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SDGenImpaCT – is a first of its kind technology led gender impact advocacy initiative from the stable of Change Planet Partners Climate Innovation Foundation on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2017. In line with the 2017 theme of The Changing World of Work: Planet 50 – 50 by 2030 “, the initiative maps promising impact opportunities that lie at the intersection of  gender – technology – sustainable development with specific alignment  with SDG targets in SDG Goals 1,2,3, 6,7,10 and 11. The evidence gathering effort in addressing key questions such as – how can technology be leveraged to achieve SDG goal 5 outcomes ? Could such technologies be simple to use, effective to operate at scale , address key SDG goal targets, readily adapted to suit various geography contexts, be mainstreamed with other SDG goals – all culminated into this initiative. In all, the initiative maps 7 goals, 14 targets and 14 different types of technologies that can be readily leveraged by  potential entrepreneurs (women especially) all over the world and take bold and transformative steps towards making the world an equal and better place to live in. 

Happy International Women’s Day, 2017










SDG Goal 1 calls for an end to poverty in all its manifestations by 2030. It also aims to ensure social protection for the poor and vulnerable, increase access to basic services and support people harmed by climate-related extreme events and other economic, social and environmental shocks and disasters.








SDG Goal 2 aims to end hunger and all forms of malnutrition by 2030. It also commits to universal access to safe, nutritious and sufficient food at all times of the year; which would  require sustainable food production systems and resilient agricultural practices, equal access to land, technology and markets and international cooperation on investments in infrastructure and technology to boost agricultural productivity.








SDG Goal 3 seeks to ensure health and well-being for all, at every stage of life. The Goal addresses all major health priorities, including reproductive, maternal and child health; communicable, non-communicable and environmental diseases; universal health coverage; and access for all to safe, effective, quality and affordable medicines and vaccines. It also calls for more research and development, increased health financing, and strengthened capacity of all countries in health risk reduction and management.








SDG Goal 6  addresses the issues relating to drinking water, sanitation and hygiene as also the quality and sustainability of water resources worldwide which lay at the very core of sustainable development and which are critical to the survival of people and planet.








SDG Goal 7 : Energy is crucial for achieving almost all of the Sustainable Development Goals, from its role in the eradication of poverty through advancements in health, education, water supply and industrialization, to combating climate change. SDG 7 aims to ensure access to affordable , reliable, sustainable and modern energy  for all.








SDG Goal 10 calls for reducing inequalities in income as well as those based on age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status within a country. The Goal also addresses inequalities among countries, including those related to representation, migration and development assistance.








SDG Goal 11: More than half the world’s population lives in cities. By 2030, it is projected that 6 out of 10 people will be urban dwellers. Despite numerous planning challenges, well-managed cities and other human settlements can be incubators for innovation and ingenuity and key drivers of sustainable development. Goal 11 aims to make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

Gender - ICT - SDG Goal 1 - No Poverty

Cash Payments in Challenging Aid Environments

Group Savings and Lending

Solutions align with target 1.4 of SDG Goal 1 which states that by 2030, efforts should be ensured to make all men and women, in particular the poor and the vulnerable, to have equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to basic services, ownership and control over land and other forms of property, inheritance, natural resources, appropriate new technology and financial services, including microfinance.

Gender - ICT - SDG Goal 2- Zero Hunger

Crowdsourced Farm Solutions

Food Waste Analytics

Solutions align with targets 2.3, 2.4  of SDG Goal 2 which indicate that by 2030, all efforts in the direction of doubling  the agricultural productivity and incomes of small-scale food producers, in particular women, indigenous peoples, family farmers, pastoralists and fishers, including through secure and equal access to land, other productive resources and inputs, knowledge, financial services, markets and opportunities for value addition and non-farm employment  and sustainable food production systems are implemented.

Gender - ICT - SDG Goal 3 - Good Health and Wellbeing

Public Health Surveillance, Food Safety

Employee Engagement, Health and Wellbeing

Solutions align with targets 3.3 , 3.4  of SDG Goal 3 which indicate that by 2030,  a broad spectrum of solutions must be catalyzed to end the epidemics and other communicable diseases while at the same time focusing on reducing premature mortalities from non-communicable diseases through promotion of  mental health and well-being.

Gender - ICT - SDG Goal 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation

Household Water Consumption Management

Water Quality Testing

Solutions align with targets 6.3 , 6.4  of SDG Goal 6 which suggest that by 2030,  improved water quality and better water use efficiency across all sectors  are achieved to address water sustainability and security challenges of the world.

Gender - ICT - SDG Goal 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

Optimized Solar Systems Delivery

Virtual Energy Auditing

Solutions align with targets 7.2 , 7.3  of SDG Goal 7 which  imply that by 2030, efforts of various stakeholders must be directed at increasing the share of renewable energy in the overall schemes of energy mix and  improving the rate of energy efficiency to achieve delivery of clean, affordable and sustainable energy for all. 

Gender - ICT - SDG Goal 10 - Reduce Inequalities

Affordable Insurance

Inclusive Talent Development

Solutions cut across  targets 10.2 , 10.3, 10.4  of SDG Goal 10 which  suggest that by 2030,  all stakeholder efforts must be directed to achieve empowerment , equal opportunities and  reduction in inequalities in all forms in order to progressively achieve greater equality.

Gender - ICT - SDG Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Cities Air Quality Control

Driver Safety Simplified

Solutions cut across  targets 11.2 , 11.6  of SDG Goal 11 which  indicate that by 2030,   provisions must be made for  access to safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable transport systems for all, improving road safety and for reduction in  adverse per capita environmental impact of cities, paying special attention to air quality and solid waste management among others.