About

HEKADE is a start-up development consultancy at the intersection of research, design, sociology, environment, architecture and urbanism. Our work informs emergent strategies, practices and policies in Health, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene, Agriculture, Cities, Transport, Mobility and Housing. We explore the infinite possibilities of human potential constrained by developmental challenges in complex settings to identify opportunities for innovation, growth and collaboration. We help public, non-profit and private clients solve social issues through market systems foresight and insight. Our expertise lies in the application of design thinking, strategic planning, systems mapping and lean principles to research and develop affordable and appropriate solutions for the base-of-pyramid communities focused on human behaviour and experiences.