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January 9, 2019

Welcome to 2019. A simple video for you below. As well as an invite to an HM Member Meeting (online call) below the video. 

Now that 2019 has started, how might we better leverage our strengths to ensure usable and reliable humanitarian items are made where they're need...

November 27, 2018

"The secret of change is to focus all of your energy,
not on fighting the old, but on building the new." -Socrates

In this update we highlight:

Member Service

The HM big picture

HM Principles, Vision & Mission

Quick news bites from members

Read on by following this link.

(mul...

October 25, 2018

If you've been itching to get more involved in HM and haven't known where to start, we have satisfied that itch (hopefully!). We created a list of projects and resources for you to lead or contribute to! This list include things like testing items, research and design...

September 7, 2018

Brainstorm by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images

Last fall/winter Humanitarian Makers members participated in an Item Testing pilot that opened items designed in the field (focusing on a curated list of Field Ready’s items) to testing by the members...

September 1, 2018

Calling all Humanitarian Makers! We need your feedback on the new set of HM Principles! Over the past two months, Alex, Saad, Naiomi and I have taken the original set of principles from Fab 12 conference, analysed other humanitarian and industry resources, and consolid...

June 27, 2018

Over the past year, we held an open discussion with the wider Humanitarian Maker community on design and knowledge sharing to support humanitarian making and offered ways to engage in this as well, with a focus on Field Ready items designed in humanitarian contexts. We...

May 9, 2018

Over the past year, we held an open discussion with the wider Humanitarian Maker community on design and knowledge sharing to support humanitarian making and offered ways to engage in this as well, with a focus on Field Ready items designed in humanitarian contexts. No...

March 30, 2018

First shared on MakerNet.global.

Since November we’ve been interviewing people who work for aid agencies in a variety of functions – project management, procurement, logistics, innovation. We’ve been showing visual mock-ups of three systems we think might help them to b...

March 9, 2018

This report is a synthesis based on the MakerNet pilot project in Nairobi, Kenya in 2016-17, on the early demand-side interviews with potential buyers, and on the authors’ experiences in other parts of the world. 

Please click the Contents image below for the PDF report...

March 8, 2018

You’re right, we don’t do these spotlights so often. But then comes along a story that asks to be shared.  Introducing Jon Rushton, product designer @ Trillium Technologies and founder of Made In….Shoes.

Caption: You can make Made In Shoes with everything you see in thi...

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