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        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
          

        ayzhUPDATED SEP 2019

        Manufacturing and distributing low-cost, high-quality women’s health products designed for low-resource settings targeting reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCH+A).
        FOCUS AREAS
        Gender Equity, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Menstrual Hygiene
        Gender Equity, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Menstrual HygieneSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India, Kenya
        India, KenyaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,240,019 Funds Raised
        STI Forum 2016
          

        Can't Wait to LearnUPDATED MAY 2019

        Custom-made digital game-based learning to bridge the education gap for conflict-affected children
        FOCUS AREAS
        Basic Education, Inclusive Education, Digital Development and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Basic Education, Inclusive Education, Digital Development, Gender, Humanitarian Assistance, Public-Private Partnerships, Social and Behavior Change, YouthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Lebanon, Jordan, Uganda and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Lebanon, Jordan, Uganda, SudanSEE LESS
        STI Forum 2019
          

        SweetSense Remote Water Monitoring Platform For Improved Water Service Delivery, Accountability, and HealthUPDATED MAY 2019

        SweetSense Inc. creates Internet of Things (IOT) solutions to improve the quality and value of water, sanitation, and energy services in emerging markets.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Agriculture and 11 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Agriculture, Air Quality, Data/Analytics, Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Economic Empowerment, Economic Growth and Trade, Entrepreneurship, GIS/Mapping, Good Governance, Policy and Regulation, Sanitation, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda
        Ethiopia, Kenya, RwandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$974,000 Funds Raised
        STI Forum 2018
          

        Lumkani Fire DetectionUPDATED MAY 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Architecture, Design, Construction, GIS/Mapping, Housing and Infrastructure and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Architecture, Design, Construction, GIS/Mapping, Housing and Infrastructure, Human Centered Design, Public-Private Partnerships, Resilience, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Namibia, South Africa
        Namibia, South AfricaSEE LESS
        STI Forum 2016
          

        Paper Airplanes-Language and Skills Accessibility for RefugeesUPDATED MAY 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Development, Education, Public-Private Partnerships and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Development, Education, Public-Private Partnerships, YouthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United States, Algeria, Belgium and 7 moreSEE ALL
        United States, Algeria, Belgium, Germany, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestinian Territories, Sweden, Syria, TurkeySEE LESS
        STI Forum 2017
          

        PetaBencana.idUPDATED MAY 2019

        PetaBencana.id is a free web-based platform that produces megacity-scale visualizations of disasters in Indonesia using both crowdsourced reporting & government agency validations in real time. By democratizing decision support, the platform increases the safety and resilience of cities through greater inclusivity.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Climate Change and Resilience, Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Disaster Risk Reduction and 10 moreSEE ALL
        Climate Change and Resilience, Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Disaster Risk Reduction, Citizen Participation, Communications and Media, Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, GIS/Mapping, Gender, Human Centered Design, Humanitarian Assistance, ResilienceSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Indonesia
        IndonesiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$784,200 Funds Raised
        STI Forum 2018
          

        Women Originated Media Entrepreurship Network (WOMEN)UPDATED MAY 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Communications and Media, Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Digital Development and 15 moreSEE ALL
        Communications and Media, Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Education, Extracurricular or Out-of School Activities, Gender, Gender Equity, Inclusion, Mentoring/Coaching, Methods & Learning, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), Social Services, Social and Behavior Change, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Technology, Workforce DevelopmentSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ukraine
        UkraineSEE LESS
        STI Forum 2016
          

        Farmer Query SystemUPDATED MAY 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Cultivation & Tools, Data/Analytics, Digital Development and 13 moreSEE ALL
        Cultivation & Tools, Data/Analytics, Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, GIS/Mapping, Human Centered Design, Leadership Development, Mentoring/Coaching, Methods & Learning, Private Sector Competitiveness, Processing & Production, Public-Private Partnerships, Seeds & Stock, Soil Management, Technology, Workforce DevelopmentSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Bangladesh
        BangladeshSEE LESS
        STI Forum 2017
          

        Using UAVs to Map, Monitor and Protect Indigenous TerritoriesUPDATED MAY 2019

        UAVs are a low-cost, powerful and effective tool for indigenous communities to map, monitor, and protect their territories. UAVs help collect important data and are an alternative to satellite images for precise photogrammetry and 2D and 3D mapping.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Forestry, Land Tenure, GIS/Mapping and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Forestry, Land Tenure, GIS/Mapping, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)SEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Peru, Panama, Guatemala
        Peru, Panama, GuatemalaSEE LESS
        STI Forum 2019
          

        A roof A skill and A market for WomenUPDATED MAY 2019

        Providing a roof, A skill & A market to end Housing Poverty in Africa & take a slice of Africa’s Urban $155 Billion Housing market

        FOCUS AREAS
        Economic Empowerment, Finance, Housing and Infrastructure
        Economic Empowerment, Finance, Housing and InfrastructureSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        STI Forum 2019
          

        Zelij InventUPDATED MAY 2019

        Zelij Invent is a greentech solution that transform plastic waste into sustainable construction materials.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Climate Change and Resilience, Housing and Infrastructure, Waste Management and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Climate Change and Resilience, Housing and Infrastructure, Waste Management, EnvironmentSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Morocco
        MoroccoSEE LESS
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        STI Forum 2019
          

        DIYlawUPDATED MAY 2019

        We are the one-stop hub for all things legal in Africa. We create access to legal and business support services, service providers & information for African entrepreneurs.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Entrepreneurship, Financial Sector & Investment, Trade
        Entrepreneurship, Financial Sector & Investment, TradeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$40,000 Funds Raised
        STI Forum 2019
          

        The Prey Lang appUPDATED MAY 2019

        A forest monitoring smartphone application used to monitor and report on illegal logging and biodiversity loss by indigenous communities.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Forestry, Natural Resources, Rule of Law and Human Rights and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Forestry, Natural Resources, Rule of Law and Human Rights, Peace and ResilienceSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Cambodia, Myanmar
        Cambodia, MyanmarSEE LESS
        STI Forum 2019
          

        No Food WasteUPDATED MAY 2019

        No Food Waste - A youth and technology driven surplus food recovery network that collects surplus food from weddings, restaurants,food industries in India and feeds the people in India there by combating both Hunger and Food Waste together.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Climate Change and Resilience, Humanitarian Assistance, Waste Management and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Climate Change and Resilience, Humanitarian Assistance, Waste Management, Nutrition, Post Harvest, Social Services, Youth Engagement and ContributionSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        STI Forum 2019
          

        Coliba RecyclingUPDATED MAY 2019

        Called "The Uber of waste management service", Coliba makes us of mobile technology to creating solution to the huge plastic waste problem in West Africa.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Climate Change and Resilience, Education, Waste Management
        Climate Change and Resilience, Education, Waste ManagementSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire
        Ghana, Cote d'IvoireSEE LESS
        STI Forum 2019
          

        Ocupa Tu CalleUPDATED FEB 2019

        Ocupa Tu Calle is a project of Lima Cómo Vamos that seeks to reduce inequality on access to quality public spaces through the recovery of unused and abandoned public spaces by promoting small scale and low cost urban interventions.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Citizen Participation, Good Governance, Urbanization and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Citizen Participation, Good Governance, Urbanization, Environment, InclusionSEE LESS
        TO DATE$262,371 Funds Raised
        STI Forum 2018
          

        OMOMIUPDATED FEB 2019

        Mobicure's Omomi Growth Monitor feature, helps to prevent your child from taking ill. It helps mothers personally check their baby’s health health weight, height, arm size, and provide ready diagnosis on Oedema, Malnutrition and color code.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Development, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, HIV/AIDS and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Development, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, HIV/AIDS, Human Centered DesignSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$225,000 Funds Raised
        STI Forum 2017
          

        FoPo Food PowderUPDATED JAN 2019

        FoPo aims to re-engineer the future of food by turning $1 trillion worth of food waste into a huge opportunity. Developing a simple and elegant way of bridging the gap between food waste and food security, while promoting healthy diets.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Agriculture, Supply Chains, Waste Management
        Agriculture, Supply Chains, Waste ManagementSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Philippines, Kenya
        Philippines, KenyaSEE LESS
        STI Forum 2018
          

        Non-Electric, Sustainable, Effortless to Maintainand Low Cost - Community & Household Drinking Water Systems.UPDATED JUN 2018

        We have invented a speciality polymer using which we manufacture Hollow Fibre Membranes that despite having 20nano porosity size work under Gravity and have approx 3 times high flux than other membranes in market.
        50K+ such Systems are in use.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Agriculture Water Management, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Water Supply/Quality
        Agriculture Water Management, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Water Supply/QualitySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        STI Forum 2018
          

        ATEC* Biodigesters InternationalUPDATED JUN 2018

        ATEC* produces, sells and distributes the first commercially scalable biodigester in SE Asia. 600 units have been sold, providing gas for cooking, 20 tons of organic fertilizer/year, and US$5,850 household savings over its lifetime.

        FOCUS AREAS
        Biomass/BioFuel, Climate Change and Resilience, Livestock & Agriculture and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Biomass/BioFuel, Climate Change and Resilience, Livestock & Agriculture, Clean CookingSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Cambodia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Cambodia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Australia, Myanmar, ThailandSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,100,000 Funds Raised
        STI Forum 2018
          
        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.