CASE STUDIES

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INDUSTRY: SOCIAL SERVICES

Service Design Workshop for Social Housing

Client: National Anti-Poverty Commission
Industry: Social Services - Housing
Research Method: Workshop

Community organizations residing in danger zones have to rely on the Community Mortgage Program (CMP) for the budget for their resettlement and housing needs. The National Anti-Poverty Commission engaged Curiosity to create and conduct a service design workshop to identify cost-efficient design considerations for post-disaster social housing.


Identifying Critical Strategies in Addressing Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC) Amidst Destroyed Infrastructure

Client: Women’s Education, Development and Productivity Research Program (WeDpro)
Industry: Social Services - Human Rights
Research Method: Contextual Research

Women’s Education, Development and Productivity Research Program (WeDpro) brought in Curiosity gauge the extent to which women in Eastern Visayas experience, observe, and condone VAWC. Curiosity then facilitated design workshops with the Department of Social Welfare and Development, and the Philippine National Police to address violence against women and children (VAWC) in spite of lacking government infrastructure post-Typhoon Yolanda.


Forum for building back better after Typhoon Yolanda

Client: Women’s Education, Development and Productivity Research Program (WeDpro)
Industry: Social Services - DRRM
Research Method: Ethnographic Research

Women’s Education, Development and Productivity Research Program (WeDpro) engaged Curiosity to find ways to Build Back Better post-Typhoon Yolanda. This led to developing an interactive forum in which female residents can learn to build better in ways that address their own spatial concerns involving childcare, household management and other responsibilities.


Developing a Financial Literacy Program for Rural Mothers

Client: Roots of Health
Industry: Social Services - Financial Literacy
Research Method: Ethnographic Research

Roots of Health (Ugat ng Kalusugan), realized that many of their UGAT participants lacked a key life skill needed by mothers to run their households effectively: numeracy. Curiosity was brought in to design and co-create a financial literacy program with mother-learners in rapid iteration, teaching them the four fundamental operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.