The fund for Innovation and Transformation (FIT) is designed to support Canadian small and medium-sized organizations (SMOs) testing innovative solutions that advance gender equality in the Global South. FIT's goal is to cultivate a working environment in which SMOs are empowered to experiment, fail, adapt, and try again.
Ivania Fiallos Cornejo teaches 2nd grade in an Indigenous Miskito community in the Bosawas region of Nicaragua – one of the most marginalized areas in all of Central America.
Although keen to help her students excel, Ivania was facing an uphill battle. Her school’s remote location, limited resources and lack of access to culturally and…
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This innovative solution will use a Design Thinking methodology to engage and encourage collaboration among groups of marginalized women,…Learn More
This innovative solution will test technology-supported access to gender-sensitive, self-paced, digital learning materials to the most…Learn More
Alitus Femina is working to reduce Sexually Transmitted Grades (STGs) – sex in exchange for positive grades – a practice that…Learn More
‘Testing Marketing Strategies for Women Farmers’ is a virtual learning session looking at an innovative FIT-funded solution in Nepal, with SMO iDE Canada and their local partner, iDE Nepal.