DCHI Award for Best Humanitarian Innovation: This is the top 8!

DCHI Award for Best Humanitarian Innovation: This is the top 8!

DCHI Award – September 11th, 2018

We’re proud to announce the 8 innovation that are in the running for both the public award and the jury award for Best Humanitarian Innovation!

This is the top 8:

Can’t wait to Learn / Warchild

Can’t Wait to Learn brings education to children affected by war and conflict, resulting in brighter future for millions of children world-wide.

Oxfam India Humanitarian Hub

Integrating Early Waring Solutions to quotidian development infrastructures will provide low cost options for real time dissemination.

Optimus / WFP

Optimus is able to combine data from dozens of sources and helps WFP decision makers to continually improve their operations.


An open platform solution towards a trust-based network of qualified disaster responders to improve the timeliness of humanitarian response.

AidInnov is the forthcoming online platform to search, find, fund & enable humanitarian solutions.

Words of Relief / Translators without borders

Information only saves lives if those who need it understand it: Words of Relief uses words to improve information access in humanitarian response.

Social mapping in an emergency response / MSF Malawi

Integrated with geographical information systems, social mapping empowers local people in decision making in emergencies increasing saving of lives.


Collect data from affected populations through social media and make them a part of the solution!

On 2 October during the DCHI Annual Event, the public award winner will be chosen. The winner of the jury award will be presented at the Partos Innovation Festival on 11 October in Amsterdam.