It was 8 am on Saturday morning at the Ban Huai Kon International Border Crossing Point between northern Thailand and Laos. Many people from Laos, mostly women, and children were walking to the Thai side with bags of vegetables, honey and herbs they collected from the forest, as well as other handmade textiles, to sell in the market in Thailand.
In deed, through the talks to a number of teenager during our field validation of our iOS version of our application, we found out that they are not able to find clarity on how to move on nor what to do to transit them from high school to specific career or major. Especially, it is a big issue when the teenager is living with parents who are farmers or are not well informed about other career opportunities out there.
InSTEDD teamed up with Maryknoll Mental Health produce two educational videos illustrating signs for mental health have been created and distributed on social media in the attempt to make people understand more about the issue.
Human-centered design sits at the heart of our practice. There were numerous meetings conducted with farmers during the early stages of the project and throughout the design and prototype solution process.
Interactive Story allows readers to interact with the story while reading by choosing options which will lead to an entire different plot from one option to another. Each path they choose for the story to happen next is all part of the learning process about gender violence.
Khmer Writing App is a mobile program that help to children from grade 1 to 3 to learn and improve their writing skill.
The partnership between InSTEDD iLab and SPIDER has allowed for ICT4D Prototype Incubation in Cambodia.
The iLab held an iCamp dedicated to aiding farmers during a period from May to August of 2018. Leading up the event, the team held four meetings with different groups of local farmers to learn more about their goals and the challenges that they face.
Information and Communication Technology (ICT), from computer to phone, has penetrated both our personal and professional lives and keeps progressing at high speed, turning Cambodia into a knowledge-based economy. The education system cannot afford to stay behind, otherwise it risks giving its student’s skills that are obsolete in today’s society.
To improve the Mekong Basin Region’s ability to track and respond to outbreaks, we helped launch tools such as a free to the public hotline for disease reporting.