Vote for Finalists

Meet the finalists in Solve's 2020 Global Challenges and Indigenous Communities Fellowship! The finalist from each Challenge with the most votes received a $2,000 Community Award. Winners were revealed at Virtual Solve Challenge Finals on September 29, along with the selected 2020 Solver teams and over $2 million in prize funding.

Vote for Health Security & Pandemics Finalists

Brownsville Sentiment: Equity Project

Designing effective strategies and policies for limiting transmission and supporting recovery

By Michael Lenihan

45

Vaxiglobal

Vaccination verification service to stem the tide of counterfeit vaccination certificates

By Tsitsi Sifiyali

945

Nanotech Covid19 Sensor

A hybrid electrochemical+colorimetric test kit to replace RT-PCR for SARS-CoV-2 detection and quantification

By Dr. Amani Salim

6508

Digitally Enabled CHWs Combat COVID-19

Support community health workers (CHWs) in Africa with innovative digital tools to maintain essential health services during COVID-19

By Sheila Kioko

AT AT
343

Phages for Global Health

Helping scientists in Africa and Asia develop inexpensive antibacterial phage products that can kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria locally

By Dr. Tobi Nagel

287

Global 911

Flare builds 911 technology and operations for the 5-billion people today who live without this life-saving infrastructure and service.

By Ndiko Mwaura

42

Aspire breathing tube

Infection control breathing tube proven to reduce ventilation time, antibiotic use, respiratory labor, pneumonia, and mortality.

By Dr Benjamin Richard Wang MD

5576

One-Minute N95 Decontamination

A fast, low-cost system for decontaminating N95 masks for re-use during pandemic shortages.

By Dr. Jacob Scott

214

Vote for Learning for Girls & Women Finalists

codeHive

Investing in underserved young women to provide the best tech talent and build powerful female tech leaders

By Linda Kamau

187

Mighty Girls

Empowering women and girls with life-changing free digital learning solutions, even for those in offline and remote communities.

By Tariq Fancy

AC AC
9

Teachers Lead Tech

Personalised learning tool for primary school teachers to bring technology creation skills to ALL girls in the classroom

By Monika Katkute

24

Women Disrupting Tech

Launch an online Information Systems diploma to address the educational access and digital divide for women across Africa and Asia.

By Elizabeth Dearborn Hughes

139

Zindi

Transforming Communities By Empowering African Women in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

By Ekow Duker

255

Go Girls: Rising up Together

Social Learning platform that connects high achievers young women as role models for support teen girls learning journey.

By DEBORAH DE MARI

392

JumpToPC

An affordable and accessible personal computing solution for at-home learning and working

By Sucheta Baliga

2360

Simbibot

Using AI and ML to give every girl child access to quality education.

By Ms Oyindamola Adesina

763

Vote for Good Jobs & Inclusive Entrepreneurship Finalists

Innomaps

Innomaps provides business intelligence for small business owners and starting entrepreneurs using geoanalytics and data science

By Nicolas Serrano

334

Stereotheque

A market network that connects creatives with opportunities in creative industries through an innovative skill quantification method.

By Tomas Uribe

50

Douar Tech

Upskilling vulnerable youth through a progressive web application for innovative technology training and job market integration

By Hanae Bezad

171

Scale

A digital platform that gives MSMEs the ability to participate in private and public procurement processes, and win.

By Marvin Tumbo

619

OZE: Data-driven growth

Simple, habit-forming, digital record-keeping and coaching for MSMEs.

By Meghan McCormick

5

Financial Independence for MSMEs

Leveraging AI to provide affordable, relevant and just-in-time financial solutions to MSMEs in Sub Saharan Africa.

By Mr Chidi Okpala

265

Sana Learning Platform

Improving skill learning using AI-powered adaptive learning to reduce time to mastery and increase knowledge retention

By Mrs Anna Nordell Westling

20

New Day Jobs

Enable Access to Higher-Income Earning Opportunities In Southeast Asia and Across the World

By Conor Smith

24

Vote for Sustainable Food Systems Finalists

Affordable and healthy food for low income people

Technology to rescue healthy food at risk of being wasted, and distribute it at discounted prices in low income neighborhoods

By Ady Beitler

KC KC
42

Banoo

One-stop mobile app for aquaculture farmers to increase productivity, enabled by automated microbubble generator and powered by solar panel.

By Azellia Alma Shafira

2730

Cooling Down the Drylands of Kenya

A solar powered Cold Storage Facility that provides both cooling and electricity to viable livestock markets in East & Southern Africa

By Tracy Kimathi

3094

Loop

Supporting small farmer livelihoods and building food system resilience through digital connections

By Ashu Sikri

RG RG
37

Waste to taste

Producing emissions-free, sustainable agricultural phosphorus from waste through our world-first technology

By Dr Farshid Pahlevani

48

Shiok Meats, sustainable seafood

Shiok Meats is a cell-based clean meat company, producing seafood and meats by harvesting from cells instead of animals.

By Dr Sandhya Sriram

74

Sensegrass

Soil Health Analysis By Fertilizer Reduction in Soil for low income small size farmers to Improve food production.

By Lalit Gautam

32

NUTY - Nutritious & Tasty Food

Sustainable fresh ready-to-eat food supply chain to provide affordable, nutritious and balanced diet for Indian urban population.

By Ray Nathan

356

Vote for Maternal & Newborn Health Finalists

SurgiBox

SurgiBox: Protecting mothers, newborns and obstetricians through safe surgical care - any time, any place.

By Dr Debbie Teodorescu

53

RealDrip

A device to regulate infusion into the body using artificial intelligence.

By Abdulwaheed Alayande

93

PM-477: Cure BV

A novel, precise and specific therapy for Bacterial Vaginosis – the number one vaginal infection.

By Dr. Albina Poljak

18

mSCAN

A low cost portable ultrasound that detetcts risk factors of maternal mortality among pregnant mothers in resource limited areas.

By Dr Prosper Ahimbisibwe MD

59

Wheels for life

A solution that uses telemedicine to provide prompt access to health care for pregnant women in emergencies.

By Dr Jemimah Muthoni Kariuki

SG SG
LM LM
EW EW
1549

BEMPU TempWatch to prevent Neonatal Hypothermia

The BEMPU TempWatch detects neonatal hypothermia and promotes Kangaroo Care uptake, to prevent neonatal morbidity and mortality.

By Ratul Narain

SK SK
RN RN
99

Storx

Transabdominal Fetal Pulse Oximeter to Avoid Birth Asphyxia and Unnecessary Interventions

By Dan Fong

DF DF
7

Khushi AI

AI for early prediction of maternal and neonatal outcomes at the last mile

By Ruchit Nagar

30

Vote for Indigenous Communities Fellowship Finalists

NARSS Montana

Provide culturally relevant long-term recovery support services for individuals struggling with addiction.

By Dana Comes At Night

9

Safeguarding Indigenous Genomics

We are partnering with local museum experts to design digital tools to safeguard against predatory access to ancient Indigenous remains.

By Prof. Keolu Fox

554

Indigenous Wisdom Center

The IWC is a demonstration earthship-style building enabling year-round sustainability skills training to build capacity and capital.

By Bryan Deans

85

Indigenous Wellness Marketplace

A digital hub which sells Indigenous-made, culturally significant products to encourage movement, cooking, and mindfulness in Native homes.

By Chelsey Luger

5

Water Connects Communities

Determine the water budget in arid environments for sustainable land management by Indigenous communities.

By Mr. Derrick J. Slick

20

Decolonial Dream Lab

A Native feminist beadwork studio and gallery that centers the intergenerational transmission of creative/cultural knowledges and practices.

By Kimberly Robertson

126

Hale Unfolded

Hale Unfolded is a (k)new playful cultural educational tools used to build our future traditional Hale, Cultural, & Community builders.

By Tiana Henderson

465
 
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