Design with the farmers

Location: Myanmar

Categories: Water

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More than irrigation products, Proximity Designs helps the farmers in a global way. It offers financial services, like micro-loans, and farming advice services. A whole team is dedicated to agriculture research. It also constantly measures its impact to make sure it is on the right track.

Started in 2004, Proximity Designs is one of the biggest non-profit organizations. About 700 people work there and its impact is impressive. Its work has been recognized many times by notorious social organizations like the Skoll foundation.

If you liked the Human Centered Design, you can check the website. You’ll find well-made tools, methodologies and inspiring examples.

If you want to know more about Proximity Designs, go to the website.


In Myanmar, 34,65% of the population is urban and 65,35% is rural (source : World Bank).