Become part of the movement to enable children as changemakers!

COMMISSION A PROGRAM

Partner with us to develop a designathon tailored to your impact objectives

SPONSOR OUR WORK

Bring a designathon to the region or communities that matter to your organization

HOST A
DESIGNATHON

Help coach or coordinate a designathon for the children in your community

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WE EMPOWER CHILDREN EVERYWHERE TO DESIGN A BETTER WORLD

Children reached

Teachers / facilitators

in our network

Countries

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We see children as changemakers—engaged citizens, activists, scientists and inventors. Our methodology, lesson materials and network offer a pathway for children to further develop their capacity to take action for a world they want. 
Find out more about the possibilities.

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Our mission to reach 1 million children worldwide is supported by a committed global network of partners

Find out how you can support Designathon Works.

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Global Challenges, Local Solutions

Each designathon topic is related to its participants’ specific context, and is also nested within a bigger global challenge linked to one of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals, such as water scarcity, poverty, deforestation, or citizenship. Learn more about the impact of our network.

What's coming up at Designathon Works?
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HEMA Redesign Competition

Ongoing

The competition's assignment is to redesign a (HEMA) product that is more practical, more beautiful, lasts longer, and thus contributes to living in a more beautiful world! The aim is to educate children and their parents/caretakers about the importance of sustainability and to inspire children to take action themselves. Sign up here.

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Food Rescue

Ongoing

An Erasmus+ project that aims at fostering climate education as an essential element of the global response to climate change. Based on food waste as a conceptual context and combining maker education & youth participation. Read more...

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Education to Inspire

Ongoing

This year Designathon Works is collaborating with Fawaka Foundation on the 'Education to Inspire' project. The project is intended to contribute to building sustainable and inclusive cocoa communities.