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Self-Reliance / Application for refugees

Self-Reliance
Self-Reliance

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2017

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2017

This is an application that enables refugees to live more autonomously. It provides them with a platform they can use to find a job, look for help, and contribute to society. The main function: Through transactions in a peer-to-peer mode, refugees could have more work options and, at the same time, find a job without the helping hand of others. When they face any problems in their lives, they can receive help from people from all over the world. This prevents refugees from being exploited and used by people with dishonest purposes, thus lowering the risk of them being trafficked or enlisted in terrorist organizations.

The Self Reliance concept addresses the most basic needs of newcomers to integrate into their new cities and for its residents to help them. It is a win-win situation for both.
Jury-Statement
Thanks to my mom, who always supports me in what I want to do. Thanks to Professor Henry, who gave me a lot of advice, leading me to get this award. Thanks to my friend, Sammie Chen, who helped me a lot, I really lucked out when I met you. Still can’t believe I won, I will treasure this moment for a long time!
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University

National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology

National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology
Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Liu Ziting,
National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology

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