Tag: funding

Innovations for Poverty Alleviation Lab (IPAL) at the Information Technology University: Engaging fathers in maternal health

Innovations for Poverty Alleviation Lab (IPAL) at the Information Technology University: Engaging fathers in maternal health

On 15 November 2016, the UNICEF Innovation Fund announces its first portfolio of investments in open source technology solutions – Rah-e-maa, from the Innovations for Poverty Alleviation Lab at the Information Technology University  is among the first five companies to receive investment. The UNICEF Innovation Fund invests in technology start-ups […]

SayCel and Open Source Cellular Solutions

SayCel and Open Source Cellular Solutions

On 15 November 2016, the UNICEF Innovation Fund announces its first portfolio of investments in open source technology solutions – SayCel and Open Source Cellular Solutions is among the first five companies to receive investment. The UNICEF Innovation Fund invests in technology start-ups from developing markets that are working on […]

Somleng – Open Source Telephony

Somleng – Open Source Telephony

On 15 November 2016, the UNICEF Innovation Fund announces its first portfolio of investments in open source technology solutions – Somleng – Open Source Telephony is among the first five companies to receive investment. The UNICEF Innovation Fund invests in technology start-ups from developing markets that are working on open […]

22/06/2016: Staff from the Child Welfare Department at the Ministry Of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation compaire information on tablets during a training session at the Ministry in Phnom Penh Cambodia. The staff are being trained to use an App installed on tablets which was built with Open Data Kit Software by the Open Institute. The App contains the questions used by the Ministry to assess the minimum standards of alternative care. Each questions is scored by the inspection, scores will be automatically computed  and uploaded on the Ministry website. The aim is to assist in near real time data analysis which will improve site feedback from 4 days to 1 day turn round of data. The improved data flow will assist the Ministry with quicker decision making.

Star Wars: Force For Change supports digital monitoring systems in Cambodia

By Suman Khadka, UNICEF Cambodia Digitalizing Cambodia’s inspection system to better protect children living in residential care In Cambodia, an alarming number of children are orphaned or abandoned, left to grow up in residential care facilities, apart from anyone they’ve known. Of the 5.4 million children under the age of […]

Tigo and UNICEF Tanzania signing MOU extending their successful partnership

Tanzania Extends Successful Partnership with Mobile Provider Tigo

On Tuesday, 24 November, UNICEF Tanzania signed an MOU with mobile network operator Tigo. This MOU extends Tigo’s support of UNICEF Tanzania’s work to improve the lives of children using mobile technologies. The 2016-2018 partnership includes financial and in-kind contributions worth about TZS $ 354,625,172 (USD $165,000). These contributions will be used to […]