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Bambulance Pilot Project On the Go In Kenya

Design For Development Society is extremely excited to be pioneering research into the use of sustainable local materials in the design and manufacture of emergency medical transportation devices (EMTD). We are currently developing plans for a project in which we will design and pilot a bamboo EMTD for western Kenya. more...

Bike Ambulance Project Launched in Namibia

Design For Development is thrilled to announce the successful launch of a bicycle ambulance initiative in Namibia. Together with project partners, the Bicycling Empowerment Network Namibia (BENN), Design For Development will enable the manufacture and delivery of more than 60 bike ambulances to communities in Namibia. more...

DFD Bike Ambulance Project Set for Namibia in 2007!

Design For Development will take their skills to southern Africa in Summer 2007 to provide bike ambulances to villages and health clinics in rural Namibia. Working alongside locally-based health organizations and tradespeople, DFD will be manufacturing and distributing bike ambulances to regions that are in desperate need of improved emergency transportation. more...

Design For Development granted Charitable Status!

The Design For Development Society is happy to announce that it has been granted official charitable status by the Charities Directorate of Canada. What does that mean for us and for the people who support us? more...

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