This story describes workshops in customer Empathy Mapping, Design Thinking, Transactional analysis – a personal development model and the process of doing market research, compiling data and presenting the information to the SHARE shop.
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A new team of 18 – 35 year old Start – Up students have arrived at Edventure to take part in a 10 week challenge – To give the Frome Share Shop a boost and help develop the two year old business into something something that is financially sustainable long term.
Members of the team come from Frome, elsewhere in the UK and one has come from Switzerland. They have experience in activitism, marketing, business, music, art, international relations and community organising.
This team is particularly interested in the community element of this Share – Shop challenge and want to work closely with the existing shop staff, the volunteer team, the existing users and other local people to help Share to find good ways to move forwards.
38 degrees interviewing Manda, one of the students.
Over the next 8 weeks the team will be doing research, running community consultations, working with the Share shop in a practical way and launching a crowd funding campaign.
If you would like to support the project, get involved or take part in Share Shop market research please email the team: [email protected]
SHARE – a library of things and the Community Fridge are Edventure’s sharing initiatives that we run in partnership with Frome Town Council. They have steadily grown and reached a level where a dedicated director is needed who can support the team. The director will manage the SHARE staff and will join the Edventure Board to drive the strategic development of Edventure’s sharing initiatives. As with a trustee in a charity, this director position at Edventure Frome Community Interest Company is voluntary. Please click below to find out more: