The Foundation aims to provide communities and individuals with the practical tools they need to develop innovative solutions. It uses knowledge from the humanities and social sciences to understand human motivation, and draws on academic disciplines, from philosophy to anthropology, to address social challenges.
After spending five weeks as an intern at the SHM Foundation, Sadie Levi reflects on her experiencess and shares what she's learned during this time.
At the end of 2019, the SHM Foundation's collaborative Ember project spoke with 130+ mental health initiatives in low-resource contexts to select the 12 partners we would work with in 2020. This is a snapshot of what we learned from those conversations.
We're launching two funds to provide support to the mental health initiatives we work with as they face the pandemic and look to the future.
Zvatinoda! (What we want! In Shona vernacular) is a cluster randomised trial funded by the UK MRC that aims to improve the uptake of sexual and reproductive health services in rural Zimbabwe. The intervention aims to develop novel mechanisms for service delivery using mobile technology, and leveraging forms of social support that are youth-friendly.