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MEMES for Good

We all deserve a good laugh to cheer us up and give us hope and serious fun ( learning fun) memes are.

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I have been mainly on WhatsApp groups and most thoughtful conversations are invoked by memes. I have seen and shared a number of pdf and info posters, the response compared to meme is warmer. We all need abit of glow and optimism to get through. 

Upload or share a link to this resource/message/source of information to share it with others.

Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • Yes

In what ways did you change your behaviors as a result of this resource?

It made me more receptive and saw some hard facts in a light way. The belief that it’s the little moment of joy that matters and we can make it together. I was also getting sick with anxiety and darkness. 

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

In what ways did you share this information?

I shared the memes . Forwarded . I hardly do status updates of memes . Once in a while I will share a good meme. 

WhatsApp and Twitter.

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • National Government
  • News: Digital
  • News: Radio
  • Social Media
  • Word of Mouth
  • SMS Alerts

What information do you feel you are missing about COVID-19?

Where to find places to test , cases of Hope . Who is recovering. Self care off the shelf meds.  

Where to get survival help for those who are unemployed or are living hand to mouth and need some cash to quarantine but are in countries that have weak social security nets. Any online contacts—? 

What populations or personas are not currently being addressed with today’s COVID-19 information?

Most low income settlements and lower middle income. 


What’s- real-optimistic. Most people can imagine staying at home for their health because the concept of home is not going to work thus no money to sustain their needs. 


What is your current profession?

Design Researcher - freelancer

In what city are you located?

Nairobi

In what country are you located?

Kenya

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Each day memes fill my WhatsApp and social media accounts promoting misinformation on the Corona-19 situation in Kenya. I am motivated by your ideas. Let's roll the ball to capture memes of positive messages.

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