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NGO Projects

We have chosen to situate our learning in the Non Governmental Organizational (NGO) world to give us a little context and hopefully inspire some of you to consider applying your current and future design skills to making the world a better place!

Two global NGOs have identified the need to nurture more community owned innovation in support of Millennium Development Goals. They realize that people in developing countries and in other places not only have needs, but they also all have ideas, diverse understandings of challenges and resources. By connecting those with needs and those with ideas into a more global innovation marketplace, the NGOs hypothesize that there can be more ground‐up innovation to help reach these goals.

They have commissioned a group, from around the world, of leading young thinkers at an innovative university (YOU) to “ground truth” their hypothesis. You will do this by doing a study of how these global online groups and networks are strategically supporting innovative design from the ideation through production and user/customer support phase for products and ideas that help communities reach their own development goals.

Below are details on the projects each group will be working on.

Group 1 Project: International Internal Communication for Solidaridad Network

Group 1 Project: International Internal Communication for Solidaridad Network

Group: Group 1 Tutor: Janneke Sluijs Client: Solidaridad Network Contact person: Maarten van Leeuwen Final Project Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHtT7tGfhbQ About Solidaridad Network Solidaridad is an international organization...
Group 2 Project: Fundraising and Network Expansion for Gogorobi Foundation

Group 2 Project: Fundraising and Network Expansion for Gogorobi Foundation

Group: Group 2 Tutor: Meggie Williams Client: Gogorobí Foundation Contact Person: Sheila Payne Final Project Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6iE9ExqSpic About Gogorobí Foundation The goal of Gogorobí Foundation is preservation, co...
Group 3 Project: Fundraising and Network Expansion for Gogorobi Foundation

Group 3 Project: Fundraising and Network Expansion for Gogorobi Foundation

Group: Group 3 Tutor: Shahab Zehtabchi Client: Gogorobí Foundation Contact Person: Sheila Payne Final Project Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3pyKJbVdzY About Gogorobí Foundation The goal of Gogorobí Foundation is preservation, co...
Group 4 Project: International Internal Communication for Solidaridad Network

Group 4 Project: International Internal Communication for Solidaridad Network

Group: Group 4 Tutor: Janneke Sluijs Client: Solidaridad Network Contact person: Maarten van Leeuwen Final Project Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehoBYFlcWYk About Solidaridad Network Solidaridad is an international organization...
Group 5 Project: Fundraising and Network Expansion for Gogorobi Foundation

Group 5 Project: Fundraising and Network Expansion for Gogorobi Foundation

Group: Group 5 Tutor: Meggie Williams Client: Gogorobí Foundation Contact Person: Sheila Payne Final Project Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xV2TBRDrztc About Gogorobí Foundation The goal of Gogorobí Foundation is preservation, co...
Group 6 Project: Product Development for Solidaridad Network

Group 6 Project: Product Development for Solidaridad Network

Group: Group 6 Tutor: Maarten Thissen Client: Solidaridad Network Contact person: Maarten van Leeuwen Final Project Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9Tm8BsvsUo About Solidaridad Network Solidaridad is an international organization...
Group 7 Project: Product Development for Solidaridad Network

Group 7 Project: Product Development for Solidaridad Network

Group: Group 7 Tutor: Maarten Thissen Client: Solidaridad Network Contact person: Maarten van Leeuwen Final Project Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4NhbNxlSxQ About Solidaridad Network Solidaridad is an international organization...
Group 8 Project: Personal Branding Strategy for Solidaridad Network

Group 8 Project: Personal Branding Strategy for Solidaridad Network

Group: Group 8 Tutor: Shahab Zehtabchi Client: Solidaridad Network Contact person: Maarten van Leeuwen Final Project Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vlx-lv8oe78 About Solidaridad Network Solidaridad is an international organization...
Group 9 Project: Personal Branding Strategy for Solidaridad Network

Group 9 Project: Personal Branding Strategy for Solidaridad Network

Group: Group 9 Tutor: Laura Stevens Client: Solidaridad Network Contact person: Maarten van Leeuwen Final Project Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sC457WMVBf4 About Solidaridad Network Solidaridad is an international organization...
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  • Nancy White { I appreciate that you included client liaison - I think this is often forgotten. Good catch. What advice would you give next year's students please?... } – Dec 18, 5:53 AM
  • Nancy White { Fun visuals! And right to the point. I think you are practicing your design principles! 🙂 Thanks for being part of Project Community Nancy } – Dec 18, 5:52 AM
  • Nancy White { I loved this piece of advice "Nobody will spoon-feed you the content of the course, you have to make your own experiences but you get... } – Dec 18, 5:51 AM
  • Nancy White { I love that you used your own photo! But more important, I appreciate the clarity of your description of what you have learned. WONDERFUL! Thanks... } – Dec 18, 5:49 AM
  • Nancy White { OK, your tips are the most practical ones I've read so far. WONDERFUL. Thanks, Fer. Thanks for being part of Project Community Nancy } – Dec 18, 5:46 AM
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