Themes: Livelihoods



Entrepreneurship+ Digital Livelihoods+ Creative Arts: Socio-economic Empowerment of Women Refugees in Kenya (EDC-Kenya)

This innovation tests a solution to enhance women’s socio-economic empowerment and increase livelihood opportunities for refugees in Nairobi, Kenya. It will do so by integrating digital entrepreneurship components in skills development courses and utilize online e-commerce marketplaces to showcase talents in creative arts …

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Edible Insect Farming for Improved Nutrition and Income in South Sudan

This innovation solution involves enhancing food security and livelihoods through female-led farming (i.e. rearing in a confined space at or near the homestead) of highly-nutritious insect species that are traditionally consumed in South Sudan and that are suitable for rearing in confinement. Farming has the …

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Women’s Empowerment via Menstrual Hygiene and Livelihood Integration

Women’s Global Health Innovations, in partnership with Village Health Teams (VHTs) will test an innovative menstrual health solution where VHTs from 5 Villages will be trained to promote and earn income selling Bfree menstrual Cups. As opposed to traditional menstrual …

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Writing a Path out of Poverty: Testing a Cash Calculator with Extremely Poor Women in Northern Kenya

My Oral Village will conduct a field-test in Kenya of ‘4-Share,’ a cash calculator for Androidsmartphones and tablets. 4-Share translates cash into place value notation, and provides record-keeping templates with no text, only numbers and easily drawn and recalled images …

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