Foondi Workshops are a platform for problem setting, designing, and prototyping entrepreneurial-based ventures. Based in East Africa, Foondi uses collaborative design workshops to spur innovation and foster skill sharing among participants. Our vision is to nurture a group of young innovators in Africa who are working on building solutions that target emerging markets and underserved communities. The idea of Foondi was inspired by my participation in the International Development Design Summit (IDDS; iddsummit.org) held in Brazil in 2012. IDDS is a one-month annual design summit that brings together people from all over the world and all walks of life…
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