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Amowi commented on Make Inclusive Design Playful!

Hi Kweku! I agree that bamboo is a material we could be experimenting with much more, given its flexibility and other properties. Sharing the URL for your recent excellent article on Architizer about the Mmofra Place "maker" park: <https://architizer.com/blog/playtime-in-africa-mmofra-foundation-ghana/>

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Amowi commented on Make Inclusive Design Playful!

As one of the "connectors" between the two great teams involved in this idea, I commend Friends of Mmofra's Jennifer Compau and Barbara Loste for their 2016 onsite contributions to early prototyping! (By the way, "Mmofra" means "children"). FoMm met and partnered with ShareCare Ghana, a cerebral palsy support group founded by two extraordinary women with disbilities. The ShareCare community of children, caregivers and therapists were the first to test our original prototype, "Kofi's Swing". It was incredibly moving - mothers playing hopscotch in a park whilst their children had their therapies outside in the fresh air. This is most definitely an important initiative to fill a huge gap.

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Amowi commented on MAP (Market, Mothers & Park) Alliance (Updated Jan 6)

Jennifer is developing a high school course in Spokane Valley, WA this upcoming semester around the concept. J - please elaborate?