Welcome to the Innovation Zone

Innovators and technologists around the globe are constantly finding new ways to address the most pressing global issues. Some of these technologies have already been scaled through UNICEF to reach the most marginalized people in the world. Others are inspirational technologies that have the potential to be scaled to create a real impact on a massive scale. Do you have an idea or a technology that can rival these?

UNICEF Innovation is dedicated to working with diverse partners and stakeholders to leverage and scale technologies that can make a difference in the lives of millions of underserved populations across the globe.

UNICEF Innovation

Despite incredible developments and technological advances across the globe, there are still many populations that are remote and deprived. For successful development, we must tap into the ideas from the people that are facing these challenges every day. But the youth that want to be a part of society and development are disconnected from the information that could empower them. More

These incredible innovators have leveraged their technology through UNICEF in order to address specific needs of the most vulnerable people around the globe.


Nyaruka was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Kigali, Rwanda. Since then, its mission has been to bring more software expertise to the region and seek out challenging problems that can be addressed with technology. Nyaruka team is expert in mobile software solutions. More

Some of the most innovative technologies out there that could potentially be leveraged to address the needs of the most vulnerable people around the world.

Tech Inspirations