Con-Com will utilize the network of home based care workers (HBCs) who currently work on HIV treatment to help ensure that more women living in rural areas of Tanzania are screened for cervical cancer.
The Safe Passage team will train 100 Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) during the initial pilot phase in Nigeria, on the practical use of Misoprostol during child delivery.
Lights For Everyone will launch their pilot program in the district of Lawra, Ghana where almost 90% of the population lives in rural areas. In this region, only 30% of the population is estimated to have access to electricity.
JLF EI distributes high-quality solar lamps and phone chargers from the German manufacturer, Little Sun. The products are specifically designed to resist intensive usage in rural Sub-Saharan Africa such as heat (up to 80°C), heavy tropical rains, drops, dust, and UV.
In collaboration with the Federal and State Ministries of Health in Nigeria, Power in Her Hand Initiative will train community health extension workers to create demand for Sayana Press as well as counsel patients on using the injectable contraceptive.
Impact Light Solar Trading will distribute solar lamps in urban and semi-urban areas of Malawi, beginning with a pilot in Ndirande Township in the city of Blantyre.
Community Health Movement Uganda will take a two-pronged approach. First, they will raise awareness about VMMC in rural communities with local populations and among front line health workers who can refer patients to health facilities. Next, they will train both front line health workers and health workers in health facilities to support VMMC uptake.
The True Care Support Group will tackle the problem of non-completion of ART by providing a support network that offers peer counseling, training, encouragement, and emotional support to women living with HIV, with a focus on pregnant women living with HIV.
PICS bags are potentially the next revolutionary product for safe grain storage for millions of farmers in Ethiopia. The inner lines of the bags greatly hinder the movement of oxygen across the wall of the bag, killing insects. The tough outer woven bag enables to bag to be easily handled. PHK Trading will increase sales and distribution of PICS bags by adoping a youth reseller model.
The Strong Girl Network is piloting a proven intervention to combat cross-generational
sexual relationship in Nigeria with a goal to reach 57,600 girls in 3 months and 500,000 girls in two years.
Chubi Agro will work on scaling up the distribution of high quality maize seeds by scaling up production of quality seeds in order to meet the anticipated growth in demand for improved seeds.
Seteiye Solar Services is committed to replacing kerosene lamps with solar-powered LED lanterns. They will introduce an everyday consumer product, integrating this technology in the lives of with those who need it in 136 villages in the Essien Udim local government area of Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria.
To address the problem of soil fertility, Patsogolo ndi Ulimi project will increase the yields of smallholder farmers by over 70% and promote a green environment through the promotion of fertilizer microdosing.
Bronze Health Care Initiative will scale up last mile distribution of Sayana press in rural
Uganda giving women more power to choose when to have and when not to have children.
The pilot will strengthen the links between newly identified HIV patients, patient referrals and defaulter tracing of patients already receiving ART at Our Lady’s Hospice and Kafue Mission Hospital in Zambia.
Tado Lamp proposes a model for selling solar lamps that not only leverages flexible payments made possible by mobile technology but also ensures a decentralized distribution model.
Solar Mashinani is a chain of branded portable kiosks selling high-quality solar lamps on a pay-as-you-go basis within rural markets in Kenya.
Gas4All's mission is to effectively distribute 3kg LPG clean cook stoves to urban slum households in the city of Kaduna, Nigeria in order to drastically reduce mortality from smoke inhalation, especially among women and children.
Jibu Tanzania aims to tackle two major issues within East Africa and beyond: unemployment and lack of access to clean water. Their mission is to create affordable access to drinking water through franchised water production sites across Arusha.
Raise Your Text plans to reduce teacher absenteeism for unauthorized absences while increasing educational data and teacher-parent engagement through an anonymous texting accountability and outreach platform.