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


journey to scale: the winners

Earlier this year we launched a call looking for the most promising, tested, cutting-edge innovations that were ready to scale. Following our successful Retreat back in August, we can now reveal our final 3 innovations!

STORIFY: innovation Retreat

Our recap of the start of our Journey to Scale initiative, where we brought 9 shortlisted teams together for our very first innovation retreat

Journey to Scale: UPDATE #1

HIF new scaling initiative: the Journey has officially started!


Extending Early Warnings to Linguistically Marginalized Populations

Sahana are working to overcome the challenges of using poctographs as Early Warnings, such as insuring they are action oriented.

Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage Knowledge Base

CAWST is developing the next phase of its HWTS Knowledge Base, a web-based knowledge and technical support hub on household water treatment and safe storage (HWTS) solutions for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) practitioners.

Why choose Mali as the site to test the concept?

The community based approach to the mapping, modelling and monitoring of endangered heritage sites needs to be grounded in the real issues faced by remote or isolated communities, if they wish to preserve their history, culture and local skills.


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

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