Developing the created world in a prudent way is the best way of caring for it.
— Pope Francis

MANO fosters inclusive, problem-solving communities through making and entrepreneurship.   

Across the globe, grassroots innovators are harnessing technology and reinventing business models to create significant economic and social value using fewer natural resources. Their work is helping to boost economic opportunity, foster social inclusion and advance environmental sustainability in both emerging markets and mature economies in need of regeneration.  

MANO is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to the idea that anyone can develop the agency, grit and sensitivity to design needed to prosper in the 21st century, and seeks to help create the next generation of bottom-up innovators through maker-centered events and learning initiatives.