiopia, Nigeria, Nepal and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Ethiopia, Nigeria, Nepal, Liberia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, ZimbabweSEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,000,000 Funds Raised

        Build up Nepal - Building the way out of povertyUPDATED JUL 2020

        Empowering rural entrepreneurs and communities to build safe, affordable homes at scale.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Economic Empowerment, Housing and Infrastructure, Resilience
        Economic Empowerment, Housing and Infrastructure, ResilienceSEE LESS
        TO DATE$715,000 Funds Raised

        BEMPU HEALTHUPDATED JUN 2020

        The TempWatch is a novel, continuous temperature-monitoring bracelet which alerts if the newborn is hypothermic, thereby empowering the caretaker to warm the baby with KMC well before hypoxia, hypoglycemia, poor growth, or death can occur. In light to the Covid 19 crisis, Tempwatch is imensely instrumental as it warns parents against probable infections and reduces needless visits to the health centre.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical Devices, Technology and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical Devices, Technology, Primary CareSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Cameroon, Benin, Papua New Guinea and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Cameroon, Benin, Papua New Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, ZimbabweSEE LESS
        TO DATE$675,729 Funds Raised

        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

        Lejan Energy LTDUPDATED JUN 2020

        A renewable energy company recycling biomass waste into biomass briquettes which are of high calorific value, economical, 100% eco-friendly for use by factories and institutions reducing carbon emission and deforestation.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Biomass/BioFuel, Clean Cooking, Waste Management
        Biomass/BioFuel, Clean Cooking, Waste ManagementSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Kenya

        Practical Education NetworkUPDATED JUN 2020

        PEN equips Ghanaian STEM teachers to learn, design, and share hands-on activities which complement the national curriculum and are created from low-cost and locally available materials.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Basic Education, Teacher Development and Training, Technology and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Basic Education, Teacher Development and Training, Technology, Curriculum, Methods & Learning, Secondary Education, Workforce Development, YouthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ghana
        TO DATE$67,000 Funds Raised

        Kitkit School by EnumaUPDATED JUN 2020

        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.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Education, Inclusive Education, Literacy and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Education, Inclusive Education, Literacy, Basic Education, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), Refugees, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, BangladeshSEE LESS
        TO DATE$7,284,576 Funds Raised

        Kitovu Technology CompanyUPDATED JUN 2020

        Kitovu is a social enterprise that uses data to eliminate guesswork and supply chain inefficiencies in African agriculture so as to enable smallholder farmers to make more money off their farms.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Agriculture, Data/Analytics, Supply Chains
        Agriculture, Data/Analytics, Supply ChainsSEE LESS

        EL-kanis and PartnersUPDATED JUN 2020

        Build platforms that opens new opportunities and create economic sustainability for poor rural smallholder farmers and families by integrating them to broader AgriFood system and connecting them to stakeholders who benefits mutually.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Agriculture, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment and 9 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Blockchain, Cultivation & Tools, Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, Digital Development, Economic Growth and Trade, Food Safety and Standards, GIS/Mapping, Social & Micro FinanceSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS

        Wanji GamesUPDATED JUN 2020

        The Wanji Games platform uses basic telephony to provide interactive learning through spoken audio. This allows a geographically remote audience with limited literacy access to information in their own spoken language.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Communications and Media, Other, Social and Behavior Change
        Communications and Media, Other, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda, Pakistan, Madagascar and 9 moreSEE ALL
        Uganda, Pakistan, Madagascar, Ghana, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Zambia, Mozambique, Kenya, Cambodia, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, MalawiSEE LESS
        TO DATE$26,950 Funds Raised

        Sustainable Social Enterprise Model for Sanitation that benefits low-to-middle income populations & especially womenUPDATED JUN 2020

        A social enterprise model for public toilets piloted in Nepal that incorporates additional revenue streams with waste-to-value technology (biogas), bundled services (shops), gender-inclusive design, & a cleaning compliance program.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Biomass/BioFuel, Economic Empowerment, Waste Management and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Biomass/BioFuel, Economic Empowerment, Waste Management, Biomass/BioFuel, Climate Change and Resilience, Gender Equity, Social & Micro Finance, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Nepal
        TO DATE$580,000 Funds Raised

        (SCOPE CODA) Conditional On-Demand Assistance Solutions UPDATED JUN 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Digital Development, Nutrition and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Digital Development, Nutrition, Child Protection, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        El Salvador, South Sudan, Uganda and 3 moreSEE ALL
        El Salvador, South Sudan, Uganda, Tajikistan, Madagascar, Congo, Democratic Republic of theSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,960,000 Funds Raised

        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.
        FOCUS AREAS
        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

        Technology for Social Change and Development InitiativeUPDATED JUN 2020

        Women Techsters Initiative - Empowering 5,000,000 women across Africa with digital and tech skills by 2030
        FOCUS AREAS
        Gender, Technology, Youth and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Gender, Technology, Youth, Entrepreneurship, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP)SEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        STI Forum 2020 Call for Innovations

        The STI Forum 2020 Call for Innovations is initiated by the United Nations in collaboration with Global Innovation Exchange. The call will be open and accepting applications until Tuesday, March 9, 2020.