Designing for Social Innovation and Leadership – DSIL Global

Designing for Social Innovation and Leadership – DSIL Global

Designing for Social Innovation and Leadership – DSIL Global co-partnered with the human-centered design experts at Agile Development Group.

The day 8 of DSIL challenge was hosted in our NUM Social Innovation Lab called “How might we create affordable and accessible transport for People with Disabilities (PwD) without needing to leave their chairs in Cambodia?”

For more details and photos, please see the media posts on our NUM Social Innovation Lab Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/numiLab/

Innovative Creation of Handmade Accessories

Innovative Creation of Handmade Accessories

TCU SISU firstly provided the training for trainer with the technical assistance of Handi’s House, Yangon. The training for trainers was conducted on July 2018 at TCU SUSU Class room. The training took 3 days to complete the basic course. Then, TCU SISU will sent the trained students to High-schools in the region for cascade training to high-school students with a purpose of developing entrepreneurial spirit of the high-school students.

In addition, TCU SISU will support the marketing sources for the handmade items made by the students through creation of SE Gllery within the university. In Myanmar, Crystal handmade are marketable for fashion of youth especially for girls. How it is marketable depends on the creation and innovation of the item. The more innovation, the more market for the product. Thus, this project would develop the entrepreneurial spirit of the students during higher education.

Basic Sewing Course

Basic Sewing Course

TCU SISU firstly provided the training for trainer on basic sewing course starting from 24 July 2018 at TCU Technical Exploitation Room. The training will take six weeks to complete the basic course. The first step training will complete at the end of August. Then, TCU SISU will provide cascade training to other students who are interested in design and fashion for the purpose of creating their own small business during higher education. In addition, TCU SISU will invite the rural women to the TCU SISU Technical exploitation room to learn the basic sewing course as a cascade training. Thus, TCU SISU will contribute to the society development and enhance society-university relationship.

Training on Paper Art and Crafts

Training on Paper Art and Crafts

TCU SISU firstly provided the training for trainer with the technical assistance of paper craft artist. The training for trainers was conducted on August 2018 at TCU SUSU Class room. The training took 5 days to complete the basic course. Then, TCU SISU will sent the trained students to High-schools in the region for cascade training to high-school students with a purpose of developing entrepreneurial spirit of the high-school students.

In addition, TCU SISU will support the marketing sources for the paper arts and crafts made by the students through creation of SE Gallery within the university. In Myanmar, Paper arts and crafts are marketable as a gift item. How it is marketable depends on the creation and innovation of the item. The more innovation, the more market for the product. Thus, this project would develop the entrepreneurial spirit of the students during higher education.

Seminar on “Social Enterprises Landscape in Myanmar”

Seminar on “Social Enterprises Landscape in Myanmar”

On 13-7-2018, TCU SISU Team conducted the seminar on “Social Enterprises Landscape in Myanmar” to share the knowledge and ideas of social entrepreneurship strategy and social enterprise landscape in Myanmar. On the event, Pro Rector U Oo Tin Thein delivered welcoming speech to audiences. Then, Social entrepreneurship strategy, intimidator , the status of social enterprise and impact investment, social enterprise and social investment eco-system, recent social investments, challenges faced by social entrepreneurs in Myanmar, why social entrepreneurship is important for development, developing the social entrepreneurship policy for Myanmar, and capacity building etc. have presented by Mo Lwin, Lecturer | Entrepreneur | Consultant, Vice President of Social Enterprise Development Association Myanmar. The participants and SISU users ask questions in regard to the social challenges of social enterprises and how to address these social issues and problems and Mo Lwin discussed these issues. After that, SISU teams took group photo together with the participants and social innovators. The session was ended at 12:00 pm.

Opening Speech (13.7.2018)

Presentation by U Mo Lwin (SeDaM)

Presentation by U Mo Lwin (SeDAM)

Q & A Session

Q & A Session

Group Photo on completing the seminar