Tag: scale

“I imagine Ghana” incubator programme – meet their 7 changemakers and where they are now

“I imagine Ghana” incubator programme – meet their 7 changemakers and where they are now

By Sylvester Baffoe, M&E Officer, UNICEF Ghana Challenges faced by children and their families have rapidly evolved due to urbanization, climate change, lack of employment opportunities, broken education systems, increased disparities, and digital divides. New problem-solving approaches are essential to address these challenges. In Ghana, as in many other countries, local […]

November 2016 Recap: Must-Read Stories

November 2016 Recap: Must-Read Stories

Hi there UNICEFStories Readers. It’s been an exciting month. In case you missed our latest blogs, here’s a recap of some of the top stories published on UNICEF Innovation’s blog during November. Click away. UNICEF Innovation Fund On 15 November, 2016 – UNICEF announced its first portfolio of venture capital […]

Job Opportunity: U-Report Manager

Job Opportunity: U-Report Manager

Download the complete Terms of Reference here. Role: U-Report Manager Duration: 11.5 months Duty Station: Remote Type: Individual contract BACKGROUND In 2010 UNICEF launched its flagship youth engagement tool U-Report in Uganda (www.ureport.ug). Since then, U-Report has expanded to 27 countries with over 2,500,000 young people registered and interacting via […]

 

USAID mHealth compendium features mHealth that scales

Produced by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and published on May 2016, the full publication can be viewed in the mHealth Compendium Special Edition 2016: Reaching Scale. To read the full publication, click here. Due to the rapid growth in access to mobile phones and networks, opportunities […]

Job Opportunity: U-Report Consultant, (NOB), Bujumbura, Burundi

Job Opportunity: U-Report Consultant, (NOB), Bujumbura, Burundi

Download the complete Terms of Reference here Job no: 497880 Work type: Consultancy – Open to Burundian Nationals Only Location: Burundi  Categories: Communication for Development (C4D), Innovation  BACKGROUND One of the most successful initiatives to come out of UNICEF’s Innovations unit to date is the youth-led social monitoring platform U-Report. […]

The Philips Foundation commits to innovation that improves the lives of children in need with the launch of the UNICEF Global Innovation Center

The Philips Foundation commits to innovation that improves the lives of children in need with the launch of the UNICEF Global Innovation Center

May 08, 2015 New York, USA – The Philips Foundation has extended its partnership with UNICEF as one of the 5 founding partners and steering committee member of the UNICEF Global Innovation Centre (GIC).  The GIC based in Nairobi, Kenya is designed to build scale and accelerate innovations that will […]