Foster innovations that relate to developing nation needs.
Describe what you intend to do and how you'll do it in one to two sentences (required 350 Characters)
cuts corp provides technological(customized software applications) solutions which enables immunisation in nairobi by collaborating with community health workers.
Explain the innovation (2,500 characters)
m-chanjo aims to enhance immunization services by linkinking it to an online shop for basic home commodities.Upon purchase of various items eg.flour, paste,sugar,etc,any needed commodities,upon delivery by a community health worker or trained personnell he/she can also offer immunization services at the same time,also it will enable monitor progress,improve on disease surveillance,and reduce cost.urban settings and the world at large embrace e-commerce that includes online shopping it is only better if it is incorporated with another service delivery such as immunization.
m-chajo enables customers to order basic commodities at the comfort of there home,upon delivery by a health worker he/she can thus offer immunization services at the same time and take survey questions,map the area,thus can easily monitor the progress.
Which part(s) of the world does this innovation target?
I mainly intend to focus on urban area's cause of the high number of smart phone use i.e within East Africa that is Kenya and Nairobi in partucular for the start up.
Who will work alongside your organization in the project idea? (1,000 characters)
This idea largely engages with the urban population due to technological advancements in the urban setting also we intend to work along side digital opportunity trust Kenya who create opportunities for social innovators.
How is your idea unique? (750 characters)
Due to the rapid increase in internet services use in urban areas ie online shopping,we take that advantage to provide another service along side. By using web-based stores/shops and linking it to the immunization services, you will cover a larger location and reach more areas,routinely monitor progress,mapping, increase interaction with community at large .
What is the name of your organization
Community using technology for solutions(CUTS)
Explain your organization (250 characters)
CUTS aims at providing community based technology solutions on various issues like health,unemployment,community developmet etc. Mainly focusing on developing nation need's,by researching and implementing programs that are effective.
Type of Submitter
We are not yet a registered organization but looking for collaborative partners
Community-led organization (CBO)
Gender and Diversity (500 characters)
We are committed to achieving gender equity, equality and inclusiveness.Achieving gender equality requires women’s empowerment to ensure that decision-making at organisation levels, and access to resources are no longer weighted in men’s favour, this means both women and men can fully participate as equal partners.
Organization Location (less than 250 Characters)
Our organisation is based only in nairobi Kenya,currently.
Size of organization (number of employees):
Scale of organizational work
Community (working within one or a few local communities within a region)
Tell us more about you
Our team include:bruce otawa a public health officer,felix akumu programming specialist,simon mzugha a public health officer,wilson ogega a health consultant.Our organization mainly focuses entirety on technological innovation,as a public health officer my roles included empoweremet of the community through health this enabled me understand deeply community needs through constant interaction,also community empowerment can be further achieved by technological innovations.we have more innovations that are aimed at tacking social issues including,unemployment,community development etc
Applying to Gavi INFUSE
Referred by a friend / colleague