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
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
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
According to the World Health Organization over 4,000 children die each day as a result of waterborne illness. Our aim is to develop a scalable model of excellence that integrates drinking water testing treatment and related education into the primar
Stock outs within the medical supply chain happen frequently, depriving the neediest of essential sometimes lifesaving health commodities. The current method of stock control at district and health facility levels relies on a complex paper system, wh
[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
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
Slum Soccer aims to improve open urban spaces in one of Nairobi’s most densely populated informal settlements, Mathare. With a population ranging between 80,000 and 180,000 the area lacks any adequate and safe spaces designated to children’s play.
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
The Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) Platform will enhance the existing EID System to get HIV+ infants initiated to life-saving ARV treatment. The solution will build on existing systems to send alerts and reports to health officials, notifying them of
Born to Bond is intended to develop materials and research impacts of an approach that includes elements of maternal mental health and infant play to contribute to the physical, neurological and psychosocial wellbeing of infants, and reduce postnatal
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.
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
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
Anganwadis (synonym for Village Courtyard in Indian languages) are run under the Integrated Child Development Scheme by the govt. of India since 1975.
Project ‘Blossom’ targets at empowerment of Community Caregivers through ‘Aanganwadi’ workers who
We aim to create special packaging for donated toys that feature information to help parents find information and resources in their community, and activities to encourage parents to play and interact with their children.
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
Our idea is to organize workshop that will overcome lack of knowledge and information parents in low-income communities have on how to cater to mental and physical development of their children in the important early 5 years. It will also give parent
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
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