OpenIDEO is an open innovation platform. Join our global community to solve big challenges for social good. Sign up, Login or Learn more
429 contributions
439 ideas
31 final ideas
Announced!
Ongoing
Announced!

Ideas

The Ideas phase of our challenge has now concluded. Help us collaboratively strengthen our shortlisted ideas by joining the Refinement phase.

 

439 contributions

Sorted by Newest

Contribution list

Our idea is to create a resource centre directed towards the empowerment and education of mothers, women and children, providing them with the tools, resources and know-how to develop stronger and more sustainable communities. 

While we believe th

Our idea is to create a resource centre directed towards the empowerment and education of mothers, women and children, providing them with the tools, resources and know-how to develop stronger and more sustainable communities. While we believe th

Photo of Fudan IDEO
2 1

Village dialogue groups are Village programs that are to improve the social and economic status of households in the Villages of Navakholo and Nambale sub counties- Kenya. The program is to empower communities to exhibit leadership in child rearing i

Village dialogue groups are Village programs that are to improve the social and economic status of households in the Villages of Navakholo and Nambale sub counties- Kenya. The program is to empower communities to exhibit leadership in child rearing i

Photo of Waswa Polycarp
2 2

The idea is about educating vulnerable children ,these are children who most times are left as idlers in the community,others work in markets,shambas etc. when they are suppossed to be in school.
The school needs to be empowered with good infrastruc

The idea is about educating vulnerable children ,these are children who most times are left as idlers in the community,others work in markets,shambas etc. when they are suppossed to be in school. The school needs to be empowered with good infrastruc

Photo of Springsalive Victor
1 1

[Updated 1/7] Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) is a proven WHO-recommended practice that enables mothers to keep their premature babies warm through skin-to-skin contact. There are practical challenges to this wonderful practice being performed 24/7 leadin

[Updated 1/7] Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) is a proven WHO-recommended practice that enables mothers to keep their premature babies warm through skin-to-skin contact. There are practical challenges to this wonderful practice being performed 24/7 leadin

Photo of Rahul Panicker
48 31

Our idea is to use a YouTube channel & SMS-based notifications to connect parents with relevant information to help their children lead more active and nutritious lives.

1 - Existing SMS communication has a low barrier to use and is easily accessi

Our idea is to use a YouTube channel & SMS-based notifications to connect parents with relevant information to help their children lead more active and nutritious lives. 1 - Existing SMS communication has a low barrier to use and is easily accessi

Photo of Brian Barela
3 1

A store for parents of 0-5 year olds to purchase all the products they need for their kids, from food to toys to books and everything else in between. This store would carry new types of products, have an extremely knowledgeable staff, and seek to be

A store for parents of 0-5 year olds to purchase all the products they need for their kids, from food to toys to books and everything else in between. This store would carry new types of products, have an extremely knowledgeable staff, and seek to be

Photo of Debbie Tien
3 3

It would give parents the opportunity to take a bit of a break and know their kids are entertained/learning. This would be a great way to reach isolated rural populations using existing infrastructure, hence reducing start-up costs.

It would give parents the opportunity to take a bit of a break and know their kids are entertained/learning. This would be a great way to reach isolated rural populations using existing infrastructure, hence reducing start-up costs.

Photo of janeth ngoswe
7 5

Play is an integral part of Early Childhood education and development. Through play young children get an opportunity to develop physically, intellectually emotionally and physically. They are able to get into an amazing make-believe world and in so

Play is an integral part of Early Childhood education and development. Through play young children get an opportunity to develop physically, intellectually emotionally and physically. They are able to get into an amazing make-believe world and in so

Photo of Mildred Adhiambo Ogola-Obuya
3 2

We researched and interviewed the community of San Diego and came to the conclusion that these families needed resources. Our team decided we wanted to find a way to create a system where we could allow community involvement. Our team felt one of the

We researched and interviewed the community of San Diego and came to the conclusion that these families needed resources. Our team decided we wanted to find a way to create a system where we could allow community involvement. Our team felt one of the

Photo of Jessica Cho
1 2

The Parenting CO-OP pairs experienced mothers with new mothers, creating a community of moms.  The pairs meet with their CO-OP for group events, through which they share resources and knowledge.

A “Big” is a mom who has knowledge and time to donat

The Parenting CO-OP pairs experienced mothers with new mothers, creating a community of moms. The pairs meet with their CO-OP for group events, through which they share resources and knowledge. A “Big” is a mom who has knowledge and time to donat

Photo of Hal Wuertz
6 6

Young children learn by imitating parents and need attention from these VIPs in their life. Parents of young children juggle overwhelming livelihood, domestic, and parental responsibilities. They do not have the time or energy to seek out information

Young children learn by imitating parents and need attention from these VIPs in their life. Parents of young children juggle overwhelming livelihood, domestic, and parental responsibilities. They do not have the time or energy to seek out information

Photo of Ruju Jasani
3 4

Imagine an easy access space where parents from low-income communities can go looking for support on the different stages of their Childs development. Parents count with doubts and questions, but also they count with knowledge from their experiences

Imagine an easy access space where parents from low-income communities can go looking for support on the different stages of their Childs development. Parents count with doubts and questions, but also they count with knowledge from their experiences

Photo of Carmen Escobar
2 1