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


Putting users at the heart of emergency sanitation design

How can we increase the use of latrines in rapid-onset emergencies? How can we ensure that all affected people have access to latrines? ....

WASH Challenges: OPEN NOW!

We are looking for research partners and dissemination partners to support our WASH challenges! Apply now!

OUT NOW: The HIF Progress Report

Published in January 2017, the fourth HIF Progress Report reflects on the HIF and its project partners’ activities between September 2015-16.


Getting Started: Our trip to Uganda

The first trip to Kampala, Uganda to meet with key informants and begin the research for the project.

Fast, accurate, easy, scalable processing of drone imagery

This first blog by ShadowView foundation highlights the importance of drone mapping in humanitarian contexts.

Ten reflections on Elon Musk that guided our HIF project

‘Innovate or die’ is a mantra in the business sector, but there is no simple formula for how to do it...


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

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