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Home Sewn

Provides sewing machine and trains people how to sew.

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Citizen's  skill development effort to equip each home with a sewing machine and conduct training in every group to fill the need for better supply of PPE.

What is the need are you focusing on?

Endless need for PPE for front liners and need for income generating work within the home during lockdown.

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

The Rotary Club of Calbayog has been a reliable partner of SOS Children’s home where dressmaking is always being taught. https://www.sosphilippines.org/blog/article/127/protecting_those_who_keep_us_safe___sos_calbayog_joins_hands_with_the_rotary_club_of_calbayog_in_producing_ppes_for_frontline_workers

What is your profession?

Entrepreneur/ industrial designer

Where are you located (country)?

Philippines

Where are you located (region)?

  • South-eastern Asia

Which industry do you work in?

  • Arts/Entertainment
  • Communications/Visual Design
  • Designer(UX/CX/Design Research)
  • Education
  • Healthcare/Medical
  • Self Employed
  • Social Work

Are you aware of any open source efforts, hackathons or other collaborative efforts related to your submission? Are you participating in these efforts?

No

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Welcome to the challenge Prince Marichu Carstensen . Great to read through your inspiration. Feel free to explore more ideas here and on the ideas phase: https://challenges.openideo.com/challenge/covid-19-business-pivot-challenge-ideation/ideas