Local innovations improving the lives of children in Zimbabwe
© UNICEF 2013
The Zimbabwe Activate Talk will feature various groundbreaking initiatives which have through the use of new technology transformed the lives of vulnerable communities.
In its second Activate
Talk on the African continent, UNICEF will convene a collection of
tech start-ups, governmental agencies and international organizations to
highlight the recent innovations that have improved the survival and well-being
of children in Zimbabwe.
The Zimbabwe Activate Talk will feature various groundbreaking initiatives
which have through the use of new technology transformed the lives of
vulnerable communities. The speakers include:
- Tendekayi Katsiga
of Deaftronics, a solar
powered hearing aid.
- Nigel Mugamu of 263Chat, a crowdsourcing platform promoting of
social dialogue through social media engagement.
- Peter Morgan, the inventor of Aquamor, an eco-sanitation, bush pump and blair toilet.
- Mkhululi Ndlovu of West Chase, a tracking system for medicines and medical
- Dr S. Zinyowera of Point-of-care (POC), an initiative implemented by the Ministry
Of Health and Child Care as a stand-alone HIV voluntary testing and
The event will take place on May 30, 2014 in Harare,
More information on this event will soon be available
on this site.