Debbie Aung Din

Debbie Aung Din is Co-founder of Proximity Designs, a non-profit social enterprise operating in Myanmar since 2004. Proximity designs, makes and sells products and services that provide a path out of poverty for rural families. These include small farm technologies and irrigation devices, rural financial services, and farm advisory services. Proximity operates a full-scale design lab in Yangon. Products are designed for extreme affordability and typically boost productivity and incomes by over $250, so families can afford basic necessities. Proximity has customers using products and services in over 9,000 villages in 175 townships across Myanmar.