Marist180 is a not-for-profit organisation focused on helping at risk young people, their families and communities. Marist180 has 334 staff assisted by 78 volunteers.
Marist180 partnered with Nous as part of our Community Partnership Scheme 2016 Round to define how it could enable socially and economically disadvantaged young people to develop enterprise skills to help them gain economic independence.
Nous and Marist180’s Social Innovation team used a human-centred design approach to gain insight into the needs and aspirations of the young people with whom Marist180 seeks to work with, and developed ideas and designs for potential services to support them. We:
Nous’ partnership with Marist180 developed the organisation’s skills to problem-solve through a human-centred design approach. It also equipped the Social Innovation team with concepts to explore and design in more detail to empower socially and economically disadvantaged people to develop their enterprise skills.