Design-a-thon Works empowers children (aged 8 - 12) around the world to design sustainable futures using simple technologies and a proven, collaborative design process. We call this a ‘design-a-thon’.
WE EMPOWER CHILDREN EVERYWHERE TO DESIGN A BETTER WORLD
Become part of the movement to enable children as changemakers!
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in our network
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 our method.
Our mission to reach 1 million children worldwide is supported by a committed global network of partners
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