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Working with UNDP in Northern Uganda to empower refugees and host communities to turn challenges into opportunities Posted on Oct 19, 2016

Working with UNDP in Northern Uganda to empower refugees and host communities to turn challenges into opportunities

Adjumani Design Challenge: @UNDPUganda partners w/UNHCR & Design without Borders to empower refugee & host community youth w/design thinking pic.twitter.com/UX1u2ovi8y — Richard Musinguzi (@richom1) October 17, 2016 Encouraging refugees & their host communities to turn challenges into opportunities through the just launched #AdjumaniDesignChallenge2016 pic.twitter.com/9XdOm0Gz5k — UNDP Uganda (@UNDPUganda) October 17, 2016 Share This:

Active teaching, happy learning Posted on Jul 20, 2016

Active teaching, happy learning

Design without Borders has collaborated with the Belgian Development Agency (BTC) to develop a user-friendly training manual for active teaching and learning methods for teachers across Uganda. The learner-centred teaching methods will improve the quality of the education and encourage active participation and critical thinking amongst school children.  Read more here. Share This:

Saving lives of children at Ugandan hospitals Posted on Jul 13, 2016

Saving lives of children at Ugandan hospitals

  Design without Borders has worked with the Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI) to make a lifesaving medical device available for Ugandan hospitals. Engineers and technicians at UIRI developed a low-cost infusion set for intravenous therapy for children under the age of five that is suitable for use in Ugandan hospitals and can be offered […]

Design creates impact for Ugandan manufacturing companies Posted on May 6, 2016

Design creates impact for Ugandan manufacturing companies

Since May 2014, Design without Borders has worked with local manufacturing companies in Uganda to help improve their products and services. With better quality products and more efficient and effective production procedures, the companies strengthen their position in the market and can be more competitive against foreign imported products. We have made some short films […]

Meet the new design trainees at our Kampala office Posted on Apr 22, 2016

Meet the new design trainees at our Kampala office

We are proud to present our two new design trainees who recently joined our team at the Kampala office: Joselyn Bakyire Banyu and Faith Anne Acam. Both design trainees have a background in architecture and we are very excited to start working with them in our projects.   Design without Borders collaborates with Ugandan companies […]

Want to know more about how we work? Watch these two short films from Uganda Posted on Jul 3, 2014

Want to know more about how we work? Watch these two short films from Uganda

Designing financial literacy in Karamoja The UN World Food Programme in Uganda decided to try design to increase the impact of their Cash for Work programme in the Karamoja region. Design without Borders approached the task with various service design methods and the result was the Aki Financial Literacy kit – a learning kit consiting […]

Design without Borders welcomes new General Manager in Kampala Posted on Dec 16, 2015

Design without Borders welcomes new General Manager in Kampala

We are proud to present the new General Manager of our office in Kampala, Mr Wilfred Musinguzi. He is currently visiting Oslo for an introduction and meeting the team here. Read his thoughts as he takes on a new challenge! You recently joined Design without Borders in Kampala. What is your background and what attracted  you […]

Enabling universal information access Posted on Sep 11, 2015

Enabling universal information access

Design without Borders is in the early stages of a collaboration with Outernet to develop a new and exciting solution for enabling universal information access. Around two-thirds of the world’s population today has no internet access either because they live in remote, rural areas or due to restrictive censorship on the part of the local […]

“Designed in Uganda – made in Norway” Posted on Aug 24, 2015

“Designed in Uganda – made in Norway”

FK Norway and Design without Borders at Arendalsuka 2015 in Norway. Design without Borders participated at Arendalsuka, a week-long forum where politicians, private sector industry and the general public in Norway meet to discuss and debate public affairs and policies. FK Norway was one of the participants in the forum and they invited Design without […]

Design without Borders at INDEX Awards 2015 Posted on Aug 28, 2015

Design without Borders at INDEX Awards 2015

Design without Borders’ general manager and lead designer are at the INDEX Awards to promote our innovative learning tools platform and meet potential investors. Our financial literacy training tool – AKI – was nominated in the Index Awards 2015 work category. We did not win the big prize but we are a proud finalist and […]