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


NEW videos: next steps on the Journey to Scale

Follow Field Ready, Translators without Borders, and Panzi Foundation and Make Music Matter as they continue to explore topics like the benefits of forming partnerships, how to scale to address a particular need and working towards a new (and improved) humanitarian future. Watch their vlogs...

New report launch: Too tough to scale?

Despite increased investment in the area, scaling humanitarian innovations is still a big and ongoing challenge. In our latest report we identify key barriers and explore ways of moving forward.

Using innovation to break down barriers to handwashing in emergency settings

The steps to washing your hands seem simple. You just grab the soap, turn on the tap and follow the guidance. But what if you don’t have soap, or any clean water? Sometimes it takes more than 3 steps to wash your hands.


Wrapping up

As their project comes to an end, Flinders University report back on their innovation to disseminate information and warnings in the most remote locations around the world.

Sharing our learning about humanitarian Tiger Worm Toilets

Oxfam have been sharing their findings from the Tiger Worm Toilet project through a Dissemination Workshop and the production of a user-friendly TWT Technical Manual

Piloting of the Intervention

WAHA share how recruiting discussion facilitators from within the refugee community, voluntary participation and engagement of key stakeholders contributed to the success of their pilot intervention


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