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DCHI Summer Reading Inspiration

The DCHI Summer Reading Inspiration list on Innovation is here! Our Innovation Manager Sandra has compiled a summer reading list, while she’sRead more

Top Tips on Scaling Humanitarian Innovation Projects During First DCHI Academy

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Top Tips on Scaling Humanitarian Innovation Projects During First DCHI Academy

We recently welcomed our coalition to the first DCHI academy webinar, where we explored how to get from idea to innovation to scale. Thanks to ourRead more

Access to Modern Energy; RVO and DCHI open the Humanitarian Accelerator Programme (HAP)

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Access to Modern Energy; RVO and DCHI open the Humanitarian Accelerator Programme (HAP)

The Access to Modern Energy (AME) programme of RVO and DCHI provides the perfect means to get into action around Humanitarian Energy. The AME programme… Read more

From Idea, to Innovation, to Scale: The DCHI Academy, Thursday 2nd July

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From Idea, to Innovation, to Scale: The DCHI Academy, Thursday 2nd July

Innovators know that an idea is only the beginning. Bringing the idea to reality requires creativity and dedication. DCHI is excited to invite Read more

Top Tips from our Innovation Managers on Partnership Engagement

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Top Tips from our Innovation Managers on Partnership Engagement

Are you already using the Partnership Canvas? DCHI is currently in the process of preparing two Humanitarian Acceleration Programs (HAP), for… Read more

NEWSLETTER MAY 2020

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NEWSLETTER MAY 2020

Innovation doesn’t always come easy. Even when ideas flow, putting them into action and business models can bring up all sorts of challenges. DCHI… Read more

Current initiatives

Energy

Energy

Access to Modern Energy is increasingly recognized as an area of humanitarian concern. If communities affected by crises go without proper access to energy, it becomes impossible for them to meet the basic needs of life. In fact, if humanitarian organisations do not adequately address access to energy in their programmes, they risk contributing to the very same problems they aim to solve.

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Project Spotlights: Collaboration

Project Spotlights: Collaboration

To continue inspiring our readers, we will increasingly be sharing our coalitions stories about projects that serve as excellent examples of humanitarian innovation in action. In particular, we will be spotlighting projects that have collaborated with different partners to fulfill their desired impact. If you want a project to be spotlighted within the coalition, get in touch!

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Focal Point Café

Focal Point Café

DCHI is very excited to announce that we will be hosting regular Focal Point Café meetings in 2020 as our newest networking opportunity within the Humanitarian Innovation Sector! We will host regular meet-ups that will offer the perfect opportunity to network in a casual-setting, whilst having the opportunity to hear about humanitarian innovation cases and relevant themes, as well as exploring best practices and lessons learnt from various organisations.

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Global Scaling Strategy for ‘Team Up’

Global Scaling Strategy for ‘Team Up’

TeamUp is an intervention developed by Save the Children, UNICEF and War Child to meet the urgent psychosocial needs of refugee children. Following the successful pilots and growing interest from country offices, other organisations and donors, TeamUp is now ready to scale as a global intervention. DCHI was approached in order to facilitate the scaling strategy, supporting in making decisions and documenting the plan of action. DCHI has focused on defining the ambition, describing the different approaches to scale and aligning the different visions and ideas within the coalition.

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