Anganwadi school
Alumni stories
August 28, 2019

Connection, community and agency: Building a village preschool in India

Image credit: Roberto Rodriguez Reyes, @rober3 The following is excerpted from MoDDD graduate Sarah Schoffel’s forthcoming article for The Design Between, a collaborative publication focusing on the issues of disaster, design and development founded by…
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Alumni stories
August 21, 2019

Alice Lake-Hammond and AF8 prepare New Zealand for Alpine Fault earthquake

Since graduating from MoDDD, I have been working as the Project Leader of the Alpine Fault magnitude 8 (AF8) natural hazard preparedness programme in New Zealand. AF8 is an award-winning programme of scientific modelling, coordinated…
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Alumni stories
August 21, 2019

David Anderson deploys to Nepal with UNHCR

Deployment with RedR to UNHCR in Nepal In the early 90s, Bhutan went through an ethnic cleansing and over 100,000 people fled Bhutan and settled in far east Nepal. Over 90,000 refugees have now been resettled.…
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Alumni stories
March 6, 2019

Finding a voice through film: Zoe D’Arcy interns with World Vision Cambodia

In June 2018, Zoe D’Arcy travelled to Cambodia for a month to see first-hand how international NGO World Vision is undertaking development work with vulnerable communities.  With the assistance of a scholarship from RMIT, she…
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Sarah Schoffel Anganwadi Project
Alumni stories
March 6, 2019

Sarah Schoffel building schools with disadvantaged communities in India

Sarah Schoffel, a 2017 graduate, tells us about her experience working with The Anganwadi Project, an organization that designs and builds ‘anganwadi’ pre-schools in the slum areas of Ahmedabad, India. -- Sarah Schoffel I am currently in…
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Lisa Skillern Heritage Foundation Pakistan
Alumni stories
March 6, 2019

Lisa Skillern works with Yasmeen Lari and Heritage Foundation Pakistan

MoDDD graduate Lisa Skillern tells us about her recent experience working pro bono for the Heritage Foundation of Pakistan and with the Porcelain Bear ceramic studio. — Lisa Skillern At the invitation of Yasmeen Lari during…
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