These are the current candidates for the Digital Public Goods. Are you missing a candidate? You can make a submission for a candidate for a Digital Public Good to be included in this list through this repository.

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distribution by SDG
CandidateDescriptionTypeSDGsLicensePast year of activity
Citizens' Access to Government Records (ACCEDA by its acronym in Spanish) is a modular platform developed by the Spanish government that provides a digital government office and digital tools for processing electronic forms and associated records.softwarePartnerships to achieve the GoalEUPL 1.1
Suite of solutions for digital identities and electronic signatures, aimed at public administrations for the implementation of authentication and electronic signatures in a streamlined and effective manner.softwareQuality EducationPartnerships to achieve the GoalGPL 2+, EUPL 1.1
African Storybook
Open access to picture storybooks in the languages of Africa. For children’s literacy, enjoyment and imagination.dataGender EqualityCC BY-SA
Open source farm managament and precision agriculture software.softwareGood Health and Well-beingReduced InequalityGPLv3
Web application aimed at public administrations for archiving of electronic documents and records. Provides a management system for multidepartamental centers, and the integration with external applications that manage public records.softwarePartnerships to achieve the GoalEUPL 1.1
BA Obras
Data Visualization frontend that informs about public works projects, allowing citizens to browse the works by neighborhood, by theme, by stage as well as including photos and videos the document the progress of each project.softwareResponsible Consumption and ProductionPartnerships to achieve the GoalMIT
Open Source Hospital Management System built on top of OpenMRS, OpenELIS and OpenERP.softwareQuality EducationAGPLv3
Cold Chain and Vaccination Management System
Monitoring and management tool for vaccine coverage and cold chain management.softwareQuality EducationPartnerships to achieve the GoalCC-IGO BY-NC-ND 3.0
Columbia International eHealth Lab's (CIEL) OpenMRS Concept Dictionary
An implementation of the Open Concept Lab's Concept Dictionary for health applications.softwareQuality EducationModified CC-BY-NC
CK-12 provides free and fully customizable K-12 open educational resources aligned to state curriculum standards and tailored to meet student and teacher needs. The foundation's tools are used by 38,000 schools in the US, and additional international schools.dataGender EqualityCC BY-NC
Platform expanding access to computer science in schools and increasing participation by women and underrepresented minorities.dataGender EqualityCC BY-NC-SA
Citizen participation and open government web application that helps public officials carry out participatory processes with their citizens. Through an accessible and friendly interface, governments can facilitate direct citizen participation through a number of activities, including citizen proposals, participatory budgets, collaborative legislation, debates and voting.softwareResponsible Consumption and ProductionPartnerships to achieve the GoalAGPLv3
Crop Planning Software for small farmers and serious gardeners.softwareGood Health and Well-beingClimate ActionGPLv3
A community for teaching or studying: Create, share, and explore high quality K-12 content..dataGender EqualityCC BY-NC
District Health Information System 2
A health management data platform for reporting, analysis and dissemination of data for all health programs, developed on open source Java technologies.softwareQuality EducationBSD-3
Digital Literacy Library
Lesson plans designed by experts to help young people develop skills needed to navigate the digital world, critically consume information and responsibly produce and share content.dataGender EqualityCC BY-SA 4.0
EduApp4Syria is an international innovation competition that has sourced two open source smartphone applications with the aim of helping Syrian children learn how to read in Arabic and improve their psychosocial wellbeing.softwareGender EqualityBSD-2
Open data platform providing access to datasets and data analytics that are relevant to the energy sector.dataDecent Work and Economic GrowthCC BY
Web-based organic vegetable farm data entry and reporting.softwareGood Health and Well-beingReduced InequalityGPLv3
A web-based application for farm management, planning, and record keeping.softwareGood Health and Well-beingReduced InequalityGPLv2
Mobile data collection made easy. Unmaintained -> see OnaData.softwareQuality EducationGender EqualityGPLv2
Fundza Novels
Mobile novel, plays and poems for teenagers from South AfricadataGender EqualityCC-BY-SA
Global Digital Library
An open collection of high-quality educational reading resources, making them available on the web, mobile and for, dataGender EqualityCC BY, CC BY-SA
Gobierto is a web app that provides a set of tools to power efforts from public administrations towards transparency and citizen engagement, to enable better communication with their constituents and put public open data to work.softwareResponsible Consumption and ProductionPartnerships to achieve the GoalAGPLv3
Open data project for small-scale food, dataGood Health and Well-beingReduced InequalityAGPLv3
Open Source software that helps countries around the world track and manage their health workforce data to improve access to services.softwareQuality EducationGPLv3
JHSPH OpenCourseware
JHSPH OpenCourseware offers open materials and images from more than a hundred courses developed by the faculty of Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, the world’s foremost institution of public health education and research.dataQuality EducationGender EqualityCC BY-NC-SA
Khan Academy
Expert-created content and resources for every course and level, always free.dataGender EqualityCC BY-NC-SA
Simple, robust and powerful tools for data collection.softwareQuality EducationGender EqualityBSD-2-Clause
Kolibri is an app that aims to make high quality education technology available in low-resource communities.softwareGender EqualityMIT
Medic Mobile
A community health application framework, which you can use to build responsive, offline-first community health apps. The framework is highly configurable, with support for interactive messaging, decision support, task management, health records, data collection, and analytics.softwareQuality EducationAGPL-3.0
The MERLOT system provides access to curated online learning and support materials and content creation tools, led by an international community of educators, learners and researchers.dataGender EqualityCC BY-NC-SA, CC BY-NC-ND
MET Norway Weather
Open interface to a world weather data produced by MET, dataLife Below WaterCC BY, NLOD
MIT OpenCourseWare
Web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content, open and available to the world.dataGender EqualityCC BY-NC-SA
Learning platform designed to provide educators, administrators and learners with a single robust, secure and integrated system to create personalised learning environments.softwareGender EqualityGPLv2, GPLv3
Modular Open Source Identity Plaform
The Modular Open Source Identity Platform (MOSIP) helps Governments and other user organizations implement a digital, foundational identity system in a cost effective way.softwarePartnerships to achieve the GoalundefinedMPLv2
Tool for enumeration, targeting and monitoring of Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) for malaria interventions.softwareQuality EducationApache 2.0
Open Ag Data Alliance
Open data project for small-scale food, data, standardGood Health and Well-beingReduced InequalityApache 2
Open Contract Data Standard
The Open Contracting Data Standard (OCDS) enables disclosure of data and documents at all stages of the contracting process by defining a common data model. It was created to support organizations to increase contracting transparency, and allow deeper analysis of contracting data by a wide range of users.standardPartnerships to achieve the GoalApache
Open Concept Lab
An open-source, cloud-based toolset for open and collaborative terminology, indicator, and core dataset management and development to accelerate convergence on best practices for data and data dictionary harmonization, information exchange, and reuse of analytics tools and, standardQuality EducationMPLv2
Open Data Kit
Free and open-source software for collecting, managing, and using data in resource-constrained environments.softwareQuality EducationApache 2
OER Africa
OER Africa aims to provide a home for all African Open Education Resources (OER) coursewaredataGender EqualityCC BY 4.0
OER Commons
OER Commons is a public digital library of open educational resources.dataGender EqualityCC BY-NC-SA
Collect, Analyze and Share Data!softwareQuality EducationGender EqualityGPLv2
An Education Management Information System for the education sector. Its main purpose is to collect, analyze, and report data related to the management of educational activities.softwareGender EqualityGPLv2
Free and open database and web application for farming and gardening knowledge. One might think of it as the Wikipedia for growing plants, though it functions more like a cooking recipes, dataGood Health and Well-beingReduced InequalityMIT, CC0
Open Food Facts
Open Food Facts gathers information and data on food products from around the, dataGood Health and Well-beingReduced InequalityODbLv1, DbCLv1, CC BY-SA, AGPLv3
Open Food Network
Connect suppliers, distributors and consumers to trade local produce.softwareGood Health and Well-beingIndustry, Innovation and InfrastructureReduced InequalityClimate ActionAGPLv3
Open Food Source
A web-based open source software system that coordinates and manages local food systems where many producers sell to many customers in an online 24-7 marketplace.softwareGood Health and Well-beingIndustry, Innovation and InfrastructureReduced InequalityClimate ActionGPLv3
Open Health Information Mediator
A middleware component designed to ease interoperability between disparate information systems, connecting health systems simply, securely and safely.softwareQuality EducationMPLv2
Free online learning from The Open University. OpenLearn gives you free access to course materials and expert opinion on topical issues.dataGender EqualityCC BY-NC-SA 4.0
Open Logistics Management Information System
Cloud-based electronic logistics management information system (LMIS) purpose-built to manage health commodity distribution in low- and middle-income countries.softwareQuality EducationReduced InequalityAGPLv3
Open Medical Record System
Software platform and reference application which enables design of a customized medical records system with no programming knowledge.softwareQuality EducationMPLv2
Open Smart Register Program
Open source mobile health platform that allows frontline health workers to electronically register and track the health of their entire client population.softwareQuality EducationApache 2.0
Open Stax
Publish high-quality, peer-reviewed, openly licensed college textbooks that are absolutely free online and low cost in print.dataGender EqualityCC BY 4.0
A map of the world, created by people like you and free to use under an open license.dataResponsible Consumption and ProductionODbL
British Columbia Open Textbook Collection
A collection of open textbooks that can help improve the learning experience for students while mitigating the financial barriers keeping them from achieving their academic goals.dataGender EqualityCC BY 4.0
Open Textbook Library
Open textbooks are textbooks that have been funded, published, and licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. These books have been reviewed by faculty from a variety of colleges and universities to assess their quality. dataGender EqualityCC BY 4.0
Open Up Resources
Open Up Resources is a nonprofit developing the very best core curricula available to districts, provided for free to promote equity in education.dataGender EqualityCC BY 4.0
PhET Interactive Simulations
Free science and math simulations for teaching STEM topics, including physics, chemistry, biology, and math, from University of Colorado, dataGender EqualityCC BY, GPLv3
Pubic Library of Science
A library of open-access journal sand other scientific literature under an open-content license.dataGender EqualityCC BY
Practical Plants
A collaboratively edited encyclopedia and database of information on plants cultivated with a practical intention.dataPeace and Justice Strong InstitutionsCC BY-SA
An easy-to-use information management platform developed by the humanitarian protection community, now being used widely by social services workforce, humanitarian, and development workers.softwareSustainable Cities and CommunitiesPartnerships to achieve the GoalAGPLv3
Open Source platform that allows anyone to build interactive messaging systems using an easy visual interfacesoftwareQuality EducationSustainable Cities and CommunitiesPartnerships to achieve the GoalAGPLv3
Saylor Academy
Saylor Academy is a nonprofit initiative working since 2008 to offer free and open online courses to all who want to learn. We offer nearly 100 full-length courses at the college and professional levels, each of which is available right now -- at your pace, on your schedule, and free of cost.dataGender EqualityCC BY 3.0
Scratch is a block-based visual programming language and online community targeted primarily at children.softwareGender EqualityCC BY-SA 2.0
Siyavula Open Textbooks
Math and Science Open Textbooks for grades 4 through 12.dataGender EqualityCC-BY-ND, CC-BY
Free and open digital library of Workforce Training MaterialsdataGender EqualityCC BY 4.0
StoryWeaver is an open source platform by Pratham Books for multilingual children’s stories. It addresses all the issues around the lack of content by using an open access framework and technology as force multipliers combined with a platform that supports translation and re-mixing av stories.dataGender EqualityCC BY 4.0
Farmer journal to help you manage your farm easily by accessing information you need on-the-go.softwareGood Health and Well-beingReduced InequalityApache 2
Platform for spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talksdataGender EqualityCC BY–NC–ND 4.0
Free social messaging tool and a real-time information system that allows community participation.softwareSustainable Cities and CommunitiesPartnerships to achieve the GoalAGPLv3
Vota Inteligente
Web platform for citizen participation in which any person or organization can propose initiatives to electoral candidates so that they add them to their electoral commitments.softwareResponsible Consumption and ProductionPartnerships to achieve the GoalGPLv3
An online wiki-style community consisting of an extensive database of how-to, dataGender EqualityGPLv2, CC BY-NC-SA
A multilingual, web-based, free encyclopedia based on a model of openly editable and viewable content, a, dataGender EqualityCC BY-SA