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Check out some examples of how other HCD Connect community members are putting the methods and tools in the HCD Toolkit into action. When you're ready, add in your own experiences!

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2 stories: Last updated 07/11/2014
Continuous Professional Development for Nurses in Malawi
Lilongwe, Central Region, Malawi National Organization Nurses and Midwives (NONM)
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Moving from on-site manual CPD to distance learning and digital CPD together with NONM and the Nurses

29 stories: Last updated 07/28/2014
Bring the Next 5 Billion Online
Delhi, India Technology Corporation
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Our goal is to design an educational solution and delivery method in order to equip people with digital literacy skills and bring the next 5 billion online.

19 stories: Last updated 06/10/2014
Building A Low-Cost Teff Seed Planter
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency
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Working with the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA), IDEO.org is designing a new low-cost teff row planter to improve the livelihood of farmers in Ethiopia.

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July 26, 2014
HCD Method Spotlight: Collage

When designing a mobile health insurance product in Nigeria, the IDEO.org team used the collage method to help end users express themselves (and their values) openly and creatively—ultimately setting the tone for the final marketing strategy.

July 25, 2014
Engagement Strategy for Governance and Accountability Partners

Discovering opportunities and constraints faced by potential partners for innovative governance and accountability projects

July 10, 2014
Nurses purchasing their own devices for accessing CPD platform

After having set up a digital Continuous Professional Development platform that enables nurses to renew their licenses without the need to travel to any main hospital, we faced the challenge on how sustainably and at large scale we were able to provide access to the nurses. So we asked them!

July 09, 2014
Super Tips to Improve HCD Research and Design Workshops

These are a few of the many tips we learned from our experience using LCD/HCD to design digital literacy education.

July 08, 2014
CSC organizes Awareness Campaigns and Citizen Involvement Workshops on Digital Literacy

Village Level Entrepreneurs (VLE) are incentivized as part of the CSC Diwas Celebrations to organize Awareness Campaigns and Citizen Involvement Workshops educating the masses on Computer Literacy and other services.

July 08, 2014
Empowering Malawian Nurses buying own devices

After having deployed a digital CDP platform enabling Malawian Nurses renewing their licenses on the job and on the go, we have asked nurses what was the major barrier for them to access. Best of all answers was: "They wanted their own personal device to be able to do at their convenience and without having to move from their wards or at home while having some free time." 

In response to that we set up a Device Leasing Initiative (DeLI) with a revolving fund allowing nurses to pay back the smartphone of their choices in 12 (or 4) installments.

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