The Humanitarian Innovation Fund supports organisations and individuals to identify, nurture and share innovative and scalable solutions to the challenges facing effective humanitarian assistance.


Condoms can significantly reduce maternal mortality. But not in the way you might think

Condoms are not usually found on the end of a catheter ... we talked to the team at Massachusetts General Hospital to learn more about their Uterine Balloon Tamponade to stem post-partum haemorrhage.

HIF Evaluation: What we learned and next steps…

This year our Humanitarian Innovation Fund underwent an independent evaluation focusing on the HIF's global performance, process and strategy. Find out more...

Three things you thought you knew about innovation in emergency WASH

Innovation in emergency WASH: Our HIF Programme Officer, Mambwe Chella talks myth busting!


Field testing new handwashing kit prototype in Tanzania

The team have had a good initial response to their hand washing kit, increasing handwashing among users.

What’s at the heart of the MiiHealth project?

MiiHealth reflect on their ebuddi project which builds on insights from the learning sciences and seeks to provide a much more 'adaptive' approach to training so that it has the potential to be context sensitive and personalised

A postscript to a pioneering humanitarian project

LSN share initial successes of their recently completed mCubed project that resulted in a prototype training course for citizen heritage activists, and how they have been sharing these insights in the world of heritage.


Elrha is hosted by Save the Children, a registered charity in England and Wales (213890) and Scotland (SC039570).

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