At the BoP Innovation Center we are excited by new technologies and the radical improvements they can bring to the lives of low-income producers, entrepreneurs and consumers. In 2017 we took on the challenge to find a feasible application for Virtual Reality within the challenging context of the Base of the Pyramid (BoP). This led to the launch of the very first VR-based sales tool for toilet companies in Africa. We can’t...READ MORE
The REACH programme is launching a Call for Applications for Studies Exploring Inequalities in Bangladesh (Dhaka), Ethiopia (Wukro) and Kenya (Kitui). A total of £150,000 of funding (£50,000 for each study site) will be available until April 2019 to co-build knowledge on how water (in)security produces or reflects socio-economic inequalities and marginalisation, particularly of gender and disabled people. The call is open for local researchers or research teams, including civil...READ MORE
This assignment will continue EWB-USA‘s work providing technical support to the government of Dominica through engagement with United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in response to Hurricane Maria. The Government of Dominica is committed to adapting to climate change (increased frequency of severe storms) in the ongoing reconstruction efforts on the island. Description + Responsibilities Members will work closely with the UNDP program team in Dominica, a small Caribbean island located...READ MORE
For more than two decades, the Lemelson Foundation has inspired young people from diverse backgrounds to tackle the world’s most daunting problems, advanced the field of invention education with a goal of reaching all children, and equipped entrepreneurs with the skills they need to start successful invention-based businesses. A new role at the Foundation, the Senor Director of Strategy, will serve as a champion of the Foundation’s five-year strategy, a...READ MORE
For more than two decades, the Lemelson Foundation has inspired young people from diverse backgrounds to tackle the world’s most daunting problems, advanced the field of invention education with a goal of reaching all children, and equipped entrepreneurs with the skills they need to start successful invention-based businesses. This Program Officer for the Developing Country Entrepreneurship Initiative portfolio will work to incubate promising Invention-Based Enterprises (IBEs), accelerate their growth, and...READ MORE
Want to mentor the next generation of socially-responsible young leaders? The Resolution Project (http://www.resolutionproject.org/) is looking for engaged, responsive, and caring volunteer mentors (Resolution Guides) to work with undergraduate social entrepreneurs around the world. Over 230 Resolution Guides (http://www.resolutionproject.org/support/get-involved/mentor) serve as mentors to our undergraduate Fellows, supporting them in their personal and professional leadership development and in the implementation of a social venture. We currently need Guides with mechanical and...READ MORE
A special issue of Sustainability, entitled ‘Smart Power Grids for a Sustainable Energy Transition’, invites submissions of cross-disciplinary and empirical studies from several fields of economics, business strategy, innovations, environmental impact studies, engineering, public policy, sustainability and consumer research. Since the smart grid and its impacts on sustainable energy transition is manifested differently in different countries and on different continents, a wide range of contributions are invited from all over...READ MORE
Dimagi’s innovative open-source mobile technology improves the health and well-being of underserved populations in over 30 countries. We are a small, driven, diverse, dedicated team and we love what we do! At Dimagi, we care about impact, team satisfaction, and profit (in that order). Do you share in these values? Do you want to gain exposure to the workings of a global organization? If you answered yes to these questions,...READ MORE
BHI works closely with Dr. Paul Farmer’s Partners in Health (PIH), St. Boniface Foundation and other non-governmental organizations to design and build cost effective and sustainable hospitals and clinics serving some of the poorest and most marginalized people across the globe. BHI has developed a very unique and successful approach to building sustainable health care facilities in resource-constrained areas, originating from experience constructing the Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais, Haiti’s 340-bed...READ MORE
The ATLAS Institute at the University of Colorado Boulder invites candidates to apply to the Master’s program in ICTD to learn how to use technology to affect social change. University of Colorado Boulder, ATLAS MS Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICTD) graduate students are creative problem solvers focused on some of the world’s biggest issues. With a flexible multidisciplinary curriculum and strong industry partnerships, our graduate students get jobs working...READ MORE
Interested candidates can apply through the following link: http://grnh.se/5jfkvb1 Job Description Dimagi’s Field Managers are the main drivers in implementing our technology all over the world. They share a passion for challenging experiences, developing solutions in trying environments, that enable people to live healthier and more productive lives. As a Field Manager, you will dedicate your time to one of our ground-breaking, large-scale mHealth projects, which is transforming community health...READ MORE
Interested candidates can apply through the following link: http://grnh.se/x1tjmh1 Job Description Dimagi’s Field Managers are the main drivers in implementing our technology all over the world. They share a passion for challenging experiences, making things work in trying environments, and developing solutions that enable people to live healthier and more productive lives. As a Field Manager, you will dedicate your time to one of our ground-breaking, large-scale mHealth projects, which...READ MORE
BURN is looking for a driven candidate to fill the Senior Mechanical Engineer position at its modern clean cookstove manufacturing facility in Ruiru, Kiambu. He/she will Develop, improve and implement manufacturing processes, including tools and jigs for fabrication, assembly, finishing, and infrastructural materials, among others. Roles and responsibilities • Work closely with and help to train QC inspectors, technicians and production personnel in enhancing the quality and manufacturability of our...READ MORE
BURN, manufactures and distributes aspirational fuel-efficient cooking products that save lives and forests in the developing world. BURN is the leading cookstove company in sub-Saharan Africa and has revolutionized the global cookstove sector by proving the business case for selling high quality, locally manufactured and unsubsidized cookstoves. Since 2013, BURN has sold 300,000+ jikokoa ™ stoves in East Africa. These stoves have helped 1,500,000+ beneficiaries save $52 million in fuel...READ MORE
The College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure-line faculty position in engineering for developing communities. This faculty search fits with the overall vision of the college as being a world leader for excellence and innovation in engineering research and education while addressing global societal challenges and improving life. This is an interdisciplinary search, and candidates would have the opportunity to...READ MORE
Looking for a Dream Job? Help coach College students to make prototypes in a Maker Lab in a reputed management institute. Candidate must be willing to work long hours but will be exposed to students, faculty and industry in this very exciting role. Required Qualifications & Abilities: A high level of technical knowledge of electronics and IT skills Passionate about working in a Do-It- Yourself hands on maker space environment...READ MORE
Do you want to support clients to provide effective training on water, sanitation, and hygiene? Are you looking for a new challenge and a novel way to apply your instructional design, training, and facilitation skills? We are looking for an exceptional individual with experience in training, instructional design, water, and sanitation, to build the capacity of our clients globally. The Position: International Education and Training Advisor. Reports to: Director of...READ MORE
To apply, please click on the following link: HTTP://GRNH.SE/P81BXV1 About Dimagi Dimagi is a global, 120-person software company that develops leading technology for low-resource settings. Our software product, CommCare, is an award-winning, open source platform that enables non-programmers to design and launch customized mobile applications for Android devices. Hundreds of organizations from the UN to small grassroots groups are using mobile applications built with CommCare – be it to support...READ MORE
As the Director of Water Sensors at Charity:Water, you’ll be responsible for developing the strategy and scaling up this exciting new solution. You’ll create demand for sensors across the water sector by developing partnerships with governments, private companies, institutional funders and NGO’s. You’ll coordinate the effort to create the next generation of hardware and software. You’ll collaborate with Water Programs teams using sensors to develop use-cases. You’ll manage a portfolio...READ MORE
TaroWorks is hiring for a consultant based in Nairobi to help train, support, and implement systems. Do you know Salesforce.com and like working with awesome social enterprise clients around the world? Check out the position! We’re a social enterprise offering an offline mobile CRM app that enables remote field staff to log their activities and look up their case histories while offline. We’ve worked with over 90 clients across 40...READ MORE
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