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Technology Non-Profit Service Connects Volunteer Translators To Refugees

Tarjimly is streamlining the often time-consuming process of finding translators, while providing a valuable service for free

Home How JetBlue Aims to Spread Good Through Charitable Flights

#FlyItForward program awards ticket to humanitarians and enables them to pass it on to traveler of their choice

Design Vodafone Creates A Mobile Network In A Backpack For Natural Disaster Victims

A portable network system keeps long-distance communication within human reach during a hurricane, tornado, flood, etc.

Design Foldable DIY Shoes Spur The Economies Of Impoverished Communities

The Klem Project gives us the ultimate open-source shoe.

Luxury Kids Celebrate Peace By 'Hacking' Violent Weapons

In honor of Peace One Day, a campaign called 'Create a Master-Peace' is inviting children and their families to create non-violent, neutral art out of previously dangerous items.

Innovation 'For Humankind' Expo Showcases Humanitarian Innovation

Bing and Big Think hosted an exhibition in NYC of inspirational new technologies that address basic human needs.

Design (Video) Design Revolution: Emily Pilloton Talks About Humanitarian Design

Emily Pilloton, founder of Project H Design, seeks to improve the conditions of developing nations through thoughtful design.

Home Designing for a Better World

Recently, the Danish government's biennial design competition, INDEX: Award 2009, celebrated examples of design to improve life. The award accepts nominations internationally, and ultimately 6 winners are selected to represent 5 award categories – Body, Home, Work, Play and Community.