The schooling system in South Africa is severely disrupted by the pandemic with classes schedule carefully planned out by teachers. Both parents and children sort solace in teachers, for emotional and moral support, for food, and for guidance.
Located on the southern tip of the African continent, South Africa’s beauty is reflected through the smiles of friendly faces, the melting pot of cultures and cuisines, and the complex history that has shaped it.
How did the five Kiberan youngsters continued their project? Trying to reduce Covid-19 infections, Klinbera sees a need for customer support and started to diversify their revenue streams by partnering with recycling companies.
A short story about how five Kiberan youngsters have been making their home a cleaner place through their waste management service.
“The transformation of Kibera begins with ourselves; the future of Kibera lies in our hands” James Mugambi.
Today, the Virtual Design Thinking Challenge – a collaboration between the Impact Week and King’s College – kicked off! Ten teams, made up of Nepali young professionals and students residing in countries all over the world, and mentored by local and international design thinking experts, are coming up with solutions to some of the challenges which Nepal is facing due to COVID-19. Read on to find out more about the four topic areas for the challenge.
Using lockdown as a time for social innovation.
This weekend, almost 100 volunteers around the world are giving up their time to come up with solutions to the challenges Nepal is facing due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
It's good to know we stay connected! Around 50 participants from around the globe joined our annual community meetup on Saturday, March 14th. In light of the Corona crisis we got together online. Each participant took a seat around a campfire in virtual space. We shared our Impact Week highlights 2019, our hopes for the coming year and updated ourselves on current activities.
Can you feel it too? The Impact Week spirit took over during our Coach Camp at the University of Ghana. The Coach Camp aims to improve the coaching as well as the problem-solving and leadership capabilities of every Junior Coach. And we are happy to witness the plan is working out! You can literary feel how much our international Junior Coaches have developed already – not only in terms of their professional skills but on a personal level.
From today on the freshly trained Junior Coaches are goi
During the last two days we have conducted the first Design Thinking Bootcamp on-site here in Ghana. We first tested this prototype during the Impact Week Rwanda, 2018. This additional module is a design thinking awareness training helping our Junior Coaches to get familiar with the approach and learn about human-centered design before learning how to coach during in the following Coach Camp.