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»In the process of design, there are manifold challenges and the pure pleasure of creating. Best conditions to get to know and develop your potency.« Isabelle Dechamps, Founder of be able

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be able e.V. is a nonprofit organization based in Berlin focusing on inclusion and empowerment of marginalized social groups through design.

2010 product designer Isabelle Dechamps developed the education concept be able in coorperation with a sheltered workplace for people with disabilities. The participants experienced self-confidence while designing products that were based on their own ideas. This award-winning concept developed into a catalyst for social design within a growing network.




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Florian Huss
Wilhelmine-Gemberg-Weg 12 c/o ID22
10179 Berlin

Phone 0176 38640208