Blogs

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Digitising local production to meet community needs: Zener Technologies and Field Ready shed light on their work together

Ramon Michael

April 16, 2021

A SilAfrica team member wearing a PPE gown and putting on face mask

Working together to innovate scaling and recycling of PPE in Kenya

Chime Asonye

April 16, 2021

Three people dismantling equipment to recycle it

Salvaging waste to protect lives in Nigeria during COVID-19

Chime Asonye

Feb. 26, 2021

Ram Chandra looks over the city of Kathmandu in Nepal

Rising from an earthquake to fight the pandemic in Nepal

Chime Asonye, Ramon Michael

Jan. 15, 2021

Global Auto Systems (GAS) team members making face shields

Meet the Ugandan entrepreneur who is bringing AI to the COVID-19 fight

Chime Asonye

Dec. 11, 2020

Picture of woman who is local producer of hand sanitiser in Ghana

Get your feet on the ground: insights from scouting local innovations

Alex Losneanu

Dec. 11, 2020

Muzalema Mwanza, entrepreneur and activist. Image credit: Safe Motherhood Alliance

Innovating during COVID-19 to reduce maternal and child mortality in Zambia

Chime Asonye

Nov. 13, 2020

Sakina Ansah of Central Region, Ghana, showing her hand sanitiser and other detergent products, which are used in local hospitals.

AfriLabs’ scouts engage grassroots communities for impact in Africa

Ramon Michael

Oct. 13, 2020

Large clay pots lined up on the ground

An age-old design is a vital piece of technology in the response to COVID-19 in South Sudan

Ben Oldfrey

Aug. 27, 2020

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Materials, methods and supply — the challenges of PPE local manufacturing

Ben Oldfrey

July 9, 2020

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