We are Elrha, a force for change in the humanitarian community. The research and innovation we support equips the humanitarian community with the knowledge of what works, so people affected by crises get the right help when they need it most.
Our purpose is clear: to empower the humanitarian community to improve humanitarian response. We make this happen by supporting and championing the outcomes of robust research and proven innovations.
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In 2016 we launched our first round of funding for scale through our Journey to Scale. We provided funding, support and guidance to three promising humanitarian innovation projects with the specific aim of accelerating their scale journey.

Watch our wrap-up video to get the full ‘Journey to Scale’ story, meet the people we supported, the changes they made and the lessons we learnt:

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Our work on scale goes beyond this funding. We’ve also been stepping up our work to address some of the systemic challenges that prevent innovations from achieving the most impact, starting with our Too Tough To Scale? report.

We also answer questions such as ‘How do you sell your innovation to a large INGO?’ and ‘What are the challenges of assessing impact when scaling?’ in our scaling humanitarian innovation blog series.

Referenced Resources

Report Innovation Management, Scale

Too Tough to Scale? Challenges to scaling innovation in the humanitarian sector

Tool Innovation Management

Humanitarian Innovation Guide

Learn about all of our scale work

Find out more about all our scale work: from supporting on-the-ground projects, to championing systematic change and providing tools and guidance to others.

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Read our Scaling Humanitarian Innovation blog series, where we delve deeper and unpack some of the most pressing barriers to scale.

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