Melinda French Gates on Kidogo

During her session at Foreign Policy's Her Power 2021 Summit, Melinda French Gates showcased Kidogo’s model, discussed Kidogo’s impact and how she loves "seeing these innovative solutions on the ground that both address childcare but also address getting women back to work.”

Kidogo Contributes to the World Bank’s
White Paper on Childcare
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Kidogo was one of 3 organizations globally invited to contribute to the World Bank’s white paper ‘Better Jobs and Brighter Futures: Investing in Childcare to Build Human Capital’. In addition, Kidogo’s co-founder/CEO Sabrina was invited to be a panelist at the launch of the World Bank’s white paper ‘Better Jobs and Brighter Futures: Investing in Childcare to Build Human Capital’ where we were described as a pioneer in this space. Sabrina spoke alongside Mobile Creches and Smart Start and was interviewed by Joan Lombardi Ph.D. - Senior Scholar at the Center for Child and Human Development at Georgetown University.

Kidogo Contributes to ‘Evidence Review Of The Global Childcare Crisis And The Road For Post-Covid-19 Recovery And Resilience’
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Kidogo was invited to contribute to an ‘Evidence Review Of The Global Childcare Crisis And The Road For Post-Covid-19 Recovery And Resilience’  created with support from FEMDEV, Gates Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, IDRC, and IWWAGE.  As part of this review, Kidogo’s co-founder/CEO Sabrina was invited to be a panelist at the IDRC/GROW International Women’s Day Event talking about ‘COVID 19 and the Childcare Crisis.’

Kidogo Interviewed for Foreign Policy Podcast

Kidogo’s Co-Founder / CEO was interviewed for Foreign Policy's premiere episode of the Hidden Economics of Remarkable Women (or HER for short). She discussed how Kidogo created a new approach to franchising affordable child care centers that have changed the lives of low-income mothers and female daycare owners in Kenya.

The Hidden Economics of Remarkable Women is a Foreign Policy podcast supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. 

Kidogo Featured in Foreign Policy

Kidogo was featured in Foreign Policy in an article titled 'An intimate look at the global childcare crisis.' 

Accompanying the feature is a photo essay on 'What Caregiving Looks Like on the Ground' featuring Kidogo and a short documentary on Kidogo's model. 

Kidogo Featured in Spring Impact Report
on Home-based Childcare
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Kidogo was featured in Spring Impact’s report, generously supported by Echidna Giving. This report is the first home-based childcare review of its kind.

 

The report studies 11 examples of innovative support for HBCC (Home-Based Child Care), understanding their defining features, and identifying lessons for others while answering the questions: what are the defining features of emerging support programs for HBCC? And what best practices and lessons can we learn from these support programs that can help to scale their impact worldwide?

Kidogo Featured in an IFC UN Women publication
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Kidogo was featured in an IFC UN Women publication titled ‘Bridging The Gap Emerging Private Sector Response And Recovery Measures For Gender Equality Amid Covid-19.’