innovations

Rope Pumps


The show was conceived to begin a conversation and provoke discussion about the broad range of ways various organizations and individuals are addressing the underpinnings of poverty through design innovations. The selected objects tell a story and are windows into the numerous ways these groups are providing direct solutions
Exhibition, Design for the Other 90%, discussion, conversation, address, underpinnings, poverty, innovations, story, rope pump, technology, adapt, water, supply, local, materials, production, repair, profit-based, sustainability, Practica Foundation, Netherlands, Holland, Zimbabwe, Millenium Development Goals, cultural acceptance, simplicity, efficiency, durability, volume, low cost, affordable

Video: In Their Own Words


What is the best way to convey the spirit of the work being done around the world? Footage of the exhibition objects being used in the locations where they are normally used helps provide context.
spirit, work, World, footage, context, Exhibition, Design for the Other 90%, Interview, contributor, Botswana, video, themes, open source, options, leapfrog, technology, economic, impacts, community, buildings, testing, end-user, research, low-cost, affordable, innovations, social enterprise, Humanitarian, entrepreneurship, improved, democracies, calls to action