SEATPACK QUALITIES AND FEATURES
SIMPLE & MOBILE
The classroom furniture is an extension of every child, allowing sitting and writing functions wherever the child may be Indoor and outdoor (at school, in the garden or at the farm).
The SeatPack is Modular in design with simple material components for easy local production at scale.
LIGHT WEIGHT & WATER PROOF
Weighs 600 grams, (less than 10% the weight of a 6 year old girl) with 1 main pocket to limit heavy load (some children walk 6miles a day to school),
Textile used is fully waterproof to keep books safe under the rain and durably over many school years.
Non-chemically treated bamboo and canvas, replacing tree-timber as the key material for classroom furniture.
SeatPack requires no tree-cutting to make classroom sitting and writing surfaces, conserving tree cover in the process.
Each SeatPack has a sanitary wet pocket for female students to tend to their menstrual hygiene without needing to miss school to do so discreetly.
Most girls miss up to 20% of the school year due to absence while in their period. This increases the gender gap over the long term.
EASES SITTING AND WRITING
The writing surface portable to ease writing indoor and outdoor. The writing surface is a blackboard surface, allowing children without a book for each subject to write directly onto the surface and erase easily.
Bamboo-classroom chair encourages upright sitting, strengthening much needed lower back for children below 15 years and increasing attention during classes.
Detachable seat and writing surface for safe-keeping at school or home when need arises.
LOW-COST & DURABLE
Produced locally at a cost 80% lower than wooden desk and locker options.
Thick canvas grade and treated bamboo for durability and strength.
No zipper, buckles or buttons used for easy repair by sewing if torn (needs only thread to repair).