Hotline: 1800 102 2007
X
Search Business Opportunities
Oct, 03 2017

Design For Change Is The World Largest Movement That Empowers children

Design For Change is the world’s largest movement that empowers children around the world with the ‘I CAN Superpower!’

In 2016, the students of a government school in Tamil Nadu were falling sick because of an ill-equipped toilet. Through a simple four-step problem solving process , Feel-Imagine-Do-Share developed by Design for Change(DFC), a group of thirteen-year-olds solved the problem by making low-cost, replicable and fully functional urinals out of waste plastic bottles.

Design For Change is the world’s largest movement that empowers children around the world with the ‘I CAN Superpower!’ This instils confidence in the children and gets them to believe that they are not helpless, that change is possible, and that they can drive it. Since 2009, in India alone over 4, 80,000 children have been part of the DFC movement and authored 12,000+ projects of change.

This award-winning movement was conceived by NID 
alumna, Kiran Bir Sethi, in Ahmedabad and has now spread to over 50 countries. DFC has also been recognised by the UN as an actionable step to achieve the global sustainable development goals. DFC wholeheartedly believes in Mahatma Gandhi’s motto, “Be the change you wish to see in the world” and the movement is inspiring children to follow this world over.

Mayank Shah, category head, Parle Products Pvt Ltd
said “Parle G, a prominent children’s brand, has partnered with DFC, in supporting the idea of children as change makers. Parle G believes in giving children a free hand to explore the world on their own, nurturing creativity and inducing self-belief that encourages them to follow their passion. Hence, it’s a great fit with our brand philosophy. We are excited to be a part of this initiative.” 

Comment
image
Related opportunities
  • Ice creams & Yogurt Parlors
    About Us: Michael’s Icecream Burger is the first of its kind,..
    Locations looking for expansion Karnataka
    Establishment year 2017
    Franchising Launch Date 2019
    Investment size Rs. 5lac - 10lac
    Space required 100
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit, Multiunit
    Headquater Bangalore Karnataka
  • Casual dine Restaurants
    About Us: Established in the year 2010 by Celebrity Chef Pascal..
    Locations looking for expansion Delhi
    Establishment year 2000
    Franchising Launch Date 2010
    Investment size Rs. 1 Cr. - 2 Cr
    Space required 2000
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit, Multiunit
    Headquater New delhi Delhi
  • Pizzeria
    About Us: Go69 is an Indian pizza Brand, which started its..
    Locations looking for expansion Uttar Pardesh
    Establishment year 2015
    Franchising Launch Date 2016
    Investment size Rs. 5lac - 10lac
    Space required 400
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater Lucknow Uttar Pardesh
  • Quick Service Restaurants
    About Chai GaramWe serve our tea the way Indians like..
    Locations looking for expansion New Delhi
    Establishment year 2008
    Franchising Launch Date 2009
    Investment size Rs. 10lac - 20lac
    Space required 60 - 400 Sq.ft
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit, Multiunit
    Headquater New Delhi New Delhi
Insta-Subscribe to
Entrepreneur
Magazine
For hassle free instant subscription, just give your number and email id and our customer care agent will get in touch with you
OR Click here to Subscribe Online
Daily Updates
Submit your email address to receive the latest updates on news & host of opportunities