At OpenSTORM SF, we discussed how a peer-to-peer network can create social pressure to make others accountable. Can we leverage a group of women to learn together and create incentives using social pressure?
At OpenSTORM SF, we discussed the one-for-one model inspired by TOMS, where companies give/donate a "product" to a community/person in need for every unit sold. How can we use this model to distribute health services in Caldas?
The Care-Take Network will provide children >5 y/o early development programs and elderly people daily attention to enable women to work.
The EBAIS (descentralized free health system) to reach and nurture more people in more areas.
The micro-grid infrastructures designed to develop a ‘micro power economy’ which provides incentives for local community entrepreneurs, and micro-enterprises which are sustainable whilst being owned, operated, supported and managed at a local level.
Designers at Honeywell Technology Solutions in Bangalore, Ankur Sardana (NID) and Parag Trivedi (IDC), have created a self-diagnosis tool for people living in rural India. The design is simple, efficient, and low-cost.
Business is not the art of making money. Business is the art of providing value. Social business is providing value in a socially responsible way- looking to fill the needs of the less fortunate. This article provides an inspiring example.
A platform that allows for a meaningful exchange between designers and health practitioners. The primary audience for such a platform would be designers with little medical knowledge, and medical practitioners with little design experience.