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        Build up Nepal - Building the way out of povertyUPDATED OCT 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
        STI Forum 2020
          

        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
        STI Forum 2020
          

        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
        STI Forum 2020
          

        Maji Mamas: Women Building Scaleable Water BusinessesUPDATED JUL 2020

        A social startup studio founding enterprises with women to develop, test, and bring water and sanitation solutions to market.

        FOCUS AREAS
        Entrepreneurship, Gender, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Entrepreneurship, Gender, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Agriculture Water Management, Gender-based Violence, Housing and InfrastructureSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Kenya
        TO DATE$269,760 Funds Raised
        STI Forum 2018
          

        JikoRahaUPDATED JUL 2020

        Jiko Raha an innovative stove enabls households have safe drinking water free of disease causing micro-organisms and reduced vulnerability to COVID-19
        FOCUS AREAS
        Clean Cooking, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Climate Change and Resilience and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Clean Cooking, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Climate Change and Resilience, Nutrition, Prevention & Vaccination, Wind & Water EnergySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Rwanda, Kenya
        Rwanda, KenyaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$228,750 Funds Raised
        STI Forum 2018
          

        Broad Class - Listen to LearnUPDATED JUL 2020

        An Interactive Radio Instruction program that provides lessons and teacher training. It reaches the poorest and remotest schools with interactive life skills and Literacy. Measurable gains have been gained in quality, equity and inclusiveness.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Citizen Participation, Gender Equity, Leadership Development and 12 moreSEE ALL
        Citizen Participation, Gender Equity, Leadership Development, Basic Education, Curriculum, Education, Inclusion, Inclusive Education, Literacy, Methods & Learning, Parent & Family Engagement, Pre-primary/Pre-school/ECD Education, Soft or Life Skills, Teacher Development and Training, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Pakistan
        PakistanSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,552,588 Funds Raised
        STI Forum 2019
          

        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
        STI Forum 2020
          

        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
        STI Forum 2020
          

        IgnitiaUPDATED JUN 2020

        Revolutionary Tropical Weather Forecasts providing highly accurate weather forecasts to small scale farmers in West Africa.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Agriculture, Data/Analytics, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture, Data/Analytics, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Environment, Resilience, Social and Behavior Change, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, NigerSEE LESS
        TO DATE$591,968 Funds Raised
        STI Forum 2017
          

        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
        STI Forum 2020
          

        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
        STI Forum 2020
          

        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
        STI Forum 2020
          

        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
        STI Forum 2020
          

        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
        STI Forum 2020
          

        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
        STI Forum 2020
          

        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
        STI Forum 2020
          

        (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
        STI Forum 2020
          

        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
        STI Forum 2020
          

        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
          

        Agriworks UgandaUPDATED MAY 2020

        Irrigation For Hire for African Smallholders
        FOCUS AREAS
        Climate Change and Resilience, Technology, Agriculture and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Climate Change and Resilience, Technology, Agriculture, Economic Growth and Trade, ResilienceSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$142,516 Funds Raised
        STI Forum 2016
          

        doctHERsUPDATED MAY 2020

        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)
        FOCUS AREAS
        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
        STI Forum 2016
          

        LAWIN Forest and Biodiversity Protection SystemUPDATED APR 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Biodiversity, Digital Development, Environment and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Biodiversity, Digital Development, Environment, Forestry, Natural Resources, Watersheds, WildlifeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Philippines
        PhilippinesSEE LESS
        STI Forum 2016
          

        Remote App Store Based Adaptive Learning Platform for COVID-19 ResponseUPDATED APR 2020

        Mobile App Store Based Adaptive Learning Platform that provides children with dynamically tailored content suitable to their individual learning level. Runs on inexpensive tablets or any parent's phone to enable self learning at each student's pace when they can't go to school.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Basic Education, Curriculum, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP) and 12 moreSEE ALL
        Basic Education, Curriculum, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), Basic Education, Curriculum, Digital Development, Education, Education Policy & Finance, Finance, Literacy, Methods & Learning, Parent & Family Engagement, Teacher Development and Training, Technology, Testing & AssessmentSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India, Nepal
        India, NepalSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,680,000 Funds Raised
        STI Forum 2016
          

        JokkoSantéUPDATED APR 2020

        JokkoSanté is a Health-focused digital payments platform. We give Health Campaigns funders and managers an unique tool to improve their impact with online transactions, third-party targeted payments, traceability, transparent billing, automated awareness text messages, etc.
        FOCUS AREAS
        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
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Senegal
        SenegalSEE LESS
        STI Forum 2017
          

        We Love ReadingUPDATED OCT 2019

        We Love Reading is a grassroots community-based program fostering in children a love for reading. We have developed a simple solution flexible to fit within any context through community read-aloud sessions.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Entrepreneurship, Refugees, Social and Behavior Change and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Entrepreneurship, Refugees, Social and Behavior Change, Education, Human Centered Design, Literacy, Parent & Family Engagement, Teacher Development and TrainingSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Azerbaijan, Egypt, Germany and 50 moreSEE ALL
        Azerbaijan, Egypt, Germany, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Palestinian Territories, Greece, Bangladesh, Algeria, United States, Oman, Morocco, Hong Kong, Ethiopia, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Canada, Bolivia, Argentina, France, Sudan, Australia, Kenya, United Kingdom, Sweden, Costa Rica, Qatar, Somalia, Pakistan, Yemen, Cyprus, Mali, Central African Republic, Indonesia, Norway, Macedonia, Vietnam, Syria, Sierra Leone, Iran, Denmark, Panama, India, Italy, GhanaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,185,313 Funds Raised
        STI Forum 2019
          
        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.