Innovation is vital to adapt to unexpected challenges in developing markets. The complexity and uncertainty of a pandemic highlights the pressing need for widespread innovation to increase global preparedness and rapid response. Innovators in the developing world are at the forefront of this challenge as they launch creative solutions, pivot their approaches, and adapt to immense change in response to COVID-19. The flexibility of these organizations helps to ensure that they will continue to meet the needs of low-income communities and customers as well as their own operational survival. In the face of the COVID-19 outbreak, this panel will highlight innovators continuing to demonstrate ingenuity by adapting their delivery models to withstand the global crisis, diversifying their work, and developing critical resilience (e.g. delivering necessary services, food, and supplies).
Last Mile Health (COVID toolkit)
Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator