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Caldas Village Construction Set

Implement a Caldas Build of the Global Village Construction Set, a set of Open Source tools for 50 different Industrial Machines that it takes to build a small civilization with modern comforts.

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The Global Village Construction Set is a set of 50 Open Source Appropriate Technology tools for building post-scarcity, resilient communities.

Caldas entrepreneurs can choose to build a set of tools they deem most appropriate and advantageous in their particular circumstances.

How do you envision this idea making money?

Caldas entrepreneurs start a business around services provided by a GVCS tool of their choice that they have built.

How does this idea create social impact, particularly around improving health?

The GVCS tools help the people of Caldas improve their quality of life without being beholden to anyone.

How does this idea add social value at every step of the process?

The GVCS tools help the people of Caldas become self-reliant

What are the short term steps we could take to implement this idea tomorrow?

Build a prototype GVCS tool in Caldas

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Can you add this as inspiration? i think there are valuable discussion in the comment section : http://www.openideo.com/open/how-might-we-improve-health-care-through-social-business-in-low-income-communities/inspiration/solar-cookers-/