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Better by Design: How Empathy Can Lead to More Successful Technologies and Services for the Poor (Discussion of Design Case Narratives: Rickshaw Bank, Solar-Powered Tuki, FGN Pump)

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    (Timothy Prestero is the founder and CEO of Design that Matters (DtM), a nonprofit based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. DtM collaborates with leading social entrepreneurs and hundreds of volunteers to design new products and services for the poor in developing countries. A former Peace Corps volunteer and MIT graduate, Tim has worked in West Africa, Latin America, and Asia. He is a Martin Fellow at the MIT Laboratory for Energy and the Environment, a Draper Richards Fellow, and was named an Ashoka Affiliate in 2004. His awards include the 2007 Social Venture Network Innovation Award and the 2009 World Technology Award.)

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  • Timothy Prestero, 2010. "Better by Design: How Empathy Can Lead to More Successful Technologies and Services for the Poor (Discussion of Design Case Narratives: Rickshaw Bank, Solar-Powered Tuki, FGN Pump)," Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization, MIT Press, vol. 5(1), pages 79-93, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:tpr:inntgg:v:5:y:2010:i:1:p:79-93
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