OpenIDEO: COVID-19 GLOBAL SOUTH HEALTH AND LIVELIHOODS CHALLENGE

How might we support low- and middle-income families in the Global South to stay healthy while maintaining a sustainable livelihood during the COVID-19 pandemic?

OpenIDEO IS LOOKING FOR

We seek innovative ideas that demonstrate a deep understanding of low- and middle-income families in urban areas in the Global South and of those who have been most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re accepting all stages of innovations, from initial design stage to full scale rollout. Anyone is able to submit to the Challenge, whether you are an individual, a team, or a registered organization.

OpenIDEO IS OFFERING

Up to 10 selected Top Ideas are eligible to receive a combination of the following:

  • A share of 55K USD in funding, distributed to up to five of the selected Top Ideas. This funding is provided by La Victoria Lab, Intercorp’s Innovation Lab.
  • An invitation to pitch and present their concepts to leadership from Intercorp, and the Challenge Advisory Team (which includes many of the partners listed above). This event will be an opportunity for visibility and relationship building, to support with additional investment and implementation. Additional details will be announced soon.
  • One complimentary seat in an upcoming IDEO U course per team
  • Entry into La Victoria Lab’s three-week Accelerator Program .

OpenIDEO INVITES YOU TO

Submit your idea, concept, startup, or organization at any stage of development. This Challenge will be accepting ideas until September 10, 2020 at 5:00pm ET.

We are working to build additional partnerships in the Global South, and particularly Latin America, to support the implementation of top solutions. If you represent an organization that might be interested in supporting solutions to become real, please complete this form. ‍ Sign up to receive email updates about the Challenge.

For more information click here.

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