Kits 4 Kids

Kits4Kids-

(The final product and its outcomes are explained throughout these questions.)

Define : What is the challenge you have been given?

As a group and individually we were given the challenge of creating a new innovation way to help somewhere around the world. Whether it was a global goal or a new idea to help Saul we were to create and plan a creative idea to help out with some of their difficulties. For example; in Tanzania they have problems in their education system and the electricity in their country. So there were several groups who decided they were going to devote their solution fluency to helping Saul.

We chose Poverty as our global goal, we wanted to choose a modern problem including refugees traveling from Serbia or poverty in other countries around the world. Children all around the world are suffering through already difficult lifestyles but have the added stress of not having any necessities such as toiletries, food, shelter or any learning supplies.

Dream:  What innovative ideas do you have about how this problem could be solved?

We sure were dreaming, we had ideas coming out of our ears on how we could help! In the end we chose to stick with clean water and electricity as our two main goals. We continued to brainstorm until we came up with a global solution that we stuck with “helping children who live in extreme poverty conditions”. We exploded with creative ideas on how to package, brand and fit it to their needs.

In the end we chose a brand (created by us) called; Kits for Kids! This would represent kids around the world being helped by average teens and demonstrate that it IS possible. Other than the branding we needed to include some necessities that not everyone has access too so we added socks, journals, books, pencil crayons, and stuffed animals. We were planning on adding two scientific helpers; a portable water filter and a solar powered flashlights but due to shortness of time we were unable to create our own design and product. Our end dream was two start off by sending one kit to a refugee or a child in need and get feedback on what to improve on. Our dream was finally accomplished because we are sending out a pack this summer to a child in need and hope to receive happy feedback and tips for next time!!!

Deliver: How will you package and publish your information?

We explained earlier how the “Kits for Kids” package will be delivered and sent off to a child in need but how can we spread awareness? We used PowerPoint to create a brief explanation of our plans, dreams and accomplishments throughout the Solution fluency unit. The PowerPoint explains how we could make the two scientific ideas and plans on how to create them. We hope that we can eventually send out several more kits if we had more time to dedicate to this project.

Debrief:  How did the process go?

I wished we had received more time because I can imagine how far we as a strong team could’ve taken our ideas.Seeing as we were limited I am proud of how much we accomplished throughout our time given. i love that we got a package sent out and that we gave a child a “late Christmas gift” to enjoy and play with even if it wasn’t perfect. There were few errors but we were completely in control of who we sent it to and had several contacts willing to help us along the ride. Other than the fact we weren’t able to create the scientific aspects of the pack i am proud of how our team pulled the kit together into a final product.

 

 

 

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