Reference Case: Finnpartnership’s Business Partnership Support

Logonet Oy

Birth and baby aid kits to Somalia

Logonet Oy received Business Partnership Support from Finnpartnership to a project where Logonet’s birth and baby aid kit concept is modified to local contexts of Somalia. 

Innovation

The concept consists of the birth and baby aid kits and the processes to be added to the local healthcare system via the birth and baby aid kits. The kits are modified for local context and the included processes are instructed to healthcare personnel. 

User need and benefits

The concept not only helps organizing Somalian health care system and developing their processes, but it also helps pregnant women to commit for the care and systematic follow-ups, when they get afterwards the appealing baby aid kit.

Project Goals and Results

The modification of the kit for Somalia is done in co-operation with suitable local partners, such as UNICEF Somalia and other local NGOs and UN organizations. The kits modified to Somalia are piloted in Puntland and Somaliland.

The goal is to get the birth and baby aid kit included into each local governments’ own health programs that target women and children.

The results will simply save lives when more mothers are giving birth in more sanitary conditions after being regularly monitored and advised during pregnancy.

Key Figures

  • The total budget is 146 682 €.
  • The grant is 124 680 €.
  • The schedule is 2018 – 2019

Links

Logonet Oy
Press release in Finnish