Oficina da Ciranda, a social and sustainable technology case

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Ciranda seat is an assistive device to support children between the ages of 0 to 6 to sit independently and to welcome any children, disabled or not, to approach and play, on it or around it. The project is divided in one social assistive event, on which families who cannot afford the seat are supported to produce one, and another commercial version, which fundraises and maintains the social project. Ciranda seat project is a succeeded social business technology awarded by Unicef which already benefitted 640 disabled children and created 4096 multipliers.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInclude 2011 Proceedings
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventInclude 2011: The Role of Inclusive Design in Making Social Innovation Happen - Royal College of Arts, London, United Kingdom
Duration: 18 Apr 2011 → …


ConferenceInclude 2011
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
Period18/04/11 → …
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