Awards: What awards or honors has the project received?
-Honorable mention at Reinventing Dharavi International Competition 2014
-Selected and participant of L.A. Study Tour 2014
-Shortlisted as one of the 100 organizations globally to be featured in Sparknews organized Impact Journalism Day - 2014
-Semi-finalist for Echoing Green 2014
-Winner of Hub Singapore Social Entreprenuership Award- 2013
Where have you learnt about the competition?
The Hub Singapore network
Tell us about your partnerships:
1)NGOs: Who need our expertise in building quality infrastructure and ensure the needs of the beneficiary community are met:
Saalam Baarack Trust (Mumbai)
HOPE & HOME foundation (Bangalore)
Solutions to End Poverty (Singapore)
2) Funding Partners: Who support our projects
3)Institutional Partners - Who cooperate to deliver our projects and products:
Arizona State University
SpaceMatrix Design Consultants
Challenges: What challenges might hinder the success of your project and how do you plan to overcome them?
1-bB is now in the growth stage and it needs to secure consistent funding and revenue. We are broadening our funding base and we are developing products to sale on the market such as mobile applications and the 100$ shelters ["The Sleeping Box"].
2-The building construction industry is vulnerable to the world economic situation and affects the availability of land for our projects. To be more reliable, we are establishing stronger partnerships in the construction and manufacturing industry and planning to work with governmental and institutional partners to better support our projects.