Sustainable Recovery in Haiti Panel

Join a select group of key stakeholders this Saturday Jan 12 on the third anniversary of the earthquake as we look back and forward to the future. A joint effort of Relief 2.0, Stanford University and ESIH. (more...)

Road to the Future Photo Exhibit

A visual journey through the impact of the earthquakes that hit Haiti in January 2010 and Japan on March 2011, the joint response and sustainable recovery efforts. (more...)

Journey of the X

Bicycle ride from Santo Domingo to Port-au-Prince, New York and Boston. Bringing together the TEDx communities on these cities and raising awareness on the challenges and opportunities of innovation and collaboration. (more...)

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Valentine's Day Solidarity for Haiti and Japan in Creole and Japanese

As part of our Markets of Hope initiative to support the recovery of disaster affected communities through commercial and shared profit initiatives, we will announce this Friday a collection of products with candid love messages on Haitian Creole, Japanese, English and Spanish.

Relief 2.0 Photo Exhibit at Casa de la cultura Tijuana 10 Jan 2013

Relief 2.0 was at Casa de la Cultura in Tijuana on Jan 10, and many people learned about how communities can support one another and new technologies used in Disaster Relief.

Products made by survivors from the disaster areas were also for sale to empower the survivors to earn a living.

There will be more shows in Tijuana and Baja California area in the month of January.

Thanks for the support Mexico!

-- Robin Low

Relief 2.0 Events in Mexico, January 2013

Relief 2.0 is planning a series of events in Mexico, including Art and Photo Exhibits as well as conferences and presentations on efficient disaster response and sustainable recovery. Join us from January 10 to January 20 at multiple venues in Rosarito, Baja California.

Relief 2.0: Tohoku - Road to the Future Photo and Art Exhibits in USA

We will be in North America to do Relief 2.0: Tohoku - Road to the Future in Nov 2012.

As part of the global launch of Markets of Hope, the organization Relief 2.0 will host a conference about efficient response and sustainable recovery disaster.

We are looking for collaboration to run this show in North America and Mexico (Jan 2013) and if you have a Gallery or a venue, I would be glad to come. I would appreciate accomodations as well. 

The show and exhibition is usually a 1 weekend event, and I've done shows that are 1 week or 1 day.

Tohoku - Road to Recovery (Singapore) 21 Sep 2012

The event went pretty well, we had a Facebook event page which we invited more than 1000 people, and we pitched successfully to several sites,

Invitation and Poster for the Relief 2.0 / Markets of Hope Exhibit

Relief 2.0 / Markets of Hope Photo and Art Exhibit Poster

Attached are the high resolution, ready-to-print, files for the poster and invite of the upcoming presentation of the itinerant Relief 2.0 / Markets of Hope Exhibit at Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, following the recent presentations in México, Boston, Fukuoka, Tokyo and Singapore.

In the Thick of Hope

Last intern in to make a blog post.It’s been a busy couple of days for Relief 2.0 in Tokyo getting ready for the exhibition at Fab Café, creating publicity materials (wonderfully created by Roxanne) and press kits, getting the layout all sorted out, coming up with reports and videos to document the work, bla-bla-bla-bla. But right now, in the cosiness of the Tokyo Share College (God bless this residence and its amazing inhabitants), with friends working beside me, the television tuned to an agitated commentator barking women’s football updates, my thoughts turn to the power of words.

Summer internship with Relief 2.0

I'm not going to make it sound fine and dandy because truth is, it's not. I've never one a more difficult internship than this, yet nothing is more exciting and empowering.

You're left to completely run the show, make important decisions, and also get on your knees to scrub the floor. It wasn't pretty yet I realised that's how the world is.

Fukuoka Day 6

Novoglobal

It is the final day of Social Business Forum Asia 2012 and the social businesses are presenting for the audience. 

Singapore's 17 year old social entrepreneur Kim Min Seok also presented his social business Novoglobal.

2 Interns from Relief 2.0 mission -- Fukuoka also volunteered at the flooded areas in Kyushu 

You can read about XinMin's experience at: 

Day 2: Sunday, 22nd july 2012

The second day was every bit as memorable as the first day, because it was the day that my friend and I headed down with Eden and his friends to do relief work at the flooded areas in Kyushuu. We had to take the train down early in the morning, and had to wake up at 5am. This was the equivalent of 4am in Singapore, and it was a milestone since I have not woken up so early before.

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