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Vote for Project H’s Design For Education project on Ideablob!
Posted By Inhabitat On September 2, 2008 @ 5:00 pm In Announcements,Architecture,global development,News,social responsibility | 1 Comment
Project H Design , the product design nonprofit founded by Inhabitat’s own Emily Pilloton, is currently in the running to win $10,000 for their newly launched project: designing educational math toys for the developing world and US retail markets. They’ve assembled a team of designers, social entrepreneurs, and manufactures to develop a math toy that will be locally-manufacturable in the developing world (based on the Kutamba School for AIDS orphans  case study and Architecture for Humanity project  in Uganda) in addition to a sister US retail product based on the same concept/system. Ideablob  hosts a monthly contest that awards $10,000 to one great idea, aka the one that receives the most votes. Please help Project H by voting for them on Ideablob!
Project H Design  is a global design nonprofit that believes design can change the world. The case study for their latest project is the Kutamba School for AIDS orphans  in Uganda, which Project H worked with this year. The team will develop a locally-produced version of the math toy for Kutamba with broader distribution in the developing world, in addition to a sister US retail version based on the same system. View photos of the Kutamba school case study here .
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 Project H Design: http://www.projecthdesign.com/
 Kutamba School for AIDS orphans: http://www.flickr.com/photos/projecthdesign/sets/72157606124487286/
 Architecture for Humanity project: http://www.openarchitecturenetwork.org/kutamba/
 Ideablob: http://www.ideablob.com/ideas/3107-Design-educational-math-toys-fo
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