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In Côte d'Ivoire, one child of out 10 dies before the age of 10 years old of easily preventable and treatable illness such as pneumonia, diarrhea and malaria.

U-Reporters take action to prevent spread of mosquito-borne diseases in Côte d’Ivoire

Key insights from the mosquito nets campaign in Côte d’Ivoire from Sophie Chavanel, Chief of Communication, UNICEF Côte d’Ivoire, Norman Muhwezi, Innovation Specialist, UNICEF Côte d’Ivoire There are exciting things happening in Côte d’Ivoire! U-Report Côte d’Ivoire is striking again with innovative ways to use U-Report, and this time, to support programmes’ […]

UNICEF Innovation Fund Graduate: Trustlab

UNICEF Innovation Fund Graduate: Trustlab

Trustlab: Proof of Impact for Early Childhood Development UNICEF Innovation Fund is proud to see portfolio member, Trustlab — graduate. They’ve come a long way – from numerous product iterations, to deep diving into understanding their ecosystem better, strengthening their business model, and gearing up on taking their solution to […]

UNICEF Innovation Fund Graduate: Somleng

UNICEF Innovation Fund Graduate: Somleng

Somleng: Open Source Telephony UNICEF Innovation Fund is proud to see portfolio member, Somleng — graduate. They’ve come a long way – from numerous product iterations, to deep diving into understanding their ecosystem better, strengthening their business model, and gearing up for taking their solution to market. They’re now at […]

UNICEF Innovation Fund Graduate: mPower

UNICEF Innovation Fund Graduate: mPower

mPower: OpenSRP Based Vaccination Android Application UNICEF Innovation Fund is proud to see portfolio member, mPower — graduate. They’ve come a long way – from numerous product iterations, to deep diving into understanding their ecosystem better, strengthening their business model, and gearing up on taking their solution to market. They’re […]

UNICEF Innovation Fund Graduate: SayCel

UNICEF Innovation Fund Graduate: SayCel

SayCel, Freemium ISP, Community Cellular Networks, and the WebPh.one Application UNICEF Innovation Fund is proud to see portfolio member, Saycel — graduate. They’ve come a long way – from numerous product iterations, to deep diving into understanding their ecosystem better, strengthening their business model, and gearing up on taking their […]

UNICEF Innovation Fund Graduate: Rah-e-maa

UNICEF Innovation Fund Graduate: Rah-e-maa

Rah-e-maa: Meet Super Abbu (Super Dad), a health line for expectant fathers. UNICEF Innovation Fund is proud to see portfolio member, Rah-e-maa — graduate. They’ve come a long way – from numerous product iterations, to deep diving into understanding their ecosystem better, strengthening their business model, and gearing up on taking […]

Providing Life-Saving Information during Emergencies with Internet of Good Things (IoGT)

Providing Life-Saving Information during Emergencies with Internet of Good Things (IoGT)

Written by Guillaume Michels and UNICEF Innovation with contributions from: Sabine I. Michiels, UNICEF Benin, Niko Manos Wieland, UNICEF Angola, & Htet Htet Oo, UNICEF Myanmar. In a world where crises and conflicts are increasing in frequency, severity, and duration, humanitarian work must help lay the foundation for the long-term resilience of […]

UNICEF Innovation Fund: eKitabu at six!

UNICEF Innovation Fund: eKitabu at six!

eKitabu (UNICEF Innovation Fund‘s startup portfolio member) shares highlights from their 6-month journey with UNICEF’s Venture Fund. eKitabu has been working on an e-reading app that has been designed together with African teachers, students, and content producers in accordance with open standards for accessibility to deliver local, government-approved textbooks and […]

Improving school participation: Open access to a digital educational platform in Namibia.

Improving school participation: Open access to a digital educational platform in Namibia.

This blog post written by UNICEF’s Namibia country office is one in a series highlighting UNICEF’s work in the digital learning space. This growing portfolio of work advocates for digital learning platforms which support content localization, adaptive learning features, certification and other needs identified by UNICEF country offices. “What you […]