Gamification, Games and SBC

Games, Gamification and Behavior Change Despite the ubiquity of gamification in our lives and our marketplaces, games are often overlooked as a serious social change tool. However, emerging research is showing games, and gamification, to be more effective at driving learning outcomes, and gamification and game design are emerging as more accepted strategies for SBC.…

Visualizing Change

Working with illustrators to make real complex ideas is one of the most fulfilling things we do.  Change is possible when we can see ourselves taking new actions and living into a new vision of our future. People learn well through pictures and the quality of those pictures matters. Working with an illustrator, we can…

Designing together, remotely

The project An in-person cooperative coaching program by Ventures37 (as part of the Cooperative Development Program) faced the Covid-19 challenge of putting in-person contact on hold. Yet, in rural Malawi without reliable internet and low tech literacy, the American reflexive reach for zoom as a solution was not tenable. We had the pleasure of running…