What we do?
Funded by UK Aid, Ideas to Impact is an action-research programme designing, implementing and testing innovation prizes, to induce innovative solutions to development challenges in Climate Change Adaptation, Energy Access and WASH.
We have launched five different innovation prizes in Ghana, Kenya, Nepal and globally (DFID priority countries).
A key element of the programme is testing, researching and learning about innovation prizes for development. We are sharing this learning through learning briefs, papers, blogs and other learning materials.
On 29 November, at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, we announced the seven winners of the Tekeleza Prize during an award ceremony. We awarded these
KIGALI, RWANDA – On 8 November 2018, at the Unlocking Solar Capital Africa conference, the Scaling Off-Grid Energy (SOGE) Grand Challenge for Development
We are excited to announce the ten finalists of the Global LEAP Off-Grid Cold Chain Challenge (OGCCC), which is funded by UK aid delivered by the Department
The Ideas to Impact programme, funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), is testing whether prizes can stimulate innovative solutions
Elizabeth Onyango is a young Kenyan entrepreneur, CEO of start-up Ukulima Tech that she founded in 2016 to improve food security in her country, which is hit
The Dreampipe Challenge closed in May 2018 with the announcement of four winners. They have delivered demonstration projects to tackle non-revenue water (NRW