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Kids all over the world in low income countries are forced to be creative when it comes to playtime. With limited toys, children often use materials they find to create new, interesting and educational activities to pass the time. I propose that we c

Kids all over the world in low income countries are forced to be creative when it comes to playtime. With limited toys, children often use materials they find to create new, interesting and educational activities to pass the time. I propose that we c

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Stefanie commented on Ebola information on sachet water bags

Hi Carolin! I love your idea because it is not very costly and has a big potential to make an impact. Although medical treatment is extremely important for this issue, it can be argued that education is just as important. If people don't know how the virus spreads, there will be little hope in slowing down and eventually stopping the disease in its path.

I think the design you're creating can be used on more than just the sachet water bags, although this is a great place to start. I read that many people in Liberia have to go to charging stations to charge their cell phones because of lack of electricity. It might be interesting to replicate your designs on other public places such as these where people gather. The more people are exposed to this educational information, the more of a chance we have on preventing healthy people from getting the disease.

Keep up the great work!