Aspire to Innovate (a2i)

a2i is a special programme of the Government of Bangladesh that catalyzes citizen-friendly public service innovations simplifying governance and bringing services closer to people. a2i’s unique, simple and powerful model revolves around cultivating Empathy, reducing TCV, simplifying service delivery and establishing delivery platforms enabling ‘Services for All’.

What we do

The overall objective is to ensure easy, affordable and reliable access to quality public services for all citizens of Bangladesh, through:

  • Empowering civil servants with the tools, expertise, knowledge, and resources they need for experimenting and innovating citizen-centric solutions to public service challenges.
  • Establishing both physical and online one-stop access points that scale innovative services and make them available to citizens easily, reliably and in an affordable manner.
  • Encouraging and supporting non-government actors, including small entrepreneurs, teachers, and the youth, to partner with government actors.

Impact

START DATE

January 2007

END DATE

September 2019

STATUS

Completed

PROJECT OFFICE

Bangladesh

IMPLEMENTING PARTNER

National Execution

DONORS

ActionAid International

BILL AND MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION

GLOBAL ALLIANCE FOR IMPROVED NUTRITION

GOVERNMENT OF BANGLADESH

GOVERNMENT OF SAUDI ARABIA

INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION

UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PRO

UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (USAID)

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TOTAL CONTRIBUTIONS

$21,271,075

DELIVERY IN PREVIOUS YEARS

2012$1,900,088

2013$2,674,577

2014$2,361,297

2015$2,601,859

2016$2,166,394

2017$4,261,543

2018$3,069,983

2019$-516

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