Makers for Global Good

Stephanie Santoso
Mar 16, 2017 · 7 min read
8-year old John and his fellow teammates, who worked together to create a bookcase with motorized shelves. Credit: TOM

Why Now?

Making empowers communities.

Makers design with the user.

Gracie, Addie and Lorraine worked together to develop a customized key holder to make it easier for Lorraine to use the key to her room. Credit: Rich Lehrer

Makers are not new to problem solving.

Removing the mold to create a BioSand filter in Bangladesh. Credit: OHorizons

Makers build on each others success.

Listening to the fetal heartbeat of a young woman in Selang, Nepal. Credit: Field Ready
The 3D printed fetoscope and the wooden versions designed and developed locally in Nepal. Credit: Field Ready


How You Can Help

Stephanie Santoso

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Former Senior Advisor for Making at the White House in the Obama Administration and lover of all things DIY

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