HEALTH & WELFARE

HearScope- SAB Foundation Social innovation Awards 2017

Published on Nov 3, 2017
HearScope: is a low cost, user-friendly smartphone-based otoscope used to diagnose ear disease. Its camera and optics allow high quality video and image footage of the eardrum and links to a cloud-based analysis system for automated diagnosis of the five most common ear conditions.

Balambie- SAB Foundation Social innovation Awards 2017

Published on Nov 2, 2017

Balambie: is a cardboard baby cot which consists of three easy to assemble panels. The Balambies are made of a cost effective, environmentally friendly, safe and lightweight material.

Rural Hand Bike- SAB Foundation Social innovation Awards 2017

Published on Nov 2, 2017

Rural Handbike for wheelchair users: are bikes that are especially designed to easily assemble and disassemble. Hand Bikes currently produces two models that simplify transfer and accessibility to and from a wheelchair.

FingerTalk- SAB Foundation Social innovation Awards 2017

Published on Nov 2, 2017

FingerTalk: is South Africa's first mobile app for learning South African Sign Language (SASL). The app is aimed at Deaf South Africans and their families and friends.

Smergos- SAB Foundation Social innovation Awards 2017

Published on Nov 2, 2017

Smergos: is the brain-child of Nick Smit and Nicole Vergos, and is dedicated to creating a range of wheelchair bags and other accessories that provide much needed functionality through a choice of simple, personalised designs.

Reach for your dream
Published on Jun 11, 2017
Reach For A Dream fulfills the dreams of children between the ages of 3 and 18 who have been diagnosed as having a life-threatening illnesses.

CANSA Care Homes featuring Eikehof
Published on Jun 12, 2017
CANSA provides home-from-home accommodation to patients undergoing cancer treatment at oncology clinics far from their homes.

Mandela Day #ACTIONAGAINSTPOVERTY
Published on May 31, 2017
Mandela Day has made a strategic shift towards better ensuring that its focus on making every day a Mandela Day has increased sustainability, reach and impact.

Real Women, Real Moments, Real Stories
Published on April 13, 2017
Mimi, formally known as Happy Days, is a proudly South African, locally produced sanitary pad that is distributed among historically disadvantaged communities to keep girls in school.

 

#SATELLIFE-A small idea that can make a big difference.
Published on March 22, 2017
Grey Design have devised a way to put the house numbers on satellite dishes, using simple, highly visible permanent decal stickers.

#BeBoldforChange

Published on March 7, 2017

Action Aid joins the world in celebrating International Women's Day and this year they acknowledge women who are bold to make change amid societal inequalities.