Art Center College of Design, Designmatters


Region of Impact: Peru



Problem: In Cerro Verde, a slum on the outskirts of Lima, Peru, 30,000 people live without access to running water and sanitation.

Solution: Design and co-create with Cerro Verde families, innovative and cost-effective products tested by the community and implemented by Un Techo Para Mi Pais, a Latin American NGO dedicated to working with families living in extreme poverty.

Impact: Empower families and communities through responsible design to conserve water, reduces illness and generate social, cultural, and economic change.

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