D-Lab Student Fieldwork, January 2015

D-Lab: Development students are gearing up for another round of unforgettable international experiences during MIT's January Independent Activities Period, living and working with community partners across Latin America and Africa. 

Six students are working on establishing a new community relationship and planning a future design summit.

El Salvador
Four students are engaging in creative capacity building and co-creation with at-risk urban teenagers, and two students identifying cheaper improved toilet designs for rural populations.

Three students are working on projects for MoringaConnect, an agricultural startup founded by D-Lab alumni Kwami Williams and Emily Cunningham.

Six students are collaborating with local university students on sustainable housing and energy projects for rural populations, such as improved cookstoves and insulation.

Six students are evaluating and building on projects and designs created as part of the 2014 International Development Design Summit.

Five students are collaborating with local innovators in the fields of agricultural charcoal and education.