The Resilience Collective Fab lab initiative

A collective journey to design, test, document & scale the use of Fab Labs for the most vulnerable populations using appropriate technologies

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Tools, machines, communities, resources and more

fab labs are not only about technology

Fablab inventory

Machines, tools and consumables

  • Digitally controlled tools
  • Materials and consumables
  • Instalation plans and safety

Online resources

Sharing knowledge and best practices

  • Educational resources
  • Informal education
  • Workshop plans and project ideas

Communities around the world

1600 (and counting) labs

  • Shared resources and learning
  • Collective iteration and research
  • Co-development and design

It's a collective

We work with NGO's, companies and universities alike

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Terre des hommes (Tdh) is the leading Swiss organisation for children’s aid. In 2018, we provided assistance to over four million children and members of their communities in more than 40 countries through our health, protection and emergency relief programmes.

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Formed in 2009 to facilitate and support the growth of the international fab lab network as well as the development of regional capacity-building organizations. The Fab Foundation is a US non-profit 501(c) 3 organization that emerged from MIT’s Center for Bits & Atoms Fab Lab Program.

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Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners.

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UNIGE collaborates on research around best practices and the kinds of solutions fab labs can bring to the most vulnerable populations

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Meraki labs develops innovative solutions for migration and displacement, and has experience in many countries aroudn the globe

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Fab Connections created fab labs in many locations, and runs projects on education and development of resources for the network

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Keolid is based in Burkina Faso, offering eduction, incubation and access to digital services. They are developing a country wide fab lab project for youth in conjunction with the learning centers

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