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WE EMPOWER CHILDREN EVERYWHERE TO DESIGN A BETTER WORLD

Become part of the movement to enable children as changemakers!

COMMISSION A PROGRAM

Partner with us to develop a design-a-thon tailored to your impact objectives

SPONSOR OUR WORK

Bring a design-a-thon to the region or communities that matter to your organization

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DESIGN-A-THON

Help coach or coordinate a design-a-thon for the children in your community

Children reached

Teachers / facilitators

in our network

Countries

Design-a-thon Works sees 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 Design-a-thon Works.

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Global Challenges, Local Solutions

Each design-a-thon 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 Design-a-thon Works?
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HUNDRED 2022

3 November

We have been selected as one of the most impactful and scalable innovations in the world by global education non-profit HundrED for the HundrED 2022 Global Collection! More info here.

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DESIGN-A-THON WORKS PLEDGE

Ongoing

By including Design-a-thon Works as a beneficiary of your company’s pledges, you can support the empowerment of children and their educators all over the world. Download our pledge folder.

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AMBASSADEURS VAN AMSTERDAM JUNIOR

6 December

A leadership program for young Amsterdammers to gain insight into how their talent can contribute to a social issue in their neighborhood.