Last week the BillionBricks team made a site visit to the under-construction Etania School in Sabah, Malaysia. The Etania Schools are learning centres for the children of migrant labourers who have no access to education otherwise.
Very often, a successful business is defined by its strategy, leadership and purpose. Perseverance often does not make it to the list. However, we at bB, have found 'perseverance' to be one of our key qualities that has seen us through our short three year existence.
The Fellowship Program at billionBricks is designed to provide students with a practical and professional learning experience by offering professional content and context, and the opportunity to work closely in shadowing senior leadership. A curated experience will allow the student to develop substantive relevant skills and insights into the specific challenges facing the organisation.
It was a cool Valentine’s Day morning, with a nip in the air when the billionBricks team led by Prasoon Kumar travelled an hour in the subway and cycle rickshaw from south Delhi to the banks of the Yamuna where we were invited to visit the urban homeless shelters (Ran Basera) by renowned Social Justice Activist Mr. Harsh Mander.
Affordable housing - macro to micro perspective for design intervention
Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody. - Jane Jacobs