With the #SmartDevelopmentHack, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development aims to support the development of digital solutions to overcome Covid-19-related challenges in developing countries. The best solutions receive funding to increase their impact in the long term.
To make it possible for families to reunite at least virtually, the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde are supplying their wards with 100 iPads, complete with FaceTime, Skype and Zoom.
To support health workers, researchers and public servants with the most recent content regarding Covid-19, The Lancet has created a Coronavirus Resource Centre.
#GdańskPomaga connects those who need support with those people who offer their support through an easy online form. This initiative is a joint effort by the city of Gdansk and its partners.
Ireland’s Arts Council is introducing a special fund enables Irish-based artists to make the art they created during Covid-19 related lockdown accessible to the public.
An Austrian NGO started a special fund for a coronavirus information campaign for vulnerable children and families in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
The Sanctuary Mask Initiative (SMI) provides hygiene masks for people living in Direct Provision Centres and other vulnerable populations in the community, including the elderly.
Kahramanmaraş Metropolitan Municipality in Turkey continues its services and feeds street animals.
The Irish Food Board set up a special grant to support the marketing and sales initiatives of the Irish food and horticulture industry.