Utility Deadline: Might 25th 2020

The world is at present united in confronting the COVID-19 pandemic which is having devastating unfavorable affect on all spheres of life. The Human Growth Innovation Fund (HDIF), a UKAID innovation programme in Tanzania, is contributing to the COVID-19 response each straight and not directly by way of companions.

In a bid to contribute additional to the combat, HDIF is launching a COVID-19 Response Problem that goals to search out, assist, and amplify progressive market-ready options which can be addressing the consequences of COVID-19 in Tanzania.

Progressive market-ready options that counteract the unfavorable results that COVID-19 has had within the provision of Well being, Training, WASH, or Early Childhood Growth (ECD) providers in Tanzania.


The problem gives a platform to native COVID-19 response innovators to be seen, acknowledged and probably additional supported to scale. Extra particularly, chosen innovators will stand an opportunity to win the next;

  • A possibility to pitch to a digital viewers together with Growth Companions, corporates and different stakeholders who could also be excited about assist additional the improvements.
  • A money award of as much as TZS 30 Million to be invested within the innovation.
  • Advisory assist from the HDIF Crew and companions for as much as a interval of three months.

Standards for choice

  •  The introduced answer will need to have been already piloted/examined in Tanzania
  •  The capability of the group to successfully and instantly deploy the answer
  • The answer’s viability
  • The answer should handle COVID-19 results within the provision of well being, schooling WASH, or ECD providers in Tanzania

Course of and Key timelines

  • Apply by filling the shape on the hyperlink beneath by 25 Might 2020
  • Shortlisted candidates might be knowledgeable by 29 Might 2020 and invited to pitch their options to a panel of judges throughout a web based webinar to be held on or round 5 June 2020. The webinar might be open to the general public. Different Growth Companions and corporates excited about discovering COVID-19 Response options to fund might be invited.
  • Relying on the quantity and high quality of pitched improvements, HDIF will award as much as (3) three options and the remainder might be up for seize by different potential funders.

Find out how to apply

Please apply by filling and submitting the shape within the hyperlink beneath earlier than 25 Might 2020


For Extra Data:

Go to the Official Webpage of the HDIF’s COVID-19 Response Problem 2020

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