For Every New Challenge, there is an Opportunity

Source2Gather is a collaborative platform created by DCHI, that offers an insight into innovative responses to COVID-19. The aim is to inspire, inform and engage humanitarian professionals and entrepreneurs, and empower those of us who think in opportunities in the midst of a crisis.

Let’s continue building this platform as new solutions emerge. Join our growing community of innovators by showcasing your projects that are tackling identified problems, or submit new challenges you would like an outside-in perspective for.

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Featured Call to Action: Human Aid Now Seeking Collaborators!

 

Human Aid Now was the winner of the 2020 DCHI Best Humantiarian Challenge Award. Now, by approaching their challenge through an accelerator programme, they can realise greater impact and find solution partners. Could you be a potential collaborator? Check out the challenge brief below and submit your offer using the links provided.

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Recently Shared Challenges

Help us create & maintain a digital centre of expertise for our Help a hero program

We want to empower grassroots humanitarian aid, by giving volunteers access to high quality knowledge that is brought together by professionals. We value the agility and flexibility of grassroots volunteer teams, with the quality and sustainability of a big ngo.

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AcceleratePK & doctHER: Access to Health Facilities for Adolescent Women

Exclusion of women from society is reflected in schools where lack of access to health facilities for adolescent women often serves as a major barrier to school attendance. Join AcceleratePK and doctHERs in changing that by utilizing technology to address this challenge!

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Hable One B.V: Re-integrating visually impaired refugees into society

Working with digital devices is crucial. It is needed to create meaningful connections, for education or to find a job. For blind refugees, this is extremely hard. We want to help visually impaired refugees re-integrate into society by teaching them to work with digital devices.

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Recently shared solutions

Micro Infrastructure Projects

Micro Infrastructure are small-scale infrastructure investments for villages where the poorest 1-2 billion people live. Without access to clean energy, water, modern agriculture tools and finance for them, escaping poverty is impossible. However, the microfinance industry do not lend for such technology and big infra doesn’t reach the (rural) poor

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d.light Rapid Response Rural Healthcare Electrification Solution

We have prepared a solar bundle to empower frontline primary healthcare facilities in rural Sub-Saharan Africa. The bundle combines all the basic support elements to support and scale under-resourced primary healthcare services. The solution is modular, cost-effective, and can be financed on credit terms.

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WOMEN FEED AFRICA PROJECT DEMONSTRATION IN TANZANIA

This is an initiative to promote Productive Use of Energy in rural and peri-urban areas. WFA(women feed Africa) developed a new technology-based concept to deliver energy, from generating point to the point of use, without wires, thus extending Solar Mini Grid range with no additional costs and boosting new clients’ number and energy demand.

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Themes

Hygiene and medical supplies

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Information sharing

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Education

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Promotion of new behaviour

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Impact on vulnerable populations

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Modern Energy

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Humanitarian Challenge Competition Finalists

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Missing One? Get in touch

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Disclaimer

Source2Gather is a platform initiated by DCHI and its community. The platform is currently in beta and we are discovering and developing together with our users. The solutions are to inspire and inform, and have not all been tested in relation to COVID-19. Please share your feedback and ideas with us.