reach52 is seeking expressions of interest from established community-based organizations, such as NGOs, socially-minded private sector firms, and civil society organisations to partner together to implement the digital health model in new rural communities.
By partnering with them, you can use the award-winning health tech and services to support the delivery of your impact goals, connecting underserved populations to primary care healthcare services and access to affordable health products.
The growth partnership model works to develop and implement the digital health ecosystem for rural communities in LMICs:
- Set-up: Partner recruits local network of health agents from target communities; facilitates trainings; equips with reach52 tech.
- Phase 1- Community research and onboarding: Baseline data is collected; residents are signed-up to reach52 eHealth platform.
- Phase 2-3 (TBD)– Funded program development and implementation: Conduct interventions focusing on community health promotion, population screening, and health worker upskilling; Innovative proposals to address local health issues are co-developed; successful proposals co-implemented by reach52 and partner; In some cases, last-mile B2C health marketplace of micro-insurance, medicines, and consumer health products is also launched by health agents.
- Benefits to partners
- Benefit to Communities
- Reduced out-of-pocket spending and improved access to affordable medicines, consumer health products, and micro-insurance plans
- Upskilling and digitisation of frontline Community Health Workers
- Micro-entrepreneurial opportunities for local women
- As a sustainable social business model, reach52 is seeking to implement in rural communities where residents earn an average income of US $3-8/day.
- They are seeking to engage households in the ‘missing middle’, who are earning just a bit too much to qualify for government social protection schemes, yet still face significant health access barriers.
- Beneficiaries should also be living a significant distance from existing health and financial services, such as clinics, pharmacies and MFI branches.
Implementation partners should conform to the following requirements:
- Projects to be implemented in Kenya, Indonesia, India, Cambodia, and Philippines. Currently also scouting organizations who can implement in South Africa, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
- Legally registered non-profit or for-profit organizations with existing community operations in rural regions, relationships with rural populations
- A broad focus on providing supports/services relating to health, livelihoods; micro-entrepreneurialism, and/or rural development
- Organisational experience or interest in implementing social business practices/models, and/or digital interventions is valued
For more information, visit https://reach52.com/request-for-partnerships/