WHAT IT IS:
Participants react to their ideas re-presented
in a simple comic storyboard, exploring their
context of use and how people beneﬁt as a
result of them. The participant then provides
feedback on the individual ideas and whether
the story feels real to them.
WHY IS IT VALUABLE:
• This grounds ideas generated during a
participatory session in a form of story that
people can connect with and react to
• Can elicit actionable feedback on what
ideas make most sense to move forward, and
why they are important
• Easy to understand/doesn’t require
complete literacy based on how it’s executed
EXAMPLE: When doing co-design work with adolescent girls in sub-Saharan Africa, a
frog facilitator listened to the girls’ ideas from their generative activities and created a
comic strip that strung their ideas together. She then shared the comic strip with the
girls, immediately soliciting their feedback through value ranking that was conducted
by girl leaders.
WHEN TO USE IT:
This is a powerful way to end a participatory
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