Empowerment of the disabled
Discover the Shamengo pioneers who care for others!
New-Delhi / India
I created a hospital for paralysed people like me
After a terrible accident confined him to a wheelchair for the rest of his life, this former top athlete decided to create the first hospital in the world designed by paraplegics for paraplegics.
29 July 2015
Radio Colifata, a station created by psychiatrist Olivera and run by patients with mental illnesses, is changing up its programming with a new sports feature.
29 April 2015
Neil Harbisson, the first human cyborg, is pushing the boundaries of science yet again. Our pioneer is now able to perceive colours that are invisible to the naked eye.
10 December 2014
After the resounding success of his Dialogue in the Dark exhibition, our pioneer Andreas Heinecke has developed an innovative new show Dialogue with Time: a fun and creative reflection on aging currently at the Frankfurt Museum for Communication and at the Children’s Museum in Holon.
3 December 2014
With the success of his adjustable eyeglasses in Africa and India, our pioneer Jan In’t Veld is thinking big and has set a target to produce 10 million pairs Focusspec by 2020. He’s launched a crowdfunding campaign to meet his goal.
15 February 2013
Utiliser les peaux de cacahuètes pour fabriquer des matériaux plastiques, tel est le pari d’un groupe de créatrices industrielles de Córdoba. Le processus permettrait de valoriser des milliers de tonnes de déchets issus de la production d’arachide, pour créer un produit innovant et recyclable.