Ending poverty using plastic cups and wooden spoons

Marcus Veerman

Self-described maker, hacker and designer Marcus Veerman is CEO and Founder of Playground Ideas, an organisation that supports communities around the world to build open source playgrounds from local tools, materials, and skills.

He founded Playground Ideas after spearheading the construction of 40 bespoke playgrounds along the Thai/Burma border. Marcus responded to a wave of interest in international playground building by creating an open source platform to share best practices.

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