Submit Your Ideas for the Amplify Reproductive Health Challenge!

Deadline: 17 September 2017

OpenIDEO is seeking ideas from organizations or individuals on how might we provide comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services to girls and women affected by conflict or disaster?

Opportunity Areas

The challenge is looking for a wide range of solutions focused on:

  • Adolescents’ rights and health
  • Health services resilience and preparedness
  • Protecting the most vulnerable
  • Last mile delivery of commodities

Benefits

At least five winning ideas will receive:

  • Training on the theory and practice of human-centered design alongside the winning cohort at a Design Bootcamp.
  • $10,000 USD to begin prototyping (test) their ideas for 3 months.
  • A share of $500,000 in additional funding, typically between 50,000-100,000USD.
  • 18 months of technical assistance / design support from IDEO.org designers.

Evaluation Criteria

At a minimum, the challenge is looking for Ideas that:

  • Are new or in early stages but related to core competencies of applicant’s organization or group.
  • Will be implemented by an organization or group that is registered in some way in at least one country.
  • Have at least one year of experience working in the country in which the idea is to be implemented.
  • Have at least one year of experience working in the sector within which the idea is focused.
  • Will be implemented in one or more of the 32 eligible countries

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burma, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, India, Iraq, Ghana, Jordan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Pakistan, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

For more information, please visit Amplify Reproductive Health Challenge.

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