August 2014

It pays to put audience at the centre of design

Posted on: August 13, 2014
By: Harpreet Kaur
Categories: Innovation, Research |Tags: , , ,

Observation room at the Gupshup Potli usability testing lab

The ‘Gupshup Potli‘ usability testing reminded me of my first day as part of the Shaping Demands and Practices project team at BBC Media Action. It was my first meeting with our donors – the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) – reviewing achievements and discussing how we could increase the reach of our project’s [...]

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Truth is stranger than fiction

Posted on: August 13, 2014
By: Amajit Mukherjee
Category: People |Tags: , , , ,

Sue Desmond-Hellmann with a CHW

I was tempted to write this blog post by a photo I saw the other day on Sue Desmond-Hellmann’s Facebook page. In the picture, Sue sat next to a Community Health Worker (CHW), who was proudly displaying her Mobile Kunji and all parties looked reasonably happy. This picture fills me with immense pride and satisfaction. [...]

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