Get Ready: We're Crowdfunding to Build a School in Haiti

Sat, 06/22/2013 - 14:44 -- Helena Cicmil

We're excited to announce that this autumn we are launching an online crowdfunding campaign! Our aim is to raise the funds we need for the permanent reconstruction of the Centre Rosalie girls' school complex in Haiti. Can you help us prepare by following us on Facebook and twitter today?


Dec 6th - We Screened; You Spoke

Tue, 12/25/2012 - 01:09 -- Linda O'Halloran

After months of research, planning and collaboration with stakeholders in Port-au-Prince and beyond, we presented our school design process of the last three years for feedback on our approach, the resulting plans, and the effect of the films we’re making to document our process.

Check out the event’s photo album here and sign up to our mailing list for news of the next chance to attend screenings of our documentary material, and give feedback.

The New Website Goes LIVE!

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 23:38 -- Linda O'Halloran

Goodbye HTML goobledygook, hello content management system! We are delighted to announce the launch of our new website, lovingly and voluntarily crafted by Chris Jamieson at

Now that we have much more control over the site, we'd love your suggestions for what we should be communicating and how we could do it better. We are only in the early stages of developing our video gallery and project information, so now's the time to take on your feedback and develop it with as much input as possible!

Upcoming Event: December 6th Project Screening and Reception

Mon, 11/12/2012 - 15:13 -- Chris Jamieson

After months of research, planning and collaboration, we have finalised our sustainable and replicable school design for urban Haiti with the community in Port-au-Prince. To showcase the result and to highlight the final pieces of the puzzle needed to make this innovative education project a reality, we are inviting you to a very special reception at the University of London on December 6th.

Collected Reflections

Mon, 11/12/2012 - 13:33 -- admin

One year after the disastrous earthquake hit Haiti, Thinking Development launched a special earthquake anniversary booklet on 12 January, 2011.  Collected Reflections gathered anniversary statements from organisations working in Haiti or monitoring the country in a concise and digestible format. It brought together messages from groups as varied as DG ECHO, Internews, CDAC Haiti, The Haiti Support Group and the New Internationalist. The booklet is available for download here.

Spring 2010: Thinking Development emerges at UCL

Sun, 11/11/2012 - 15:46 -- admin

A team of architects, engineers and students from UCL are pooling their expertise to build a primary school and community centre complex in earthquake-stricken Haiti.