COVID-19 Coalition

COVID-19 Response Pipeline

A growing list of companies looking for capital and support for responding directly to issues caused or exacerbated by COVID-19, improving recovery among people directly affected, and/or improve resilience to better handle outbreaks like COVID-19.

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Hubpay

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Hubpay is the digital wallet for the remittance community

Location:
United Arab Emirates
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Hubpay is launching the digital wallet for the remittance community in the UAE, using the remittance corridors as a route to market to drive financial inclusion across Asia. Hubpay will replace the current model of physical cash in and physical cash out with a digital wallet to digital wallet remittance solution. As a fully digital solution the Hubpay digital wallet will offer the lowest cost remittance and international bill payment in the market in the UAE; saving users time, money and enabling them to make remittances and payments digitally (reducing crowded exchange houses).Longer term Hubpay are using the digital wallet as a platform to drive greater financial inclusion; providing remittance receivers with a wallet and exploring broader partnerships with microfinance and similar organisations.

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2020-08-04 20:24

LEAP

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LEAP is an innovative social lending facility that provides affordable financing to underfunded youth in East Africa to pursue higher education and technical training. In addition to custom student loans, LEAP offers its Fellows various career readiness and financial literacy trainings in order to create direct pathways to gainful employment, with the ultimate objective to advance local social mobility and economic development.

Location:
United Kingdom
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

In the medium to long-term, the economic challenges of COVID-19 mean that families will have less surplus financing to be able to support their children through higher education and technical training. Therefore, LEAP, will play an instrumental role by providing affordable financing to low and middle-income students in order to maintain a robust supply of future professionals from lower-income backgrounds. In this way, LEAP will be both promoting economic mobility, funding higher education institutions, and supporting the recovery of the post-COVID economy. Specifically, LEAP is equipping the next generation of technical professionals in East Africa, including with a strong focus on the health sciences (doctors, nurses, lab technicians, etc). These students will be key to ensuring that healthcare systems and hospitals have adequate human resourcing and capacity to handle the aftermath of COVID-19 in addition to any future pandemics. In addition, the economic recovery of the Kenyan and East Africa economy will be dependent on the ability of skilled workers to contribute to the economy. LEAP finances students that are pursuing degrees in health sciences, ICT, accounting, and engineering, which have all been identified as key sectors for the recovery.

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2020-08-04 20:24

Mejia Home Solutions LLC

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Mejia Home Solutions LLC purchases residential real estate and targets properties that can be acquired at 70% or below of the current fair market value after repairs.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

We are aware of our responsibility to the communities we construct business in and our role in the betterment of these communities. Therefore we will always make every effort to provide properties that are of good quality and will merge well with the neighborhood. By revitalizing these distressed neighborhoods it attracts more businesses and job opportunities.

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2020-08-04 20:24

stabus

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A mobile app for commuters to book and pay for a variety of hygiene-fitted buses for their morning and evening commutes.

Location:
Ghana
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Informal public transportation in Ghana (and other emerging markets) is a major conduit for the spread of the coronavirus due to the poor hygiene practices observed on passenger buses. We are deploying hygiene-fitted buses and making it possible for commuters to book and pay for them all through an app.

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2020-08-04 20:24

Turning Basin Labs

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A worker coop focused on putting contractors to work while offering ownership, benefits and community to our workers, and reduced friction to our employer customers

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

We helped to Establish and provided employer of record support to a PPE initiative - https://covid.fabcity.org/

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2020-08-04 20:24

FUNDACION SAN CLEMENTE

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Non-profit organization that works in social assistance with public organizations in operation of social programs that benefit the vulnerable population, we also have a group of women who work at the service of the San Clemente Foundation and are currently not working, that is why we are re-inventing ourselves, offering biosecurity kits against COVID-19 to private and public companies, for this we need financial support

Location:
Colombia
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

We are reinventing ourselves by offering private and public companies the sale of a biosafety kit to reduce the spread of Covid-19 in our region and thus decrease the illness and death of families.

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2020-08-04 20:24

Klēn

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Klēn Provides Organizations Tools To Communicate COVID-19 Compliance To Consumers With Ease.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Klēn (pronounced Clean) is a platform to help reactivate the economy building trust by connecting community and commerce. The world has been changed by the Covid19 pandemic: consumer buying behavior, how people interact with businesses and the fear of contamination - across all aspects of life - is irreversible. We have been flooded with inaccurate information, conflicting guidelines and false remedies. Agencies have struggled with this, and businesses are finding it even more difficult. This is the Truth Gap, and it will drive consumer behavior.Most consumers will be deeply uncomfortable returning to restaurants, shops, hotels, gyms, etc, until they are confident that those establishments have been cleaned to CDC standards and have procedures in place to minimize infection. How can businesses quickly show they are responsible stewards and provide the peace of mind needed to win back customers in the new normal? Klēn fills this truth gap between consumers and businesses.

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2020-08-04 20:24

NuMarket

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A platform for Covid-affected small businesses to source funding directly from their customers in exchange for increased credits to use in the business.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Reliable funding sources and revenue streams during the Covid-19 crisis are difficult for local businesses to secure. NuMarket allows those businesses to secure critical funding from their customers in exchange for an increased value of future credits. By supporting businesses they love during these difficult times, customers and community members can use those credits in the business later. By turning customer into financier and back to customer, NuMarket creates a sustainable and resilient cycle in our Main St economy.

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2020-08-04 20:24

Mafami (Pty) Ltd t/a Vula Mobile

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Vula Mobile is a South African health-tech company founded to solve the problem of communication between health workers and specialists through a Chat and Referral Android and iOS application that facilitates referrals between primary health workers and medical specialists.

Location:
Ireland
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

As seen in the current COVID-19 outbreak, often a rapid change in the response to a pandemic is required, making the ability to communicate with health workers across services crucial. The Vula platform was built to facilitate such communications. The COVID-19 pandemic propelled the adoption of Telehealth globally and our e-referral platform is ready to be incorporated in digital healthcare offerings. For example, in South Africa Vula provided the technology platform for the Drs-on-call helpline and channelled referrals for COVID-19 testing from the helpline and 4 other digital GP platforms. We are currently exploring how Vula can contribute to telehealth services in addition to facilitating referrals. Another lucrative opportunity is providing analytics and machine learning from data collected on our platform to support tracking the impact of the pandemic real time and support later research on prevention and treatment

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2020-08-04 20:24

eBlocks Limited

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Social enterprise devoted to addressing some of society's most pressing problems.

Location:
Kenya
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Our Smart First Aid application provides easy to follow step by step first aid instructions relayed using the human voice. We have added the Covid home based care protocol. We integrate with Ambulance companies to help strengthen the coordination of pre-hospital care in Kenya.

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2020-08-04 20:24

WaitLess Medical

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WaitLess Medical notifies patients of last minute appointment cancellations so they can get into see their doctors sooner or at better times.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

- By filling last minute cancellations, we are helping maximize healthcare resources.- By filling last minute cancellations, we maximize physician revenue which has been strained due to COVID-19. - By filling last minute cancellations, we relief stress for patients who are waiting to be treated by their physicians for all conditions and improve patient satisfaction.

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2020-08-04 20:24

FREDsense Technologies

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FREDsense is a water instrumentation company building next-generation sensor solutions for some of the most challenging to measure compounds in the environmental industry.

Location:
Canada
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

FREDsense is building a portable COVID19 measurement sensor for wastewater and industrial analysis. The COVID19 virus can be found within wastewater and public health experts are already exploring how to be able to monitor the virus throughout community sewers. A single sewer test could be the equivalent of understanding thousands of patient tests, providing rapid measurement response. FREDsense is uniquely positioned to provide this data in the field without the need of expensive lab tests or time-consuming analysis. This will allow public health agencies and industrial organizations to understand how the pandemic is affecting their communities and operations in real-time without the need of invasive testing. FREDsense has identified an Asia wide distributor who is actively looking to develop the solution with us.

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2020-08-04 20:24

BuuPass Kenya Ltd

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BuuPass works with transport operators to create solutions for seamless movement of people and goods.

Location:
Kenya
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

1. We've provided contract tracing for passengers through passenger manifest2. Our technology infrastructure eliminates gathering at transport operator offices to get travel tickets3. Our technology supports cashless payments hence eliminating hand-to-hand transfer of cash that can lead to contracting Covid -19

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2020-08-04 20:24

Twipes Limited

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Twipes are the world's first truly flushable, truly biodegradable wet wipes - breaking down in water within 3 hours and breaking down in landfill within 7 days, meaning no more sewer blockages, no more wipes washing up on beaches and no more micro-plastics in our oceans! Now Twipes are adapting to battle Covid19 with antibacterial and antiviral wet wipes that are eco-friendly too.

Location:
United Kingdom
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

With the global pandemic there was a lack of transportation meaning a serious decrease in pollution as the world went into lockdown, the ecological effects were dramatic, oceans clearing up, wildlife returning and a general sense of clean air around us. However, now with live returning to normal in certain regions, with the increasesingle use PPE, in the form of wet wipes, masks and other products are becoming an even bigger nuisance to our environment. With our new anti-viral Twipes, we provide an anti-viral solution targeting enveloped viruses such as the Coronavirus, with our own eco twist. Twipes are already fully water dispersible and biodegradable wipes, making them the first truly flushable wipe on the market. With the added anti-viral component, will be adapting and providing a green solution to a problem that hasn’t yet been solved. The new Twipes are 99.9% anti-viral and 99.9% anti-bacterial.Twipes break down in water within 3 hours and in landfill within 7 days.

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2020-08-04 20:24

sVäUlt

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sVäUlt is a novel concept that allows the user to access mail and parcels, receive and hold hot or cold perishable deliveries, and apply UV-C germicidal irradiation to both interior and immediate exterior of the unit housing; these functions all controlled via app/API.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Functionality is designed to dramatically reduce germicidal spread at the home via Contact-Free delivery and UV-C disinfection. Hot/Cold holding functionality allows for contact-free service via One Time Code access via Service Providers and API.

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2020-08-04 20:24

Waterbus

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We are on a mission to provide safe and sustainable water transportation solutions for Africa and during COVID-19 we have partnered with the Kenya Red Cross to ensure last transport for people and goods are maintained.

Location:
Kenya
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Waterbus builds and operates catamaran ferries for safe and affordable transport of passengers and goods, linking the residents of East Africa’s islands and other water-isolated communities to the larger towns on the mainland. Rural communities can benefit from improved access to health services, reliable distribution and trade.

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2020-08-04 20:24

NoQIndia

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NoQ is a social distancing app for our life after lockdown.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

NoQ is an app for our life after the unlock.--Mission: To prevent & contain the spread of infection in public---NoQ connects Physical with Digital safely, securely and smartly.NoQ implements in your daily routine the generic precautionary public health measures as outlined by Ministry of Health & Welfare, Government of India

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2020-08-04 20:24

TrustWrx

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In response to the new COVID work-from-home and e-learning security crisis, TrustWrx provides a patented and market-ptoven solution for connected homes and small businesses.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

COVID19 now has the majority of the workforce and the student population stuck at home on insecure networks with a range of smart devices that are increasingly exposed to COVID19 attacks - and feeding that malware and other threats back up the pipeline and into corporate and school networks. The major problem is that standard anti-virus software (Norton, McAfee, etc.) now provides less than 50% effectiveness against the modern range of online threats. The TrustWrx solution places an inexpensive gateway at the on-premise router, connecting the local network through TrustWrx's patented secure communications technology with a corporate-class data security center, hosted entirely in the cloud. The entire local network becomes invisible to the dangers of the open Internet, while the security center provides Fortune100-class threat management and malware filtering of email and web activity.

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2020-08-04 20:24

Ujama Incorporated

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Ujama is where communities connect, collaborate, and conduct commerce.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Ujama provides commerce tools for people with side-hustles and micro-businesses, making it easy for them to find and transact with customers (including payment processing).Before the pandemic, almost 40% of US adults had some form of informal income. This number is much higher with more people unemployed and looking for ways to make ends meet. Ujama is provide simple and free tools to power side-hustles.

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2020-08-04 20:24

Nuru Sarl

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Nuru is a start up company investing in renewable energy in DRC. We have won a series A investment and we are currently raising a series B raise, even though intake is slowing down due to covid-19 challenges. We would be lad to get some grants to stay afloat.Thanks

Location:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

We are in a small way helping in distributing masks and oxygen tanks to hospitals on North kivu regions.

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2020-08-04 20:24

Monitored Telemedicine

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Nation’s only telemedicine driven cardiovascular, cardiometabolic and pulmonary program for physician practices, healthcare organizations and universities

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Our patients are the precise individuals who are most vulnerable—- older Medicare recipients with underlying conditions especially minorities. Our sophisticated programs helps prevent heart disease,strokes, diabetes and common chronic conditions of seniors

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2020-08-04 20:24

Thibeau Financial Consulting, LLC

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I teach women the skills and knowledge needed to become more financial stable and to feel more confident in managing their own day-to-day personal finances.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

I help clients become more financially stable.

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2020-08-04 20:24

Taimba

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Taimba is building Africa's first data-driven food supply chain.

Location:
Kenya
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

1. We are sourcing directly from rural small holder farmers, for our partner farmers they have continued to get incomes to sustain their families.2. We supply fresh produce to urban informal traders, most of these are in vulnerable areas. Through our model we extend 8-12 credit terms allowing them to stock-up enough to feed their communities.

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2020-08-04 20:24

Druid Agriculture

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Druid is an indoor farming company using machine learning and computer vision to build indoor farming centers in order to revitalize food insecure communities

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

In the short term, we have used our design and manufacturing abilities to produce 3D-printed facemasks for essential workers and medical facilities. This effort has led us to also supply other mask products like N95 or KN95 masks.

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2020-08-04 20:24

Vula Mobile

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Growing network of health professionals, they connect with each other to give advice and refer patients to each other, which is especially useful during the COVID pandemic.

Location:
South Africa
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Yes.Public:1. Public facing "Doctors on Call for COVID" Hotline, with 150 Doctors answering questions: 087 0550 2342. We co-produced 6 Carte Blanche YouTube episodes, the following have been released already: on "What can I do?", "Which mask is for me?" and "OCD or necessary hygiene". You will only see our logo right at the end of the episodes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PM3vPL5kIM0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOGrJmrtCiU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNUj-m5axNQ Health workers:1. Raising funds for PPE for health workers with Gift of the Givers. https://www.backabuddy.co.za/champion/project/coronavirus-support2. We created the country's map of COVID testing sites and services, which is used by national and provincial administrators: See video attached and here is the link https://www.google.co.za/maps/@-25.2817715,17.1658185,5z/data=!4m2!6m1!1s1BPFigDnAl4F_k13KaKkfWdrpRkJ8f0Ar?hl=en&authuser=03. Vula is the referral system for COVID ICUs and Field Hospitals

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2020-08-04 20:23

A New Hope for the Corona-Virus (COVID-19) Disease!

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A Possible Solution for the Corona-Virus (COVID-19) Disease:SOLIAIR™ is a blend of botanical extracts and a food supplement that contains a unique composition of ingredients, which has reported beneficial impact. The SOLIAIR™ dietary supplements contribute to strengthening the respiratory system and helps patients in chronic respiratory diseases such as: obstructive lung diseases, asthma, bronchitis, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), used as "A Powerful Therapy and a Prevention Multi-Treatment™ for the Corona-Virus Pandemic Disease (COVID-19)" and for many more respiratory infections. OUR food supplements are free of side effects and has no interaction with any conventional medication that have been used alongside. The SOLIAIR™ products include the best ingredients such as: ginseng, ginkgo biloba, herbs and different antioxidants from the best and highest quality available on the market today! Each of OUR food supplements has been authorized and defined by the Israeli Ministry of Health and according to Pharmacists Regulation. The SOLIAIR™ food supplements are patented And are regularly been used by seniors, couples and juvenile patients from Israel and from around the world. OUR products and services has become a trend among many targeted customers. It will be our great pleasure to work with you in this venture. Thank you for your attention to this proposal and I look forward to hearing from you soon. Please contact us soon, Thank You! - Solomon Jacob

Location:
Israel
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

SOLIAIR™ is a blend of botanical extracts and a food supplement that contains a unique composition of ingredients, which has reported beneficial impact. It contribute to strengthening the respiratory system and helps patients in chronic respiratory diseases such as Obstructive Lung Disease, Asthma, Bronchitis, COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), used as a "Powerful Therapy and a Prevention Treatment for the Corona-Virus Pandemic Disease (COVID-19)" and cure many other other respiratory infections. Patients that were using the SOLIAIR™ dietary supplements reported a decrease in seasonal infections of the respiratory tract. Reducing the incidence of respiratory and lung infections and complete healing, benefit tremendous achievement and a medical potential. OUR food supplements are free of side effects and has no interaction with conventional medication used for treatment of respiratory syndromes, lung disorders and the Corona-Virus (COVID-19) Disease!

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2020-08-04 20:23

Yawa Emergency Response Application

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Yawa is an emergency

Location:
Nigeria
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Using our emergency response sysyen

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2020-08-04 20:23

Impact Hub Managua

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Smart Business Resilience solution for companies affected by the COVID-19 crisis

Location:
Nicaragua
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Impact Hub Managua is developing a business recovery and resiliency project to support 50 Nicaraguan SMEs (1 to 3 entrepreneurs per SME for a total of 150 entrepreneurs) affected by the Coronavirus crisis. The expected result is to have 50 SMEs operating and growing with a new business model adapted to the new context and using digital technology strategies. The project is divided into three phases: The first phase is the selection and evaluation of SMEs/entrepreneurs. In this phase, a diagnostic of all applicants will be carried out to understand how the current impact of the COVID-19 crisis has affected their businesses. The second phase is business transformation training. 50 SMEs will receive training on how to transform their business model and adapt it to the current context. SMEs will be receiving the training through an e-learning platform, and also will receive the support from international and national mentors and facilitators. In addition to the technical business training, SMEs will be given guidelines to prepare a COVID-19 "action at home" project to create a positive impact in their communities. The third phase is the digital transformation of the SMEs. In this phase, SMEs will receive training on digital skills and will receive specialized coaching from digital transformation specialists from the Impact Hub Network. .

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2020-08-04 20:23

Tele-Bere

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Social Enterprise focused on harnessing the economic potentials of forest and farm products as a catalyst for pro-poor wealth creation and decent work in Northern Ghana.

Location:
Ghana
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Through our Agroecology and Green Farms Project, Tele-Bere is working towards improved Nutrition for Better Health Outcomes for up to 650 direct beneficiaries in our Farmer Network. In particular, we are supporting the production of fresh organic vegetables and fruits

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2020-08-04 20:23

Watsan Envirotech Pvt Ltd

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We make affordable, non-electric based, zero water wastage, water purifiers

Location:
India
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Migrant workers walking miles, houses where regular supply of potable water does not reach are now seriously contemplating to have our purifiers in their homes which saves money, electricity, and water

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2020-08-04 20:23

Fundacion Cardiovascular de Colombia

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WE CARE FOR LIVES and now with this worldwide emergency we serve our patients all the more.Objective: Since its inception, the FCV has been an entity dedicated to the provision of health services and specialized in cardiology and transplants, from there, evaluating the need in Colombia to improve the quality of service provision to the population in the health care sector. health, the FCV decides to develop the project of the International Hospital of Colombia, HIC, with the aim of increasing the offer of health services and having a greater impact on society by offering services to a greater number of people. On the other hand, the objective for which we are currently working is to establish the Hospital Internacional de Colombia as the main social project in Latin America aligned with health, research and education services.

Location:
Colombia
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

WE CARE FOR LIFES and now with this worldwide emergency we serve our patients all the more

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2020-08-04 20:23

Xploro

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Xploro® is a clinically proven Digital Therapeutics platform that uses augmented reality, gameplay and artificial intelligence to deliver health information to young patients, reducing the stress and anxiety associated with hospitalisation, improving health literacy and fostering better engagement with health services. In response to CV-19 we are currently developing a new feature (MVP by October 20) that allows clinicians to gather patient feedback remotely, enabling improved diagnosis and treatment and reducing the number of times children with chronic conditions need to attend hospital.

Location:
United Kingdom
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Children with chronic diseases are having a particularly difficult time during the current crisis, with heightened fears of infection, reduced contact with support workers and harder to access healthcare services. For those that are immuno-compromised the situation is especially difficult. With the need for self-isolation and health services pushed to breaking point, it is vitally important that mechanisms are developed to enhance remote patient reporting, minimising face-to-face interactions. That's why we are developing our 'PROMs module' – allowing clinicians to monitor patients remotely.

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2020-08-04 20:23

PeerSquared, Inc.

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PeerSquared helps high schools build effective peer tutoring programs through custom program design, student-focused edtech, and research-based tutor training.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

PeerSquared's first pilot involved connecting high school Mandarin students with elementary Mandarin immersion learners to provide continued conversation practice. We also organized and trained 50+ high school volunteer tutors to offer limited but free online peer tutoring for all K12 students in AZ. Over the past 2 months, we have validated the need and effectiveness of 1-on-1 online peer tutoring even with decreased demand during the summer. We are working to partner with more schools and community organizations to serve students opting for online learning in the 2020-21 school year where student-teacher engagement will drastically decrease and traditional support resources will be obsolete.

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2020-08-04 20:23

RiseKit (a SOLVE network)

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RiseKit’s software connects entry to mid-level job candidates to jobs, training programs, and supportive services to rise above all the barriers to employment.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

We are a one-stop solution for entry- to mid-level job candidates to acquire the tools necessary to gain employment. This means we create a customized path that connects job seekers towards employment by addressing all the barriers to employment and increasing social capital. Typically, our job seekers live in underserved communities and/or have one or many barriers to employment (past incarceration, housing, child care, transportation). Here's an article to a story: https://bit.ly/3gq9WP9

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2020-08-04 20:23

Julius Education

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Julius Education provides mission critical skills for mission critical people,™ helping water, energy, and other infrastructure organizations attract, develop, and retain skilled talent.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

We are reinventing what workforce up-skilling and economic advancement looks like for the massive but underserved U.S. infrastructure sector. The recent COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the criticality of the infrastructure workforce and has created the urgent need for tailored education solutions. Infrastructure organizations need immediate training solutions that help workers address the current realities of COVID-19 and make their organizations more resilient to stay “up and running.” For example, electric utilities have transitioned tens of thousands of their employees to home-based roles in a manner of weeks. Major electric utilities such as National Grid are sequestering their critical employees and housing them on company premises.Our work with employers to date has shown the urgent need for solutions regarding best practices for working remotely across a variety of technical jobs, managing stress, working effectively in times of crisis, communicating across organizations, and countering disinformation. Further, very few organizations are collecting learner data to identify what works and how to tailor subsequent training responses (i.e. what delivery, content, and assessment works best to reach an extremely busy and stressed front line worker workforce), let alone helping employers understand if their workforce is prepared for COVID-19 response.

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2020-08-04 20:23

Karma Primary Healthcare Services Private Limited

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Karma Healthcare is an impact first start-up with a mission to provide equitable primary care to those who are left behind. Karma’s physical nurse-led e-Doctor Clinics provide affordable, accessible and quality healthcare using a mix of technology and on-ground interventions. Our contactless clinical experience provides remote consultation, in addition to outreach and awareness through screening, community meetings and camps. With access to better healthcare, patients experience basic improvement in their and their families’ wellbeing. Over the last 5 years, Karma has also built its own proprietary technology system that has been tested and scaled. It is currently live across 100 deployments in India and Australia and has served more than 6.4 million people. Our platform is supported by some of the world’s leading international organisations such as the UBS Optimum Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada, the Government of Australia, etc. The technology is ready for deployment across other developing markets as well, with minimal customisation for local context.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

The Covid-19 pandemic has made access to quality healthcare harder than it already was for those living in rural India. Karma’s nurse-assisted tele-health model allows those who are unable to see a doctor because of the pandemic to access expert medical care through a contactless service. We have extended our technology platform to hospitals, NGO partners, individual doctors, and others so that they can in turn provide essential health services to Covid-affected communities. Our system also provides counseling support to address panic, misinformation, and lack of information about the pandemic. Our remote symptom screening alerts patients with potential Covid-19, who can be referred to the right healthcare facilities to avoid delays in diagnosis, treatment and necessary quarantine measures. We have also built capabilities to provide contactless delivery of medicines within the reach of our existing 25-clinic network. Our teams have distributed free masks, sanitizers, free ration and other essentials in the communities where we workDuring the pandemic we have done over 2000 contactless consultations on our updated technology system and we provided tele-counseling services to over 6000 households. We expect to serve about 100 individuals daily through our 24 hours helpline. With further funding support, we can ramp up our capacity by 3x and serve ~300 individuals everyday, reaching a total ~54,000 beneficiaries in a span of 6-months.

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2020-08-04 20:23

Greenlight planet

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Greenlight Planet is a global leader in manufacturing, distributing and financing high quality solar lamps and infotainment systems for the over 2 billion people who have no access to the electric grid or for whom the electric grid is simply unaffordable.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Greenlight Planet's PAY as you go functionality helps customers pay for their solar products in easy installments to match their daily incomes for a fraction of their current spend. Off grid households in Asia and Africa spend upwards of 15% of their income on polluting fuels such as kerosene and biomass and travel long distances to charge their phones. Sunking products offer customers the chance to own energy efficient appliances for a fraction of theor current spend.During the Covid crisis our PAYG systems are providing lighting to off grid households and small business who may otherwise move to biomass and kerosene helping ensure small businesses can remain open longer and households have access to lighting.

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2020-08-04 20:23

Moko Home + Living

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We're changing how Africa's informal furniture industry works - helping low-income families achieve a higher quality of life in their homes while offering better jobs for producers and protecting the environment.

Location:
Kenya
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Through our B2B business unit, we supply 200 MSMEs across Kenya with furniture making materials and trade credit. This sector has seen a significant drop in demand as a result of COVID-19, putting businesses with limited financial cushion at risk. We've been supporting our clients by adjusting credit terms and payment plans to their circumstances.Our B2C business unit has seen a significant uptick in our digital sales. We're seeking financing to work with local contract manufacturers to develop new product lines for distribution through these channels. We can match these suppliers with untapped demand to replace lost revenues and maintain employment.

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2020-08-04 20:23

ThinkTac

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ThinkTac offers curriculum aligned, hands-on, experiential science programmes, providing materials & resources to create, experiment, tinker, innovate and learn science, inculcating scientific temper & improving 21st Century Skills.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Most schools have been closed for the better part of the last 3 months and may continue to be closed for the rest for most of the academic year. Even when the schools reopen, there will be severe restrictions on contact time available and also labs in schools operate.ThinkTac has used its digital assets to create the unLab platform that delivers all the ThinkTac programme benefits on a flexible digital platform. User friendly and low friction tools like Google Classroom, WhatsApp and Zoom Webinars provide access to digital content and support.The programme that includes facilitation by our educators, covering critical parts of the grade science curriculum, with 14 - 28 activities is priced at $10 per year making it affordable to all demographics.The platform also fosters collaboration between the Students, School Teachers and ThinkTac Educators, addressing many of the 21st Century Skills.State of the art technologies including Machine Learning, Image Processing and Natural Language Interfaces work at the backend providing exceptional support and learning opportunities for children.

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2020-08-04 20:23

Cirkled In

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Cirkled In is like LinkedIn for high school students and colleges, making the best-fit match creating win-win.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

COVID19 has disrupted our education system including college admissions like nothing else. Standardized tests - SAT/ACT have been cancelled forcing colleges to go test-optional. This is a great movement towards a holistic review of candidates and opportunity to level the playing field of college admissions and bring equity to it. But there is no platform for students to showcase themselves to colleges.Cirkled In provides students a holistic portfolio platform where they compile all their activities an accomplishments and share with any applications. We also have colleges using Cirkled In to find the best-fit candidates for their institutions and create win-win for both. Colleges are looking for ways to find the best-fit students and Cirkled In meets that need.

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2020-08-04 20:23

Infinity Ideas Network

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Infinity Ideas Network is a community based social enterprise organisation formed in 2019 to economically empower deaf youth and their families through creation and provision of job opportunities, cost effective & sustainable services and advocacy.

Location:
Uganda
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

We are currently running a "COVID-19 Awareness project for the Deaf" through short video series(found here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCp4ClRW8xA_qmgN0rvGyt1g) with content sorrounding:- how to protect themselves from COVID-19; how to prevent transmission; to provide youth-targeted facts about where the virus comes from and how it spreads, and to respond to the questions that impact them most. We leverage the segments we produce for other organizations to re-purpose for the deaf and hard of hearing individuals they serve and to edit the videos for publication online for those who are able to access that medium. We have also been able to raise GBP 600 Pound Sterling to support number of children that remained at the Good Samaritan School for the Deaf boarding school due to virus-related travel restrictions in Uganda for food and toiletries and health materials like sanitizers.

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2020-08-04 20:23

Higia

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We connect phsycologyst with pacients on an online teraphy. Per each appointment we give a free one for a person in a vulnerable community

Location:
Perú
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Providing free mental health consultations to anyone who needs. Up to date, we have +500 appointments and cases in Peru (our operation country) as well as international (France, Mexico, Guatemala and Venezuela)

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2020-08-04 20:23

Broken Crayons

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Broken Crayon focuses on the ‘teach a man to fish’ principle. we help children and families overcome obstacles and become successful throughout their life.

Location:
Ghana
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Broken Crayon is committed to solving the issue of extreme poverty in our community. Our strategy was to teach the women 'how to fish' as opposed to giving them fish. We address the problem strategically by setting them up with their own businesses and help them grow into flourishing business owners. We build store fronts for them to sell their chores like provision stores, cloths, and water, sowing etc. We provide and grantee for them so they can set up bank accounts to encourage the habit of saving. Health insurance cards and a mentor to help them ran the business successfully. Over a period of over 6 months the ladies are able to stand on their feet. My idea will elevate humanity by helping the ladies to provide 3 meals for their family. They will be able to pay for school fees and seek medical help when they need it.

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2020-08-04 20:23

GradeHub

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GradeHub provides a smarter and easier way for instructors to grade exams and assess learning, particularly for large lectures and classrooms.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

University faculty had difficulties abruptly switching to remote examinations due to COVID-19. In response, GradeHub-Online enables instructors to quickly convert a paper multiple-choice exam (grade with scantrons) to an online test in their existing learning management system - literally in seconds. With GradeHub-Online, teachers won't need to compromise the validity and reliability of exams due to changes to the delivery of instruction due to the coronavirus.

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2020-08-04 20:23

Sanivation

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Sanivation partners with local governments to develop and operate sustainable sanitation solutions for secondary cities in East Africa.

Location:
Kenya
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

WASH is critical to preventing the spread of COVID-19 and yet WASH services are at risk of being disrupted by the pandemic. We are working with the local public health department and water utilities to increase access to sanitation and handwashing, ensure shared water points and sanitation facilities are safe, and monitor the impacts of WASH interventions in high-risk areas.Furthermore, water utilities are key leaders in their communities to "flatten the COVID-19 curve.” We are supporting: 1) a community of practice of water utilities in Kenya and 2) recovery and rebuild approaches from our country-wide assessment of the needs of water utilities.

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2020-08-04 20:23

Noble Profit PBC

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Noble Profit's mission is to help transform the flow of resources to help the world's greatest challenges. We inspire through media, educate through data and take action with technology.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

We are currently building BFLO technology for sustainable transparency and truth, and spearheading mFLO to track Covid resources. mFLO Covid is a solution being built by Noble Profit to help track the flow of resources around the pandemic leveraging our proprietary blockchain enabled technology BFLO.Managing and seeing Covid 19 resource flows amid a rapidly changing landscape is a daunting task. mFlo is being designed to make managing information easier and to be able to see where delivery of aid is needed. mFLO can also provide a way for grantees to report back to donors. We created BFLO to track and verify sustainability claims for business and investment, and are applying it to mFLO Covid for this project to help provide transparency and contextual views around these resource flows. Advantages of mFLO in the case of the pandemic include mapping complex data flows using BFLO’s combination of a private encrypted system to protect information, against public data.. The vision of BFLO is to reduce friction and increase transparency. mFLO resource flows include donations and grants from government, business, foundations and agencies, small business, nonprofits, health sector and individuals.

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2020-08-04 20:23

Trove Therapeutics, Inc.

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We are developing a novel biologic therapeutic to prevent death and need for ventilator use in hospitalized COVID-19 patients. We already have proof of concept to treat respiratory distress in severely premature infants.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

We are developing a therapy to reduced death, length of hospital stay, and reduce time to recovery in severe COVID-19 infection.

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2020-08-04 20:23

COVID-19Contacts.org LLC

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COVID-19Contacts.org is a technology-driven network of Professional Investigators (Private Dectectives) delivering "next-level" Contact Tracing in the United States.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

In order to help save lives and restore its economy, the United States must implement a robust and comprehensive system to identify all COVID-19 cases and trace all close contacts of each identified case—an integrated process known as contact tracing. A study from the Johns Hopkins, School of Public Health estimates that each person infected by the COVID-19 virus can, on average, infect 2 to 3 others. This means that if 1 person spreads the virus to 3 others, that first positive case can exponentially turn into more than 59,000 cases in 10 rounds of infections. This dreadful outcome has already resulted in over 2 million cases and is rapidly approaching 120,000 deaths in the U.S alone. The war against this scourge on humanity can be positively impacted by integrating a large network of highly-experienced "special forces" Professional Investigators into the requisite taskforce/army of 100,000 to 300,000 Contact Tracers.

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2020-08-04 20:23

Nutri You Farm & Shop LTD

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Nutri You is a for-profit company that supplies smallholder farms in Kenya with asset-based financing, agriculture training services and market facilitation to reduce hunger and poverty.

Location:
Kenya
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Health: To date, Nutri has distributed 250 masks and 500 bars of soap to small scale farmers in Busia County, Kenya. Social• Remote Working: For the past three months, all company staff have been working from home. Our usual weekly meetings are now being conducted via Zoom. • COVID-19 Education: We are committed to training local farmers on how to limit the spread of COVID-19 by adopting WHO best practices. Economic: Nutri recently received its export license and plans to supply fresh vegetables aggregated from its local farmers to regional markets starting from Mauritius. The company aims to export 20 tons a week from July to two major suppliers. Through this effort, Nutri hopes to generate more revenue to support the livelihoods of its farmers as well as maintain its own financial sustainability.

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2020-08-04 20:23

Pika

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Pika is a machine that sanitize reusable textile products in one step. The user can throw the soiled products in the machine without prior cleaning, and have the clean , ready to be used within two hours.

Location:
Israel
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Surgical masks, gloves, protective equipment, body bags they are all made from plastic and polluting our landfills and ocean.With Pika we are currently sanitizing diapers but our solution could be used also in other reusable textile products so we can eliminate the use of all those plastic products.

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2020-08-04 20:22

FRICAECO AMÉRICA SAPI DE CV

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Energryn is the company with the highest number of patents (9)in solar water heating in the world. The only winning Mexicancompany of Pacific Alliance Innovation Prize. The only solarmanufacturing industry in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico.Energryn owns the only plastic injection manufacturing line inthe state of Quintana Roo that is used to produce an innovativehybrid solar electric water heater called “SOLESYTO”.

Location:
México
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

COVID-19 pandemic expansion hascompromised the health of thepopulation of the world. In order toprotect the wearer's eyes, nose andmouth against the virus is necessaryto use a Face Shield Mask. The mostcommon are manufactured using 3Dprinters combined with a PET-G or PC1mm thickness plate. The problem isthat this type of product is expensive,non easy to scale and the ergonomicshape and cleaning is not optimal. “GLADIATOR – FS” attends the urgentdemand for the protective equipmentrequired by doctors and otherprofessionals due to the spread of COVID-19. Energryn has designed from scratch abrand new Face Shield Mask that can beproduced by the Company with amanufacturing capacity up to 250,000masks monthly and a weight of only 175g.“GLADIATOR – FS” is the first Face Shieldmanufactured by plastic injection methodin Mexico. It has been manufactured inone single injected piece usingPolycarbonate LEXAN Resin ML3729R andit can be easily sanitized several times aday. Polycarbonate thickness is 2mm andthis material complies with ANSI Z87.1 USand DIN EN 166 2001 regulation.“GLADIATOR – FS” was tailored accordingto the specs of the medical staff. Aninnovative Polypropylene double straphead band allows an important reductionof the weight sensation to the end user.Face Shield ergonomic shape is excellentfor the nose, eyes and mouth protection.

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2020-08-04 20:22

Trianta organik

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We are resolving the crisis alimentar from covid, with agriculture

Location:
México
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Social and economic

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2020-08-04 20:22

Bitprop BV

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Bitprop creates wealth for the poorest 80% of the world by enabling large scale formal investment into small informal property development.

Location:
Netherlands
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

The economic impact of COVID19 is going to be disastrous for the developing world. The world needs urgent, significant and innovative interventions to mitigate these effects without enabling or supporting corruption. Bitprop helps to address these short term economic challenges by investing in the supply of assets that address the health and social challenges for the people who need it most. Long before COVID19, poor housing conditions have been associated with a wide range of health conditions, including respiratory infections and asthma. In order to reduce risk for this, or any other pandemic, living conditions must be improved. Access to affordable and adequate housing is perhaps the social problem of our generation. Bitprop addresses both by enabling large scale investment into the development of small scale rental housing units in the poorest areas. Bitprop supports investment into local, SMME community based builders to develop these units for the owner, stimulating job creation and supporting business development in the short term; significantly improving living conditions for tenants and creating wealth for owners in the long term. It is widely perceived that the upliftment of such areas can only be done by charitable or subsidized intervention. Bitprop is proving that the fundamental sustainable building block for all of this activity is the investor, for whom returns can be generated and managed. https://youtu.be/JDSC9BwktSo

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2020-08-04 20:22

Gladeo

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Gladeo is a social enterprise building a more inclusive, equitable and prepared workforce of the future with our next-generation, virtual career navigation platform which delivers high-quality, culturally-responsive, future-of-work-ready career guidance to anyone, anywhere.Gladeo is a career development platform purposefully designed to help underserved learners and unemployed workers without existing networks successfully navigate their way into upwardly-mobile, sustainable middle- and high-skill careers. Our platform uses videos, storytelling, and an extensive digital library of informational interviews to facilitate the dissemination of all the kinds of knowledge (explicit, implicit, and tacit) that are crucial for successful career development and which were previously only shared within closed, privileged social networks. Our research-based storytelling and inclusive videos increase the visibility of relatable role models in industry sectors where they are historically underrepresented. By sharing pathway-specific career guidance from informational interviews, we are sharing openly once closely guarded tacit and implicit knowledge that limited equitable access to upwardly-mobile careers. Gladeo has completely reimagined the user experience of a student or unemployed worker seeking career guidance from an outdated, impersonal, ineffective DMV-like career center to a modern, inclusive, on-demand, virtual interactive experience.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Gladeo addresses skills shortages and gaps, an unsustainable student debt crisis, and generational racial income and wealth gaps, problems being exacerbated by COVID-19. Before this crisis, 30-45% of the U.S. working-age population were un- or underemployed. Due to COVID-19, more than 40 million Americans have lost their jobs, and according to the Pew Research Center, unemployment rates have increased notably more for Black, Latinx, women, immigrants, young adults, and less-educated workers.The current system to help the unemployed is outdated, underfunded, and was incapable of meeting the needs of workers before this crisis, let alone tens of millions more. There has never been a more timely and dire need for universal access to social equity-focused, future-of-work-ready, virtual career guidance.Gladeo’s free, online career navigation platform is the solution. On it, users can take a personal assessment, explore careers, see relatable role models, learn skills they'll need, find reputable education and training, and connect to internships and jobs. We are also currently piloting two new products:1. Gladeo for Colleges (pilot with Foothill College): To help community college students define career goals and find relevant CTE programs, internships, networking opportunities. 2. Regional Microsites (pilot with LA Economic Development Corporation): To address regional skills gaps, income inequality, and prepare local talent for middle and high-skill jobs in their region.

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2020-08-04 20:22

Tactive Consulting

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Tactive is a majority women-owned management consulting firm that comprises of a diverse group of consultants representing different expertise but with a common focus to empowering SMEs in Sub Saharan Africa.

Location:
Kenya
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Tactive, in partnership with Imprint Africa, has built an Enterprise Risk Management System (ERMS) to support SMEs and Financing institutions in collating and/or accessing current data on risks being faced by SMEs during this period. The ERMS uses artificial intelligence in supporting SMEs to Access their risks and provides recommendations that support the businesses in developing Business Continuity Strategies. This automated Business Continuity Planning process is designed to mine customer insights in order to support/inform new offerings.The ERMS also uses machine learning (statistical techniques) to provide SME Lenders and(or) Investors with tools to adequately map risk and efficiently allocate resources, based on real-time data. The same data set can also be used to design scaled financial assistance interventions to counter the effects of COVID-19. Tactive has already built a minimum viable product that is currently being tested in Kenya & Uganda, by SMEs & Business Development Services institutions towards preserving the value they have created in their ecosystems in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2020-08-04 20:22

Muso

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Muso developed a proactive health care system designed to save lives through a proactive search where Community Health Workers (CHWs) search for patients door-to-door, CHWs provide a package of life-saving health care services in the home, and Muso removes point-of-care fees, builds infrastructure, and trains staff, so that government clinics can provide universal, early access to care.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

To proactively guarantee ongoing care in our sites and ensure communities are taking the precautions possible, Muso has built out curricula for CHWs, dedicated CHW Supervisors, nurses, and physicians, in line with World Health Organization COVID-19 response recommendations. Muso has prioritized sourcing personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect health workers so that they may provide their routine proactive care visits, as well as COVID-19 education and screening, in safety. Muso is also reinforcing access to medical oxygen within our direct service sites and across Mali. Muso is currently working with our government partners to scale up an oxygen system to district hospitals across Mali. With our technical assistance, the MoH is rapidly assembling a proactive COVID-19 training program for the frontline health workers at multiple levels of the system. To begin, Muso’s Learning and Innovation team will train four Ministry of Health trainers at the national level, then 20 MoH trainers at the regional level. These actors will then go on to train 208 district hospital providers, who will train 1,164 primary care providers at the community health center level. Training will include virus screening, response, prevention, contact screening, and approaches for continuity of care in the midst of the outbreak response.

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2020-08-04 20:22

ACE SMART TECHNOLOGIES LTD

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We develop eLearning softwares and digitise the education processes.

Location:
Zambia
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

We are helping to solve the education challenges caused by Covid19 by developing robust eLearning innovative platforms for thousands of Zambian pupils.

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2020-08-04 20:22

Virutcham Microfinance Limited

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Door Step Credit Delivery to address Livelihood and Income option of the Marginalized and Poor with focus on Affordability, Availability and Accessibility

Location:
India
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Providing affordable credit to establish livelihood alternatives for migrant returns in North East States as well as in Oddisha and Jharkhand in India

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2020-08-04 20:22

CO.STARTERS

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We help people and communities thrive through entrepreneurship, providing the best tools, resources, and community to support entrepreneurial success.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

We've already helped over a thousand business owners adapt their business models to survive and reinvent over the past few months

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2020-08-04 20:22

ROAR for Good

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ROAR for Good is a social impact company aimed at cultivating safer workplaces using wireless call systems to summon help with the touch of a button.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

To contribute to COVID-19 disaster relief efforts, we built the AlwaysOn™ Nurse Safety Platform, which directly addresses health, social, and economic challenges created by COVID-19. The platform is built for nurses, and tangentially serves healthcare facilities and their patients. Nurses are essential workers and every day they go to work, they put themselves at risk mentally, emotionally and physically. Even before COVID-19 struck, 76% of registered nurses experienced violence while on the job. Fatigue, injury, and stress of health workers is tied to higher risk of patient infections and medication error. The recent influx of mental health and substance abuse patients entering the ER and trauma units due to budget cuts puts the 18 million U.S. healthcare workers, 80% of whom are women, at higher risk for violence. Coupled with a nursing shortage and 21% of first-year nurses leaving the occupation due to workplace violence, safety solutions will be instrumental in recruiting and retaining nurses to fill the gaping hole in the most consequential part of the US economy. Our platform leverages panic buttons and fail-safe Bluetooth technology to provide precise bed location and multiple backup systems to ensure staff can summon help to their location with the touch of a button. Field hospitals are being constructed which lack a nurse call system for patient safety. If needed, hospitals can utilize AlwaysOn™ as both nurse and patient safety platforms.

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2020-08-04 20:22

Everest Effect

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Everest Effect is a marketplace for disaster recovery (The Zola for Relief) and the first technology platform that directly connects people in need and donors and brands who want to help.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

We were 4 months ahead of development and able to launch in partnership with Walmart in late March to support COVID-19. At the time, masks and medical supplies were making headlines, but there were also millions of people who were unable to work or shop for critical supplies. Fast forward 2 months, 1 in 4 Americans have filed for unemployment and it is likely another 20 million will become food insecure. These are the people and communities we are serving. The first few weeks it was soap and water, then diapers and batteries, now air mattresses and other essentials like school supplies.For example, New York City community schools are using our platform to provide students with hygiene, college, art, and mental health care packages. This month, we will also add services beginning with TaskRabbit who can provide things like prescription pickup, grocery delivery and in a normal environment home repairs. In the future, people will be able to access and subsidize other resources like Airbnb housing, mental health services and even healthcare bills. Lastly, we are also positioned to serve multiple events simultaneously as flood/tornado season continues and hurricane season begins.

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2020-08-04 20:22

VIP World

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VIP (Visually Impaired People) World Services Limited, designs inclusive solutions for the visually impaired with the visually impaired. Travel Hands, the first product of the parent company, is an app that pairs VIP with volunteers to walk together towards their similar destinations.You can find about the company more on www.vipworldservices.com/

Location:
United Kingdom
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

During the COVID 19 crisis, we have been engaging the VIP by installing zoom software and teaching VIP on ways to use zoom online and preparing them to engage with a volunteer (person with sight) on topics of their common interest.For example, a volunteer who wants to talk about vegan-based recipes can initiate a zoom conversation with up to 3 VIPs online. We take care of the technical aspects and bring the VIP and the volunteer onboard. Blog- https://www.vipworldservices.com/post/covid-19-counter-attack-by-vip-world

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2020-08-04 20:22

[email protected]

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Creating value from waste by developing technology-led solutions, which create an economic incentive for a responsible society and a sustainable environment.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Health: COVID19 is an airborne pandemic. Our work focusses on the last mile of the sanitation supply chain, specifically faecal sludge management. Presently, sewage sludge is disposed off in landfills or in the ocean. By processing sludge effectively, we prevent GHG emissions and neutralise disease-causing pathogens. There is a very real risk of a future pandemic being water-borne.Social: Faecal sludge management is an icky subject. But managing sludge is crucial. That's where we come in. We provide technology and equipment to manage waste, thereby removing the stigma associated with itEconomic: As a young business predicated on solving a crucial problem, we're poised to create an entire new industry as it were. We will create jobs in waste management, engineering, fabrication, operations etc

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2020-08-04 20:22

Southwind Gynecology and Wellness Center

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Southwind Gynecology is a medical practice located in the center of Memphis Tennessee serving an underserved population.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Our practice has been closed due to the quarantine for regular office visits however we are on the front lines testing our citizens of the greater Memphis area. Our doctor is certified for contact tracing through Harvard Medical School. To date we are still testing from our office. Once patient is tested with a positive test we follow up with medical care.

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2020-08-04 20:22

Swajal Water

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We are providers of healthy drinking water at public places. We encourage people to take chilled healthy water at the point of use. Our customers recycle their existing bottle by filling it on the spot rather than buying a new one. We have discouraged several thousand of kilotons of waste being produced through our business model. We have a presence in railway stations, villages, schools, airports etc. We serve more than 0.6Mn people daily. In response to COVID, we have designed and tested touch-less drinking water systems which are ready to be deployed immediately. These systems are in a great demand as common areas are biggest source of virus propogation.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Drinking water is a need of a common man as soon as he steps out of home. However, all common utility areas have a points of contact which can potentially transmit virus. We have recently come out with contact less designs to solve this problem.

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2020-08-04 20:22

VIP Fornensics

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Providing data forensic collection for the "forensically challenged" personnel in the battlefield, on a crime scene or at the border.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

We are seeking funding to modify our forensic collection device into a COVID19 collector. Easy to use, self-contained and priced market ready.

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2020-08-04 20:22

Dolphin Vision

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A3 Solution is a virus-free kit for air-conditioning system fits for buildings, elevators, and transportation.

Location:
Israel
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

We help to build the basic condition to return people to work in industrial facilities and offices and help to safely travel in public transportation by preventing infected airborne particles in the air of facilities and transport cabins.

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2020-08-04 20:22

Eram scientific

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Eram Scientific Solutions, an ISO 9001:2015 Certified Company, is an R&D Social enterprise has been pioneering in the area of water, health and sanitation in India for the last 10 years.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Our sanitation infrastructure increases public hygiene and reduces the transmission of the disease while offering functional essential infrastructures. we offer a health monitoring solution and telemedicine to support communities.

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2020-08-04 20:22

Yosi Health

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Yosi is creating a contactless patient intake and registration making waiting rooms virtual.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Patients are typically expected to fill out a set of forms with the ir personal and health information when visiting a provider in addition to handing out their id, insurance cards and credit cards for payments.This is a very common occurrence across waiting rooms of all size and specialty.Prior to COVID, this was viewed as an inconvenience, poor experience and administrative burden.However COVID has created awareness that it is essential to minimize the unnecessary wait time for patients, reduce the handling of patient card etc and create a virtual waiting room.Yosi helps say goodbye to contagious clipboards,kiosks and tablets in the waiting rooms.

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2020-08-04 20:22

V3 Sports

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We are developing a health and wellness center, focused on serving those most impacted by COVID (long-before the pandemic) by providing access and opportunities previously not available in our community to reduce disparities in drowning, wellness, education and finance.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Our work is in the very communities most impacted-urban and low-income. We will have a center dedicated to reducing the disparities in health and wellness that disproportionately impact lower income and urban communities. We will provide swim lessons (reducing the 5-7 times likelihood of drowning for these communities); have a running/biking track and strength/functioning space; multi-purpose court; educational programming; entrepreneurial incubators for members in the community to "test" their business and generate wealth; create community gathering and meeting places; and create a place for people from all walks of life to interact with each other, therefore beginning to break down the barriers that have plagued our society for far too long.

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2020-08-04 20:22

ShortKode

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ShortKode is an offline mobile app that allows secondary school students the ability to continue learning, complete assignments and report back to their teachers remotely from their mobile phones.

Location:
Nigeria
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

More than 1 billion students are out of school because of the pandemic, parents are losing their jobs, some getting their salaries cut. Existing technology which promotes online learning is not feasible for students in developing countries. This in turn causes a strain on the earning power of parents as they spend more on education without having savings or left over money for buying of food stuff and basic amenities needed to drive the overall economy of their countries forward. This causes millions of students in Africa, North America and some parts of Asia to drawback from online classes and get retarded in their learning curves. ShortKode is using its innovative infrastructure to give schools and students resilience to pandemic attacks due to its ability to host virtual offline lessons by using text compression and encryption technology and sending large sessions of lessons as small compact PDFs. These reduce the cost of schooling from home for parents and schools and allows for learning to continue regardless of their spending power.

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2020-08-04 20:22

BEAD

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BEAD is a Data as a Source technology that creates digital models of the usage trends of the real-estates and integrates the model to optimize verticals who need data from properties.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

THE SOLUTION FOR OPTIMIZING OPERATIONS DURING DIFFICULT TIMESOur new sensor Temp-Eye® measures Body Temperature of people entering a Building or Space. All data isdisplayed on a Dashboard, phone or tablet and early warning thresholds can be set.As people enter or move around the store their temp is monitored. If someone has an elevated temp it sends an alertwith a picture showing the temp of the problem person.With the BEAD Temp-EYE, which will be placed on doors,gates, etc. at the entrance of the buildings and facilities, youwill have the chance to follow the customers through a safepassage corridor, identify and warn people with a high risk offire without entering the building.The most important feature of BEAD Temo-EYE is that it isintegrated with BEAD system and you have the opportunity toexpand to offer more different solutions to its facility. Withthe BEAD Digital Building solution, which can be added on thethe same system, you will also have the opportunity to performHVAC management and human density analysis of yourbuilding.

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2020-08-04 20:22

Cell-Ed

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Cell-Ed is a complete remote learning and health solution to teach, coach, and track across any device.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Award-winning and proven effective, Cell-Ed is a complete remote learning and health solution to teach, coach, and track across any device - accessible even on a feature phone without internet. Additionally, it is:*Cross-platform – optimized for access across call-in, apps, WhatsApp, tablet & computer*Remote learning – under 3-minute micro-lessons and coaching to develop skills and access to essential information*Skills-based – concrete competencies required for daily life, work and health*Credentialed – badges, certificates and recognized awards*Content Agnostic – aside from offering 1000s of essential skills content, Cell-Ed also makes available in micro-lesson format critical information and content from program partners at scale Since COVID-19, Cell-Ed’s core products - Cell-Ed Essential Skills training for life and work for adult learners and Cell-Med, remote telehealth, and certified health training - have seen extraordinary increases in demand. Cell-Ed also offers a COVID-19 program in multiple languages globally to ensure that hard to reach populations have access to essential information to stay safe. In addition, Cell-Ed is offering new hotline access to remote learning education and job pathway programs. Lastly, as a remote telehealth solution, care teams can still reach, teach and engage with patients who often do not have access to programming, to truly reach and care for the most underserved under COVID-19.

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2020-08-04 20:22

Solfeh

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Solfeh is an employee financial wellness platform that provides emergency loans in less than 24 hours to salaried employees of up to $1400 with a flexible repayment tenor, helping employees deal with unexpected & un-budgeted for situations, leveraging on it's digital insuring seamless experience for all stakeholders.

Location:
Jordan
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

The crises drove a lot of business to layoff some of their workforce, which is tragic and will leave a lot of them with no financial support, our job is to find ways to support the employees with emergency loans to keep with the unprecedented times.

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2020-08-04 20:22

Track Virus

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Covid-19 Contact tracing and risk scoring platform. Effective for public health authorities, employers and shopping malls. Maintains privacy of users while rendering high value to both individuals, organizations and public authorities. We launched it in israel with 200k users for the past two months.

Location:
Israel
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Providing information useful for both quarantine, need for hospitalization, planning strategies and monitoring progress of the infection.

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2020-08-04 20:22

First Medtrade Africa

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Firstmedtrade.com connects health seekers to health providers and health providers to essential medical supplies.

Location:
Nigeria
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

At a time when healthcare systems particularly in Africa are overstretched, our online medical supplies system make it easy for health facilities to buy essential medical consumables easilyWe are also currently offering free teleconsultations on our website with licensed doctors to the general public.

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2020-08-04 20:22

E-HANDS ENERGY INDIA PRIVATE LTD

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E-Hands Energy is a social enterprise focused on enabling financial inclusion ( over 3 Million poor brought into the formal banking system of India) , basic health care , primary education and livelihood for the underprivileged of the society , across 21 States of India.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Importance of Financial Inclusion during Covid19 : By providing 24x7/reliable electricity to the banking facilities in ultra remote terrains; we are enabling the Financial Inclusion of the poorest of the poor of India, during the Covid19 crisis. Through our solar powered banking facilities in rural India, over 3 million people have been enrolled into the Prime Minister _Jan Dhan Yojana (PM-JDY), world's largest financial inclusion program. The Government has been transferring relief aid / cash subsidies to the poor through DBT ( Direct Benefit Transfer) to the PM-JDY accounts during Covid19. Even with severe Lockdown restrictions, our Engineering team is providing 24x7 support to the banks to keep delivering benefits to those millions of poor. Also, we have been asked to step up the pace of providing electricity to 100 more locations in next few days, so that the banks can reach more undeserved for inclusive banking. We are fully geared up to deliver these targets, despite Covid19 crisis and restrictions. Covid19 Health care : We have developed, commissioned and successfully tested Solar Powered Incinerator for safe disposal of Covid19 used face masks, hand gloves as well sanitary napkins. The pilot has been running successfully for over 100 days now, disposing 300 masks/day/incinerator. This is an extremely important health measure in rural India, given the inadequate waste management systems. This Covid19 innovative product is ready for scaling up to 1000 units/year.

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2020-08-04 20:21

Fundbot

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Fundbot is a cashflow optimization tool with alternative lending solutions for SMEs in logistics and supply chain.

Location:
Lebanon
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Fundbot helps SMEs optimize their cash flow and find alternative financing with banks

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2020-08-04 20:21

Kader

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Kader is an online hiring platform for fast-moving jobs.

Location:
Jordan
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

1- Launched an initiative to support people in need of essential goods. We on-boarded more than 5,000 volunteers to support during these tough times. During the pandemic and lockdown, we managed to respond to more than 1,000 requests.2- Connect gig workers with nearby opportunities. In just 6 weeks, we managed to close more than 1,000 job transactions.3- Partnered with Arabot to launched Musaed, a Facebook Messenger chat bot that provides you with a directory of nearby places.

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2020-08-04 20:21

Supply Hope

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We provide the opportunity for parents living in poverty to earn a reliable income through micro-franchising.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

With unemployment rising and the vulnerable absorbing the greatest impact, we can provide a reliable income to parents who are earning less than $2 a day in Nicaragua. Our micro-franchise also serves the community by providing access to affordable, nutritious food to low-income neighborhoods when many restaurants are closed and travel into the denser city markets is higher risk.

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2020-08-04 20:21

Summit Vision Microfinance

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A microfinance entity that has provided platform for low income earners in rural and traditional market centers to save and borrow to operate and expand their businesses.

Location:
Ghana
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Most of our clients rely on proceeds from daily sales to meet basic needs of life. We have given our loan customers moratorium and extended their loan tenor. This will allow them in the face of low sales to use the funds for repayment to meet their basic needs.

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2020-08-04 20:21

Signalytic

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We provide a platform that connects all health system patients, workers and stakeholders through a distributed ledger, powered by our hardware-enabled network to ensure no one is left out, especially those in low-resource settings.

Location:
Canada
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Our vision is for a unified digital health system that allows information to be generated, shared and acted upon by those that need it. We use technologies to ensure information is digitized when generated (through our solar-powered appliances), seamlessly connected to the network (using cellular or digital radio) and available in real-time to all stakeholders (through our proprietary distributed ledger technology built for low bandwidth and energy consumption). In doing so, we are able to build a robust, first of its kind surveillance system, that brings the features of a distributed ledger to patients and workers that were previously disconnected due to reliance on conventional hardware and ICT infrastructure. We see our ledger as the common thread across stakeholders and we build or re-purpose user-specific hardware to connect them to it, regardless of cellular or power availability, ensuring a low to no marginal cost use of the system. This will ensure self-reliance and sustainably engaging all stakeholders at all times.

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2020-08-04 20:21

Sahwira Community Development

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We strive to build economic resilience of marginalised communities through establishing fruit canning plants in strategic agricultural areas, operating community shops (urban and rural) and community haulage, building rural clinics, income generation and business management training, building community ICT centres, mobilising educational textbooks and undergraduate scholarships. These are lon-term interventions that addresses life and business challenges further worsened by COVID 19, for example, limited access to markets and poverty. We are also appealing for donations to help combat COVID 19, such as sanitisers, face masks, and food.

Location:
Zimbabwe
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Dr Charles Dahwa has just established Sahwira Community Development (SCD) to firstly improve communication about COVID 19 and appeal for donations such as face masks, sanitizers and food. Importantly, SCD seeks to provide long term interventions that survives the post COVID 19 era. Consequently, SCD seeks to conduct socio-economic research to inform policy about social and economic challenges fuelling the marginalisation of communities. Further, SCD, seeks to establish fruit canning manufacturing plants in rural agricultural areas, operate community haulage trucks and community shops (in both rural and urban centres). All this creates employment and improves farmers and other SMEs access to markets. SCD, further seeks to mobilise donor funds to build rural clinics, which are is serious short supply. Another intervention is to mobilise donor support to build community ICT centres and supply of educational textbooks as well as undergraduate scholarships for marginalised students. Further, SCD, strives to train marginalised communities in income generation projects and basic business management. SCD shall initially operate in Manicaland and Masvingo Provinces of Zimbabwe, which are the worst hit by Cyclone Idai of March 2019. Dr Charlie has since opened a Facebook Page to communicate with various stakeholders. Crucially, SCD shall be a social enterprise significantly sustaining itself giving 30%-60% profits to charity. Notably donor/Investor funding is critical to start SCD.

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2020-08-04 20:21

Vibe Interactive LLC

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To enhance educational and personal development by providing educators with a multi-tier predictive technology platform that identifies predictable indicators that revolutionize the well-being and future of each child.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

VIBE's technology predicts the social, emotional and behavioral health of PreK-12 youth and creates a whole-child view with data gathered daily to be proactive in addressing individual needs and interventions. This is needed now more than ever with mental health numbers rising.

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2020-08-04 20:21

IHB Technologies, Inc.

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We are a market focused innovative organization that delivers new science solutions to the worldwide producers and consumers of Solid Bioenergy Fuels

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

A key 2020 mission for our company is to free waste handlers from infection by introducing advanced densification as a solution to encase contaminated COVID-19 (C-19) materials. Our method conveys sealed C-19 bags of waste automatically into a High Shear Shredding process. The contaminated shredded C-19 materials are then kept isolated in a contained Silo. The final step is to fully encase the shredded PPE materials with IHB catalytic agent using a continuous production method like Briquetting. The extreme high temperature and compaction forces during Briquetting infuse the activated IHB formula into the fibers of C-19 waste. After a cooling step, high value encased solid C-19 Biofuels are created. A continuous Briquetting system that uses the IHB catalytic agent efficiently densifies at a steady 600 kilogram / hour rate of production.IHB enhanced C-19 biofuels: ❶ produce a bonus 480°C incineration temperature within each Wt-% applied. ❷ eliminate biodegradation. ❸ destroy ~75% of dangerous inhalable particulate matter. ❹ eliminate corrosive “clinkers” and the adherence of trace metals.Waste Facilities who actively contract medical waste services consider Densification an exceptionally safe - high value approach to encase contaminated COVID-19 waste and significantly reduce labor infections.!

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2020-08-04 20:21

Task

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Task is a mobile-first team engagement SaaS platform.

Location:
United Kingdom
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

We are providing technology to optimise food bank workflows, making it easier to streamline operations and keep up with increased demand. Additionally we are allowing those food banks to use our project pages to help generate additional donor funding.

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2020-08-04 20:21

Tend Grocery

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Tend Grocery is a savings bank for groceries for families living paycheck to paycheck.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Tend helps working families make sure they always have healthy food.When money gets tight, families living paycheck-to-paycheck cut needed groceries. 40M Americans live in fear of not having the food they need (before COVID-19). Most live in households where family members work. These families have money right after payday, but often run out of money for food at the end of the month. We’re creating a new type of savings tool to help.With Tend, families pre-buy and save groceries (not money). Families get the security of having healthy food when they need it and earn 5% back on saved groceries. The average pilot user has pre-bought over $250 of groceries.COVID-19 is dramatically increasing food insecurity among families living paycheck to paycheck. These working families still have money coming in, but it’s often less than before and much more unpredictable. That makes managing grocery spend much harder. This is the problem Tend helps solve.

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2020-08-04 20:21

SilverBills

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SilverBills receives, scrutinizes, stores and ensures our clients' bills are paid correctly and on time, and clients no longer need to open envelopes, write checks or remember deadlines.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Older adults are often in need of assistance managing household bills. Traditionally, they may have turned to in person providers of assistance. Since this model is problematic during the COVID19 pandemic, SilverBills is often the only solution to help people with household bill management. In fact, SilverBills is listed as a financial resource on AARP's COVID19 response website: https://aarpcommunityconnections.org/helpful-resources/ Because SilverBills provides all services virtually: through the mail, phone, email, text and fax, we can service our clients without jeopardizing their health.

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2020-08-04 20:21

Raino Tech4Impact Ltd

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Raino Tech4Impact is a social enterprise that leverages technology as an enabler to empower African communities. Founded in 2018, We have been deploying technology-driven solutions in agriculture and health, powered by renewable energy to achieve sustainability.Our main focus being in agriculture which contributes to 80% of East Africa Community GDP, we are utilising both existing and innovative technologies in sub-sectors like fisheries and aquaculture. We are targeting those in rural areas to help the producers and traders manage the post-harvest losses, improve quality assurance and market access.

Location:
Kenya
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

providing fresh and nutritious white meat products social distances through the smart distribution of meat products using e-commerce empowering local supply chain and value chain

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2020-08-04 20:21

Krishi Janani PBC (dba) Janani

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For the Vitamin A that our grandparents got from one orange, we have to eat 8 today. Why? Soil depletion! Extractive agriculture is exhausting the planet. Regenerative agroecology creates a virtuous cycle between soil, water, farm, and food. Regenerative farming is the quickest, low-cost, low-tech way to mitigate climate crisis.There are 3.2 million agricultural households in Tamil Nadu, India. 80% are small farmers. Farmers will transition to regenerative practices if they had the economic incentive to do so. That incentive is in the booming organic market, estimated to be $200 mn in India and $515 mn globally with a 30% yearly growth.During the prototyping phase, Janani has shown economic (reduced expenses), social (network growth), and environmental (soil fertility) impacts in two districts. Janani planned to expand this across Tamil Nadu with a more robust app, re-imagined field staff, and expanded marketplace in 2020. Growth phase goal is to reach one million farmers by 2023.Janani is creating an offline + online marketplace that enables small farmers to transition to regenerative agroecology while creating a traceable and verified sourcing chain for manufacturers. Our mission is to create a food ecosystem that nourishes farmers, consumers, companies, & the planet. We were busy building a marketplace to help alleviate climate crisis, while out of nowhere came Covid-19, the global health pandemic that is currently wreaking economic havoc in farming communities.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Covid-19 has shown that food value chains are unnecessarily complex and unreasonably fragile. Agriculture in Tamil Nadu during pandemic - tons of fresh vegetables and fruits dumped; acres of flowers being mowed; crops unharvested in the fields for want of labor, storage, and buyers; and farmers’ livelihoods becoming precarious during harvest season. Society steps up to help. But, assistance does not arrive on time to make a difference. Small farmers are left to fend off livelihood disaster on their own.Janani is providing an emergency helpline to farmers and producer groups in our network during current Covid-19 lockdowns. Helpline issues are being solved on a case by case basis through our extended connections. But, we realize that a tech-based helpline, geocoded contact info, basic farm-level data, localized crisis mitigation toolkits, two-way messaging, mass notification capabilities, distributed ground team, and data analytics are critical assets during calamities. This is the seed for Janani 108.Janani 108 is envisioned as an emergency helpline that farmers can access through the mobile app, phone call, or text message. It will help small farmers survive pandemic-related economic crises by accessing various government, civil society, corporate, and local community programs for relief in a timely manner. Over the long-term, it will grow into a permanent service for farmers to build resilience so they can face future emergencies, especially the many climate calamities.

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2020-08-04 20:21

iMar Learning Solutions

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PLAN-IT Financial Literacy by iMar Learning Solutions is an engaging solution to solve the lack of financial education taught in todya's school system.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

As a financial solution, we provide online courses, our award-winning mobile application, and a virtual debit card for our users. As teachers and business leaders we are aware of the impact of financial illiteracy and COVID19 has only brought what were already preparing for into the spotlight.We believe that COVID19 has exposed how unprepared many citizens are for a financial crisis, and our lessons reflect how important mental health and financial health are for everyday survival.

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2020-08-04 20:21

Lab-U

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Lab-U provides Mexicans with at-home lab testing services to know if they have the COVID19 virus, including contact-free kit delivery and sample pick with results provided online, thus helping reduce the spread of the virus.

Location:
Mexico
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

By providing at-home lab testing services, Lab-U is helping Mexicans learn if they have the COVID19 virus from the safety of their homes, without spreading the virus further. This is especially helpful if people live with senior adults or others that are at higher risk to get COVID19. By knowing if they have COVID19 or not, individuals can take the right precautions and seek treatment if necessary. Lab-U is making health solutions more accessible during this pandemic and giving Mexicans more control over their health.

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2020-05-20 22:59

Krishi Star

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Krishi Star’s vision is to improve lives for smallholder farmers and deliver quality food to end customers by transforming agricultural value chains.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
community and lifestyle
COVID-19 Impact

Currently we have partnered with Go4Fresh to deliver farm fresh, clean fruits and vegetables to families in metros. We have built a portal that connects farmer groups to societies and are currently delivering to Mumbai and Pune working with 2 groups of farmers in their specific regions.

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2020-05-20 22:59

SuperBetter, LLC

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SuperBetter is a popular app that increases resilience, mental health and success.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
software
personal health
apps
COVID-19 Impact

SuperBetter is helping to reduce the global mental health burden of the COVID-19 pandemic.SuperBetter is one of the most effective mobile apps validated for reducing anxiety and depression (findings from 5 published meta-analyses).The company's unique methodology activates the psychological strengths of game play to tackle challenges in real life. Nearly a million people have played SuperBetter so far. It is regularly featured on media lists of best apps for mental health alongside Calm & Headspace.To address the immediate challenges, we urgently added new pandemic-specific content to the app. Universities, K12 schools, health systems, therapists & non-profits commonly refer SuperBetter as a COVID-19 support resource. App downloads & global sessions have surged since the pandemic. Our next goal is to impact those most effected by the crisis including youth, young adults & underserved populations.We have a plan to make our popular SuperBetter app available for free to everyone around the world for a year. The plan includes adding more COVID-19 content (e.g. for social isolation, trauma, PTSD, job loss, grieving, etc.), adding a game-changing peer support experience & offering the app in multiple languages.After the crisis - and with learning from millions of new users - we'll expand SuperBetter to the higher ed channel as a solution for student success & retention. Future channels include K12 Schools (social-emotional learning) & employers (learning & development).

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2020-05-20 22:59

OneBreath, Inc.

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OneBreath is a new business addressing one of the most difficult problems in critical care medicine: Delivering high precision, highreliability mechanical ventilation at an affordable cost.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

Government planners have described a need for many thousands of additional ventilators in the event of a pandemic influenza or other large-scale medical emergency. Severe influenza often leads to respiratory distress which cannot be dealt with in the absence of mechanical ventilation. Since ventilators typically see less than 10% down-time in the US, there is little excess capacity to meet scaled up demand during an emergency. With a typical sales price greater than $15,000 for a new critical care ventilator, it is cost-prohibitive to stockpile a sufficient quantity of these devices. Furthermore, most ventilators in use today are ill-equipped for use in a mass casualty event or stockpiling, where electricity and oxygen may not be accessible, portability and durability are critical, and skilled users may be in short supply. OneBreath was founded by a group of physicians and engineers at Stanford University with the goal of developing a class-leading ventilator for rural critical care at an affordable price. The architecture of the OneBreath device is ideally suited to become the gold standard ventilator for emergency stockpiling. OneBreath is currently refining the design to ready it for Validation & Verification and FDA approval. Using the NASA Technology Readiness Level (TRL) system, OneBreath’s ventilator is currently at TRL 5.

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2020-05-20 22:59

Omnisoft

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we solve the dearth of medical data in Africa with a cloud based solution to provide access to such data to roleplayers in healthcare in Africa

Location:
South Africa
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

timely and accessible patient test data enables roleplayers to manage healthcare interventions both from a preventative and proactive management perspective

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2020-05-20 22:59

SafeBVM

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SafeBVM bridges the performance and safety gap between critical care and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) airway management preventing complications and associated costs.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

The University of Tennessee, Department of Emergency Medicine conducted a 47 provider investigator-initiated crossover study on SafeBVM's device. The aim was to evaluate the efficacy of prolonged manual ventilation w/without the Bag Valve Mask (BVM) in case there is an increased demand and shortage of ventilators. The results showed that SafeBVM's device brought the performance with BVM closer to ventilators' performance in comparison with the BVM alone, making manual ventilation much safer. The device showed efficacy and safety in controlling pressure and tidal volume being delivered to the patient.

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2020-05-20 22:59

Flamingoo Foods Company Ltd

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By using cutting edge technology we predict food surplus and deficit areas in Africa before these can be observed.

Location:
Tansania
Sector(s):
artificial intelligence
last mile transportation
food and beverage
COVID-19 Impact

Almost all development and aid organizations agree that the bigger threat to the poor people isn't Covid-19 itself but the following hunger pandemic. We keep the supply chains going even when borders are closed for traders. By connecting with our food distribution partners we are one of the few companies that can export food even when the borders are closed.

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2020-05-20 22:59

Capital Good Fund

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Capital Good Fund is a nonprofit, certified Community Development Financial Institution scaling to self-sufficiency that provides life-changing small-dollar personal loans as a direct competitor to predatory financial services.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
financial services
COVID-19 Impact

We are creating economic resiliency for individuals and families that do not have access to traditional credit sources. By providing equitable loans we enable clients to overcome cash flow short falls, build credit and avoid predatory financial services that create debt-spirals. This is especially important for low-income borrowers during the crisis, but is also essential for long-term economic uplift, which will allow folks to better weather future crises. Credit when used appropriately can be source of economic creation for individuals and families regardless of their income levels and credit history.

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2020-05-20 22:59

Cloudone Technology (Pty) Ltd

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CloudOne.mobi focuses on developing and marketing products in the point of sale market and our focus for this application is on our VerPay product, VerPay now makes it quick, safe and clear-cut to do business over the phone. Easy in a word! There are many types of businesses who can benefits from doing easy business whilst speaking with clients over the phone.

Location:
South Africa
Sector(s):
software
COVID-19 Impact

VerPay Use Cases: In the apps and online era, there are still many people who like doing business with people. The Covid-19 pandemic has forced many more business to change the way they interact with clients and not all businesses have the online tools to make this switch easily.VerPay now makes it quick, safe and clear-cut to do business over the phone. Easy in a word! There are many types of businesses who can benefits from doing easy business whilst speaking with clients over the phone. VerPay’s unique and patented way of binding the mutually agreed upon terms and conditions in an un-alterable manner, protects both parties from the ubiquity that may result from concluding a verbal transaction.Many businesses would love to secure payment whilst speaking to a potential customer but can’t do so as customers do not want to take the risk of sharing confidential payment details over the phone, especially when there may be a dispute about what was agreed upon later.VerPay solves this problem for many types of businesses large as airlines and small as a person selling their own time.

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2020-05-20 22:58

Omnisoft

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we solve the dearth of medical data in Africa with a cloud based solution to provide access to such data to roleplayers in healthcare in Africa

Location:
South Africa
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

timely and accessible patient test data enables roleplayers to manage healthcare interventions both from a preventative and proactive management perspective

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2020-05-20 22:59

SafeBVM

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SafeBVM bridges the performance and safety gap between critical care and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) airway management preventing complications and associated costs.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

The University of Tennessee, Department of Emergency Medicine conducted a 47 provider investigator-initiated crossover study on SafeBVM's device. The aim was to evaluate the efficacy of prolonged manual ventilation w/without the Bag Valve Mask (BVM) in case there is an increased demand and shortage of ventilators. The results showed that SafeBVM's device brought the performance with BVM closer to ventilators' performance in comparison with the BVM alone, making manual ventilation much safer. The device showed efficacy and safety in controlling pressure and tidal volume being delivered to the patient.

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2020-05-20 22:59

Flamingoo Foods Company Ltd

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By using cutting edge technology we predict food surplus and deficit areas in Africa before these can be observed.

Location:
Tansania
Sector(s):
artificial intelligence
last mile transportation
food and beverage
COVID-19 Impact

Almost all development and aid organizations agree that the bigger threat to the poor people isn't Covid-19 itself but the following hunger pandemic. We keep the supply chains going even when borders are closed for traders. By connecting with our food distribution partners we are one of the few companies that can export food even when the borders are closed.

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2020-05-20 22:59

Capital Good Fund

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Capital Good Fund is a nonprofit, certified Community Development Financial Institution scaling to self-sufficiency that provides life-changing small-dollar personal loans as a direct competitor to predatory financial services.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
financial services
COVID-19 Impact

We are creating economic resiliency for individuals and families that do not have access to traditional credit sources. By providing equitable loans we enable clients to overcome cash flow short falls, build credit and avoid predatory financial services that create debt-spirals. This is especially important for low-income borrowers during the crisis, but is also essential for long-term economic uplift, which will allow folks to better weather future crises. Credit when used appropriately can be source of economic creation for individuals and families regardless of their income levels and credit history.

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2020-05-20 22:59

Cloudone Technology (Pty) Ltd

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CloudOne.mobi focuses on developing and marketing products in the point of sale market and our focus for this application is on our VerPay product, VerPay now makes it quick, safe and clear-cut to do business over the phone. Easy in a word! There are many types of businesses who can benefits from doing easy business whilst speaking with clients over the phone.

Location:
South Africa
Sector(s):
software
COVID-19 Impact

VerPay Use Cases: In the apps and online era, there are still many people who like doing business with people. The Covid-19 pandemic has forced many more business to change the way they interact with clients and not all businesses have the online tools to make this switch easily.VerPay now makes it quick, safe and clear-cut to do business over the phone. Easy in a word! There are many types of businesses who can benefits from doing easy business whilst speaking with clients over the phone. VerPay’s unique and patented way of binding the mutually agreed upon terms and conditions in an un-alterable manner, protects both parties from the ubiquity that may result from concluding a verbal transaction.Many businesses would love to secure payment whilst speaking to a potential customer but can’t do so as customers do not want to take the risk of sharing confidential payment details over the phone, especially when there may be a dispute about what was agreed upon later.VerPay solves this problem for many types of businesses large as airlines and small as a person selling their own time.

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2020-05-20 22:58

Hugatech Middle East

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Our company formed in December 2019. We are 2 co-founders with a long back ground in IT business. We are confident that mobile applications are shaping the future, and there is a lot of potential and much to present to the market. We believe that the service business is driving the economy, So we will digitize all the services the community needs.

Location:
Egypt
Sector(s):
apps
software
COVID-19 Impact

We've developed a mobile application to connect patients (or anyone seeking medical consultation) to the proper doctor remotely.During this Corona epidemic, it is very risky to visit clinics or hospitals.So, in our App., any user can login, ask for a medical consultation and certain medical field and a doctor will respond and provide support online through text chat or audio-video callsSo our application helps people (especially elderly people) not to go to hospitals with the risk of infection. Encourages people to stay home and they get the medical help they need.Enables peoples to get answers and to their complains

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2020-05-20 22:58

Parkers mobile clinic

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Parkers mobile clinic is a home based healthcare service organization which provide healthcare services at the doorstep of vulnerable individuals in Anambra state, Nigeria.

Location:
Nigeria
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

Due to the Covid 19 pandemic,our community is currently under lockdown and people find it difficult to leave their homes and visit hospital.We are solving this problem by rendering healthcare services at the doorstep of people and at the comfort of their homes, especially the elderly,chronically ill and disabled population.

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2020-05-20 22:58

Amare,Tamrie and Friends Dry Food Production partnership

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Our company produce value added food products and sell them to low income and economically and socially disadvantage groups in our community. This will enable our customers to supplement their balanced diet and daily energy needs. Our products are all made from locally produced and processed inputs.Our business model is to make profit while solving critical problems of the society. Lack of balanced diet and its associated health problems are the main area of intervention we are making in public schools and communities.We grow different inputs from our farms, process different products with important vitamins and other minerals included in it then sell the products to our community at very reasonable price at fair marginal profit.Currently; we are producing and distributing food items essential for our customers and other target groups. Sadly the lock down due to COVID19 has significantly affected the incomes of our target groups and their families because many businesses are closed. as a result we are forced to further reduce the selling price of our products in to break even point but this will no longer continue as families savings are being depleted so we need to further reduce the price of our products and event provide to some segment of our customers for free for some time.

Location:
Ethiopia
Sector(s):
food and beverage
COVID-19 Impact

We grow different inputs from our farms, process different products with important vitamins and other minerals included in it then sell the products to our community at very reasonable price at fair marginal profit was our business model until the pandemic happened.Currently; we are producing and distributing food items essential for our customers and other target groups. Sadly the lock down due to COVID19 has significantly affected the incomes of our target groups and their families because many businesses are closed. as a result we were forced to further reduce the selling price of our products in to break even point but that was b=not even enough as families savings are being depleted so we further reduced the selling prices. our products are bread made from different crops, milk enriched with vitamins and processed vegetables and other food items.considering the extent of the change caused by the pandemic, we are delivering food and drink items to some community members whose income is severely affected and are socially marginalized groups.

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2020-05-20 22:58

Green Action One

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Green Action One is a social enterprise which is distribute Proven Clean Energy Solar technologies using pay as you go model to rural hospitals, schools to help them cop up with corona virus services delivery as 98 % of Malawi rural hospitals and schools are not grid connected. It also helps teachers to have enough power for preparation of lessons and online guidance to students using recent online platform the government has released to help keep students studies at Home. Rural home mainly those who hoist students are at priority to bridge energy gap and increase their time of study as they will be able to charge phone and access lessons.

Location:
Malawi
Sector(s):
sustainability
agriculture and farming
COVID-19 Impact

We provide solar systems to give power in rural healthy centers with an aim to improve healthy services delivery. We provide solar to teachers in rural areas with an aim to help teachers prepare lessons and guide students online using the government online platform which has been developed due to corona virus effect. To support home who have hoist students with clean energy technologies with an aim of powering phones which is used to access online lesson. To power houses with an aim of increasing study hours of students.

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2020-05-20 22:58

Kleen

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Scalable UVC light cleaning to non destructively sterilize non-medical venues to decreases the potential of viral transmission and increase consumer confidence in their safety at a given venue

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
sustainability
COVID-19 Impact

For consumers to return to businesses, they must be confident in their safety there. For businesses to reopen, they must be confident in their customers feeling safe at their business and that the customers will return.We address both these social and economic issues by deploying advanced technology proven to kill all viruses such as covid-19 in an efficient, safe, and non destructive manner. This will decrease the chances of someone who was infected passing it on to other at that venue and consumers can be at ease when they go to a business knowing that it was cleaned with UVC light and that their safety there is a priority.

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2020-05-20 22:58

VOUCH DIGITAL LTD

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Vouch Digital is championing the development of digital platforms particularly focusing on digital and mobile payments for cash-based programs by building systems that enforce transparency, traceability and accountability in the distribution of life-changing goods and items to last-mile users.

Location:
Uganda
Sector(s):
information technology
COVID-19 Impact

By developing a digital platform that helps deliver digital entitlements to end-users or program participants using simple technologies. We replace the transfer of physical cash with digital vouchers and digital identity cards that enable program recipients to redeem entitlements or vouchers from select merchants or vendors. Our system promotes traceability, transparency and accountability in all the transactions and activities.Many businesses and people have been affected by the COVID epidemic. Countless number of people who used to earn a living daily to be able to eat, have been stopped from working. Employees cant get to work because of the lockdown causing many to starve. People/organisations/governments are trying to find trusted ways to distribute food/items to the right vulnerable beneficiaries.Vouch platform has the ability to help deliver these entitlements to enable the people's lives to continue in this tough time.Our Government is also distributing food to the vulnerable Ugandans, an opportunity which Vouch Digital has been trying to secure. Since many of the Government opportunities involve alot of politics, it may be hard to get them but we continue to try.

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2020-05-20 22:58

Karma Scientific (Pty) Ltd

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We deploy cutting edge technology and science to develop innovative and market appropriate products that solve current problems.

Location:
South Africa
Sector(s):
personal health
software
consumer electronics
COVID-19 Impact

Our main focus at the moment is the development of our low cost, super scalable respirator / ventilator device. This device has been developed using our more than 20 years of product development experience in Africa to create a product design that caters exclusively for the constraints found when developing and manufacturing products in emerging market spaces.We are currently engaged with our local government resources as well as international partners for countries such as Nigeria, Zambia, Tanzania, Botswana and the DRC.Once we are through our current beta testing and have completed our next build round we will start formalising the commercial offer to parties.We have developed the product so that it can be manufactured using various supply types for the the critical items like motors and sensors and the design is such that it is easy to manufacture with very limited requirements for special equipment.The product can also be supplied in a kit format so that in-country manufacturing customers are able to put the product together and keep the required medical equipment standards intact.The product adheres the to the FDA emergency respirator specifications and will also adhere to the FDA emergency ventilator specifications.The product will be launched initially as a respirator device and once the mechanics have been field tested, will be software updated to provide emergency ventilator functionality.

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2020-05-20 22:58

Sedicii

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As economies across the world transition to digital societies, the need for a global standard for digital identity is not in doubt; Covid-19 has made this even more urgent. For these globalised, digital economies to enjoy the many opportunities and benefits that frictionless digital services can provide, they need to be fully integrated across borders. Sedicii is a global identity network that enables real-time identity updates from trusted identity providers (governments, banks, telco’s, utilities), ensuring that businesses can react quickly to new information. It is also designed to provide the highest possible levels of privacy; data is never exchanged or copied but is instead always verified using an advanced form of cryptography, known as zero-knowledge proofs (ZKPs).

Location:
Ireland
Sector(s):
financial services
professional services
COVID-19 Impact

Prior to being tested a member of the public has no means of identifying when they have been or are exposing themselves to potential risk of infection. We want to make citizens and residents aware of the potential risk of Covid-19 infection through their movements or when taking a journey. As people are the primary means of transmission, we need to be able to identify if an infected person in the community may have come into close contact with any other person. However, this needs to be done in a secure and privacy preserving way. We do this by using a mobile phone as a proxy for a person, as its movements will directly correlate to the movements of its owner.The outcome is that the citizen gets a Red, Amber or Green indicator (or risk score) of their risk of infection, which can then cue them for testing as required. This:•Gets people at greatest risk of infection into testing as fast as possible. It sets the priority for testing;•Ensures that testing facilities detect more infected people faster; which,•Makes the best use of testing facilities and test kits;•Slows the spread of Covid-19 and reduces the death rate.Note that Covidra is working separately with health organisations in order to inform automatically the priority for testing of individuals at risk, and to feed into the logistics for ordering test kits.

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2020-05-20 22:58

Hands of Honour

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Our Hygiene Classroom on Wheels is an innovative solar-powered modular space that transforms any area into a classroom for teaching and learning and in so empowering at-risk children to avoid being infected with COVID 19 and other diseases

Location:
South Africa
Sector(s):
education
COVID-19 Impact

There are 4 million children in the vulnerable 0 to 5 years group living in poverty-stricken informal settlements in South Africa, while globally, roughly 663 million children lack necessities as basic as nutrition, clean water or have basic Hygiene practices taught to themThese vulnerable children are are unsupported are ideal victims for COVUD 19OURSOLUTION.Our African Hygiene & Life -Skills Classroom on Wheels is an innovative solar-powered, modular teaching space that transforms any area into a classroom for teaching/learning Hygiene practices Created in a collaboration with an expert team,the unit focusses on vulnerable African children living in informal settlements where space and resources are huge challenges.Highly mobile ,the unit is a compact space saver when folded and stored but when opened it reveals resources and teaching aids to teach these children basic health and hygiene practices but also to combat the spread of Corona and other viruses through communicating good health behaviours, In addition, there are other resources that focus on good personal hygiene and educate children about the importance of oral hygiene, nail hygiene, hand and foot hygiene, toileting hygiene, coughing and sneezing hygiene, hair hygiene,A small solar panel charges a PC Tablet that has quality Digital ECD and Hygiene Curriculums especially adapted for these vulnerable children. Good health and hygiene practices go hand-in-hand ,habits that can last throughout their lives.

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2020-05-20 22:58

Bioemdhelix.com

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We develop and operate mobile laboratories and clinics

Location:
South Africa
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

We deliver intelligent testing with Point-Of-Care testing and result delivery within 30 minutes. we host PCR tests equipment in mobile BSL2 mobile laboratories.

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2020-05-20 22:58

EOS International

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EOS International provides water quality solutions for rural communities in Central America through community-sized water treatment, chlorine tablet distribution, and water quality analysis.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
sustainability
personal health
natural resources
COVID-19 Impact

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our team has reprioritized our work to promote methods to slow the spread of the virus. Working in over 1,300 rural communities, our team is properly positioned to share best practices on hygiene education and new developments from the WHO regarding the transmission of the coronavirus. Following interim guidance released from the WHO regarding the transmission of the coronavirus through untreated drinking water, our team has seen unprecedented demand for our community drinking water treatment solutions, and chlorine tablet sales.

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2020-05-20 22:58

Angaza Ltd trading as MindZu

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A massively scalable business targeting developing nations, we provide a full year of self-study gamified curriculum-mapped STEM education, via the learner's own mobile phone, for $4 per year.

Location:
South Africa
Sector(s):
apps
science and engineering
COVID-19 Impact

A good education is even harder to attain in developing nations now, and teenage minds with a STEM education are essential to opening up prosperity options. We provide compelling STEM education to support learners and teachers during school closures, or (especially in Africa) those who have no school to go to. In Tanzania we extracted animated lessons from the interactive app and are TV broadcasting them via the government education channel, reaching even those who have no mobile phone access. The future of STEM education is gamified mobile self study, and MindZu is going to drive it. We target individuals via B2C in Asia, and governments via B2G in Africa.

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2020-05-20 22:58

ORCHID DEVELOPMENTAL FOUNDATION

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A non profit organization that is based in a community filled with vulnerable, challenged and underrepresented individuals that lacks resources to make a better living in the areas of humanitarian, education and public health.

Location:
Nigeria
Sector(s):
community and lifestyle
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

Our organization is helping to improve the challenges caused by the current pandemic of COVID 19 by helping to enhance the knowledge know how of the down trodden community people. We are educating the community about the risk factors involved in the pandemic by giving incite and mandating on the use of face mask and gloves as required. We are trying our very best in making little provision of humanitarian relief packages to poor and most affected in the community. We are encouraging and making it known to the community about the importance of social distancing as regards the pandemic in order to reduce the incidence and curb the spreading menace of the virus.

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2020-05-20 22:58

Tamul Plates Marketing Private Limited

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Tamul Plates Marketing Pvt. Ltd. (“Tamul”) is a UNDP/UNEP (SEED Low Carbon Award 2013)-awarded social enterprise working in North East India (NE). Headed by Co-founder and CEO Arindam Dasgupta, Tamul tackles the twin challenges of extreme poverty and environmental sustainability. Over the last 10 years, Tamul has successfully produced and marketed biodegradable disposable dinnerware, through community-owned micro-enterprises spread across NE. Tamul has created livelihoods for 5000 extreme poor, and its dinnerware products provide quality green alternatives to urban and global customers. Tamul produces its dinnerware through both a centralised factory in Assam and decentralised production units set up in village-level clusters. Close to 4,000 women are involved in leaf collection. This activity helps the women generate cash income for their families. In the decentralised production units Tamul supports rural women and youth producers to establish micro-enterprises for producing this dinnerware through capacity building, technical / financial advisory, and marketing support. Tamul has successfully supported 35 women and youth entrepreneurs and their 35 units have generated livelihoods for an additional 600 women. Tamul has also created a solid and sustainable market for dinnerware with repeat B2B orders within India and from countries like the US, UK, and Australia.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
community and lifestyle
COVID-19 Impact

Over the last 10 years, Tamul has focussed on creating all jobs in its entire value chain, locally. The women and youth working with Tamul travel a maximum distance of 1-2 km for work and the rural entrepreneurs work in their own home production units. In the current scenario, local sustainable job creation has become very important. Thus, even in the lockdown, Tamul ensured that the arecanut sheaths could be collected and stocked in the arecanut sheath collector’s home, rural micro-entrepreneurs could continue their home-based production. Also, post the completion of Lockdown 1.0, Tamul could reopen its centralised production unit, after following all the regulations of the MHA guidelines. Through this process, Tamul not only ensured that no jobs were lost, but more sustainable livelihoods were created, as villagers found arecanut sheath collection and supply as the only source of income available during this period.

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2020-05-20 22:58

The Financial Clinic

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Change Machine is a B2B2C software as a service (SaaS) platform that equips nonprofit practitioners with tools and strategies to build their customers' financial security.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
financial services
COVID-19 Impact

Amidst widespread financial insecurity caused by COVID19, Change Machine offers nonprofit businesses virtual financial coaching referral options, community training events, and product and service recommendations. While these resources support nonprofits in their work with customers, we are also building Crisis Coaching Protocols - or a sequence of crowd-sourced, high-impact financial security actions that drive tangible outcomes for low-income households - to continue to support customers in the months and years to come. These Protocols will form the foundation for cognitive computing and, eventually, robo-advising at various points throughout the virtual financial coaching engagement.

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2020-05-20 22:58

Afyachapchap Solutions Ltd

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We are the booking.com for healthcare but with much more; marketplace for healthcare industry but also users can access emergency medical loans and AI powered health information tailored to their needs.

Location:
Kenya
Sector(s):
commerce and shopping
personal health
e-commerce
COVID-19 Impact

We are providing information to users on where to find COVID19 tests, cost, and healthcare services. Beyond COVID, we will also help healthcare service providers have improved Hospital Management Systems.

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2020-05-20 22:58

Deevabits Green Energy

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Deevabits Green Energy is a social enterprise that distributes solar products to the rural off-grid population though a Pay-As-You-Go customer financing model.

Location:
Kenya
Sector(s):
sustainability
COVID-19 Impact

As COVID-19 spreads to Kenya, a lack of energy security is apparent in rural hospitals that rely on good and reliable energy services to take care of patients. To ease the burden of the main hospitals designated for the isolation and treatment of COVID-19 patients, the small health facilities in rural areas will also be overwhelmed by managing even other non-COVID patients. If these rural health facilities and local communities don't have access to power, this could magnify the human catastrophe and significantly slow the global recovery. Our business is fast-tracking reliable energy access for healthcare facilities and frontline health workers in the rural areas of Machakos, Makueni and Kitui counties where we currently have operations. We plan to quickly deploy PAYGO solar home systems (with more than 3 bulbs and some with potential to power laptops managing the health management system and data sharing) that are cost-effective to underserved and rural health facilities that they can pay with small instalments over a period to fully own them. Our network of VSE's will leverage their local intelligence to distribute the solar home systems, therefore, promoting convenience.

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2020-05-20 22:58

Farm On Wheels

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Farm On Wheels provide small holder rural farmers in remote communities direct access to farm inputs, services and market.

Location:
Nigeria
Sector(s):
agriculture and farming
COVID-19 Impact

1. Sensitization Campaign, remote COVID-19 testing and Data collation:A remote call centre to contact small holder rural farmers in hard to reach communities through calls sensitizing them on how severe the COVID-19 pandemic and preventive measures in local dialects as most of these farmers and rural dwellers neither speaks nor understands English or have access to the internet and electricity. Remote COVID-19 testing will also be conducted at the same time by asking specific symptom check questions. The data from these questions will be collated and transferred to the appropriate authority for immediate action.2. Farm Input and service distribution:1) Direct access to resources such as training on modern farm practices/proper application methods to reduce cost of production, improved quality seeds, fertilizers and agrochemicals on credit at prevailing market price and at 0% interest rate to increase production capacity by 100% and an average of 80% increase in yield and income 2) Direct access to online market linkage provides immediate solution to increased yield and drastically reduces post harvest loss, empowering these farmers to sell their harvested produce when they want to, at prevailing market price and without the risk of spoilage or having to sell at below the cost price. This increases food production to help mitigate the projected 2021 famine and increase the farmers income to boost their livelihood within their communities.

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2020-05-20 22:58

DESCIFRA Global

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We develop SaaS Geospatial Intelligence Solutions, which empower our allies to make better decisions and generate business strategies, through predictive data analysis based on the potential of where.This solution provides the security and certainty for our client's needs with valuable information to expand or consolidate its market and enhance the action plan in the face of new challenges.

Location:
Mexico
Sector(s):
data and analytics
navigation and mapping
artificial intelligence
COVID-19 Impact

1.MOBILITY IN TIMES OF COVID-19: Free platform in which we invite all people to know the population mobility index, as well as the number of cases officially reported with COVID-19 at some point of interest weekly. This information allows us to measure the size of the economic impact for different sectors throughout the country in areas of 75x75m through the signals emitted by more than 28 million daily cell phones under the use privacy of data. This information is anonymous.2.DAILY STATUS COVID-19: We process a layer that is updated daily with official information from the General Directorate of Epidemiology concerning the COVID-19 pandemic.It displays per 100,000 inhabitants the population infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus in Mexico. Each municipality can be comparable to each other since, for each one, its population size is taken into account to analyze the relative impact of the pandemic. Also, each municipality can be analyzed by the cumulative number of tests (positive, negative, and pending) and the total number of deaths by sex, which institutions are treating the infected population, as well as a record of daily, weekly and monthly growth.3.MY LOCATIONS IN THE FACE OF COVID-19: Personalized layer in which clients can visualize how the pandemic has changed the influx of the population week by week around each point of sale and thus know the impact of mobility in specific regions.

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2020-05-20 22:58

Savi Solutions PBC

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Savi is an online tool distributed as a student loan employer benefit that helps America's 46 million student loan borrowers easily lower their payments and find forgiveness options.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
financial services
community and lifestyle
COVID-19 Impact

Savi created a free tool for borrowers affected by the COVID-19 health crisis --that have lost their job or are struggling to make their student loan payment-- that can reduce or eliminate payments for up to 12 months using a federal income-driven repayment program. While normally a challenging process, this tool checks eligibility & files all the paperwork for a borrower.

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2020-05-20 22:58

Leap Fund

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Leap Fund is a financial solution that lifts people over the benefits cliff, creating a path towards self-sufficiency and financial independence. Many low-income workers are deciding not to take pay raises, increase their hours at work, or advance in their careers based on the threat of a benefits cliff (essentially: earning a dollar or two more an hour, but as a result, losing public benefits that were worth much more than the income increase). Leap Fund is changing that: We have built a calculator - the first of its kind - that can predict individualized cliffs, and are piloting a financial vehicle that allows users to defer their income until they earn enough to replace what they’ll lose in benefits. Leap Fund is creating products that empower optimism, financial and career growth, future planning, and security for low-income families that need it most.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
financial services
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

In the face of COVID-19, there is more of an expectation that financial coaches need to understand and navigate benefits than ever before. Many coaches avoid having conversations about cliffs because they can't tell if or when it will happen, and they have no solutions to offer. Our calculator can help coaches in surfacing eligibility, determining benefits cliffs, predicting future earnings and benefits impact, and predicting post-unemployment benefits and financial effects. In a post-COVID-19 world, many more working families will be utilizing public benefits as they re-enter the workforce, and our partners want to get prepared with the calculator to thoughtfully navigate and steer those conversations. Similarly, when re-hiring comes back on line for employers, benefits fluency and the ability to offer useful solutions to workers will become increasingly more of a requirement. COVID-19 has created a quick and dramatic upskilling of understanding that benefits are actual compensation and employers are seeing how many workers are weighing their options. Our financial solution will allow people to create the beginnings of a financial cushion that they've traditionally been kept from starting, as well as create a pathway off of benefits that "does no harm" along the way. Our financial solution frees people from being trapped at a cliff, forever sitting in a narrow box of benefits that barely keeps them going and no job advancement to ensure that they keep those benefits.

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2020-05-20 22:58

HYDROPONICS AFRICA LIMITED

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Hydroponics Africa Limited is for profit organization and a pioneer in simplified hydroponics method of farming and the sole distributor of intelligent responsive drip in East and Central Africa. Our core business is manufacture and installation of simplified hydroponics systems, sell of hydroponics nutrients, provide agronomist support and training. We provide key solutions to the following challenges that face the farmer; water scarcity, sporadic rainfall patterns, harsh climatic conditions, limited agricultural land, low yield, pets and diseases as well as provide global solution to climate change and urbanization. We have a huge social impact segment that serves the majorly the urban poor in informal settlements in Nairobi. We help them to be able to be food sustainable, create livelihood, create income revenues powered by agribusiness, create employment opportunities especially among the young mothers, the youths and disabled as well as environmental protection by converting dumping sites to hydroponic gardens. We have so far installed more than 1200 hydroponic units in these slums working with women, youth and primary school groups.

Location:
Kenya
Sector(s):
agriculture and farming
COVID-19 Impact

1. Distribution and Installation of hand washing facilitiesOur technical department was able to distribute and install hand washing facilities in our community. 2.Food Production at household levelTo curb low supply of food during Covid 19 period, we assembled a very low cost ready to harvest portable modular hydroponic vegetable growing product called hydro-crate. We then grew vegetables thousands of vegetables and distributed directly to the households. With only $3 per hydro-crate every household is able to receive a hydro crate at their doorstep with between 2-15 stems of vegetables which they will continue to harvest for the next nine months. 3. Enhanced direct access to food; reduced people's mobility and reduced the spread of Covid 19 The ability of people being able to produce vegetables in their backyard for their own consumption enhanced access to food substantially reduced people's mobility and ultimately reduced the spread of Covid 19.4. Desk Agronomist & Customer Care SupportTo enable our farmers spread across the region able to effectively produce with no physical visitation of our agronomist due to low mobility caused by the effects of Covid 19; we have intensified our desk agronomist and customer care support to advise our farmers accordingly.5. Extend Credit FacilityTo our credit customers we have been forced to provide four months grace period due to financial stress that most of our customers are going through during this Covid 19 menace.

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2020-05-20 22:58

ElleSolaire

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We create opportunities for women to become ElleSolaire entrepreneurs, supplying affordable breakthrough clean energy technologies to even the remotest areas of West Africa.

Location:
Senegal
Sector(s):
sustainability
COVID-19 Impact

In response to COVID-19, ES is repurposing its work and operational plans for the remainder of 2020 to support the urgent electrification and preparedness of rural off-grid health clinics. Through its rural women entrepreneur network, ES will electrify health & maternity clinics via the rapid deployment and installation of World Bank certified distributed (off-grid) solar systems. These systems will provide lighting, ventilation, radio communications and charging which are critically needed now more than ever in anticipation of the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2020-05-20 22:58

THOA

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THOA is the brand for world most unique, handmade and sustainable products and experiences

Location:
India
Sector(s):
e-commerce
commerce and shopping
COVID-19 Impact

We are supporting around 200 rural artisan families who have been left without any livelihood due to COVID19 nation wide lockdown. The support is generated through THOA's contribution and a special fundraising campaign

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2020-05-20 22:58

10Power

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10Power is a certified B-Corp providing renewable energy in markets that lack access to electricity, currently with focus on powering healthcare, with a gender empowerment lens; in our first market, Haiti, we have provided solar and energy storage to UNICEF Haiti's headquarters – the largest solar installation on any UNICEF base in the world – and are about to finish a solar powered water desalination project with GivePower (Tesla/SolarCity's non-profit) that will bring clean drinking water to up to 40,000 people.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
sustainability
COVID-19 Impact

10Power is providing reliable, renewable energy to hospitals confronting the COVID19 crisis in the world's most vulnerable communities. For example, one project in our pipeline is the main hospital in Haiti managing the entire country's COVID19 response. There is not reliable grid power in Haiti and 70% of the population has no electricity at all. Given that social distancing is impossible to enforce in places where people work hand-to-mouth in crowded places to survive every day, the projected number of cases in Haiti by September is 300,000. We are developing a fast-deploying solar+energy storage unit that can be quickly set up with minimal contact anywhere in the world.

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2020-05-20 22:58

Cureate LLC

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Cureate has established a tested model through our procurement technology, education, and public-private partnerships for centralizing and standardizing a local food & beverage supply chain that has been decentralized and fragmented for so long.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
last mile transportation
sales and marketing
food and beverage
COVID-19 Impact

We’ve built a suite of products and services for big and small businesses, and the cities they serve, to work together and create the foundation of a new local supply system. Fundamentally, for the past 6 years, we've been actively shifting the dollar from global supply chains and into local businesses through institutional procurement and city-wide economic development initiatives. It's time for us to double-down on our scale and bring our toolkit to communities nationwide.

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2020-05-20 22:58

Hello Tractor

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Hello Tractor is an agricultural technology company that connects tractor owners to smallholder farmers in need of tractor services through an IoT powered farm equipment sharing application.

Location:
Nigeria
Sector(s):
agriculture and farming
e-commerce
COVID-19 Impact

Hello Tractor is utilizing it’s proven technology to address the dual crippling challenges of COVID-19 and desert locusts that are threatening to significantly disrupt local food systems across Africa. We are doing this by mobilizing the UN FAO recommended insecticide for desert locust as well as existing supply of agricultural equipment, and managing the distribution of these equipment and insecticides by leveraging a thoughtful mix of Hello Tractor technology, machine service providers (MSPs), field managers, field technicians, and farmer managers who organize and book services on behalf of farmers. In times like this where harvest is being threatened and labour markets are contracting from COVID-19 and social distancing policies restricting the movements of migrant and rural labour, mechanization (and its effective deployment) holds a promise of filling the gap in the immediate term, while also creating a last-mile distribution channel to get other yield-improving inputs into the field and properly applied in the long-term (e.g. insecticides for the control of desert locust: organochlorines, organophosphates, carbamates and synthetic pyrethroids).By deploying this technology and associate operational activities, Hello Tractor and its partners (e.g. AGRA, WFP, FtMA) are ensuring that the effects of the labour gap brought about by COVID-19 related movement restrictions and the threat of a desert locust infestation are effectively curbed.

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2020-05-20 22:57

Tiatros Inc.

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Tiatros is a scalable therapeutic and peer support platform for Mental Wellbeing that enables businesses, schools and primary and specialty care settings to provide critical access to mental health care and integrated rehabilitation and treatment services.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
apps
COVID-19 Impact

Tiatros represents a transformational opportunity to move the point of care for mental health care services from clinical settings into patients’ homes. For example, the American Heart Association and Tiatros collaboratively develop and distribute Tiatros companion therapeutics for heart disease, diabetes, stroke and obesity populations. A Tiatros companion therapeutic program, Tiatros® Cardiac Rehabilitation, is now integrated as the sole mental component of the UCSF Cardiac Rehabilitation and Wellness Center cardiac rehab service. When COVID-19 shelter-in-place restrictions physically separated UCSF patients from their care team, we quickly modified the Tiatros® Cardiac Rehabilitation program to serve as a lifeline re-connecting patients to their UCSF care team. We are creating new Tiatros programs that are tailored for first responders, clinician burnout, psychological safety, parenting, mood regulation, pregnancy, grief and women veterans. Our Tiatros® CarePod® platform sustains long term mental wellbeing and will integrate into third party health and wellness platforms, e.g., Salesforce’s internal employee-facing Camp Be Well platform, beginning later this year. Finally, we are developing a suite of population analytic products that leverage Tiatros’ unique mental health database.

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2020-05-20 22:57

Caresplit

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Caresplit is building a web platform that enables parents from closed communities, like workplaces or gyms, to trade off helping each other with childcare.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
professional services
administrative services
COVID-19 Impact

As social distancing restrictions lift, many parents will start being asked to come back into their place of work, perhaps in rotations or other flexible scheduling to fight the spread of Coronavirus. Meanwhile, daycares and summer camps are at reduced capacity or have closed altogether because of financial difficulty. If parents can't access childcare, the world cannot safely and equitably “re-open”.We're building a solution that can help parents everywhere return to work in a way that also prevents the spread of the virus itself. Research on social distancing recommends creating ‘micro-communities’ by repeatedly interacting with the same partners. Our platform creates these micro-communities through a person's workplace or fitness center and helps the parents coordinate helping each other with childcare. A flexible workforce needs a solution that can be scaled up or down based off of the virus’ containment. Minimizing contact with others in "bubbles” that they already interact with is a safer way forward for parents- and we're helping people build their childcare bubbles.

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2020-05-20 22:57

Health Support Organisation

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Health Support Initiatives (HSI) is a non-profit organization working in Uganda established on 15th December 2011. The vision of HSI is healthy and prosperous community able to meet their basic needs. HSI works to promote all-inclusive growth and wellbeing of individuals in underserved communities with a holistic approach to create positive social change and also address local development challenges. HSI together with other Partners implements interventions to improve livelihoods, promote resilience, equity, capacity building, health promotion, promote good hygiene and sanitation practices, promotion of quality educational opportunities, as well as address key development challenges among the most affected and vulnerable populations. HSI has four thematic areas in which it operates including health; Education; Water, sanitation and environment; and Livelihood support. HSI mainly focuses on addressing development and healthcare bottlenecks among the most vulnerable and underserved populations, promotion of youth and adolescent livelihoods, and support initiatives to improve access to health services in rural districts of Uganda. HSI is also well positioned to shape and inform health policies at local government, national and regional levels through research and advocacy, provision of technical support to improve health systems in Uganda.

Location:
Uganda
Sector(s):
personal health
education
COVID-19 Impact

Building capacity of targeted communities by training community health workers to become change agents in prevention, detection and response for COVID-19 especially in vulnerable settings like refugee camps.

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2020-05-20 22:57

IRE PR + PRODUCTION

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Los Angeles based, Black woman‐owned public relations and production agency that specializes in arts, entertainment, and lifestyle.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
sales and marketing
COVID-19 Impact

My agency is striving to provide communications support to organizations combatting COVID-19

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2020-05-20 22:57

Cuerpaso

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We are Cuerpaso, an award winning Health & Wellness Company determined to end the Obesity epidemic plaguing the world and costing government $200B in taxes annually.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
sports
COVID-19 Impact

The reason the African American population is extremely effected by the COVID 19 is due in large part due to obesity. Therefor we are offering ZOOM Classes and Videos so people can strengthen their immune systems and be fit to better sustain their health.

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2020-05-20 22:57

Spiro Devices, LLC

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6 weeks ago, Newlab, 10XBeta, and Boyce Technologies formed a new medical device company called Spiro Devices to develop, produce and distribute a low-cost emergency ventilation device called the Spiro Wave.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

Our device is considered a “bridge ventilator” that allows hospitals to expand their capacity to care for patients needing invasive mechanical ventilation in emergency situations and reallocate conventional ventilators for patients with more sophisticated needs.While some hospitals can purchase expensive ICU ventilators, countries and healthcare systems without that purchasing power have fewer ventilators, smaller stockpiles, and limited access to critical equipment. Spiro Wave provides the minimal essential ventilation functions necessary using fewer parts and available materials, creating a viable, low-cost option hospitals worldwide.

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2020-05-20 22:57

LetsEndorse

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LetsEndorse is a social enterprise backed by Social Alpha, a Tata Trust initiative and is an ever-expanding ecosystem of 500+ powerful social innovations from across the globe, 2000+ accredited NGO partners across India, several corporations, and Governments. We exist to take the most befitting social innovations to the grassroots, solve the problems of communities irreversibly and ensure the highest social return for every rupee invested.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
financial services
COVID-19 Impact

By creating livelihoods through a mass micro-entrepreneurship movement

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2020-05-20 22:57

Anitoa Systems

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We help to fight infectious disease on a global scale

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
science and engineering
COVID-19 Impact

We provide Coronavirus (COVID-19) Rapid Test Kit. It is fast and accurate DNA testing with our realtime portable qPCR and 3 in 1 assay which can test flu virus at the same. Within 30 minutes we can have the testing results. The COVID-19 Rapid Test Kit combines a Maverick ultra-portable Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (qPCR) instrument, with a “one-step” reverse transcription qPCR (RT-qPCR) reagent for testing COVID-19. This turn-key solution eliminates the cumbersome process of package and transporting patient samples to a central lab and the additional steps of tedious sample-prep prior to running RT-PCR. Anitoa COVID-19 and COVID-19/Influenza kits are for rapid screening only, not clinical confirmatory test.

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2020-05-20 22:57

Holistic Mechatronics Engineering Company

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Holistic Mechatronics Engineering Company is Manufacturing and Trading company working on two divisions - Medical Equipments and Instruments- Pest Control Division

Location:
India
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

Holistic Mechatronics Engineering & Co is been significantly playing a role of a completely responsible Firm by- 1st making the Quality products connecting to Covid 19 Protectives available for the Medical Organisation and Public at a very much nominal cost. - At India , various companies who has no medical feild has changed their form of business and revenue by dealing with Covid Protective Materials at higher cost .With us there is no Duplication of Products .(i.e) usage of poor quality materials , have caused rashes and infection for Healthworkers .We at Holistic deals with sterilized products to supply to organisations and public who approaches us.- Supplying at the lowest of margin as a part of Social Entrepreneurship model , with which money earned is used for procuring PPE Kits and Mask that is supplied to our District Government Hospital and to feed the Hunger of Migrants at Industrial Areas

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2020-05-20 22:57

Coalition Network

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Coalition Network is a non-profit created by Nodle.io, an eco-friendly IoT connectivity and security startup, that created a privacy-preserving contact tracing protocol Whisper Tracing and app called Coalition that uses Bluetooth LE and cryptography to help fight the spread of COVID-19.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
e-commerce
hardware
apps
COVID-19 Impact

Coalition App is a privacy-first contact tracing app and protocol leveraging secure Bluetooth and cryptography to help combat the spread of COVID-19. It's built by Nodle.io and independents. Given that the vast majority of phones are Bluetooth-enabled, each time a phone passes by another phone or other Bluetooth-enabled device, it picks up anonymous device information. If a Coalition App user declares that they have tested positive for COVID-19, their phone then can anonymously and almost instantaneously inform all other phones that have been in its proximity over an extended period of time during the prior 2 weeks. The amount of exposure period and the length of time we trace back to can be set by epidemiologists. Users who are notified can then immediately take necessary self-isolation measures. The identities of both the COVID-19 positive patient and of the people receiving the notifications are securely encrypted.Our solution is global, decentralized, open source, interoperable with other apps for travel, and uses the Whisper Tracing Protocol we wrote, peer reviewed by cryptographers at MIT, Stanford, USC and Oxford: https://docsend.com/view/nis3dac. We are able to collaborate with governments and orgs using either our app, protocol, bluetooth technology, or deep expertise. We're additionally capable of building wearable solutions for those who don't have smartphones.

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2020-05-20 22:57

Loosid App LLC

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Loosid is currently the only digital app that offers a comprehensive platform for all members who choose or are interested in living a sober lifestyle.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
software
COVID-19 Impact

Isolation can be particularly fatal to people in the addiction community as it is the one thing that is encouraged never to do whether in active addiction or in active recovery.We provide a virtual platform to support the addiction community during these challenging times. To date, we have 60,153 members 473,000 messages in our hotlines and groups and have seen a 1970% increase and 106.7% growth in weekly active users since COVID crisis.Connection and engagement is essential and people need to understand that they are not alone. We also have a comprehensive guide to 14,000+ treatment centers and 3500+ Telehelp Centers throughout America.Since COVID, we have been covered by CBS, NBC, GMA, NPR, News 12 New Jersey, News 12 Brooklyn, News 12 Bronx, News 12 Long Island, Healthline as well as featured in companies doing good segment in iHeartRadio Z100.We are launching a campaign to raise money to pay for beds for people who need treatment and cannot pay for it. This is an initiative we are in the final phases of discussions to partner with iHeart Radio through an Instagram Live initiative scheduled for 3rd week May.Furthermore and very sadly, people who did not have a problem before COVID are drinking now more than ever as alcohol sales have skyrocketed. One of our main groups within Loosid, our Sober Curious group has been the most active as it is a forum of people who are looking for advice on how to curtail or stop drinking during the this very challenging time.

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2020-05-20 22:57

xetova

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Xetova is a platform that digitises procurement processes allowing transparency, seamless B2B information exchange, the means to optimise supply chains and the tools to finance them.

Location:
Kenya
Sector(s):
last mile transportation
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

Xetova is being used by health care supply chain suppliers, buyers and financiers to provide transparency, efficiency and liquidity within the supply chain for drugs, PPE and other healthcare equipment needed in response to COVID19

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2020-05-20 22:57

Tammira

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Tammira is an on-demand, one-to-one video chat platform for beauty consumers and beauty professionals/artists/influencers to connect, discover, purchase personalized beauty sessions and obtain relevant product information with real time feedback.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
messaging and telecommunications
apps
hardware
COVID-19 Impact

In this current economic disaster, we happen to be launching a product that allows beauty professionals struggling due to loss of business from the nation's stay at home rules, where they can still keep in touch with their existing clients and help provide 'virtual' assistance through our 'telebeauty' platform. They can also connect with new consumers and expand their client base on the platform.For consumers who want to have some sense of normalcy in their appearance, our product can connect them with their professional beauty service providers or meet new Advisors who can solve some of their problems or learning new skills, whether it's trimming their hair, making their own hand sanitizers at home, or coloring their hair roots appropriately. Our product is designed for people to get personalized beauty advice, tips, recommendations in a safe, convenient, easy, fast and satisfying way. The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that people will need to find other solutions when working remotely if this pandemic continues to wreak havoc throughout the world. Our solution provides a new form of real time, effective and efficient results and/or speedy revenue for our users.

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2020-05-20 22:57

ATLAS Group London

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We provide a Complete Digital Solution for delivering & operating modular healthcare facilities.

Location:
United Kingdom
Sector(s):
real estate
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic spotlights existing strains on healthcare systems around the world and the importance of investing in healthcare infrastructure. Using technology to leap-frog progress is needed now, more than ever. We believe that the combination of technology and cutting-edge hardware is a game changer for the healthcare construction sector. Our intelligent designs help meet the needs of providers on the ground, by using technological innovation and the latest construction methodologies. We improve global access to quality healthcare by providing a complete digital solution for delivering and operating sustainable, cost-effective and scalable modular healthcare facilities.There is a growing backlog for adequate healthcare services around the world. Healthcare stakeholders simply don’t have the time to wait several years for a hospital to be designed and built. Our feedback is that our platform is needed and will be adopted by sophisticated customers (in both the public and private sectors) seeking a higher quality product and better value from their capital investments. These are customers who have experienced the delays, conflict, disputes and poor quality associated with conventional project delivery models.Offering solutions in technology and design will enhance the capacity of health service delivery, reduce costs, and deepen the reach of healthcare services in countries around the world.

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2020-05-20 22:57

NotesFirst, Inc.

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NotesFirst is a smartphone and cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) and data analytics platform for healthcare providers (from doctors to nurses to public health agents) working in underserved communities and regions of the world.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

Our platform is currently used in community clinics in the Philippines and US (Seattle) by doctors and healthcare providers who document the treatment they provide to patients being tested and diagnosed with COVID 19. Our customers in the Philippines have also shared that our platform has been helpful in supporting their telemedicine initiatives especially during these times where they are on lockdown.

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2020-05-20 22:57

MAD-learn

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MAD-learn is Mobile App Development for every classroom. Our web-based tool empowers any teacher—not just technology teachers—to engage students in app development, from a book review app in English class to a drawing app in Art class. Using the design-thinking process, we’re preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s careers.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
education
COVID-19 Impact

MAD-learn is offering its digital app building tool for free to all students during school closures to help teachers and parents with engaging activities for students while they are learning from home.

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2020-05-20 22:57

Untapped Ltd

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UNTAPPED is a global tech for good company that provides capital and support to local entrepreneurs with innovative products and services bringing change and eradicating poverty in their communities.

Location:
Kenya
Sector(s):
information technology
community and lifestyle
COVID-19 Impact

Radar is a platform used to digitally track covid-19 cases and provide prevention and control measures in Kenya. The platform is available in 3 ways: An android application, a whatsapp bot and a USSD code.Radar platform provides: -a channel where infected people can share their movements with a wide audience while maintaining anonymity -a portal where users can actively monitor high-risk locations.- a simple self-monitoring tool to track their symptoms over time and gauge their need for medical attention- basic information on the virus transmission, how to wash hands and to make a mask.This will help people to take caution in their movements and ultimately reduce transmission of the disease which is at very high rate. Reduced transmission will mean less people get sick and hence will ease the burden on the health care system. As people move around taking extra precaution using the information provided they can continue to earn a living and avoid a large dip in Kenya's economy.

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2020-05-20 22:57

The Amazing Woman

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The Amazing Woman is a social enterprise that teaches women how to monetize their skill using digital and social tools.

Location:
Nigeria
Sector(s):
community and lifestyle
COVID-19 Impact

#Womenagainstcovid19#WomenAgainstCOVID is an online campaign, birthed with the aim of inspiring, uplifting, motivating, empowering and teaching women how to not just survive, but to thrive within these trying times. The campaign is a two-way approach. First, it will feature online campaigns, broadcast and Q&A sessions designed to teach women on how to take care of themselves, their households, keep up with work commitments and make good use of this time to grow spiritually and intellectually, despite the prevailing pressures. This segment will be geared towards ensuring that women are equipped with valuable knowledge they need to take care of themselves and their families within this period. Second, the campaign will involve an outreach targeted at 50 expectant and new mothers, women in low-income families and areas and will supply these women with essential materials that they might need but find it difficult to afford or reach within this period. .In the wake of the Corona virus pandemic, the world as we know it has changed and slowed down drastically. Offices and shops have closed down, and travels have trickled down to a minimal level. While the world’s best minds are working overtime to find a solution to this virus, we feel obligated to look beyond the current state of things, because when humanity moves ahead of this virus, and we will, many of us will need to hit the ground running.

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2020-05-20 22:57

Biomass Group

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Biomass Group's vision is to be the World’s Leading Global Bio Energy company transforming rural communities. Shocasing our model in Sri Lanka, we develop the abundant biomass resources of Sri Lanka to supply deforestation free, sustainable, ethical, certified fuelwood for local industry. From 2022 we intend to export biomass pellets (replacement for coal) to Japan. We have draft terms from a major Japanese trading house. Biomass Supplies employs 46 staff today of which 35 are Field Officers. We have registered 40,000 smallholder farmers as outgrower suppliers, c.90% of our connections are with the women of the household. Next step is to put in place a Village Coordinator program that will give us last mile access to the village level ecosystem for both fuelwood and certain cash crops. These ladies will be paid on a commission basis, and can expect to earn a minimum LKR 25,000 per month by being a Biomass Supplies Village Coordinator. We aim to enroll 1000 Women Coordinators and be a conduit to market for 1000 villages in Sri Lanka. This is a Food + Fuel +Livelihood Development Program that will have transformational impact on the rural communities that partner with us..And deliver strong profits in the process.

Location:
Sri Lanka
Sector(s):
sustainability
COVID-19 Impact

Giving employment to women in village so they can stay in their village Giving access to market to farmers so they by-pass the myriad middle men that take a hit margin helping companies in Sri Lanka avoid deforestation by using certified ethical fuelwood Giving domestic companies an alternative to furnace oil for energy generation Helping Sri Lanka reduce its imports of fossil fuel

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2020-05-20 22:57

Nocca Robotics Pvt Ltd

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Nocca Robotics is a product design and manufacturing company primarily into the development of solar panel cleaning robots

Location:
India
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

Using the team’s extensive experience in electro mechanical control systems in their regular business, we decided to contribute in Nation’s fight against COVID-19, by designing a ventilator along with the active involvement and guidance of Prof. Amitabha Bandyopadhyay (In Charge of the business incubator of IIT Kanpur) and an experienced team of pulmonologists and intensivists from India and overseas. The development is aided by an experienced group of Indian Business leaders and biomedical engineers.The ventilator has been designed in a way that•It can be manufactured at a large scale at multiple sites.•Is capable of working with medical air line + oxygen as well as ambient air + oxygen thus providing the versatility to operate under both conditions.•It meets all the essential specifications laid out by Indian Govt. The designed mechanical ventilator is capable of operating in PC-CMV PC SIMV, PSV, VC-SIMV, VC CMV, PRVC, ACV, CPAP and BPAP modes. The ventilator is permanently connected to a mobile phone which is used to control the device and display critical information. The IoT enabled feature creates an efficient Ventilator Management System that allows: •doctors to control the ventilators remotely and thus ensuring lesser exposure to COVID-19 patients and/or ventilator AND •control of multiple machines with one IoT device thus addressing the problem of limited availability of trained doctors.

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2020-05-20 22:57

Frontier Markets

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Frontier Markets has built a proven model that unleashes rural women's economic and social potential and deploys them to solve urgent challenges facing their communities through its assisted e-commerce platform that invests tech-enabled local women entrepreneurs to market, sell, and service products and services - from clean energy in solar lighting, energy efficient appliances, mobile devices to digital finance- across rural India.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
sustainability
financial services
last mile transportation
COVID-19 Impact

The COVID crisis has highlighted, and exacerbated, an existing socio-economic crisis in rural India. 165 million households lack access to the products, services, and income-generating opportunities they need to improve their lives in good times and survive during crisis moments. This access crisis hits rural women the hardest. Limited income opportunities, prevent them from earning, and limited mobility and economic power prevents them from making family purchasing decisions. This impacts the whole rural market, as women make investments that build community-wide economic resilience. COVID-19 has preyed on these vulnerabilities—with rural households facing an acute lack of essential goods like food, medicine, and protective gear, and services like banking and internet; and rural women being forced out of the workforce and into unpaid labor to support growing households as migrant workers return to their villages. Frontier Markets is leveraging its e-commerce, network of women entrepreneurs, distribution and delivery teams to bridge the access gap for rural households. The e-commerce platform allows Frontier Markets to learn what rural households need quickly, and to add new offerings to their virtual catalogue in response. Sahelis facilitate market and sales from their homes and set their own work schedule triggering a delivery from our branch. Using mobile technology, Sahelis can also facilitate digital services, such as mobile top ups or digital banking.

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2020-05-20 22:57

Cykyl Systems LLC

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Cykyl Systems LLC researches, develops and establishes IP for major technical innovations; with one newly developed application (an automatic, compliant pressure corrector for endotracheal tube inflated cuffs) now requiring a Covid based focus because it promises to provide multiple health benefits (better sealing for better quality ventilation with less tissue damage, less perfusion harm, and fewer ventilator associated pneumonias -VAPs) for patients receiving respiratory therapy, major cost savings for medical services providers (projected to save $490 per corrected cuff in lessened VAP costs alone), and most importantly of all substantial reductions in respiratory therapist time and energy demands, viral exposure risks, and PPE usage (the Cuff Corrector works automatically, exactly, compliantly, needing only a few pump squeezes a week and no measurements).

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
sustainability
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

Most all patients receiving ventilation are intubated with an endotracheal or tracheostomy tube. Endotracheal tubes use an inflated cuff to form a positive pressure seal to ventilate and keep the lungs clean, but the cuffs don’t work well. Problems include infection, tissue damage, perfusion loss, and insufficient sealing. Higher cuff pressures can reduce foreign body intrusion and improve sealing, lower pressures cause less damage and perfusion loss. Neither task is done well at any individual pressure since improving one hurts the other. Plus, current pressure setting-maintaining equipment is expensive and inaccurate. Worst of all, this intimate, time-consuming process greatly raises viral exposure risks for caregivers and forces a full gown-up/down (and PPE usage) with an oversight partner just for one pressure check.Cykyl’s Cuff Corrector improves all four tracheal tube cuff pressurization problems: 1. A “Corrected” cuff’s pressure is maintained passively and automatic, needing only a few pumps a week, operating as reliably as springs; 2. A "Corrected” cuff keeps a constant pressure and is compliant when the body moves;3. Compliance improves seal integrity even with lower pressure, reducing tissue harm; 4.Constant low pressure better matches cuff to body surfaces, improving sealing.

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2020-05-20 22:57

OGOW EMR

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OGOW EMR is an award-winning provider of digital health solutions for practitioners and caregivers in Somalia.

Location:
Somalia
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

n an effort to support Somalia’s preparedness and response to COVID-19, OGOW EMR partnered with The Response Innovation to expand our digital learning center by disseminating messaging across other mediums of communication such twitter, radio, and the established health hotlines. An approach using public-private partnership and an agile and innovative approach to what is turning out to be a multi-agency approch (engagement and support from Save the Children, OXFAM, World Vision, BBC and George Washington University for this digital public health awareness campaign. The series is included in Somalia's COVID Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) Repository by the United Nations Office for Coordination and Humanitarian Affairs and Ministry of Health. Find here: https://covid19som-ochasom.hub.arcgis.com/pages/rcce Learn more here: https://responseinnovationlab.com/covid-19/Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?

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2020-05-20 22:57

GreenMax Capital Advisors

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We will provide a first loss reserve solution to encourage local banks in Africa to finance solar generation for health care facilities.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
sustainability
COVID-19 Impact

We will facilitate delivery of energy services to health care facilities that presently do not have reliable power supply, without which they are severely hampered in providing needed care to their communities.

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2020-05-20 22:57

CodeScty

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CodeScty is an educational digital media platform that blends original hip hop music with technology to teach foundational computer science concepts to young people - Imagine Schoolhouse Rock for computer science education.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
music and audio
science and engineering
software
COVID-19 Impact

In a world increasingly driven by technology, many black & brown youth are effectively excluded from economic & social opportunity by the lack of equitable access to digital tools, a too-narrow focus on coding in K-12 schools, and the absence of culturally responsive teaching in school environments.According to the Kapor Center, low-income students & students of color are twelve times less likely to have access to computer science courses at their schools than their more advantaged peers. In our COVID context, education as we have known it has transformed overnight. 140,000 public and private schools have been closed impacting over 55.1 million students. Parents are forced to juggle working from home, homeschooling, and potentially taking care of sick family members. Teachers were unprepared for the overnight pivot to distance learning. Students are disengaged with boring curriculum and the loss of a structured learning environment. We're positioned to authentically serve our community and meet the overwhelming need for engaging, future-forward, and fun technology education. Now is our time to offer our gifts, make dynamic impact in our community, and shape the future of education. This will now include the need for out-of-the-box, self-directed distance learning resources for students as schools will inevitably shift to adopt hybrid in-person/remote classroom formats in the coming school year.

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2020-05-20 22:57

Kind Village Inc.

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Kind Village is an in-kind marketplace platform where students, professionals, and businesses can donate time, services and goods to support their causes and charities and track their in-kind impact.

Location:
Canada
Sector(s):
financial services
information technology
data and analytics
COVID-19 Impact

Charities and community organizations are experiencing decreasing cash philanthropy and increasing community needs as a result of COVID impacts. The widening gap between available resources and cash is not going to be filled with cash donations alone -new resources are required now - in-kind donations of services, time, and goods are the only way to meet ongoing and increasing needs like food, support services, professional services, and other day to day needs of people relying on charities and community organizations to serve them. There is no easy way to manage or co-ordinate in-kind giving today. Our platform makes it possible for any charity and community organization to ask for in-kind support, receive it, manage the administration of it, and verify the receipt - like a wedding registry. With so many people and businesses looking to help and give in-kind support now, our platform allows them to quickly find out who they can donate to based on what they have and what needs exist. So, if a food company wants to donate food, they know exactly who needs the food they have. If a volunteer lawyer or doctor wants to give free services, they know exactly who needs their help and can connect and go give. All pledges are verified when received and give every donor and recipient data and a ledger of the impact achieved together - the aggregate data improves situational insights for the whole community, including aid funders in a way never possible before and urgently important.

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2020-05-20 22:57

Koltin

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We provide continuous, reliable, and preventive remote elder-care services so that older adults may choose to remain at home, while their families rest assured that someone is looking out for them.

Location:
Mexico
Sector(s):
financial services
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

We are tracking the state of health of elders from their homes, so that they go to the hospital only if absolutely necessary.

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2020-05-20 22:56

MedAnswers, Inc

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MedAnswers is a digital health company that deploys patient engagement platforms to prevent “infodemics” by connecting patients to board certified experts for evidence-based, personalized answers, as well as matching patients using custom algorithms and geolocation to diagnostics and treatment solutions.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
information technology
e-commerce
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

We are deploying our toolset for city use as public health infrastructure to better control the spread of the disease and connect local residents in major hotspots to public health officials, clinicians, epidemiologists and therapists. We will also use our matching platform to match local residents to testing facilities and treatment services. The infrastructure collects local data, self-reported health data, symptoms and co-morbidities to assess local residents risk level and rapidly triage at local levels.

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2020-05-20 22:56

Honeycomb Credit

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Honeycomb Credit is a loan crowdfunding platform where small businesses can borrow funds from their own customers, fans, and a growing network of Main Street investors.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
financial services
commerce and shopping
COVID-19 Impact

During this crisis, small businesses need access to fair capital to survive and prepare to reopen. Unfortunately most sources of capital are currently unattainable - federal funding programs run out in weeks, banks are tightening their commercial lending standards, and many fintech lenders have shut down their credit products entirely. In the midst of this small business credit crisis, Honeycomb is a loan crowdfunding platform that helps local businesses borrow from their customers and community. On the platform, anyone can participate for as little as $100 and invest in the businesses and communities they believe in.In response to the economic shutdown, Honeycomb has launched two community capital products. First, the Small Business Relief Loan program, a low-interest crowdfunded loan for businesses affected by COVID-19. The Relief Loan program has been featured in 200+ COVID financial resource guides. Second, to help businesses who have reservations about taking on debt, Honeycomb launched our Loyalty Bond Program. Loyalty Bonds are a gift card subscription sold at a discount and distributed to customers over time. Even as other lenders are retreating, both of Honeycomb’s new products are already deploying capital to small businesses in need, uniquely positioning us as a tool to recapitalize Main Street America all while building community wealth in our local economies.

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2020-05-20 22:56

James&Herdsen limited

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Our company is into the delivery of fresh food products. We want to introduce a drone delivery service for real time delivery of our fresh products.

Location:
Nigeria
Sector(s):
last mile transportation
agriculture and farming
COVID-19 Impact

By creating an effective and real time delivery services, stores, medical services providers and food outlets can make use of our drone delivery service to deliver to their customers while they stay at home.

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2020-05-20 22:56

KIMULI FASHIONABILITY

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Kimuli Fashionability produces upcycled fashion and accessories by training and employing persons with disabilities (physically impaired and those with hearing impairments) as trainers for trainers. We turn plastic waste like used cement bags, milk packets, sugar sacks, rice sacks and others into designer products. Homeless or rural poor youth can gain earn income by collecting and selling to us the waste materials in their various communities. After collection, the waste is washed, dried and cut to different shapes depending on the design of the product to be made. The pieces are then blended with African fabrics like (Kitengi, Sisal, Barkcloth) into unique fashionable garments like raincoats and accessories like shopping bags, wallets, laptop cases, etc. We organize fashion shows where the disabled showcase the products, they make from waste to raise funds and change people’s mind-set on the way they see disability not as an inability and creating awareness around the waste problem. That is also why we organize sensitization programs in schools, children camps, and open communities to support reducing, re using, re-cycling and upcycling waste.

Location:
Uganda
Sector(s):
sustainability
clothing and apparel
COVID-19 Impact

In preparation for the impact that COVID-19 is imposing on our local communities in Uganda, we are manufacturing reusable, washable and biodegradable anti-viral face-masks as an alternative to single use plastic face masks. We also launched a campaign " For each upcycled product you bought, 50% of the proceeds is used to manufacture Eco-masks which are freely distributed to local market vendors, health workers and other essential service providers in Uganda.

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2020-05-20 22:56

ONYX

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Rugged, portable, and scalable clean power for disaster relief.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
manufacturing
sustainability
COVID-19 Impact

Our solution can power mobile medical equipment to enable testing centers anywhere, not just near existing buildings and grid power.

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2020-05-20 22:56

Nest Collaborative

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Payer-reimbursed breastfeeding support under a virtual and preventive model of care.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

well other scrambled to build telehealth platforms in response to the pandemic, we were built and ready to go and saw a four-fold volume increase from January to April, with 100% month over month growth in March and April.

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2020-05-20 22:56

SafeBoda

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At the click of a button, SafeBoda provides a safe, more convenient, mobile-first transportation platform for Africa’s booming young population. On the high-frequency use of our transportation service, SafeBoda is providing value to our drivers, passengers, and other customers, with a full suite of on-demand services (transportation, logistics, deliveries, payment, and financial solutions) to keep Africa moving forward. We have 1 million+ customers and 22,000+ drivers on our platform. Based in Kampala (Uganda), Nairobi (Kenya), Ibadan (Nigeria), and Barcelona (Spain) we are a venture-funded company that is already having a huge impact on millions in Africa.

Location:
Uganda
Sector(s):
last mile transportation
administrative services
COVID-19 Impact

To mitigate the risk of COVID-19 infections, SafeBoda has rolled-out a training program for our drivers to raise awareness about the best practices from the Ministry of Health in Uganda, trained our drivers on hygienic transportation and delivery and provided face masks and sanitizers. We also launched COVID-19 awareness campaigns targetting our passengers on SNS and on our Application, telling them what to do, what not to do. In addition, we have launched the food and grocery delivery services and expanded our vendor network (including local street and market vendors), which has growth potential even under the curfew or lockdown to sustain businesses for both our vendors and our drivers. Also, SafeBoda works closely with the government to support shaping up their regulations to mitigate the economic impact while fighting COVID-19. SafeBoda is a part of the COVID-19 task-force with the government of Uganda, leading the sub-committee on transport and logistics, and working directly with the Ministry of Health.

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2020-05-20 22:56

Village Infrastructure Angels Ltd

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Village Infrastructure Angels (VIA) is a group of concerned individuals and organizations that is helping rural villages in developing countries to access the infrastructure they need to reduce poverty and improve living standards. This includes helping 1 billion people gain access to electricity for the first time, agricultural machinery to reduce manual labour when processing crops by hand, and water pumps for irrigation and drinking water. Recently, our infrastructure mapping tools have proven useful for showing where health infrastructure (clinics/hospitals) are in developing countries, surround population data at household level granularity, and thus the potential overloading likely in various clinics and the costs of strengthening these clinics with improved access to solar energy and vital medical equipment.

Location:
United Kingdom
Sector(s):
energy
COVID-19 Impact

One part of our business involves mapping rural populations at high detail (every building) to help form national plans for energy and agriculture in developing countries. This has been shown to be an identical planning framework that can be applied to measuring populations supported by health clinics, and thus gives a detailed understanding of those most at risk of being overloaded if COVID19 reaches their area. Our expertise in renewable energy then can also be used to design solar power systems to ensure the infrastructure needed for these clinics can be planned and costed, built up from a list of critical equipment needed. Partnerships with health experts helps complements our own internal skills, and should these plans turn into actual deployments, we have dozens of partners in such countries that can actually install the equipment and do follow-up O&M. Integrating these near-term solutions into long-term economy-building development plans can also form a major output, so that the infrastructure can be well utilized even after the crisis has passed.

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2020-05-20 22:56

SustainableYouthDevelopmentFoundation

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Our success is based on skills and persistence

Location:
Uganda
Sector(s):
manufacturing
education
COVID-19 Impact

We produce hand wash and liquid soap which is highly recommend in hand washing as a strong means of curbing the spread of Covid 19

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2020-05-20 22:56

Fas Corp

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Data is key to Solutions. Accurate Farmers data is required for aggregation of Demand & Supply effectively.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
agriculture and farming
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

Supply chain has been broken of Crop produce including vegetables and fruits for Farmers. So solving social as well as economical problem for finding Market linkages.

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2020-05-20 22:56

Incluvest BV

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Investing in value addition in agri value chaines in developing markets.

Location:
Nederland
Sector(s):
financial services
agriculture and farming
COVID-19 Impact

Developing in country agri value chaines to become less exposed to imports. We support business that are of national importance in developing countries Sierra Leone, Ethiopia and Bangladesh.

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2020-05-20 22:56

WorqCompany

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WorqCompany eases "doing business" for micro and small enterprises, it gives necessary tool and platform at one place to a micro entrepreneur. We form the legal company, provide offices, accounting, credit card collection, web site, digital campaign services, market places(s) reach, micro financing for the light assets.

Location:
Turkey
Sector(s):
professional services
sales and marketing
financial services
COVID-19 Impact

We provide affordable, reachable, all in place platform to start a new or personal business (ability to issue invoice and receive online payment -credit card-). Thus, people who lost their jobs, or looking for a 2nd job, either an e-commerce seller, instructor or a craftsman can setup a new light asset, virtual business in one day.In last 40 days, we have received over 1,000 qualified requests for a simple Facebook ad for this business service.People need to start earning again, earning fast, and this is not going to happen through their lost jobs ans business models.

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2020-05-20 22:56

Haqdarshak Empowerment Solutions Pvt Ltd

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Haqdarshak Empowerment Solutions Private Limited (HESPL) helps make welfare schemes accessible to citizens. Their proprietary technology platform helps citizens screen themselves and learn about the schemes that they are eligible for.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
government and military
COVID-19 Impact

Haqdarshak continues to be fully operational through the course of Covid-19 with initiatives including launching a mobile app to help citizens discover their eligible relief measures, a multi-lingual helpline for citizens to call and ask for relief and/or scheme information as well as online support for applications to schemes and documentation.

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2020-05-20 22:56

African Biosciences Ltd

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African Biosciences Ltd will provide molecular diagnostics and healthcare testing in Nigeria through a distributed and aggregation model with a national footprint.

Location:
Nigeria
Sector(s):
biotechnology
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

African Biosciences Ltd is responding to the Covid-19 pandemic by providing private sector testing through a primarily B2B platform. Before the pandemic very few healthcare facilities including medical testing labs, hospitals and clinics in Nigeria offered any kind of clinical molecular diagnostics due to many infrastructural, technical and logistics challenges. Now there are some laboratories across Nigeria that offer molecular diagnostics testing for Covid-19, but their capacity to serve the market is hampered by lack of skilled technical personnel and reagents, and strictly narrow criteria of who can get tested.African Biosciences Ltd is offering Covid-19 testing specifically for companies and organizations to secure the health of their workers, and for individuals concerned about own exposure. The platform is a seamless workflow and logistics platform to handle sample collection, sample preparation, rapid antibody testing, real time RT-PCR testing and results delivery.Our solution allows companies to sign up with us to provide on-going testing throughout the Covid-19 pandemic and thereafter for wellness testing and healthcare surveillance.

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2020-05-20 22:56

Wisdom Labs

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Wisdom Labs provides science based SaaS products to help improve mental, emotional, and social wellbeing at work and at scale.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
software
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

We are offering a COVID 19 Mental, Emotional, and Social Wellbeing Relief Kit for free. https://wisdomlabs.com/coronavirus-mental-emotional-wellness-response-kit/We are offering it to all that can benefit and have especially been reaching out to serve essential workers on the front lines.

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2020-05-20 22:56

DRUO

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Integrated point of sale, e-commerce, and payments solution.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
payments
financial services
e-commerce
COVID-19 Impact

We provide tools that help businesses of all sizes and anywhere in the world can start selling online and in person. Our solution is provided for free, and delivers useful tools such as inventory management, payment acceptance, and useful reporting. We charge a percentage for each electronic transaction, so everybody wins.

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2020-05-20 22:56

Wiggle Room Now, Public Benefit Corporation

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Wiggle Room connects parents to safe, affordable childcare.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

We leveraged our childcare platform to help parents in the essential workforce find safe, free or low-cost childcare so they can keep our cities running while schools and daycares are closed.

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2020-05-20 22:56

Kitovu Technology Company

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Kitovu provides quality and yield increasing inputs and access to markets by using remote sensing and data science to collect and analyze field, soil and market demand data, enabling them recommend precise inputs and markets.

Location:
Nigeria
Sector(s):
agriculture and farming
last mile transportation
COVID-19 Impact

One of the very visible impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria is the disruption of food supply chains following the lockdown, leading to an almost 178% increase in prices of essential food commodities as a result of a disconnect between farmers and consumers. We developed deliveryzz.net, a food supply system that brings together producers, logistics providers, and end-users, making it possible for people, especially urban dwellers to easily access food and essential items affordably. The system enables consumers to select, pay for and track the delivery of their needed food items, and get it delivered to their houses; never having to run out of food items or endanger their lives by having to go through the hassle of looking for food. At the same time, it enables smallholder farms not to lose their produce to post-harvest losses while helping to put the staff of logistics providers back to work.

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2020-05-20 22:56

NexusEdge Education

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NexusEdge prepares students for the workforce by providing an ecosystem of online employer defined assignments that automatically generate employer credentials upon completion. Now students directly learn skills requested by employers while making progress towards their degree, increasing workforce-readiness upon graduation.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
education
software
administrative services
COVID-19 Impact

Online education integrated into the framework of school systems so teachers can quickly move online while simultaneously providing up to date training on workforce skills defined by employers.

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2020-05-20 22:56

doctHERs

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doctHERs uses a digital health platform to match the under-utilised capacity of female doctors (who work from home) to the unmet needs of health-seekers

Location:
Pakistan
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

We are designing, building and launching a B2C mobile app on COVID-19 that will give consumers access to: (i) critical information about safety/preventive measures at the individual, family and community level. In parallel, to augment the impact of the mobile app, we are training, equipping (with Primary Preventive Equipment (PPE), tablets and 4G connectivity) and deploying 250 female frontline health workers (FHWs) to combat the current COVID-19 pandemic across 250 villages in Punjab, Sind and KPK (Pakistan), directly impacting a minimum of 250,000 lives (PKR 100 per life impacted).These frontline health workers will educate underserved, semi-literate communities (average size: 250 households) via door-2-door mobilisation (while maintaining social distance) on safety/preventive measures to be taken and provide communities with access to COVID-19 Care Kits (masks, sanitiser, gloves, educational material in local language). These frontline workers will use telemedicine to connect villagers with unmet healthcare needs (mental health, reproductive health, etc.) to our gender-inclusive, global network of 1700+ licensed female doctors, pharmacists, psychologists).

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2020-05-20 22:56

Innovaciones y Desarrollo en Biotecnología Celular SA de CV

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We are a biotechnology company created to bring science from bench to bedside giving doctors and patients new opportunities to be treated specially in chronic diseases that have no cure and is getting worse. In our case, the cells can make a remarcable difference in patients that need artificial ventilation. They can be out of the ICU in 3 days without side effects and are the only treatment that can regenerate the organs that were damaged due to the virus

Location:
México
Sector(s):
data and analytics
biotechnology
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

We help in the 3 different areas.Health: The most important, stem cell therapy can make the difference between life and death for those critical patients.Social: having back your beloved one is priceless.Economic: reduction of the critical patients from 14 days to 3 days using a bed and a vent in the ICU (every patient cost $40,000 MXN/day in public hospital)

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2020-05-20 22:56

Plantmatch, Inc.

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Plantmatch connects plants and plant lovers via our mobile application for a sharing economy for plants.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
sustainability
COVID-19 Impact

As people spend 90% of their time indoors and increasing live, work and breathe at home, houseplants are a comforting, healthy companion. According to a recent study, even just the sight of a plant reduces stress. The horticultural industry, though, has been struggling with supply chain challenges, with some plants getting tossed. Plantmatch has a vision to bring these plants into a sharing economy and GreenForward more communities. In a time of collective anxiety, surrounding ourselves with more plants brings some relief and connection to nature.

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2020-05-20 22:56

CapWay

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CapWay is a fintech and mobile banking startup creating access and financial opportunities for the unbanked, underbanked, and working poor.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
financial services
lending and investments
COVID-19 Impact

Roughly 1 in 4 households in America are unbanked or underbanked. Although we have been working on the issue pre-COVID-19, the issues those who are unbanked have to deal with due to lack of access to fair financial services became evident as government prepared to send out stimulus checks. At CapWay, we have a specific focus to bringing mobile banking to the financially underserved population. Mobile banking has increased about 200% since COVID-19, but there is still has been a gap for many who are financially underserved, in particular, areas that have not had a high exposure to mobile banking. As the founder of CapWay, I come from a financially underserved community in Mississippi and understand personally and professionally how to reach this particular market. Contactless payments have increased during the pandemic and will continue to be a popular and preferred method for the foreseeable future. CapWay is a hybrid company with a focus on B2B2C and B2C. This means we are able to provide the solution for both the business and consumer pain point to solve the same core issue.

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2020-05-20 22:56

[email protected]

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Oluadepe Farms Nigeria LTD (OFNL) is an Agritech company with a social mission to empower smallholder fish farmer in creating livelihood by re-engineering the input supply, financing and marketing in the aquaculture value chain to create on-demand access to inputs, financing, advisory and market linkage to smallholder fish farmers through web and mobile application

Location:
Nigeria
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Global value chain is disrupted and countries has to come up with strategy to mitigate the impact of covid-19 on economy, health and food sector. Food available and security is very essential. Globally more than 1billion people obtain their animal protein from fish as one of the most affordable sources of protein which can reduce undernutrition while about 800 million people depend on aquaculture for their livelihood.As global demand for fish is increasing, we are committed to equip smallholder fish farmer in Nigeria with on-demand access to inputs, financing, advisory and market linkage to Increase food, nutrition and income security, while increasing their productivity to benefit the aquaculture value chain in Improving nutrition and health.

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2020-05-20 22:56

ReliablyME

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ReliablyME is the developer of a blockchain-enabled general-purpose social impact measurement, commitments tracking, and recognition platform that is empowering people to showcase their authentic diligence in adopting and maintaining good social-distancing and hand-hygiene practices in order to ease acceptance by relying parties and accelerate the resumption of social and economic activities.

Location:
Canada
Sector(s):
information technology
community and lifestyle
COVID-19 Impact

ReliablyME uses SMS text messaging to help large numbers of people be accountable to each other for maintaining good social-distancing and hand-hygiene practices in order to stop the spread of infection and keep family, friends, and others safe.Regulations that enforce good infection-safe practices are proving effective for slowing the growth in the number of new infections. However, for this trend to continue, the population at large must maintain their hygiene discipline and not become complacent, as the consequences can cause many more premature deaths and be very costly to the economy. Every unemployed day is extremely costly to the economy. The processes and standards for restarting the economy are currently being drafted by our governments and are likely to set conditions that try to strike a fine balance between activity and confinement. When restaffing, priority will need to be given to inviting employees based, in part, on their risk profile in order to ensure workplace safety.This is where ReliablyME can lend a hand. Their technology allows relying companies and employers to have a higher degree of confidence that the candidate being given access to the workplace or classroom has taken appropriate risk-mitigation steps. The platform gives people an opportunity to send Promise Cards to each other as text messages in order to demonstrate their genuine commitment to staying infection-free.

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2020-05-20 22:56

La Comandanta

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La Comandanta is a Mexican company focused on identifying, rescuing, and promoting authentic Mexican Creole foods made or harvested by small producers under the most traditional methods of our territory. Our interest is in reviving the traditional Mexican countryside, preventing our seeds from being lost, as well as our ancestral cooking and cultivation processes.

Location:
México
Sector(s):
sustainability
food and beverage
COVID-19 Impact

We are buying upfront and at fair-price to all of our small farmers. Farmers are being very affected by COVID-19 and need cash in hand to survive. La Comandanta is committed to keeping maintain fair prices and cash upfront with all our providers.

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2020-05-20 22:56

Reactiv

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Reactiv helps patients recover from injury remotely with engaging, automated Virtual Reality experiences

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
software
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

Covid19 is preventing most patients who have to go through physical therapy from getting to clinics and getting treatment. Physical therapy is moving to telehealth but is lacking the tools to provide effective rehabilitation to patients. Our solution provides an automated, engaging solution for patients to recover remotely.

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2020-05-20 22:28

Mahesh Narayanan

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PepVax, Inc. has developed a novel DNA-based drug delivery and development platform, called SMARTmid™, to make a safer and more effective immunotherapy treatment inside the patient (Intusic™) for COVID-19.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
biotechnology
COVID-19 Impact

We are developing a treatment for patients affected by COVID-19. PepVax, Inc. is developing a potent DNA-immunotherapy against SARS-CoV-2 based on its patented SMARTmid platform “engineering” required anti-SARS-CoV-2 Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cells inside patient

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2020-05-20 22:28

CASEWORX

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CASEWORX helps staff and students make better decisions through interactive story-based learning across the HigherEd-to-Workplace pipeline.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
software
administrative services
education
COVID-19 Impact

Our major effort directly related to COVID-19 is a joint curriculum we're building with California Community College, the largest education network in the United States. We are building an interactive, scenario-based series of learning modules on safety and customer service in the hospitality industry, to be used in CCC classrooms and other nationwide workplace education centers.

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2020-05-20 22:28

jiiWA

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A SaaS platform using CRM & mobile to connect impact funders, nonprofits and the citizens they serve for simplified remote programming, gamified engagement and quantitative proof of impact. Think Hubspot for Social Impact.

Location:
Canada
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

COVID-19 has challenged citizen/end-user serving nonprofits (particularly those surviving youth) to successfully and efficiently adapt to remote communication, programming and engagement. In a time when they’re facing extraordinary revenue, staff and volunteer loss - in addition to a loss in in-person interventions - underrepresented communities need these organizations the most.In close to 20 discovery calls with nonprofits over the last 3 weeks we validated the need for a solution that simplifies and centralizes actions, automate tasks (using simple tech like SMS), and creates efficiencies so they do they work better and focus on providing the services people need now and in the future. Our team has reprioritized features and our product roadmap to address these challenges as we know the importance of software in driving efficiencies. And thankfully, we're well positioned for adoptions as COVID-19 has forced the sector “go digital”, improving their technical capacity, digital familiarity and openness to technology at rates that otherwise would have taken decades.

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2020-05-20 22:28

Rinse Air

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RinseAir is air to surface sanitation system, specifically designed for rideshare drivers.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
consumer goods
COVID-19 Impact

Over 500,000 rideshare drivers have lost their income due to the pandemic, even if the pandemic is over companies like Uber and Lyft would have to ensure rider safety by ensuring sanitation process of each car on the platform.

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2020-05-20 22:28

Eneza Education

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Eneza Education is and EdTech company that digitizes the curriculum in bite-size modules and distributes these modules via SMS’ delivered to any phone, however basic.

Location:
Kenya
Sector(s):
information technology
education
COVID-19 Impact

We are providing learning and revision materials via technology that is within the reach of at least 90% of African homes - a basic mobile phone with a connection to a telecommunications network. This means that the vast majority of learners in Africa who do not have access to the internet can continue to learn and revise via our platform and minimise disruption to their learning. They can also ask teachers specific questions through our platform and receive responses in under 5 minutes. We usually charge 3 US cents for this service but have partnered with with a leading telco to provide it for free for two months and are currently looking for additional partners to work with to extend the free period to all learners across the country in Kenya. Currently we have 1.25 million learners subscribed to our platform for free. They took 1.44m lessons on our platform in April and asked over 400k questions to teachers.

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2020-05-20 22:28

XRGlobal

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Immersive virtual reality conferencing, workshops and training to revolutionize the way education is delivered and defining the new business as usual.

Location:
South Africa
Sector(s):
software
education
COVID-19 Impact

With the world in lockdown and businesses unable to physically gather their employees jobs and livelihoods are threatened. Existing video technology is not sufficient to replace workshops of geographically-dispersed teams or internal and external summits some businesses rely on to operate. At the same time, students are unable to participate in classroom learning and traditional e-learning platforms are not adequate tools for satisfactory knowledge retention. VRGather, the virtual meet-up platform can be used through web browser or mobile phone with headsets for the ultimate virtual reality (VR) experience. Safe, virtual, with all the bells and whistles of an in-person meetup from panel discussions, keynote addresses, breakout sessions, one-on-one networking and even designable stands for innovation marketplace or job show exhibitions.

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2020-05-20 22:28

AGE Accounting and Taxation

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We work with the I formal sector to help them formalized and make them real businesses.

Location:
Ghana
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

We are directly supporting businesses across the globe via MicroMentor where are experts serves as mentor to businesses affected by the virus.Again, our organization is supporting & working with groups to build new companies that will promote food security. We have acquired over 2000 acres of land in that respect in the Volta Region of Ghana.

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2020-05-20 22:28

Pangea

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Pangea is an ethical brand that specializes in Made in Sierra Leone manufacturing like custom Furniture, Home and Fashion Accessories.

Location:
Sierra Leone
Sector(s):
manufacturing
COVID-19 Impact

We have converted operations in our tailoring factory to start producing non-medical face masks to distribute to vulnerable communities in Freetown. Sierra Leone is one of the poorest countries in the world and has no supply of anything.

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2020-05-20 22:28

SecureNow Insurance Broker Private Limited

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SecureNow uses technology to distribute insurances to small companies so that the direct and indirect Covid-19 risks are addressed.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

There are two immediate challenges that we address. The first is to mitigate the significant CoVID-19 treatment costs through our health and CoVID-19 insurances. These costs range between US$ 1500 and US$ 10,000 per case and unaffordable to most. The second challenge is to make sure that SMEs are properly insured even when they have to shut down operations. We do this by collaborating with insurers to waive off regular warranties and cover all the various act of god risks. We have more work to do because, in India, Business Interruption due to CoVID-19 is excluded but we will take that up as soon as practical.

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2020-05-20 22:28

InQube Innoventures Limited

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InQube offers a digital farmer connect platform with customised advisoy and knowledge support for farmers and other stakeholders in food value chain - which offers a contactless way of catalysing food chain and farm productivity in a post-Covid world

Location:
United Kingdom
Sector(s):
agriculture and farming
COVID-19 Impact

InQube farmer connect ERP platform uses technology and communication to create a seamless support system between farmers and other stakeholders in a farm alue chain - where a contactless way of farmer connect can significantly support the requirement of food safety, productivity and risk mitigation in farming. The platform can connect with farmers with smartphone or featurephone and overcomes digital barrier that agriculture sector faces - which is extremely critical for the social economic challenges impacted by Covid 19

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2020-05-20 22:28

Cleanergy Tech Solutions Pvt Ltd

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We are into providing decentralized biogas plant solution for small and medium dairy farmers in rural market.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
sustainability
COVID-19 Impact

Due to COVID 19 many people have become more health conscious and organic vegetables, fruits has gain more importance. Our biogas plant also provides organic fertilizer along with biogas for cooking. This helps farmers to grow organic vegetables at very low cost reducing their fertilizer cost significantly. We also help farmers to network companies who can buy their vegetables directly so that they get good price. This helps farmers to increase their income.

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2020-05-20 22:28

Equalizer Games

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We provide an e-learning platform that improves the IQ of the player through VR coaching and an interactive gaming experience before they physically take the field!

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
education
gaming
sports
COVID-19 Impact

Our product and future product release helps educators and coaches provide interactive solutions for their student athletes while they are away from school. Our interactive platform allows for enriched communication, IQ development, and coaching assessment while the student athlete learns what the coach is conveying.

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2020-05-20 22:28

BlueTickMark Communications LLP

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Our product - Radio Pitaara is a Content platform on Mobile for Farmers/ Rural which is even accesible for Non-Smartphone (Non-Internet) audiences.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
media and entertainment
agriculture and farming
COVID-19 Impact

Radio Pitaara is running a thematic campaign “M-I-L kar ladengey – Corona se”. The tonality of the campaign is call-to-action driven, with easy comprehension of messaging. The letters of M I L KAR has been purposely spread out and circled, to highlight Social distancing which is the most effective means of containment of the spread.Detailed link of this can be found here- https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/radio-pitaara-proposes-do-thematic-campaign-m-i-l-kar-radio-pitaara/?published=t

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2020-05-20 22:28

Daktari Africa

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Daktari Africa is a digital health platform that enables patients access medical consultants and doctors online and keep an electronic record of all their medical data. Also, Daktari Africa enables patients groups and clinical medical staff and nurses to obtain continuous Medical education via an audiovisual platform.

Location:
Kenya
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

Yes, especially to employees who work at home, chronic patients and dissemination of medical information to public

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2020-05-20 22:28

Belfast Delivers

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Belfast Delivers is an online market place supporting and connecting local farms, grocery stores and retail shops with local customers to offer a concierge service that delivers goods to both reduce the spread of the novel Coronavirus and institute a service that helps communities save valuable time and lessen the carbon footprint.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
last mile transportation
COVID-19 Impact

By adapting, we are creating a business to support the needs of our community while helping to ease the stress of attaining the necessities.

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2020-05-20 22:28

Passage Telecommunications Nig. Ltd

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A startup ISP providing fast,unlimited and affordable broadband and related services to the under-served homes and SMEs.

Location:
Nigeria
Sector(s):
hardware
COVID-19 Impact

Through the provision of reliable internet access in Nigeria.

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2020-05-20 22:27

Essmart Global

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Essmart is a last-mile network that bridges the gap between socially impactful technologies and rural marketplaces by turning distribution channels traditionally used for fast-moving consumer goods (e.g. shampoo, candy) into one that is appropriate for socially impactful technologies, connecting rural retailers with quality, affordable, essential products.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

1. Enabling our shop owners to weather this period of low sales: Our core customers – rural shop owners – are severely affected by the shutdown. Only grocery shops are able to operate; the majority of our shops (which sell agricultural products, houseware, hardware, electricals, etc.) are shut. Many shops have outstanding payments with us or are stocking our inventory. Our revenue relies on our shops being able to operate again, and so our focus is on supporting our shop owners through this challenging period. 2. Retaining our employees: We are focused on engaging and retaining our Sales Executives, who are the key employees that build our relationships with our shop network. Losing members of our team will mean re-building our sales force and our shop owner relationships. 3. Receiving governmental approvals to move essential goods: As a distributor of essential goods, we have received local approvals to operate in some of our offices. Our daily focus is on obtaining more of these approvals and on ensuring that we can receive stock of essential goods that are currently stuck in warehouses in major cities. 4. Sourcing new products for COVID relief: Our catalogue of essential products can contribute to shops’ sales once they can reopen. For example, our agricultural sprayers are used both for agricultural purposes and for disinfecting surfaces. We are also looking for new products, such as cloth masks, that can be distributed through our network as part of relief efforts.

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2020-05-20 22:27

PadSplit

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PadSplit is a workforce housing marketplace platform--our innovative shared housing model takes an unaffordable property and makes it more affordable for more people.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
real estate
COVID-19 Impact

We are the lowest-cost housing provider in our market, offering furnished rooms, with utilities, WiFi, and laundry included for an average of $560/month. Our residents have an average income of $21k annually and are 95%+ people of color, so they are among the most dramatically impacted by the pandemic, both economically and in terms of health. Housing is the largest social determinant of health and employment, and we're keeping a roof over their heads.

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2020-05-20 22:27

GreenFingers Mobile

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GreenFingers Mobile (GFM) is a mobile first ag-tech solution, which manages and finances smallholder farming networks in five African countries. As part of it's COVID-19 response, GFM has re-purposed its software to support non-profits and community based organisations digitally manage and fund their beneficiaries.

Location:
South Africa
Sector(s):
information technology
agriculture and farming
last mile transportation
COVID-19 Impact

Large Food security gaps - Organisations are manually, and independently, managing the food demand on beneficiary lists, with no clear understanding what the food security need on the ground is. This results in both over, and under supply, and poor management of matching food supply to demand.Lack of funding at scale - There is a clear lack of consistent funding for organisations serving communities across South Africa. These organisations also lack the ability to provide transparent data to donors regarding who has been served and the aggregate needs of the communities they are serving. Lack of management capacity - Many organisations are leaning on a large volunteer network, who will soon be returning to work. These volunteers need to be replaced with more efficient systems and data collection to professionalize their service. GFM can address some of these challenges by allowing non-profits and community activists to: Digitize their beneficiariesUnlock new, innovative funding mechanisms with the dataIntegrate third party digital solutions

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2020-05-20 22:27

Disinfect Connect

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We link at-risk organizations with local distilleries producing disinfectant.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
last mile transportation
COVID-19 Impact

There is a massive national shortage of disinfectant across the country. We have tapped into a unique supply that promotes local business, and are looking to fill this demand-supply gap with a platform to connect distilleries producing sanitizer to at risk populations as soon as possible. Our target customers are nursing homes, daycares, and essential workers. Once we meet this demand, we will expand to reach every citizen that needs sanitizer to go about their life.

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2020-05-20 22:27

Redicine Medsol

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We are creating pocket-friendly medicine storage and scheduling device, autonomous, which intends to control and ensure timely medication intake process to reduce the fatal consequences/human loss which occurs on account of medication error by millions of chronic patients who needs to take medicines regularly.How it can relate to COVID? : Our device will ensure timely medication intake for Patients, at hospitals & home, Through Application, we can keep track of the symptoms of the patients (patients will fill questionaries’ once a day) & through that we can identify that whether patients have symptoms of COVID or not.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

The aim is to solve the medication error & compliances of COVID patients,& through the application, keep track of symptoms of quarantine & COVID discharged patients. Medical Error is considered as the 3rd WHO Global Patient Safety Challenge.The device will ensure timely medication to patients & for Quarantine people, they’ll have to submit their health condition once a day & based on their condition we can identify that whether they’ve COVID symptoms or not, also recovered COVID patients will also have to submit their health data so from that we can keep track of their medical condition.Also, it’s very important to make sure that every patient adheres to their medications, our device can be very helpful to increase medication compliances to patients at Home and Hospitals, & through applications, we can keep track of their medication timings.To help the COVID patients at Quarantine and hospitals, we can help to reduce the burden on hospital staffs by reminding them right medication timings and also through the application, we’ll ask Users few questions regarding their medication condition & based on their daily answers we can be able to predict that whether patients have COVID symptoms or not, & also as we know from the scenario of South-Korea many discharged COVID patients are tested positive after few days, so it’s also important to keep track of their symptoms. This is how we can help government to keep track of the medication conditions & location of the Patients.

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2020-05-20 22:27

Reveal Salon and Day Spa

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Reveal Salon and Day Spa offers high end services at affordable prices.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Feeling good about outward appearance can leave to positivism in a persons life. Our clients are calling and asking for hair cuts are well as colors and style. Our booth renters have been financially impacted without income. As the owner, I've too have lost the rental income from our booth renters, which will not be recovered...as I am attempting to waive all back rent. However, this cant continue without financial suffering

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2020-05-20 22:27

Go Green Hybrid corp.

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We are U.S. / Chinese manufactures, distributor company under 501 (c) (3) IRS status.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
sustainability
COVID-19 Impact

The "Lynne Grinder" a 100% child proof, hygienic, energy efficient, Eco-friendly, improvement to the traditional under the sink garbage disposer, liquefy the common kitchen waste, unlike the bulky old fashion disposer that shades the waste, clogging pipes, jamming it self and small pieces of food attract roaches and rotten.The "Lynne Grinder"function makes it environmentally cleaner and safer, while using less electricity. As a result reducing the possible spread of the virus.

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2020-05-20 22:27

Lendable

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Lendable is the leading provider of debt to fintechs solving financial inclusion in Africa and Asia. Using our proprietary technology, we assess portfolio quality and disperse cash quickly. We operate across Sub Saharan Africa and South East Asia.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
financial services
lending and investments
COVID-19 Impact

The need: There are hundreds of fintechs solving financial inclusion challenges in emerging and frontier markets. Their customers depend on them to fund their businesses, to provide them income generating assets, and for liquidity when they have irregular or emergency bills to cover school fees or medical bills for those they love. Many of these fintechs have fundamentally sound business models and are solving real problems for MSMEs and individuals. The events around COVID-19 will imperil many of these companies. Some will go out of business because they entered the crisis with structural weaknesses, others might go out of business because they were in the wrong phase of a cash flow cycle. We believe there is an urgent need to solve the latter, and that this can be done in such a way that creates sound investment opportunities for investors seeking to create impact in response to the crisis, while also protecting principal and allowing for returns.The solution: Many of these fintech companies will need debt to help them with short term cash flow issues and then long term debt when the recovery starts. This crisis will have lasting effects that go well beyond a month or two. Lendable is raising $15-25m of additional emergency capital to provide senior-secured debt to quality companies that need debt capital in the next 6 months due to the market impact of COVID-19. We are raising this in the form of catalytic first loss and senior debt to our emergency facility.

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2020-05-20 22:27

Wajenzi

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An investment marketplace allowing EU citizen to invest in refugee and migrant businesses in Africa and Europe

Location:
Netherlands
Sector(s):
financial services
COVID-19 Impact

Our startup provides capital to companies affected by COVID 19

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2020-05-20 22:27

Mariah Mcintosh

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Specialized in building bridges between technology & humans for the advancement of businesses & the human race.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Our mission is to respect the orders of social distancing for the insurity of healthy, reliable & eco driven services to the public.

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2020-05-20 22:27

VIA Global Health

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Procurement platform that enables universal access to medical equipment, information and services for underserved markets.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
e-commerce
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

Sourcing and delivering necessary PPE medical equipment and COVID19 diagnostics.

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2020-05-20 22:27

[email protected]

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Leveraging mobile phones, artificial intelligence, behavioural science and live consultations to provide personalised health management and remote monitoring for the immunocompromised across East Africa.

Location:
United Kingdom
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Our product, Afya Pap, is a patient centred platform using AI and behavioural science to provide personalized management of chronic conditions. We provide localized health education and remote monitoring using a chatbot we built via USSD/SMS for feature phones and an App for smartphones. With diabetes >10% across Africa, Dr:Patient ratios <2:10,000 and average consultations lasting <47 seconds, it’s impossible for patients to receive the guidance necessary to evoke behavioural change and successfully manage their condition. We do this through tech.Recently we have included COVID-19 related advice and education to reinforce public health policy in the 7 African nations we operate in (Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Egypt and Mauritius). In addition, we have developed an autonomous triage tool available through the App and USSD across all networks. This provides actionable advice based on symptoms. Through GPRS geotagging we can identify outbreak resources and direct government/private assistance accordingly.Finally, and potentially of greatest importance, we have expanded the capability of our Ask a Dr SMS messaging service to include voice and video calls. This allows patients and physicians to schedule and instantly perform consultations while respecting nationwide stay at home orders. This is currently being piloted in Kenya and we plan to roll the service out to our 40,000 users with the aim of scaling to 500,000 over the next few weeks.

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2020-05-20 22:27

NeedsList

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NeedsList develops software solutions to power faster, more sustainable humanitarian action with real-time needs aggregation and matching tools.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
information technology
COVID-19 Impact

NeedsList is a tech company powering faster, more sustainable humanitarian action. No stranger to crisis response, NeedsList has been developing and deploying software tools to aggregate needs and offers in real-time since 2016. Their solutions have been used by the government, nonprofit and business sectors in over 20 countries and across multiple crises, and COVID-19—while different in its scale and global reach—demands a similar response effort. Since the onset of COVID-19, NeedsList has pivoted to focus 100% on best ways to deploy our tools to support coordination of the pandemic response. We are currently partnering with organization across North America, and are rolling out a deployment of our software with partners in six African countries this month. In the past three years, NeedsList solutions have facilitated over $2M in resources to hundreds of nonprofits and have been used for everything from refugee aid workers in Greece and Uganda to wildfire responders in Sonoma County to supporting USAID’s response to Hurricane Dorian in The Bahamas.

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2020-05-19 20:02

Jibu

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Jibu capitalizes and equips emerging markets entrepreneurs to launch / grow production-retail franchises, with safe drinking water as an anchor-product.

Location:
Uganda
Sector(s):
sustainability
financial services
COVID-19 Impact

Jibu decentralizes the production of safe drinking water in underserved urban, African communities. We are playing a critical role as an essential service - both in supporting communities with safe drinking water and supporting our network of small and medium-sized business owners.

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2020-05-19 20:02

MyBeautyfill

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Connecting Salon Professionals to Consumers through Video Streaming and Machine Learning Analytics.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
software
content and publishing
COVID-19 Impact

MyBeautyFill's work will advance COVID-19 progress through providing immediate relief through our Sanitize Stations and government data showing how sanitizing decreases bacteria reactivation. In addition we will build power for the vulnerable by giving access to multiple options of sanitizing stations and tools, to get the salon industry back to the $45B industry it has been.

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2020-05-19 20:02

BRCK

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BRCK solves for the issue of internet affordability in Africa and has a proven onramp for Africa's internet users and a marketplace for the businesses that want to engage with them.

Location:
Kenya
Sector(s):
hardware
information technology
COVID-19 Impact

BRCK delivers free to the consumer internet through our Moja platform in Kenya and Rwanda. Accurate and timely information dissemination is critical to stoping the spread of COVID19. BRCK provides a digital distribution platform that allows users to access the most current health content and governments to reach their populations instantly. While stopping the spread of COVID19 is our top priority, the foundation we are laying with delivering free connectivity to communities that cannot afford internet means that these communities are able to access digital education, job training skills, and digital work.

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2020-04-27 16:42

CareASAP

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We build ventilators.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

Our ventilator is easy to manufacture and can be built at scale.

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Yes
2020-04-27 16:42

Numer8

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Numer8 is a geo-data analytics company. We help private entities and government with data enabled decision making.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
agriculture and farming
COVID-19 Impact

We have created an agri marketplace where every value chain provider in the large agri eco system can connect and collaborate even when the on the group supply chain has broken

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2020-04-27 16:42

ATP-MD, LLC

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Using our patented Combined Remediation Biomass and Bio-Product Production (CRBBP) Process, we plant and then multi-task very special bio-crops, to do good things for the health of people, the planet and local economies, less expensively, and our CRBBP Process will, among many other things, capture flue gas CO 2, in cooperation with power plants and other large CO 2 emitters and, to remediate contaminated brownfield sites.ATP-MD, LLC (ATP-MD), our Maryland operating affiliate, is preparing to deploy our CRBBP Process, with help from the Exelon Foundation's Climate Change Investment Initiative (http://www.exelonfoundation.org/environment.html), to support several elements of the City of Baltimore's Sustainability Plan, by capturing power plant, industrial and transportation-related CO 2 emissions, cleaning up contaminated brownfield sites in poor, older neighborhoods, while our Bio-Crops are also capturing the air-born particulate matter, which is causing greater COVID-19 morbidity, while also extracting three times the atmospheric CO 2 as the same acreage newly-planted trees.And, recent research is suggesting that airborne particulate matter may, in fact, be COVID-19 vectors, as they both circulate the virus within impacted communities, or maybe even bring the virus from some distance, into communities. Note the following research papers:https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.04.11.20061713v1https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acs.est.0c01102

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
sustainability
COVID-19 Impact

Our CRBBP Process, among many other things, will capture flue gas CO 2, in cooperation with power plants and other large CO 2 emitters and, to remediate contaminated brownfield sites, in neighborhoods of color.And, our bio-crops can also capture substantial amounts of airborne particulate matter, which is especially important, these days, as communities impacted by this type of air pollution, suffer from asthma and other respiratory diseases and, therefore suffer from coronavirus illnesses to a much higher and much more severe extent.

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2020-04-27 16:42

Maine Top Mill

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We create custom blends of worsted top and have access to antimicrobial tops for blending into yarns. We use local small spinning mills to create yarns for our customers that meet their needs.We have created a Seacell-Pearl Fiber and Nylon blend specifically for a client that is looking to develop clothing lines for babies with health issues.Our scale is to create micro commercial top making and spinning mills to meet local regional needs for fiber artists (60,000 in the US) and develop a franchise regional scheme for this.We have sources of commercial textile machines that can be repurposed for this purpose and we can make the prototypes of these antimicrobial textiles for both individuals and mass market.The challenge in bringing US Textiles back is the cost of workers compensation so Owner Operated mills are needed. The model we propose is consistent with how the Aviation Industry pieces out to machinists who make the vanes for aircraft engines and other parts from/on commercial milling machines at there homes.Creating Healthy Fiber Blends and knitting and weaving yarns can be used for face masks (other apparel) and provide a income source for individual crafters.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
manufacturing
COVID-19 Impact

We can create at the very least prototype blends of fibers that can be used for face masks.We can provide this to individuals to craft into end products that they can sell from their homes.

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2020-04-27 16:42

SocialDiabetes

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SocialDiabetes is the digital diabetes platform leader in Hispanic marketsBy combining a patient APP universally integrated with all monitoring devices, with real-time dashboard, health data is shared with healthcare providers and payers. Our cloud-based AI professional platform allows for remote, efficient and customized digital patient management.We empower Diabetes Patients to gain full control, with an optimal treatment and independence, trough data insight and smart connectivity. Enabling better self-care and adherence.Our goal is to integrate a complex universe of diabetes management and care into an easy to use single platform that improves the lives of people with diabetes and the work of the healthcare professionals.Our uniqueness has to do with our commitment to transform diabetes management together with patients and clinicians, which is reflected in our universal compatibility - single dashboard for clinicians no matter the data source - and the peer community for patients - breaking the isolation that comes with a life-long disease.We are a multi-faceted product, combining a SaaS platform for health providers with an app for patient self-care and treatment adherence. Our current focus is to demonstrate the transformative potential of SocialDiabetes beyond the initial clinical outcomes.

Location:
España
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

The diabetes population is a group at special risk from COVID-19. At this moment all health services around the world are now particularly overstretched, if not collapsed, facing this health emergencyDuring this crisis, patients and professionals are constantly exposed to risks of contagion. It is imperative that we stop and contain the spread of this virus, particularly in hospitals, clinics and health centers.In this context, SocialDiabetes is offering their Teleassistance Platform, in order to remotely monitor patients, avoid unnecessary contacts and decongest the system, as far as possible.

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2020-04-27 16:42

Nav.it

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Nav.it's money management tool combines behavioral assessments with financial outcomes and creates an ecosystem where users can learn about their finances, track their progress, and identify their personal behavioral approach to finances. They can bank with us and calibrate their behaviors to increase financial health outcomes. It provides automated budgeting and savings to move people towards basic financial health and will soon launch a checking and lending program. It has measurement and daily tracking tools and rewards when positive behavior is achieved. The product also utilizes AI-driven nudges, alerts, and community-driven education while incentivizing users' participation and behavior change through well-established incentive strategies. There is a b-c offering as well as an employee benefit offering under the umbrella of holistic and financial wellness programming.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
information technology
financial services
COVID-19 Impact

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2020-04-27 16:42

Breegi Scientific, Inc.

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We are a multi-medical device startup providing a patented disposable micro-containment chambers for neonates and adults with life-support functions, with a strong and serious international interest from several governments.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

Our micro-containment prototype chamber has been used in several hospitals for feedback to contain the patient for treatment and procedures to prevent the spread of the virus and protect the healthcare providers. Our Device (SteriDome) can function as a non-invasive ventilator. We developed the necessary systems to provide oxygen and to sterilize the exhausted air.At the same time, we have developed and tested our high tech innovative infant incubator with a disposable housing for a fraction of the cost of regular incubator without compromising any of its functions.

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2020-04-27 16:42

Geospatial Collaborative Inc

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We are a consulting and social impact company that uses a data driven methodology to identify and target the magnitude and location for investments and interventions that will improve quality of life and yield a high return on investment in the areas of poverty reduction, community health and empowerment, climate and energy, built environment, education, and economy and jobs.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
sustainability
financial services
real estate
COVID-19 Impact

Through a phased micro economy strategy, we will use local knowledge and spatial analysis to apply resilient and people-centered strategies in Tucson, AZ and Western Cape, South Africa. We intelligently prioritize specific geographic areas and population specific interventions to areas yielding the highest impact as we guide the reopening of communities and to restart local economies. The ideal anchor champion partners are religious institutions, healthcare, education, and energy groups. Our strategy includes widespread COVID testing with results within 24 hours, health awareness and prevention, school readiness programs, poverty reduction strategies, trauma intervention, energy efficiency improvements, and improved healthcare provision. Collaboratively, local interventionists (nonprofits, corporations, policy champions, etc.) whose mission align with desired outcomes and corporate entities with a business problem benefiting from a social impact intervention develop a comprehensive intervention. Funding is deployed quickly and in short intervals through our unique funding model. As services are performed, we pool multi-stakeholder data that includes what has been done and where, which we then feed back into our model allowing us to continuously evaluate performance and quickly respond to changes in need or outcomes. Our methods demonstrate a paradigmatic shift in current charitable giving, nonprofit management models, opportunity zone development, and impact investing.

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2020-04-27 16:42

RavenSearch Services

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RavenSearch Services will create customized, correct, and clear instructions to bridge the gap between the teacher's instructions and the parent's real-life situation, to be used in cooperation with your child's teachers, not to replace their qualified educational advice.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
education
COVID-19 Impact

Remote learning is challenging the resilience of parents as they balance supporting the remote learning of their child with their responsibilities in the workforce or navigating unemployment.RavenSearch services will support parents by mitigating the parents’ frustration; increasing their time for adult responsibilities; and reassuring parents about the progress of their children’s education.RavenSearch Services will accomplish this by connecting with the child’s teachers to address the confusion of the parent; developing customized strategies for using limited technological resources; and creating a conversation about their child’s progress in the context of Maine’s Guiding Principles and preparation for adulthood.In my experience, a 15-minute conversation with the teacher solves the parent’s initial problem. During a second conversation, the parent takes a more active role in problem-solving. A third conversation is usually between the parent and another parent, a real-life example of peer to peer learning. After all, it is the teacher’s goal to become progressively redundant.I’ve done this for years in my role as a classroom teacher, helping students, parents, and teachers solve problems they have in using technology as well as balancing individual circumstances and challenging schedules.

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2020-04-27 16:42

Portal Properties

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Portal Properties is going to offer housing, training and support services to individuals that want to have their own farmers market stands with a six month on site program at a farmhouse in Gardiner; this is a poverty transition program that provides the essentials of housing, transportation and training in self employment (job). (Essentials of poverty transition.)

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

For the last ten years Portal Properties has provided innovation in housing focusing on poverty transition. Portal Properties has successfully run a program in it's housing for gap families called Homeownership For Gap Families in collaboration with Coastal Enterprises, Inc. To respond and assist with the economic disaster of the coronavirus, Portal Properties is willing to adapt it's program of poverty transition to focus on individuals that want to be trained in having their own farmers market stands. This will contribute with not only job creation, but provide housing for those at risk of losing theirs and supplying locally grown food to their communities.

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2020-04-27 16:42

Rafode ltd

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Rafode offer a focused range of solar products to improve the lives of households in Kenya Starting with standalone solar light, solar home system, irrigation pumps, and energy efficient stoves, our company has since then introduced Variety of Solar Home System in the country to enable our clients to choose from , making electricity affordable at much lower income levels. Solar ProductsOur Solar Home System (SHS) offering provides home with hours of reliable lighting and power. The SHS kit has been designed for durability and reliability. The diverse solar lights we sell offer adjustable brightness settings, individual solar panels, multi-functional stands and smart mobile phone charging. They come with guarantee and therefore our clients are assured of quality. Rafode renewable energy only trades in solar lamps that are certified by lighting Global.Cooking ProductsCook easier and safer with the Jikokoa and Biolite home stove. Due to their portability and stable design you can use the stove at any place. By using 70% less charcoal and wood the Jikokoa and Biolite home stove will save you up to 100K a month. Currently we are open up to introduce more cook stoves approved by relevant authorities such as KBS.Agro-InnovationsWe advance small holder farming practices through making affordable quality products ranging from solar powered water pumps to post harvest storage bags.

Location:
Kenya
Sector(s):
sustainability
COVID-19 Impact

Rafode becouse it works with the rural communities, we are engaged in providing information and training to the rural communities especially on prevention of the spread of the COVID-19. Rafode also provide mouth mask to the poor in rural areas especially the poor who are not able to buy the product. Our field officer sensitize our clients on washing of hands and keeping distance to prevent the spread of the virus to the poor population of Kenya.

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2020-04-27 16:42

Solar Aid Uganda ltd/ Sunnymoney

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Solar Aid Uganda Ltd/ Sunnymoney are last mile distributors of solar lights with a vision of reaching the under-served Ugandans that are living below the poverty line of a dollar per day in off-grid areas; our primary distribution model is through schools, creating awareness about the dangers of use of kerosene and about benefits of using clean solar lights that are affordable , with no health risks ; we would like to create more awareness about COVID-19 through our existing distribution model.

Location:
Uganda
Sector(s):
sustainability
COVID-19 Impact

Our business creates awareness and sensitization about COVID-19.Since schools are well distributed in the country, we use primary school teachers first to ensure that the school children are kept safe by providing sanitizing facilities such as jerricans, wash basins and soap to schools; providing COVID literature for schools and communities. To date we are focusing more on mitigating the risk of spread.

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2020-04-27 16:42

FITScrubs, Inc

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The only high performance medical scrubs engineered with permanent antimicrobial silver yarns to help reduce bacterial and viral contamination.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
clothing and apparel
commerce and shopping
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

Increased antimicrobial scrub production capabilities to meet demand. Produced and donated antimicrobial, reusable face masks. Developed surgical caps.Donate antimicrobial scrubs to frontline workers and workers at NY Testing facilities.Part of LA COVID PPE task force to connect local suppliers and fabricators to sustainably produce PPE.

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2020-04-27 16:42

El Champal

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We are an disruptivo entrepreneur capable to solve global problems trought water+food+health+climatechange

Location:
Perú
Sector(s):
sustainability
food and beverage
COVID-19 Impact

With Biofotonic water and photoinactivation for viruses

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2020-04-27 16:42

Maternova Inc.

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Maternova Inc. is a women's health solutions company accelerating commercialization of innovative, evidence-based medical diagnostics, devices and nutrition products into emerging markets.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

In short, we are an on-ramp for rapid commercialization and distribution of new but evidence-based Covid19 innovations. Maternova already has relationships with Ministries of Health, distributors and customers around the world who are addressing infectious disease and epidemics. We also have supply chain and distribution networks in place. The first product we are accelerating is a Covid19 immunoassay with high sensitivity and specificity. We have the capacity to bring portable xray machines, pneumonia diagnostics and pharmaceuticals onto our platform rapdily and to credibly market these products globally because of our reputation in the global health space (maternova.net).

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2020-04-27 16:42

ENIWARE

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Portable sterilizer requires no electricity, no heat, no water, affordable, validated MVP meets global needs where electricity is not available, scarce or unreliable.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

The EPS-25 portable sterilizer can sterilize polypropylene or Tvek surgical masks in LMIC'S where the pandemic is forecast to be apocalyptic. Cost per mask estimated at.$0.15-0.20

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2020-04-27 16:30

Mujeres en Carrera

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Mujeres en carrera is an Edtech project (education) supported by technology, an online platform that promotes financial and business inclusion and education for Spanish-speaking women and girls, which also organizes local face-to-face events to spark interest in finance, and publishes children's literature for the girls' early financial literacy.Our ultimate Mission is that women can take on powerful decisions through economic independence. We have won the Booking.com International Technology Playmakers Award 2020. You may see it here https://news.booking.com/una-argentina-entre-las-ganadoras-de-la-edicion-technology-playmaker--awards-2020-de-bookingcom/ and here https://globalnews.booking.com/bookingcom-announces-winners-of-its-technology-playmaker-awards-2020/In these covid times, we are able to reach women and girls online to continue building up financial literacy and promote financial inclusion and online financial inclusion.Thank you

Location:
Argentina
Sector(s):
financial services
software
COVID-19 Impact

Yes. We are allowing women and girls to access financial education online for free, from home (because of covid), in a friendly format, offering instagram lives and free webinars every week.

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2020-04-27 16:30

Pngme

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Pngme provides unified access to consumer financial data to lenders and financial institutions in emerging markets through an ​open financial data API.​ Using our platform, lenders can underwrite, issue, and manage loans while giving consumers a seamless, mobile lending experience through which they can aggregate their financial data.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
financial services
COVID-19 Impact

Prior to the COVID-19 Pandemic, macroeconomic instability and uncertain government policies have exacerbated challenges to developing robust private treatment centers and insurance options in many countries SSA countries.Penetration of private health insurance in countries such as Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana remains very low as a result. Nearly half of all healthcare spending in Kenya is paid out of pocket, whereas in Nigeria, out-of-pocket expenses account for 95% of spending. In the midst of the current pandemic and resulting economic crisis, traditional channels used to distribute capital, insurance, and other financial products have been rendered obsolete due to social distancing and containment measures.Pngme is the first Pan-African data API. We currently have 10 clients and integration partners in Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana. Using our data infrastructure, we have launched a micro-loan partnership with Migo.Money and a COVID-19 health insurance product with MicroEnsure to over 5,000 users in our mobile app which is growing at 300 signups a day. Collaborating with insurance and capital providers to expedite the delivery of coverage, we will help to safeguard individuals against potential out-of pocket expenses they incur due to the crisis, while ensuring that they can continue to contribute to their economies. In line with our existing mission of promoting financial access, we are increasing the rate of partnership integrations and our coverage to maximize impact.

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2020-04-27 16:30

ECONOME

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Econome is a last mile distribution business enabling every home in rural & peri urban Kenya to have easy access to a variety of great life improving consumer products with affordable payments for their income levels.

Location:
Kenya
Sector(s):
sustainability
consumer goods
COVID-19 Impact

We sell life-improving consumer products such as solar lights, clean cookstoves, water filters and sanitation solutions to low income rural households with affordable instalment payments, to enable them have access to these essential goods. With many people staying at home, consumer expenditure increase and therefore using efficient modern solutions reduces this burden on consumers.

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2020-04-27 16:30

Dream Local Digital

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We help businesses market themselves online either with strategy and training to do it themselves, or by doing the work for them or with them.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
sales and marketing
advertising
design
COVID-19 Impact

We are helping businesses communicate with their customers, find new ways to bring their product to market, by offering educational webinars to hundreds of businesses on marketing through a crisis, by adding ecommerce or other ways to sell their products, and managing their marketing

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2020-04-23 13:01

Basileus Technology Solutions

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Low cost and ethical IT service to businesses and consumers.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
information technology
COVID-19 Impact

Our costs are low, and temporarily lowered even further, to help consumers who need their technology repaired to get it repaired on a tight budget. We furthermore are partnered with Give IT Get IT (formerly Computers for Maine) and are covering all repair work for computers through that system for southern Maine. We are also providing contactless methods of picking up and dropping off technology for service.

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2020-04-23 13:01

Meridia

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Meridia specialises in land documentation at scale, working in partnership with global food companies and their smallholder farmer producers.

Location:
Netherlands
Sector(s):
information technology
professional services
agriculture and farming
COVID-19 Impact

Smallholder farmers in West Africa are on average 55 years old, with a life expectance of 60 and many have pre-existing conditions. The vast majority of smallholders have little or no documented land rights. If the head of the household passes away, land my lie fallow due to conflict, families will lose their income and a generation of women may lose their chance of claiming their land rights as their land is passed on to a male relative. Meridia is actively mapping and thousands of farmers with view to provide documentation to those who need it to mitigate short term conflict and income disruption, as well as provide a broad data set for all other organisations supporting COVID related initiatives in Ghana and Ivory Coast.

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2020-04-23 13:01

Shared Harvest: myCovidMD

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We provide free covid 19 testing and telehealth concierge services specifically to marginalized Communities in real time by real people.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

We are providing free testing and telehealth services to people who are uninsured or underinsured and to the startup founder community that have been impacted by covi19

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2020-04-22 13:01

Qoins

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Qoins is a financial wellness app that helps consumers achieve their financial goals, like to pay off their debt faster, by combining financial education and automation.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
payments
financial services
COVID-19 Impact

With current situations looming on peoples finances, Qoins has begun working with both lenders and consumers to offer easier and less capital intensive ways to make payments towards their debts as they search for work and begin to drive income. We are now working with non-profits like InCharge to offer FREE credit counseling to anyone needing help creating a plan or just to discuss options and solutions around their finances. To date we've helped pay off over $12M worth of debt and want to continue to help grow this number, while improving peoples lives.

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2020-04-22 13:01

Shellfish Solutions

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We are the software and data platform for the growing shellfish industry.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
information technology
agriculture and farming
COVID-19 Impact

The 2,500 shellfish farmers in North America sell 90% of their product to restaurants. Thus their businesses have been largely shutdown. In response, we have waived our fees for at least the next 2 months. As these businesses begin to reopen, we are working with them to plan their inventory and sales so they can be ready for what will hopefully be a resurgent demand.

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2020-04-22 13:01

Ignis Careers Private Limited

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Ignis promotes life skills among students in under-served communities. We promote English skills and rudiments of STEM along with life skills enabling students to make informed decisions, with ability to access information. Our programs pay special attention to health awareness leading to positive actions.This helps them break the cycle of poverty, superstitions, and exploitation. Our programs promote gender parity too. We provide capacity building for affordable private schools, where 70% of our students come from families that earn less than $6 a day.In the last 5 years we have worked with close to 300,000 students and 6000 teachers.Access to information, scientific temper, ability to make informed decisions, and eventual improvement in employability skills will make them resilient to face COVID-19 like situations in future.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
education
science and engineering
COVID-19 Impact

Ignis promote Life Skills and English skills among students at the bottom of the social pyramid.Our students come from families that earn less than $6 dollars a day, and in India it also means lower social stature and the discrimination that comes with it. Access to meaningful education and employment improves their opportunity to overcome these challenges. The immediate outcome of the life skills learning is that it improve ones ability to make informed decisions and to negotiate with superstitions. These are the biggest challenges when it comes to health in India, making them extremely vulnerabale. Advocacy skills and critical thinking would make our students capable of negotiating with larger community, to influence others in case of COVID like situations. India faces even worse threats from avoidable diseases like diarrhea, and communicable diseases like TB. Our programs deal with their awareness of general health, communicable diseases and instill critical thinking regarding superstitions.We promote English skills that give them access to information, improve their chances of higher education and give them access employment, helping them out of poverty. Poverty is the worst disease in itself.

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2020-04-21 13:01

OrbMB Technologies

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We squeeze cash out of data assets, saving time and money by documenting hidden financial assets, using proprietary maths to convert data to measurable, profitably-usable, real assets with Proxy Cash Value (PCV).

Location:
Canada
Sector(s):
software
artificial intelligence
data and analytics
COVID-19 Impact

Data is the "operating fuel" of the electronic systems that are helping us survive the pandemic. But there are challenges. There are no continuous improvement business metrics in data science; and little incentive to move away from viewing each SQL query as unique, because data doesn't have intrinsic value. This creates significant waste that cannot be cleaned away, with contacts advising that a majority of all data science analyses do not produce actionable value.Information (organized knowledge) has intrinsic cash value. Data (unorganized) is an intangible. It has none. It never did. Now it does. Now it becomes a profitably-usable real asset with Proxy Cash Value (PCV). What does this mean?(a) Flaws in the deep nature of finance and data science make it impossible to put intrinsic dollar value on data.(b) These have been corrected. We’ve converted data’s hidden value into useful PCV dollars.(c) With intrinsic value comes the ability to deliver practical 'data science' business metrics.(d) Metrics give managers a practical tool to measure the business value of data operations.(e) With metrics, we manage data as if it is efficiently-managed physical inventory.(f) With metrics, we deliver continuous improvement to data science operations.

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2020-04-21 13:01

Physician 360

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We enable patients to diagnose and treat simple medical conditions without leaving the comfort of their couch by providing on-demand video consults with licensed medical professionals and test kits.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
hardware
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

Since Physician 360 launched in Aug 2018, Physician 360 has been pairing point-of-care tests and on-demand video consultations with medical providers for other illnesses like anemia, UTI Strep and Flu. It was a natural transition to do the same for coronavirus. We are offering customers coronavirus screening teleconsults, as well as rapid serology test that detects IgM and IgG antibodies against COVID19. Serological testing is helpful in identifying large numbers of infected patients AND asymptomatic carriers (those who have been exposed but are not currently sick). With these products, we are hopeful to play a key role in deciding who can return to work and school and supporting containment efforts to slow the spread of the virus.

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2020-04-21 13:01

Africa Eats

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Africa Eats is not one company, but a holding company of 30 native-run companies based in 10 of the fastest growing economies in Africa, all focused on feeding Africa.

Location:
Mauritius
Sector(s):
food and beverage
agriculture and farming
COVID-19 Impact

We're worrying not about the health issues of Covid-19 but instead about the breakdown of the food supply chain and with it, the coming hunger crisis which could in turn cause as much, if not more, deaths than the virus.

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2020-04-21 13:01

Minnow Technologies, Inc.

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Minnow has developed an IoT-enabled, contact-free food delivery & pickup platform (you can think of it like an Amazon locker for food) that is in high-demand because of COVID-19.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
last mile transportation
COVID-19 Impact

COVID-19 is driving a permanent shift in workplace norms. Companies, universities, and healthcare providers must prepare for the likelihood of long-term restrictions on access to spaces designed for many people. This will pose a number of unique challenges, including how workers and students will get their meals if they aren’t allowed to congregate in cafeterias and restaurants.Minnow has developed an IoT-enabled food pickup station (called a “Pickup Pod”) that enables contact-free food delivery and pickup. We have also developed a cloud-based SaaS platform that manages ordering, delivery, and pickup, as well as the network of pods. Our platform collects orders from users and sends them to an onsite cafeteria or restaurant. The orders are then prepared and delivered to a network of pods that are located throughout a corporate campus, university, or hospital. Users are notified when their orders are delivered and can pick them up from the nearest pod whenever it’s convenient.

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2020-04-21 13:01

Creative Business Inc

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CBI has developed a software platform that connects a distributed workforce so accounting, bookkeeping and HR companies can connect directly to their clients and safely provide financial advisory services to SMBs.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
professional services
COVID-19 Impact

We helped 100+ of our clients businesses apply for the CARES loans. We can connect with any small business around the country who needs to get their financial records in order, financial advisory for cash flow planning, plans for recovery and return to work, apply to loans and grants and stabilize their businesses. We specialize in small business accounting HR and operational advisory services. We work 100+ companies around the country and have just completed and MVP software platform that will enable us to work across all markets and build a world class workforce in the US. We know what small businesses need right now and can get them support on the the most urgent needs immediately and help them plan for the future.

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2020-04-21 13:01

Xspaced

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Move in now, pay the security deposit over time.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
financial services
real estate
lending and investments
COVID-19 Impact

We have 2 Covid19 products:- Security deposit loans.Xspaced lends directly to renters for security deposits coverage to eliminate financial barriers to housing during C19.Renters re-pay back in 12 months with a 90-120 option for payment deferral.- Covid19 rent relief program.Xspaced deposits rent ½ payment directly to landlords on behalf of tenants.Terms: from ½ of rent amount for 3 consecutive months (up to $2k per unit).Option for deferred payment period: 90-120 days.Tenant pays back loan over 12-24 months.

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2020-04-21 13:01

Acclaimed Labs

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I hired 3 brilliant human statisticians with Masters Degrees to build and replace themselves with high speed automated modeling and forecasting software, removing human bias, attitudes, egos and scheduling conflicts to form the finest institutional grade predictions available.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

We have created forecasts with Covid-19 data.

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2020-04-21 13:01

Makutano ya Wajasiriamali

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We are social enterprise with a focus of empowering, training, motivating and innovating successful entrepreneurship ventures in the community

Location:
Tanzania
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Our immediate focus is to enable peasants effectively harvest maize by providing modern maize harvest technology services (Maize shellers) to ensure they continue getting enough food during and after the COVID-19.

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2020-04-20 13:01

Origa Lease Finance Private Limited

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Origa Lease Finance is one of India's first technology platform that provides all the Asset Life Cycle Management (ALCM) solutions for an equipment under one roof. The offerings on the platform are right from selection of the equipment, leasing it to upgrading or disposing it.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
manufacturing
personal health
financial services
COVID-19 Impact

Origa provides asset life cycle solutions to small hospitals, small polyclinics and individual doctors in their capacity building efforts with respect to medical equipment. One of the key platform offerings of Origa is equipment leasing; i.e. providing three to five year operating lease solutions to add and augment medical equipment capacity across healthcare infrastructure. The target customers are mainly from Tier II and Tier III cities of India. These services will help build sustainable medical equipment capacities across smaller cities, districts to meet any future pandemic or medical emergency. Thus through leasing and range of equipment management services of the platform, Origa will enable higher healthcare penetration in India. Origa leases in key segments of healthcare such as dialysis machines, Ophthalmology, critical care including ventilators, patient monitors etc, endoscopy and neurosurgery to name a few.

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2020-04-20 13:01

EVVA Finanzas

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EVVA empowers financial inclusion and health for unserved SMEs through a digital-only business bank account and working capital financing. Currently we are working on a solution in order to identify SMEs is danger of being bankrupt due to COVID-19, with the ultimate goal to connect them with their local community and get financial aid through donations, crowdfunding and our financing solution.

Location:
Mexico
Sector(s):
financial services
COVID-19 Impact

We are leveraging our business banking platform and data in order to help SMEs in danger of going bankrupt, based on historic open banking data, we want to identify and score SMEs, from red to green, being red the SMEs will go bankrupt in the next 3 months due to COVID-19. Once identified we want to help them with financial aid provided by the community in the form of donations, crowdfunding and with our own financial solutions.In parallel, we are offering to SMEs within the Health sector a Telehealth platform in order to serve patients through a video conference system, we do this together with our local partner.

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2020-04-20 13:01

UNIMA

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Unima developed a fast and low-cost diagnostic and disease surveillance technology which allows anyone to diagnose a disease directly at the point of care, even in the most remote areas of the world, without using lab equipment, with results in 15 minutes and at very low cost

Location:
Mexico
Sector(s):
personal health
biotechnology
COVID-19 Impact

Over our diagnostic platform, we built two tests to diagnose the COVID-19 infection, one capable of detecting antibodies in blood samples and the other one capable of detecting the virus in the blood sample. With this, our platform is capable of detecting if someone has the virus or an immune reaction with antibodies or if it is free from the disease. This test was developed to be used as a screening test for patients suspected of being infected as a triage step for confirmation diagnostic, to asses patient immunity or to help organizations to monitor potential symptomatic or asymptomatic infection cases and reduce risks for their operations in the "exit strategy" from the pandemic

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2020-04-19 13:01

Neopenda, PBC

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Neopenda is a social enterprise creating innovative health technologies for emerging markets; our first product, neoGuard, is a 4-in-1 wireless vital sign monitor.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
Medical Devices
data and analytics
COVID-19 Impact

The neoGuard technology is wireless vital sign monitoring solution that continuously measures 4 parameters: oxygen saturation, pulse rate, respiratory rate and temperature. The product is designed to operate in dynamic clinical environments with low infrastructure, space constraints and limited health staff. Using a single tablet, nurses and clinicians are able to monitor up to 20 patients from one central monitoring application. The system gives off real-time audio and visual alerts if any of the patients' vital signs exceed the acceptable limits - an action that can trigger timely intervention. The technology also employs big data tools to generate clinical insights on disease progression and response to treatment that can help researchers better understand the natural history of COVID-19 infection.Neopenda is currently working with hospital administrators, non-profits, private sector and government agents in both Uganda and the US to deploy and test the neoGuard technology in a number of COVID-19 response facilities and hot spots, including: nursing homes, quarantine centers, pop-up clinics and health facilities at all levels.The neoGuard product extensive safety and performance testing including two IRB-approved phase 1 trials and verification and validation testing by an accredited third party. The innovators have applied to the US Food and Drug Administration for Emergency Use Authorization, and is also preparing a technical file for CE mark certification.

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2020-04-19 13:01

Villa Mart Pvt Ltd

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Villa Mart is going to set the largest supply chain for farm produce with in-house technology.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
last mile transportation
agriculture and farming
COVID-19 Impact

Our startup is helping the farmers to procure their products and also reachable to the consumers through our mobile outlet, online selling platform an through small retailers.

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2020-04-19 13:01

HimVayu Innovators Pvt. Ltd.

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HimVayu is an IP driven company involved in developing innovative Products in the field of Medical devices & Anti viral nasal filters.Himvayu is a Private Limited company consisting of professionals ranging from Biotechnology, Design, Electronics and management. We have developed few solutions in the healthcare domain ranging from Nanotechnology Anti Viral Nasal filters, Sanitizers & RBC deformity detection device.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

Considering the recent outbreak of corona virus, the main channel of transmission occurs by the transfer of droplets to a healthy person through air. There have been several similar outbreaks that utilize air as the main transmission channel. However, such transmission of diseases can be stopped using different filters for mouth and nose. Various masks comprising different filters are often used to curb the transmission of the air borne diseases. There is a need for a filter that filters the nano particles including any viruses with high removing efficiency. The present compact anti-viral nasal filter filters different nano particles including viruses, bacteria and other pollutants by embedding electro-spun transparent air filters. The nasal filter aids to filter the exhaled air from an infected user to avoid spreading of diseases to adjacent individuals. The nasal filter is ergonomically designed to fit to the nose of the user without any disturbance to the eyes, mouth and field of vision of the user. The compact nasal filter can be used by quarantined patients, medical staff including doctors, nurses and allergic patients with seasonal allergies against minute particles. The filter provides natural breathing at a rate of 12 to 16 litres per minute (LPM) to the user without any reduction in the air suction rate and to enable the user to use the nasal filter during walking, running and other daily activities with ease.

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2020-04-18 13:01

Millet Machines and Tools LLP

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Millet Machines and Tools LLP, is a social enterprise registered under the Limited Liability Partnership Act,2008,having its registered office at S-2, Industrial Estate, Kummaravandla Palli, Kadiri, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh-515591.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
manufacturing
design
food and beverage
COVID-19 Impact

We have Diversified from our regular product line to Design and fabricate Hand wash stations and mobile solar energy cart , Hand wash stations can be used outside all retail outlets ,banks, services clinics, Hospitals, Police stations ,Schools & colleges etc. WHO has stated that 20 seconds washing is most effective form sanitation to prevent spread of COVID19.Access to energy in remote and secluded areas prevents adequate infrastructure to be set up for treatment of COVID19 patients, particularly in emergency cases. We are designing our cart to be a mobile inclusive, light-weight solar energy generator. It will be able to be adapted to be drawn by Animals, Human power, motor cycle etc, enabling access to otherwise inaccessible areas.

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2020-04-18 13:01

Kotiz

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Kotiz is a personal finance assistant. The goal is to connect individuals with financial advisors to help them save money and invest responsibly. We want to help families find answers to their questions while taking financial decisions or while going through financial hardship during economic crises like COVID-19.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
financial services
COVID-19 Impact

In addition to health issues, COVID-19 created a huge financial chaos. While companies have management, technology and cash to reboot, working class families are left behind with limited access to financial advisory and technology. Kotiz has a solution to connect individuals with financial advisors. We are also working on financial tools to help individuals manage their bills, explore affordable products and services, save money and invest responsibly. We believe that making the power of new technologies like AI and blockchain available to everyone, will make our planet a better place for all.

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2020-04-18 13:01

LIL2

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Sign26 is a translation and accessibility service for American Sign Language users that empowers Deaf and hard-of-hearing people with the power of written English.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
information technology
COVID-19 Impact

Clear communication is vitally important during these unprecedented and challenging times. People whose native language is American Sign Language (ASL) can often be out of the loop when it comes to communicating with a community and society that does not understand sign language. Our company aims to bridge this gap by providing high-quality ASL to written English and written English to ASL translation services. Most of us are familiar with sign language interpreters and many have seen these hard working professionals alongside political, health, and business leaders in recent weeks conveying important information related to COVID-19 and its impacts on every facet of our society. Translators, as opposed to interpreters, produce accurate written documentation of a Deaf or hard-of-hearing citizen's communication and render written English into accessible ASL. These translations can provide a critical service in a variety of settings including health care, education, and business. None of the major or minor translation companies on the market today offer sign language to written English translations. Often Deaf and hard-of-hearing people to ask family, friends, or others with no qualifications as translators to help get their message accross. The Sign26 mission is to empower Deaf and hard-of-hearing people with written English. We value equal access, nondiscrimination, and communication equity for all and ask you to join us in this important work.

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2020-04-18 13:01

Priority Asset Management Exchange (PAMEE)

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PAMEE is a technology company that launched an online repository for municipalities to manage existing and new vendors, create public purchase requests and make private purchase requests for life-saving equipment during times of crisis.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

We created a free method of finding supplies of life-saving equipment for municipalities in an extremely fragmented market. We are helping this equipment get into the hands that need it most more quickly.

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2020-04-18 13:01

Alpha Corp

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Spacerock is a data engine built to gather insights that matter.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
messaging and telecommunications
COVID-19 Impact

We eliminate communication bottlenecks to solve inherent problems during a pandemic and recovery scenario.

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2020-04-17 13:01

Custom Composite Technologies, Inc.

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Our successful small business of 20 years has rallied many challenges through diversity of products, clients, and industries. The common element is providing solutions to manufacturing challenges through the use of our highly skilled experience in lightweight composite materials and the application of advanced methods of fabrication. Our team is ready to lightweight the future in transportation, energy, aquaculture, and carbon fiber medical products.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
manufacturing
COVID-19 Impact

First, we are operating our manufacturing facility in the safest way possible to ensure the health and well-being of our employees. Next, we are continuing with the R&D of a subsequent product as we have full confidence that the economy will sustain. We will pursue a grant for the market research on this. Next, we donated PPE to Maine Health Supply Chain from our in-house stock. And, we are asking what products do visionaries see in the future that lightweight composites can enhance.

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2020-04-17 13:01

dac3D, Inc.

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We are a product design and development firm specializing in taking products from concept to full production. We have special skills in silicone, plastics, 3D printing and composites. We have a strong business management background.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
manufacturing
hardware
COVID-19 Impact

We have designed a novel way to manufacture a face mask. The design leverages scalable US manufacturing capability to mass produce masks. The solution can ramp fast now and be a viable alternative for the future.

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2020-04-16 13:01

Jana Care

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Jana Care designs, develops and manufactures handheld medical diagnostics for primary care and at-home testing on our FDA cleared platform.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

Jana Care (Boston, MA) seeks support to develop and manufacture a rapid COVID-19 viral antigen lateral flow assay (LFA), designed to integrate with a smartphone-powered and cloud-connected fluorescent reader. The test design targets a non-invasive sample collection method (e.g. mid-turbinate nasal swabs) and simple test process to enable operation by non-professionals, seamless reporting and contact tracing in the community, and serve as an easy-to-use alternative to rtPCR for early detection of the COVID-19 virus.

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2020-04-16 13:01

Hawque

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Hawque is a mobile platform where security guards, police officers or bodyguards can be hired, at the push of a button.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
information technology
artificial intelligence
administrative services
COVID-19 Impact

Specific to COVID19, here's what we are doing: We have offered donated security patrols for neighborhoods in need that have experienced a crime uptick due to reduced police presence. Several police officers have been infected and quarantined and we have helped offer that force mulitplier to the community for cost or donated, when possible through our https://www.hawque.com/safeatl program. We are also a partner of the pull up neighbor program that is delivering masks, PPE's, groceries and meals to the first responders, essential workers and communities in need. The US tour will start in mid may 2020. We have the ability to tap into our 1500+ security network to for any security needs during this time as well as utilize that resource for any other project/needs that can help our community as our team of security professionals will not only profit security but will also deliver grocery's, make deliveries or anything else that is needed during these times for our community and/or clients.

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2020-04-16 13:01

CareTribe

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CareTribe is an AI powered digital platform coupled with expert led services that supports the dynamic needs of family caregivers and their loved ones.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
Wellness
Health Care
Elder Care
COVID-19 Impact

At CareTribe, our mission is to support family caregivers and their loved ones (e.g., parents, spouse, children with special needs) so they can manage current caregiving needs and be better prepared for future needs. Majority of caregivers are full or part time employees. With the COVID-19 outbreak, many families are facing challenges and feeling isolated with their caregiving duties and/or becoming first time caregivers. The pandemic also highlights the support that professional caregivers need for both their professional and personal caregiving duties. CareTribe helps build resilience in caregivers by helping them be better prepared – anticipating future needs, organizing essential documents, financial planning, finding local resources and focus on their well-being. By building resilience and confidence in caregivers and providing them expert and community support, they are less likely to suffer physical and emotional strain and burn out that so many caregivers experience. CareTribe also supports those that are acutely impacted by COVID-19 - they need support when a loved one is sick, know what benefits and resources are available to them and in some cases plan for end of life. Without this support, caregivers would have a difficult time managing their work and caregiving commitments leading to absenteeism, lost productivity and in some cases, having to leave the workforce – this has a significant cost to employers and the economy (~32B annual cost prior to COVID-19).

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2020-04-16 13:01

Signal Insight

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Our innovation, Sonotect, is a digital diagnostic technology that directly detects, identifies, measures and maps abnormal conditions that are invisible to current medical methods, including inflammation, dysfunction, injury and infection.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

Our product has potential to improve health care during and after the COVID19 challenges through its capabilities to assess and monitor physiological status and guide treatment on an individualized and immediate basis. Applications include early detection in the absence of symptoms, determination of worsening conditions, alerting for severity of organ stress, earliest recognition of improvement and monitoring recovery over time. Analysis of Sonotect findings, outcomes, and trends may benefit triage and allocation of resources. Use of our technology may lead to new insights about the mechanisms of COVID19 infection and targets for treatment, for instance routine intubation is being questioned. Sonotect is low risk, low cost and could be made widely available through telemedicine as well as in clinical settings.

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2020-04-16 13:01

iMerciv Inc.

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iMerciv leverages crowd sourcing and AI to empower pedestrians with personalized navigation and actionable data in real time for safe, convenient and accessible trips.

Location:
Canada
Sector(s):
navigation and mapping
artificial intelligence
data and analytics
COVID-19 Impact

With the help of fellow pedestrians, always know what’s happening on your sidewalks and get the best routes for you, with our new pedestrian navigation app: MapinHood.The beta version of MapinHood was released on February 14th 2020 and Canadians can now download the app on both Android or IOS! In light of the COVID-19 Pandemic, our team will be working to release and optimize new updates on the MapinHood app that will help in the fight against the virus by: •Building in an ‘Avoid Crowds/Busy Streets’ setting into our routing engine that will enable users to reduce the risks of encountering others should they need to leave their homes for essential work, goods or supplies. (Based on historic pedestrian foot traffic and then eventually live location data once there is enough user adoption in concentrated areas.)•Incorporation of a ‘Round Trip’ feature that gives users the ability to set a timed route that starts and ends at their homes while avoiding all unnecessary risks while they are outside.•Building in optional survey tools to better help protect our vulnerable communities and track the spread of the virus on a more granular level. For example, we can estimate wait times or the ‘busyness’ of grocery stores with real time updates from users. We also hope to collect and monitor voluntarily contributed data that is COVID-19 relevant from users in coordination with public health agencies to help with risk assessments and transmission tracking.

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2020-04-16 13:01

Dreamland Technology LLC

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An interactive and multi-sensory media collection for the memory impaired and their care partners at a time where sufferers and caregivers are confined in their home; a unique non-pharmaceutical approach to dementia, inducing relaxation, stress reduction and perceptual sensations.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

The current situation in nursing home is a disaster. In Maine, the lock down is forcing these institutions to lock people in their room, preventing families and visitors to come. For the dementia sufferers, it's a drama behind doors beyond your wildest imagination. People are confused, more isolated than ever and do not understand anything, including the fact that everyone is wearing mask and locking them up them in their bedrooms, 24/7. There is absolutely no television program adequate for dementia sufferers, they generate anxiety and stress and this population can not follow a plot. Memory Lane is the only solution available at the moment to help reduce anxiety, fear, stress and confusion by providing 24/7 adapted programing to this population. Memory Lane follows the circadian rythm of the day through a plot free series of sessions adapted for the end viewer. It offers respite to the caregiver and a unique relief to help with the associated stress related to the current Covid 19 situation. We bring the exterior, inside.

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2020-04-16 13:01

Capa Systems

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CAPA Systems is a technology startup that specializes in creating payment solutions for the public transport sector in Kenya & East Africa.We have created the ‘Oyster Card’ of East Africa.

Location:
Кения
Sector(s):
financial services
last mile transportation
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

We aim to make fare payment cashless, thereby removing the risk of getting Covid19 by handling "dirty" cash.This system also increases accountability and therefore tax revenues, which can be directed to help the population.

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2020-04-15 13:01

huneybrand

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Creating cleansing hand soap infused with bacteria fighting essential oils and isopropyl alcohol

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
e-commerce
COVID-19 Impact

Keeping our hands clean

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2020-04-15 13:01

Reconnect, Inc.

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At Reconnect, we're building a technology platform for accountability that leverages software, hardware and data -- starting in the criminal justice space (fighting recidivism, incarceration, and addiction) and then moving into behavioral health.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
software
COVID-19 Impact

At Reconnect, we're building modern tools for the criminal justice space that serve to improve outcomes for everyone involved –participants, case managers, probation officers, and society. Our technology provides a more effective way for pre-trial, probation, parole, and specialty court programs to operate. With COVID-19, “business as usual” for community supervision is impossible. Shelter-in-place rules have disrupted normal means for demonstrating compliance. Courts are scrambling to find communication tools, but are worried about security & HIPAA compliance. We have seen a surge of interest in our platform since COVID-19, with inbound requests growing weekly.Modern Communication with Security and ReportingReconnect’s smartphone & web tools enable HIPAA-compliant, secure, and auditable messaging between administrators and participants while they stay remote. This includes live video calls, offering a compliant alternative to tools not designed for this sector. Location MonitoringFor participants who need to adhere to location rules or curfew checks, Reconnect enables courts to monitor participant locations at a fraction of the cost of traditional ankle monitors. We achieve this through our app, and also offer a low-cost wearable for added security for those that need it. Remote Check-ins Whether it’s curfew or a support meeting our app makes it possible to quickly and securely complete a check-in remotely – all backed by state-of-the-art anti-cheat technology.

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2020-04-15 13:01

Wexus Technologies Inc

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Wexus Technologies is an IoT software company empowering the global food supply chain with energy/water intelligence + renewable energy sources.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
agriculture and farming
COVID-19 Impact

The food supply chain is in serious disarray due to the Covid 19 pandemic. We help farmers optimize their energy-water-labor costs to drive more efficiency and automation so they can focus on growing food and staying in business.

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2020-04-15 13:01

Motega Holdings, Inc dba Motega Health

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We are formulation specialists who developed a long-acting hand sanitizer against SARS-CoV-2

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

Our long-acting hand sanitizer has been demonstrated to last on hands for 24 hrs even with 4-6 washings/day and over 52 hrs on surfaces. We believe the base may act like soap as an amphiphile destroying the viral envelope, so it may even have the potential for aerosolized exposure prevention.

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2020-04-15 13:01

Peakcore, LLC + Maine Farm and Sea Coop

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Providing consulting and infrastructure for growing companies in a variety of food manufacturing / farm / sea / aquaculture sectors. Auditing for excellence.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
government and military
financial services
food and beverage
COVID-19 Impact

Ensuring food is safe for consumer and wholesale markets. Providing support for alternatives in transport and safe food handling. Building networks.

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2020-04-14 23:05

Pangolin Outer Wear

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We are a start-up company who designs and who is looking for a manufacturer for Personal Protective Equipment which prevents the transmission of Vector Borne Diseases like Lyme Disease, West Nile Virus and Malaria (may be adaptive to prevention of air borne diseases like COVID-19).

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
manufacturing
COVID-19 Impact

Our business was created to find an affordable solution for the prevention of most all Vector Borne Diseases. We believe that there are technological solutions to disease prevention that don't require expensive and lengthy approval through agencies like the FDA and that can be effective and not require reapplication of toxic chemical agents in order to be effective. According to U.S. CDC statistics there are approximately 3 billion people in the world who are at risk for Dengue Fever and around 200 million people who contract Malaria each year. In the U.S. there are around 350,000 reported new cases of Lyme Disease, which is believed to be only a fraction of the actual number of cases as well as many cases of West Nile Virus infections with many new and emerging Vector Borne Disease threats, looming on the horizon. We are currently patenting our PPE with the USPTO and are looking for ways in which to adapt our technology to prevent air borne transmission of viruses like the COVID-19. I am a Medical Technologist/Microbiologist with over twenty-five years of experience in the Laboratory and am looking forward to meeting the challenges with which we are currently being presented and hope to be able to help stop this and other preventable diseases.

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2020-04-14 23:05

Impact Capital Africa

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We facilitate finance for African SMEs

Location:
United Kingdom
Sector(s):
financial services
COVID-19 Impact

We're working to map funding solutions for the Zambian market and use our online platform to connect it with struggling Zambian SMEs with liquidity issues as a direct result of COVID-19

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2020-04-14 23:05

Senscio Systems

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Senscio Systems provides daily, AI powered self-management support and integrated care delivery to individuals with the most complex, chronic health, enabling them to successfully follow their prescribed care, preserving quality of life and preventing avoidable hospitalizations.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

Seniors with underlying chronic conditions are at the nexus of a triple threat:- They are most vulnerable to serious complications if infected with COVID-19,- Unable to access their clinicians, their routine care of chronic health is disrupted,- They are becoming socially isolated leading to greater depression and anxiety.Senscio System’s Ibis Program, specifically designed to promote independence in seniors with chronic conditions, offers immediate relief. The program provides:- “Eyes and ears” in the home to monitor for signs of infection: Remote monitoring for any signs of COVID-19, coupled with the ability to remotely engage clinician support at the first sign of symptoms,- Ability to manage underlying chronic conditions without incurring risk of infection: Remote monitoring, self-management coaching, and coordination of clinical care to address complications from COPD, CHF, diabetes, hypertension, depression, and anxiety,- Phone calls adding a human touch to address social isolation: Regular check-ins and support for coordination of social services.Through a telehealth hub, underlying AI algorithms guide individuals through effective health management. Algorithms notify clinicians of COVID-19 symptoms and other health complications. A Member Advocate calls to promote good self-management habits including medication adherence. If permitted by member, data collected by Ibis is available to family. Studies have shown that Ibis reduces hospital days by over 70%.

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2020-04-14 13:01

LiberT Supply Chain Optimization, Inc

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LiberT is a SaaS solution using AI/ML Learnings & Insights to redefine billion dollar supply chains to provide lower risk liquidity solutions.

Location:
Canada
Sector(s):
artificial intelligence
last mile transportation
COVID-19 Impact

Providing technology tools to help facilitate the sourcing, logistics and underwriting of PPE supplies.

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2020-04-14 13:01

Element3 Health

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Element3 Health is a company that partners with health insurance companies and the private sector to end loneliness and social isolation through social activities and clubs. In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis we are branching out into virtual club offerings. These virtual clubs provide meaningful social connections for seniors to combat the social isolation they were already facing and to prevent the negative health consequences of loneliness that experts predict will cost billions of dollar in the years to come. Social isolation and loneliness carries the same health risk as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. The social distancing measures in place now are exacerbating the issue and can only be stopped through social connections. With a robust national network of activity clubs Element3 Health is uniquely poised to solve this issue and help seniors stay connected, healthy and active through this crisis and beyond.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

We seek to help all 47 million seniors in the U.S. The CDC is encouraging everyone in this age demographic, regardless of health, economic status, ethnicity or geography to stay at home as much as possible. The potential for nationwide social isolation and loneliness in this large demographic is astronomical and requires urgent, immediate help. Prior to the coronavirus outbreak, it was estimated that 40% seniors experienced regular social isolation and loneliness, contributing to preventable health issues that cost Medicare $6.7 billion annually and reduces the quality of life of seniors everywhere. Our mission is to put an end to loneliness and social isolation - improving health and extended seniors’ prime of life.Element3 Health's free access to virtual social and activity clubs will drastically reduce the rates of social isolation and loneliness among seniors that were on the rise before the COVID-19 pandemic.Our program will provide free access to virtual clubs centered around shared passions such as knitting, Tai Chi, painting, etc. It is an extension of the in-person solutions that have allowed seniors to create meaningful connections and increase physical activity prior to the outbreak. We are partnering with health plans and investors, but we are also seeking funding from other sources committed to improving the lives of seniors and curbing and preventing mental and physical health care crises.

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2020-04-14 13:01

Daewdalion Peregrination Admonitors d/b/a DPA Technologies

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We provide Industry Expert level Enterprise and Gov''t Size Enterprise IT Operations Management Services

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
information technology
financial services
COVID-19 Impact

Possess a thorough understanding and expertise in the operational and regulatory landscape of our market areas and the inherent value of IT in Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity Management and successful Continuation of Operations Planning (COOP)

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2020-04-14 13:01

Chimani

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Chimani is Google Maps for places Google Maps doesn't cover, such as national and state parks.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Chimani is providing critical information on the openings and closings of national and state parks in order to help balance the need for outdoor exercise while not increasing virus exposure due to overcrowding.

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2020-04-14 13:01

Carleton Supply, LLC

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A distributor of Hospital Disinfectant called Grenadier Plus.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

We are in communication to distribute Grenadier Plus Hospital Disinfectant to multiple states to help combat the spread of COVID-19

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2020-04-14 13:01

PEGASI

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We are pioneers in the Smart management of Healthcare information. We make information accessible, clear and useful for physicians and patients, while using Big Data mining and Machine Learning to track endemic and epidemic diseases.

Location:
Chile
Sector(s):
Big Data
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Electronic Health Record (EHR)
COVID-19 Impact

Crisis management depends on having reliable sources of information readily available, both to detect trends and to act upon them. In Healthcare, information gathering is delegated to practitioners and support personnel dealing with everyday ailments. More than 70% of Healthcare information gathered in the developing world remains unstructured, on paper. Months go by until we have a clear snapshot of a city, state or country's status.In everyday cases, accessibility, reliability and security of Healthcare information are factors that heavily contribute to adverse events, which affect 1 out of 100 hospitalized patients in Latin America. Yet, the COVID-19 crisis has shown us that lack of real-time access to this information has made our regions more vulnerable, as strategies cannot be devised based on accurate information.That is why we are focusing on creating reliable and secure access to clinical information, in order to help clinicians in their everyday tasks, to support their decision-making with special algorhythms and to, finally, allow real-time Population Health monitoring.

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2020-04-14 13:01

PharmD Live Corporation

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Partnering with Physicians practices to deliver an outsourced, telehealh, Chronic Care Management program as defined and funded by the Center for Medicare/Medicaid Services (CMS) to the 40 million Medicare beneficiaries with 2 or more chronic conditions.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

By focusing on the most vulnerable patients, those with weakened health systems due to multiple chronic conditions, we will provide a monthly monitoring service that provides early identification of potential issues, especially those changes occurring between physician office visits.

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2020-04-14 13:01

FlexFinTx

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FlexFinTx is a blockchain powered digital identity start-up aiming to provide identity to over 400 million Africans!

Location:
Zimbabwe
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

Our core platform FlexID can be used to prove Covid-19 Statuses which can be easily verified using a QR Code whilst providing Healthcare workers a Credentialling platform for their certifications.

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2020-04-14 13:01

SatSure

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SatSure is a decision intelligence company providing remote risk identification and monitoring solutions to banks and insurers in agriculture, infrastructure, and climate change sectors using satellite image analytics and AI.

Location:
India
Sector(s):
information technology
financial services
artificial intelligence
COVID-19 Impact

SatSure is helping in the economic recovery of its clientele by providing remote monitoring services through its satellite based analysis. Example - identifying the area under standing crop to signal logistics & supply chain companies for sending tractors and trucks to these areas so that farmers can harvest their crops and get paid, as during the lockdown a lot of harvest is being lost due to restricted movements of vehicles, and due to lack of labour, warehousing and cold storage facilities many farmers are choosing not to invest time and money into harvesting due to the uncertainty of whether they will be able to sell the produce

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2020-04-13 13:01

Aidar Health

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Aidar Health is a digital medicine company reimagining today’s standards for health monitoring, chronic care management, and clinical trial - our hand-held, wireless rapid health assessment and monitoring device, MouthLab, measures more than 10 vital medical parameters such as temperature, blood pressure, respiratory rate, respiratory flow cycle morphology (RFM), pulse rate, ECG, SpO2, heart rate, heart rate variability (HRV) and spirometric lung functions (FEV1, FVC, FEV1/FVC, PEF) in just 30 seconds. Sensor data is sent in real-time using LTE-M (4G) or Bluetooth to the secure cloud server, where our proprietary analytics system uses AI and machine learning algorithms to analyze and generate actionable insights. This data can then be accessed through a physician portal, allowing for timely intervention to COVID-19 infected and/or suspected patients. Hospitals and public health systems can deploy our solution for surveillance of patients, identification of high-risk individuals with potential symptoms of COVID-19, effectively triage individuals to identify people most urgently in the need for care.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
personal health
COVID-19 Impact

Currently, clinical trials and clinical care for COVID-19 are limited to hospitals and traditional healthcare facilities. With an increase in infection and a shortage of healthcare professionals to tackle/manage this pandemic, it is essential to deliver high-quality patient-centered care within the comfort of one’s home. Patients with chronic conditions, complicated by COVID-19, face worse health outcomes, have higher hospital readmission rates. This means that such patients will require more complex, comprehensive, and regular care in order to maintain or improve their health. Telehealth and remote monitoring are exceptionally advantageous in the current situation considering the need to prevent overcrowding at healthcare facilities. Currently, a digital thermometer is often used as a sole predictor of infection or disease status with low sensitivity. But, COVID-19 detection and management need additional digital biomarkers that are currently undetected or under-utilized for which our device could be extremely valuable.The FDA recently issued guidance to help expand the availability of non-invasive remote monitoring devices to facilitate patient monitoring while reducing patient and healthcare provider contact and exposure to COVID-19. While the guidelines mention disparate device types such as ECG, cardiac monitor, Pulse Oximetry (SpO2), Non-invasive blood pressure (NIBP), and respiratory rate (RR), MouthLab integrates all these capabilities in a single, hand-held tool.

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2020-04-13 13:01

Akara

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We use robots and UV disinfectant lighting technology to sanitize rooms faster, better, cheaper and safer than it is done currently.

Location:
Ireland
Sector(s):
sustainability
science and engineering
COVID-19 Impact

Existing methods for disinfecting rooms of infectious pathogens, including SARS-CoV-2, are ineffective, time consuming, labour intensive and impractical. This is leading to high numbers of healthcare workers contracting the virus (more than 25% of recorded cases in many countries have been healthcare workers) and massive reduction in workflow. This has been especially problematic in radiology departments where recommended infection control cleaning times between patients has been elevated to 60 minutes, and where radiographers (not cleaners) are required to manually clean expensive equipment (such as CT scan machines). Akara has developed a robotic disinfectant solution that uses UV germicidal radiation to rapidly disinfect rooms, reducing the time to disinfect radiology suites to less than 15 minutes, and helping to keep health workers off the front lines. Our solution has been validated by a leading microbiology lab in Ireland's top University, and a beta version of the robot has been deployed in 2 Irish hospitals. Our initial focus is in radiology departments, however we have received strong interest for using the system in other parts of the hospital, in nursing homes, retail, and on public transport.

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2020-04-13 13:01

Impact Capital Africa

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We act as an impact investment ecosystem enabler in Zambia; helping growth stage Zambian SMEs that deliver social and/or environmental impact as well as financial returns to access domestic and international conscientious capital.

Location:
United Kingdom
Sector(s):
lending and investments
COVID-19 Impact

Our focus is on preserving the Zambian impact investment ecosystem. To do this we are gathering challenges / opportunities within our networks of government organisations, NGOs, funds, investors, and SMEs. We can then design tools for SMEs and investors, and facilitate targeted funding to preserve SMEs and encourage job security. This includes designing an investor response and appropriate financial instruments that can best sustain Zambian SMEs during this period. We are also continuing the our business as usual, which supports the impact investment lifecycle: developing a consistent investment-ready SME pipeline, building online interactive platforms between investors and SMEs, and developing capacity building tools for SMEs.

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2020-04-12 13:01

CBio

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CBio builds a point of care and rapid testing platform for detecting viral load.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
sustainability
hardware
COVID-19 Impact

CBio is a minority owned startup company based in Irvine, CA. CBio has been working on a point of care pathogen detection since October 2016. Our technology has demonstrated the ability to directly detect intact virus, bacteria, and other dangerous biomolecules from physiological samples (whole blood, plasma, nasal swabs, saliva).Current diagnostic tests for SARS-CoV-2 virus, reverse transcriptase poly chain reaction (RT-PCR) and serological tests suffer from the difficulties of contamination when access human material is present. The contaminants compromises the performance of these tests by degrading the signal/noise ratio. CBio has overcome the limitations of these techniques with our hardware platform, cellPhoresis®. cellPhoresis® is a live cell testing modality able to monitor viral load dynamics in cells in real time. Viral load dynamics provides better insights into the physiological state of an infected patient. Tracking this signature over time will give medical professionals the critical information they need to ensure appropriate treatment and that the treatment is working as expected.

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2020-04-12 13:01

Finnate Solutions

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We are a company focused on identifying problems and challenges, and developing the right products and services to solve these challenges.

Location:
Sierra Leone
Sector(s):
data and analytics
information technology
COVID-19 Impact

The hardest hit families at the center of the pandemic have access to finance to using mobile money through mobile phones to take care of essential and basic needs in this very difficult and trying times.

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2020-04-11 13:01

Uduaa

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A Complete Post Harvest Solution for Farmers in Nigeria.

Location:
Nigeria
Sector(s):
last mile transportation
agriculture and farming
commerce and shopping
COVID-19 Impact

Due to the lockdown in Nigeria, farmers are finding it hard to get their produce to the market and individuals are looking for safer & cheaper alternatives to shop foodstuffs while embracing social distancing. What we're doing at Uduaa is helping the farmers handle the post harvest(procuring, transportation, temporary storage & distribution) aspects of their work while using our ecommerce platform to provide a safe platform where individuals can buy foodstuffs at the lowest prices possible from the safety of their homes & have it delivered to their doorsteps.

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2020-04-11 13:01

Kim Scofield

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Decentralized education - an environment that combines academics, innovation, accountability, and thought-leader integration through unique, powerful experiences that break through the restrictions of formal education.

Location:
Canada
Sector(s):
COVID-19 Impact

We are responding to the need for academic decentralization brought on by social distancing and school closures. Our program includes assessment tools and advising to set up each child for success. The program components are designed for ADHD, dyslexic, mild autism, and other learning differences, making them extremely effective for mainstream students as well. The program empowers students (and parents) to create, innovate, lead, and create a future with choices.

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2020-04-11 13:01

Copia Global

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Copia’s mission is to be the trusted partner of middle-low income Africans, improving their lives through the power of mobile commerce.

Location:
Kenya
Sector(s):
e-commerce
software
last mile transportation
COVID-19 Impact

During the Covid crisis, Copia is helping in the following ways:- We are deemed an “essential service" by the Kenyan government because we deliver food, household goods, detergents etc to a massive number of vulnerable people in hard to reach areas.- Because we deliver, Copia enables people to stay home rather than travel to markets- Copia is educating people about Covid, which is critical because this demographic has limited access to information- Copia is distributing free soap to all customers and setting up 9,000 hand washing stations across rural Kenya.- Orders have increased 3x in recent weeks, consistent with other mobile commerce businesses delivering essential goods around the world

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2020-04-11 13:01

Bedu

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Bedu solves the skills gap through blended learning, preparing workers for the jobs of the future through an effective and exponential model.

Location:
Mexico
Sector(s):
education
COVID-19 Impact

We are opening free online courses to attract new students, and we are offering a 75% scholarship to students on their first module. Upskilling will be essential for millions of displaced workers to find new job opportunities.

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2020-04-10 21:45

Avendly

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We are building smart UV sterilizing enclosures for home, industrial and hospital use.

Location:
United States
Sector(s):
e-commerce
manufacturing
COVID-19 Impact

We provide a mechanism for sterilization of goods and tools.

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2020-04-09 19:58

StudentFinance

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StudentFinance is an educational technology company focused on helping partner schools financing students’ education through Income Share Agreements (“ISA”) to help increase educational opportunity and empower people to access high-impact careers.

Location:
Spain
Sector(s):
financial services
COVID-19 Impact

In this unprecedented times - numerous people are losing thier jobs. To re-enter the job market it is more crucial than ever to invest in large scale reskilling efforts and equip those people with the skills companies are and will be looking for. StudentFinance facilitates access to quality education, while removing the upfront financial barriers completely, with a fair and sustainable model - using Income Share Agreements. This brings opportunity to people directly affected economically, who would otherwise either not be able to "regain" their jobs back, neither afford financially the investment for a quality education that would lead them to a new career path

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2020-04-08 23:43

Meredith Shields

Managing Director of Impact Investing, Sorenson Impact Foundation

“During this crisis it's more important than ever that we as investors work collaboratively to find and fund solutions to the ocean of problems resulting from and being exacerbated by COVID-19. That's why we're sharing our pipeline of companies and urging all impact investors to do the same.”

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