We throw away vast amounts of stuff, even things with almost nothing wrong with them, and which could get a new lease on life after a simple repair. Many people have forgotten that they can repair things themselves, or they no longer know how to do it. Knowing how to make repairs is a skill quickly lost.

As part of its #ASKnet Capacity Building and Hub Development Program, r0g_agency for open culture promoted the first test run of an experimental, or ‘hybrid remote’ Community Repair Café in two refugee settlements in Northern Uganda that face this problem. On February 16th…

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