Funded! This project was successfully funded on November 14, 2010.


JeepNeed is a science and tech lab on redesigned local transportation. We're dedicated to ending that long walk to school.

What you want to do / What the money is for:

Redesign Jeepneys to open up into a mobile outdoor school. Equip this with netbooks, project materials, and access to the internet Provide teacher support and professional development opportunities Reach a community of schools consistently through the school year Employ parents and allow teachers to eventually own the JeepNeeds in 1.5 years Drive around, do really cool hands on activities, and watch students build projects that change the world

(anything in excess of the funding goal will be put towards the third JeepNeed)

How you plan to do it: With our awesome on the ground partners: Chips Guevarra our alternative energy guru Alan Landa our electrical engineer and Solar Panel magnifico Uno Pio De Roda graphic designer Pepe Diokno video editor Kaloy Sonco Director

Input on the curriculum via experienced teachers in hands on activities and project based learning. The wonderful Exploratorium Teacher's Institute, and the National Community Science Workshops to name a few.

Erika and I are sheer woman power, using our experience in schools and social enterprises to build this project

Follow us: on facebook: twitter:!/jeepneed Website:

It'll be looking more and more wonderful as the days pass

WE TAKE PESOS: our conversion in pesos: 1 : 43.3 exchange rate Reward 1 = 2 photos = 303.1 Reward 2 = name on bumper = 649.5 Reward 3 = letter on the road = 1082.5 Reward 4 = caricature of your face = 2165 Reward 5 = 1x1 space = 4330 Reward 6 = part of the JeepneeED = 10825 Reward 7 = Ceiling = 21650 Reward 8 = Side of the Jeep = 43300 Reward 9 = Driver's seat = 129900

Get in touch: Business plan and other fancy stuff available upon request

Please note: JeepNeed designs must be kid friendly. Restrictions apply for corporate sponsorship.


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    Get two Photos of the Jeepney via e-mail, and recognition on our website

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    Your name on the JeepNeed bumper

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    we send you a personal letter while we're on the road

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    we caricature your face on the side of the JeepNeed

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    We dedicate a 1x1 space to you with your input

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    You and a jeepney artist get to design a part of the jeep and we send you a print to show off in your living room

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    We look up to you… in the lab… you get the ceiling space and a print

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    2x3 side of the Jeepney designed in your honor and 1 print

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    we sew your name on to the driver's seat + 5 prints to show off in your living room and send to friends

Funding period

- (30 days)