Testing innovative solutions to advance gender equality and empower women and girls.

What is FIT?

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.

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Impact Story

Bringing Antenatal Technology to Rural Ethiopia

Bringing Antenatal Technology to Rural Ethiopia

Josephine*, a 32-year-old mother living in central Ethiopia, learned she was expecting twins. This fact alone made her pregnancy high-risk. When a woman is pregnant with multiples, she is more likely to have complications in pregnancy and premature delivery.

Adding to her risk factor was Josephine’s remote location; the North Shoa Zone in the…

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Funded Innovations


FIT Intake 4 Media Release

The Fund for Innovation and Transformation (FIT) has awarded funding to 10 small and medium organizations (SMOs) from across Canada who are using innovation to improve the lives of women and girls around the world.

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