How can we use Human-Centered Design in the Social Sector?

Kyle Zimmer from the Forbes Nonprofit Council shared how Human-Centered Design can help in the social sector. 1) Establish the true need through data- and yes, insights gained from empathy research are data. Really rich data. 2) Test ongoing market viability with data from the field. Understanding how well or

Design for Inclusivity in Humanitarian Settings

During humanitarian emergencies, resources, life-saving information, and support are often provided via mobile channels. If you are in the midst of an emergency and happen to also have a disability, then getting access to resources via mobile technology can be difficult. Check out this project done in 2020 in Nairobi,

Human-Centered Programming for Sustainable Impact

Human-centered programming is an approach to solving challenging problems in deep partnership with your audience. Each person is the expert on their own life. Partnering with your audience  brings their stories, their goals, their challenges, and their creativity into your programs. It will both challenge and inspire you as you

New Human-Centered Programming Toolkit for Humanitarian Practitioners

The Center for Design Kindness is so pleased to share new human-centered design and programming resources created especially for humanitarian practitioners. Our new Handbook for Humanitarian Practitioners will help you determine whether human-centered programming is right for your organization. Think through how co-design, co-implementation, and co-evaluation can help you improve

Humanitarian News

Keep up with humanitarian news through UN News.

UNHCR Innovation Service

Check out how UNHCR is supporting innovation and human-centered design through its Innovation Services including the Innovation Fellowship.  

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