Virtual Event Thursday, March 21 at 9am ET Are you a repairer, fixer, maker, hobbyist, mender, or caregiver passionate about community-building? An independent or university-affiliated researcher delving into the themes of maintenance, repair, and care? An advocate seeking to promote … More →
We needed an extra tap at the kitchen, so I decided to do some DIY plumbing.
Unfortunately it turned out to be much more complicated than expected…
The Maintainers Movement Fellowship 2022
In 2022, we supported a fantastic cohort of fellows throughout the year. Together, they deepened their maintenance/repair/care practices, and explored the concept of “degrowth”. Learn more about them and their work here.
“SUSTAINING MENTAL HEALTH REPAIR: Understanding the Journey of Psychosocial Helplines in the Covid-19 Pandemic” by Himani Kulkarni
You can download Himani’s Landscape Scan here. “Individuals dealing with depression, anxiety disorders, and suicidal thoughts sought assistance, emphasizing the critical role helplines played in providing support for complex and deeply rooted mental health challenge (….) some callers sought … More →
“THE ESSENCE OF REPAIR, CARE AND MAINTENANCE CULTURE IN DISPLACEMENT SETTINGS IN UGANDA: A Sense of Direction and Hope to Rebuild Lives” by Mathew Lubari
You can download Mathew’s Landscape Scan here. “Despite the challenges, a culture of repair in displacement settings can contribute to the resilience and self-sustainability of the community and the global transition to circular economies.” – Mathew Lubari, … More →