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Short description

100,000 openPPE kits to send to our healthcare and essential services workers in India in the next 30 days.


openPPE is a relief and not-for-profit effort in response to the COVID-19 pandemic enabling local sourcing & making of high grade critical personal protective equipment in a sustainable manner. With the application of computational origami, material chemistry and using locally available materials we have designed a PPE Kit which is low cost & easy to assemble at scale.

We are a team of locked-down hackers, scientists, and inventors composed of alumni from NYU-ITP, MIT, and Harvard (

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Project type

  • Alleviation
  • Community
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Prevention
  • Research
  • Wellbeing

Support needed

  • Analytics
  • Anything
  • Business Strategy
  • Communications
  • General management
  • Growth hacking
  • Legal support
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Raising capital

What we need help with

Fundraising: Our aim is to make 100,000 of these PPE Kits and distribute them across India in 30 Days. So, we hope to reach philanthropists, manufacturing partners, and distribution partners. We need more people on the team who can help us with social media, marketing, manufacturing, communications, raising capital, business strategy, analytics, and legal support

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Project status

  • Launched