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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Best Humanitarian Challenge Competition 2020: DCHI & ImpactCity Finalists

 

DCHI and ImpactCity strongly believe in the power of collaborating across different sectors, and so have joined forces to award €10,000 to the best humanitarian challenge! Humanitarian organisations were challenged to clearly articulate a problem they wish to tackle in a short video pitch, and why they would benefit from collaboration. Check out the finalists below!

Competition Finalist Challenges

Featured Call to Action: Humanitarian Modern Energy Challenges

For the coming weeks, we are calling on collaborators to engage with us on the Humanitarian Energy transition. 12 organisations have published specific challenges they are facing in the field of sustainable energy, and are looking for partners to offer their input.

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Recently shared challenges

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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Mine Mark Stichting: Online Mine Risk Education

Empower children in conflict zones and contaminated regions with Online Mine Risk Education to play safe and stay safe!

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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

Modern Energy

EZ Power Pack

The EZPowerPack™ provides a compact solar electricity source. The compact unit can be used in schools, clinics, homes and for first responders. The EZPowerPack™ comes in 3 configurations of electricity storage: 300Wh, 600Wh and 1250Wh. The flexible solar panel enable to position the unit anywhere and easily move it from place to place.

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Impact on Vulnerable Population

Solar and Power Back Ups

South Sudan, has an Ample Supply of sunlight on a daily basis sufficient to power any residence or business premise. With less that 20% currently under the national Grid, it is the right time to implement a Pay as You Use option for women groups and youth groups and school institutions. Funding for this shall be in part by Donor Agencies.

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Information Sharing

Strategic Hive

Strategic Hive provides development organisations with one comprehensive space for learning. The web-based tool integrates learning into the implementation work of organisations and builds their collective organisational memory. Users of the Strategic Hive can learn throughout their projects and tap into the knowledge within their organisations.

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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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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.