Digital and Web Based Media

Feeding America is a non-profit organization which works closely with the private sector, and has a mission to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engaging the US public, private, and government agencies.

This article describes empathy as the first step in human-centered development. In a general sense, empathy is our ability to see the world through other people's eyes, to see what they see, feel what they feel, and experience things as they do.  

Since 2015, Liberia has been rebuilding the country’s health system, which was devastated by a civil war that ended in 2003 and again by the Ebola epidemic that ended in 2015. But improvements in the remote clinics are a ways off.

This case study describes a pilot project in Cote d'Ivoire which promotes HIV self-testing via barbershops. Preliminary human-centered-based research resulted in a finding that barbershops were a key gathering point for men in Côte D’Ivoire. The HIV self testing promotions were also communicated via religious leaders and social media.

The 18F Method Cards are a collection of tools that describe how teams put human-centered design into practice. They are accompanied by simplified instructions to help organizations and government offices adopt human-centered design into their own projects. 

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