Our mission: We work with local communities to co-create innovative solutions and drive the development of their communities.
Our vision: We envision local communities driving the development, advancing their livelihood and prosperities.
Kawsang is a social enterprise (previously: InSTEDD iLab Southeast Asia). We work with partners such as governments, development sector partners and people in local communities. Together, in cross-sectoral collaborations, we co-design solutions for some of the key challenges in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC).
Our team has over 13 years of experience in building partnerships, co-design digital technology solutions and implementing programs to improve public health, social accountability and fostering digital skills.
Meet The Team
Co-founder & CEO
Kakada is a technical leader and software development expert. He has more than ten years experiences on frontline software development and deployment for disease surveillance and development projects. In addition, he is a STEM education enthusiast, has worked on Computational Thinking curriculum for public schools in Cambodia.
Senior Software Developer
Senior ICT Trainer and Facilitator (Consultant)
Sophat is prominent for his work of organizing the Barcamp event along with numerous universities in Cambodia. On top of that, Sophat also creates video and Facebook content to help people to stay safe online and have a good practice of hygiene internet usage on my Facebook page.
Design Thinking Lead (Consultant)
Akira has over 20 years of experiences as a freelance designer, facilitator, and consultant in organizational development, change and innovations. Fluent in both English and Japanese. Experience with cross-cultural collaborations in Ireland, the US, the Philippines, Vietnam, and Cambodia.
Human centered design facilitator (Consultant)
Chandy has experiences in product design, digital content creation, ICT related training and as a facilitator. He has gained his human centered design experiences from on the job experiences where he has done product design and facilitation for social innovation projects.