Africa-friendly DIY shoe can be made by the people that wear them
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Many people in the poor, rural areas of developing countries spend the majority of their time carrying out tasks that citizens of the West simply don't need to. This means they don't have the time to pursue their own work and instead rely heavily on aid and donated products. The KLEM project now aims to help those in Malawi use available local resources to create their own shoes following a simple design. The idea is the brainchild of Lee Jinyoung, of the i-CLUE DESIGN group, who was inspired after visiting the country while working as a technology expert for SBS…
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