Types: Technology



Improving maternal, newborn and child health outcomes by using innovative and community-centric approaches

OGOW Health will test a technological solution designed to improve access to high-quality, affordable care for women, new mothers, and newborns in Somalia. The goal is to support rural and urban health facilities in medical records and health promotion by providing needed …

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Mobile technology: Mentoring and professional learning communities for women teachers in The Gambia

The Canadian Teachers’ Federation will work in partnership with The Gambia Teachers’ Union to test a technological solution that aims to equip and empower women teachers in The Gambia in order to retain them in the teaching profession. Selected women teachers will receive mobiles phones, tools which will enable …

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Women’s Empowerment, Agricultural Innovation, and Climate Change Adaptation

Lestari Sustainable Development Consultants will test the women-focused dissemination of newly developed drought-tolerant coffee varieties that will increase climatic resilience. The dissemination will use a gender responsive climate smart coffee farming methodology. The expected impacts of the proposed solution are …

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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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Remote Ultrasound capacity building for Antenatal Access

In partnership with the University of Saskatchewan, Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief (CPAR) will design and test a capacity building program that will increase access to  obstetrical care in rural Ethiopia by bringing potentially life-saving prenatal ultrasound imaging – …

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Inclusive E-Learning for Ugandan Youth

Embrace International Foundation will test a new approach to self-directed e-learning through the use of Mobile Learning Labs, which consist of a portable plug-and-play server RACHEL (Remote Area Community Hotspot for Education and Learning) and tablets. The project aims to …

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Midwifery Active Digitization Empowerment Initiative for Tanzania

CNIS will test the use of digital augmentation to improve and expand the delivery of midwifery curriculum at Tanzania’s Nursing Training Colleges. The project will evaluate the effectiveness of digital learning as a cost-effective alternative to standard classroom training, with …

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Technology and Training for Quality and Equality

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