sharing the context : innovation design engineering

I had a fascinating conversation with Shruti Grover hearing about her GU Bank project. Shruti has just completed the MA in Innovation Design Engineering at the RCA.

GU Bank is an award wining project offers a solution to male migrant workers in India who, arriving without work in the city and then working for very low wages,  have no access to toilets and sewage systems. The incentive element to use the portable bags for solid human waste (where the GU comes from) is that they can be exchanged for bio-gas or mobile phone credits.

You can see more about Shruti’s work and the GU Bank here.

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