If you consistently perform a certain role within the e-NABLE community, claim the appropriate badges from this category to show your involvement.

 


To Request a Badge:

To request a badge, do the following:

  1. Browse through the badges below to find the one you’re looking for
  2. Copy the badge title to your clipboard (or make a note of the exact badge name)
  3. Fill out the badge request form, pasting the badge name into the “Badge being requested” field
  4. Provide links to relevant evidence within the device request form (for device-specific badges, this would be a link to a video and/or photos of your device)
  5. Watch for emails from the e-NABLE Badging team (they may need more information or evidence)

In most cases, you’ll receive your badge within 2-4 days.

 


e-NABLE Volunteer

Description: This badge is awarded to anyone that has chosen to join the global e-NABLE Community as a volunteer to help create free and low cost 3D printed upper limb assistive devices for those in need, using their 3D printers, design skills or other talents and abilities to collaborate with others who wish to make a positive impact in the lives of others.

Evidence Required: Link(s) to proof of your participation as an e-NABLE Volunteer.

e-NABLE Community Device User

Description: This badge is awarded to all e-NABLE Device recipients who have used a 3D printed e-NABLE hand, arm or tool and who continue to help the e-NABLE Community learn how to improve the designs by providing feedback and helping the community make them better for other kids and adults in need of assistance!

Evidence Required: Link to a photo, Facebook page or media showing the recipient using their device.

e-NABLE Device Designer

Description: This badge is awarded to any e-NABLE Volunteer who has designed or co-designed a 3D printed e-NABLE Community open-source design and shared it openly for others to use and print or take and improve upon!

This includes designs created in any of the Enabling The Future design challenges.

Evidence Required: 1) Link to your Google+ profile to show you are an e-NABLE Community member, and 2) Link to your design files to show they have been uploaded as open source designs

e-NABLE Community Artistic Designer

Description: This badge is awarded to those who have created fun themed hand or arm design (Superheroes, Sports teams, Characters, etc) and shared it with the e-NABLE Community!

Evidence Required:
1. Earn the “e-NABLE Volunteer” badge
2. Earn the “e-NABLE Device Designer” badge
3. Earn the “Created a Themed 3D Printable e-NABLE Device” badge
4. Link to your themed design files
5. Link to an image of your completed design

e-NABLE Community R&D Volunteer

Description: This badge is awarded to those e-NABLE Volunteers who work behind the scnenes to help improve, redsign or design new e-NABLE Community devices and tools.

Evidence Required:
1. Earn the “Joined e-NABLE Google+ Community” badge
2. Earn the “Introduced Self in the e-NABLE Google+ Community” badge
3. Earn the “e-NABLE Volunteer” badge
4. Provide links to your R&D related posts in the e-NABLE Google+ community or e-NABLE R&D and Collaborations page on Facebook

e-NABLE Community Makerspace/FabLab Leader

Description: This badge is awarded to e-NABLE Volunteers who are leaders at their local makerspace, fab lab or print lab.

Evidence Required:
1. Earn the “Joined e-NABLE Google+ Community” badge
2. Earn the “Introduced Self in the e-NABLE Google+ Community” badge
3. Earn the “e-NABLE Volunteer” badge
4. Provide a link to your makerspace chapter page on Facebook or website
5. Provide a link to a screenshot of your chapter having been listed on the e-NABLE Chapters page on enablingthefuture.org
6. Provide proof to show that you are a leader at your chapter

e-NABLE Library Volunteer

Description: This badge is awarded to libraries that are open to the public and who are inviting families and makers to use their available 3D printers to create e-NABLE hands, arms and tools or holding workshops that will help teach how to use design software and 3D printing to create their own e-NABLE assistive devices for themselves, their children or local recipients.

Evidence Required: 1) Link to Facebook page or website that shows evidence that families and individuals can have access to library 3D printers to create their own 3D printed e-NABLE Devices, and 2) Screenshot showing your library has been added to the e-NABLE Chapters page so that it can be easily found!

e-NABLE Community Library Lead

Description: This badge is given to e-NABLE Library Volunteers who lead their library chapters in events to engage their local communities and introduce them to the e-NABLE project as STEM based and community building events.

Evidence Required:
1. Earn the “Joined e-NABLE Google+ Community” badge
2. Earn the “Introduced Self in the e-NABLE Google+ Community” badge
3. Earn the “e-NABLE Volunteer” badge
4. Provide a link to your library chapter page on Facebook or website
5. Provide a link to a screenshot of your library chapter having been listed on the e-NABLE Chapters page
6. Provide proof to show that you are a leader at your library chapter

e-NABLE Community Scout Volunteer

Description: This badge is awarded to any Scout who has volunteered with the e-NABLE Community to help aid them in creating free or low cost 3D printed assistive devices for those in need of a “Helping hand.”

Evidence Required:
1. Earn the “Joined e-NABLE Google+ Community” badge
2. Earn the “Introduced Self in the e-NABLE Google+ Community” badge
3. Earn the “e-NABLE Volunteer” badge
4. Provide images, videos, news articles etc that show proof of your participation as a scout

e-NABLE Community Scout Leader

Description: This badge is awarded to those who have joined the e-NABLE Community and are leading scout troop volunteers to help build 3D printable e-NABLE assistive devices, organizing hand build events, holding fund raisers, sharing abotu e-NABLE at events and teaching troops about 3D printing technology.

Evidence Required:
1. Earn the “Joined e-NABLE Google+ Community” badge
2. Earn the “Introduced Self in the e-NABLE Google+ Community” badge
3. Earn the “e-NABLE Volunteer” badge
4. Provide images, videos, news articles etc. that show proof of your participation as a Scout leader with the e-NABLE Project

e-NABLE Community Teacher

Description: This badge is awarded to teachers who have brought the e-NABLE Community project into their classrooms as STEM based learning activities, teaching their students how 3D printing technology can be used to change lives and who lead their students in learning how to print, assemble and design assistive devices for those in need.

Evidence Required:
1. Earn the “Joined e-NABLE Google+ Community” badge
2. Earn the “Introduced Self in the e-NABLE Google+ Community” badge
3. Earn the “e-NABLE Volunteer” badge
4. Provide images, videos, news articles etc. that show proof of your participation as a teacher leading students in e-NABLE related activities

e-NABLE Community Student Leader

Description: This badge is awarded to students in grades k-12 as well as higher educational institutions who are leading their classmates or student led e-NABLE Volunteer groups or chapters in growing the e-NABLE Community.

Evidence Required:
1. Earn the “Joined e-NABLE Google+ Community” badge
2. Earn the “Introduced Self in the e-NABLE Google+ Community” badge
3. Earn the “e-NABLE Volunteer” badge
4. Provide images, videos, news articles etc that show proof of your participation as a student leader

e-NABLE Community Medical Advisor

Description: This badge is awarded to those in the medical field who have joined the e-NABLE Community to offer advice and guidance to the designers and end users who are creating and using 3D printed e-NABLE Devices.

Evidence Required:
1. A link to documentation or evidence showing that you are a medical professional
2. One or more links to documentation or images that show evidence of collaboration and participation with the e-NABLE Community

e-NABLE Chapter Lead

Description: This badge is awarded to those e-NABLE Volunteers who are leading their own e-NABLE Chapters in their local communities and mentoring other volunteers who join their chapters!

Evidence Required:
1. Link to your e-NABLE Facebook/website
2. Link to proof that you have listed your chapter on the e-NABLE Chapters page on enablingthefuture.org
3. Link to show hands created or activities being done as a chapter.
4. Link to proof that you have joined the Google+ Group

e-NABLE Community Sponsor

Description: This badge is awarded to those who have helped to grow the e-NABLE Community and their mission to provide free and low cost 3D printable assistive devices and tools for those who were born missing fingers or who have lost them due to war, disease, accident or natural disaster.

An e-NABLE Sponsor is anyone or any company who:

  • Has donated funds to e-NABLE Volunteer fundraising campaigns, e-NABLE Chapter non profit groups or who has supported the enablingthefuture.org website through Patreon.
  • Has donated hand kits to the e-NABLE Community for use in hand-a-thon events for school groups, scout troops, conferences, makerfaires or other events where others assemble the devices and donate them to those in need.
  • Has donated materials, 3D printers, supplies, use of creative spaces, services etc to aid e-NABLE Volunteers in producing and supplying 3D printed hands, arms and tools to those in need.
  • Has provided airfare, accomodations, transportation and/or travel costs to e-NABLE Volunteers to aide them in reaching an audience to share the e-NABLE Story with.
  • Provided meals at e-NABLE events or donated food for fundraising events.
  • Donated artistic talent to be used by e-NABLE Community members, whether that is art for event materials, music for videos, videography, photography, web design skills, tshirt design etc.

Evidence Required: Link to an image or other evidence to show documentation of your donation/sponsorship

e-NABLE Community Supporter

Description: This badge is awarded to those who continuously show their support and help to encourage the global e-NABLE Community by:

  • sharing our stories through their own blogs/websites
  • resharing our stories from social media pages
  • helping behind the scenes
  • encouraging e-NABLE community volunteers

Evidence Required: Links to evidence of your support activities

e-NABLE Recipient Family Volunteer

Description: This badge is awarded to recipients and their families who have either created their own devices or had one created for them by a volunteer, and who then become e-NABLE Volunteers themselves and learn how to 3D print and assemble devices and donate them to others in need.

Evidence Required: Show proof that you are a recipient family as well as volunteers!

e-NABLE Community Quality Assurance Team Leader

Description: This badge is awarded to those that have joined the e-NABLE Badging Team to donate their time to help determine if a new volunteer submitted 3D printed test hand is of high quality and that makers are experienced enough to be potentially matched with a recipient family in need of a device.

Evidence Required: This position is appointed by leaders in the global community.

e-NABLE Community Greeter

Description: This badge is awarded to those e-NABLE Volunteers who consistently greet and welcome new members who join the global e-NABLE Google+ Community.

They guide them to helpful links and information when asked, help tag other volunteers who may be able to answer their questions for them or who simply take the time to make sure that every person that posts knows that their post was seen and help to make them feel a part of the community!

Evidence Required: Links to at least 5 Google+ posts where you have greeted or welcomed a new member.

e-NABLE Mentor

Description: This badge is awarded to those who have gone above and beyond simply volunteering with the e-NABLE Community and have taken it a step further by mentoring new members, leading groups of students or scouts, or who have helped guide others in the community to help them succeed in the tasks they set out to accomplish.

Evidence Required:
1. Earn the “Joined e-NABLE Google+ Community” badge
2. Earn the “Introduced Self in the e-NABLE Google+ Community” badge
3. Earn the “e-NABLE Volunteer” badge
4. Provide link(s) to show your work as a mentor (This can be an article in a paper, any kind of media or even a link to a PDF or Google Document with a statement from the person you have mentored.)

e-NABLE Community Speaker

Description: This badge is for anyone that has given a talk, presented as a keynote speaker, shared in front of groups or schools, given a TED or TedX talk or presented e-NABLE on a panel discussion, at conferences or other community gatherings.

Evidence Required:
1. Earn the “Joined e-NABLE Google+ Community” badge
2. Earn the “Introduced Self in the e-NABLE Google+ Community” badge
3. Earn the “e-NABLE Volunteer” badge
4. Provide a link to show your work as a speaker on behalf of the e-NABLE Community. (Video, image, news article etc links)

e-NABLE Community Event Volunteer

Description: This badge is awarded to those e-NABLE Community Volunteers who have helped teach at an e-NABLE event, hosted a booth at an event (Makerfaire, school, library etc), helped with set up or take down at an e-NABLE event, or particpated in organizing an e-NABLE event somewhere in their local communities.

Evidence Required:
1. Earn the “Joined e-NABLE Google+ Community” badge
2. Earn the “Introduced Self in the e-NABLE Google+ Community” badge
3. Earn the “e-NABLE Volunteer” badge
4. Provide a link to the event that you participated in and photo evidence that you were there or participated. (can be a screenshot of a program, a blog, media etc)

e-NABLE Event Organizer

Description: This badge is awarded to those that have organized a local or global e-NABLE based Event. Conferences, hand-a-thons, group builds, makerfaire booths, scout events, etc.

Evidence Required: Link to your event and proof that you were a leader in this activity.

e-NABLE Community Media Partner

Description: This badge is awarded to journalists, blog sites, bloggers and other media who consistently and continually share the stories about the 3D printed assistive devices being created and given by e-NABLE Volunteers worldwide and support our global e-NABLE Community!

Evidence Required: Links to articles or stories

e-NABLE Community Founding Member 2014

Description: This badge is awarded to those that helped create the global e-NABLE Community by joining the Google+ group in 2014 and have been supporting the movement from the beginning.

Evidence Required: Link to your first e-NABLE Community Google+ post and evidence of activities that show involvement in the e-NABLE Movement in 2014

e-NABLE Community Founding Member 2013

Description: This badge is awarded to those that helped create the global e-NABLE Community by joining the Google+ group in 2013 and have been supporting the movement from the beginning.

Evidence Required: Link to your first e-NABLE Google+ post showing your involvement in the creation of this amazing movement or other documentation to show your activity in e-NABLE related activities in 2013.