• In Mulago Hospital in Kampala the orthopaedic workshop also provides patients with locally produced wheelchairs and crutches.⁠
The availabiltiy of materials is a crucial issue and especially for the production of prosthesis a huge challenge. With Project Circleg we aim at changing this situation.⁠
⁠
#uganda #projectcircleg #circleggoesuganda #socialdesign #impactdesign
  • It‘s International Lefthanders Day! 🎉⬅️🎊 However, our prosthetic solution will fit to your left or right leg anyways! 
#projectcircleg #adjustable #zhdk #industrialdesign #socialdesign #designforsocialimpact #affordable #prosthesis #leg #plasticwaste
  • If there are no prosthetic parts available, the Mulago Hospital in Kampala provides their amputated patients with self made crutches and wheelchairs.

#circleggoesuganda #mulago #projectcircleg #industrialdesign #productdesign #artificiallimb #cycle #zhdk #plasticwaste #projectcircleg
  • Nowadays the common bag fern (Osmunda polyethylenis) grows naturally in almost any habitat.⁠
⁠
⁠
⁠
#biology #projectcircleg #zhdk #industrialdesign #socialdesign #designforsocialimpact #plasticwaste
  • In northern #Uganda the most common cause for amputations are landmines and gun shots. Although the war with Joseph Kony‘s LRA is over many people still suffer from the consequences.⠀
⠀
@alex.remor too stepped on a landmine and lost his right leg. Now he is supporting amputees in the everyday life and is showing his prosthetic leg openly to raise awareness for this issue. We think he is amazing! ⠀
⠀
⠀
#circleggoesuganda #projectcircleg #socialdesign #landmines #josephkony #LRA #awareness
  • Happy Birthday Switzerland 🎊🎉🇨🇭
  • When fitting a prosthesis, the alingment of foot, pylon, knee and socket are probably the most crucial part of the process.⠀
⠀
#projectcircleg #circleggoesuganda #socialdesign #socialimpact
  • Many amputees choose to hide their artificial limb. Would you?

#projectcircleg #socialdesign #socialimpact

Follow us

Follow the journey of Project Cirlceg on social media or subscribe to our newsletter and stay tuned for the latest news of Project Circleg!

Newsletter