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Community based resiliency to answer urgent needs during Covid19 crisis and after effect by makesense

assess your community needs and propose concrete ideas to help people the most vulnerable: homeless, seniors, and healthcare professionals.

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re_action promotes concrete action in the face of the coronavirus epidemic. We build virtual communities of change that collectively deploy solutions for the most vulnerable:healthcare professionals, homeless, and the elderly.

How does it work? Over one week, trained makesense community organizers guide groups of 15 citizens. Daily emails and virtual check-ins provide support for taking concrete action. makesense aims to leverage its global reach to scale re_action across 50 cities by June 2020 - engaging 50,000 citizens and facilitating 100,000 actions to help 1 million people.


_learn

days 1-3

understand the needs

of the most vulnerable

_create

days 3-5

take action and

implement solutions

_transform

days 5-7

become an organizer

and scale solutions

partner to create resilient communities

re_action is now operating since one month with incredible
results and exponential growth in 6 countries.


- Started with 65 citizens/ week engaged, in France
- After 3 weeks now scaled to 1000 citizens/ week engaged in France and 3000 expected next week.
- Pilots have been launched in 6 countries ( UK, Marroco, Mexico, Phillipines, Peru, Belgium )
- 15 200 hygiene kits for homeless
- 2280+ meals delivered
- 75 200 masks, 12 350 face shields, 200 homes for healthcare professionals
- 8550 check-in calls to elderly
- 585 small businesses partners
- Each participants helps an average
of 42 people

makesense aims to leverage its global reach to scale re_action across 50 cities by June 2020 - engaging 50,000 citizens and facilitating 100,000 actions to help 1 million people. Partner to create resilient communities where citizens are equipped to answer their communities need at scale. Let s build a chain of solidarity as viral as the virus itself.

What is the need are you focusing on?

We re focusing on the needs of vulnerable populations during this crisis : Protection, housing and confort support for healthcare professionals. Water & food for low income families in developping countries Check-in calls for senior citizens hygiene kits and food donations for homeless and Customers recruitment for small farmers and responsible small businesses.

What is the best example of business adaption you’ve seen in response to COVID-19?

L occitane has shifted their entire production from cosmetic products to producing hand sanitizer.

What is your profession?

Community organizer and CEO of a global non profit

Where are you located (country)?

USA but operating globally

Where are you located (region)?

  • North America

Which industry do you work in?

  • Activist/Community Leader/Organizer

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