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Jessica commented on What can we learn from the Jungle Mamas?

Anne-Laure, great post. Check out some of the work of Birthing Project USA. Particularly the Sister-Friend program (offering mother to mother mentoring support) and the Barber Shop program (providing education support for fathers) at


Jessica commented on Kids Don’t Need Equipment, They Need Opportunity

How might we design play spaces that not only bring joy but also develop important knowledge skills and capacities in our children? What if play spaces were designed to teach problem-solving and collaboration skills for example? What if there were play features that taught nutrition and hygiene?


Jessica commented on Door step education

How might we deploy "traveling schools" to educate parents in low resource communities? We know from the economics literature that educating mothers has a profound impact on children's success (more impactful than educating fathers)...See my earlier post on "Insights from Economics". With that in mind, could we create buses that travel from community to community to build capacities in mothers?