Tag: Zambia

Nutritional Surveillance – Malawi

Nutritional Surveillance – Malawi

Originally posted on http://www.rapidsms.org in 2013.  UNICEF Malawi deployed RapidSMS to address serious constraints within the national Integrated Nutrition and Food Security Surveillance (INFSS) System, which was facing slow data transmission, incomplete and poor quality data sets, high operational costs and low levels of stakeholder ownership. Health workers now enter a […]

U-Report Reaches 1 Million Registered Users Worldwide

UNICEF’s U-Report Reaches 1 Million Registered Users Worldwide

1 million voices cannot be ignored. Today 1 million people from 15 countries across the world joined hands to become agents of social change in their communities. These 1 million people stepped forward to no longer be passive recipients of social services but become active participants in the national and […]

TWO MILLION

TWO MILLION

By Priscilla Chomba-Kinywa “Did you know, there are more cellphones in the world than there are toilets?!” You’ve heard this before, maybe from a friend during lunch one day, as you compare your phones with one another. However, when you think about it, it’s more than just incredible – it’s […]

GLOBAL DESIGN FOR UNICEF CHALLENGE LAUNCHES IN ZAMBIA

The Global Design for UNICEF Challenge launched at BongoHive in Zambia in October 2014, along with universities in five other countries around the world. The Challenge is an academic design competition coming out of the UNICEF Innovation Unit that engages students in local problem solving and global collaboration around pressing global […]

Activate Talk: Challenges and Opportunities in Zambia’s Innovation Ecosystem

Zambia | Monday August 11, 2014 UNICEF Zambia’s Innovation Lab in partnership with Zambian technology and innovation hub BongoHive will host an Activate Talk showcasing the work of five Zambians innovating for children’s rights. The innovations include a low-cost environmentally-conscious school design; a youth engagement and counseling platform; a women’s rights […]

Expanding the force for change, Episode 2

Expanding the force for change, Episode 2

Last month, UNICEF staff visited Singularity University to learn about how new technologies could help their work reach more children – and expand their force for change! They also challenged the University’s students and resident entrepreneurs to find new ways to address the major challenges children face today. Here are the challenges they […]