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"The Hub" Makerspace East Africa

It is a colaborative space with tools,equipmentes and profesional service to allowed people make prototypes,learn and established business.

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EXPLAIN YOUR IDEA

Create a inclusive and collaborative space to young people and entrepeneurs in East Africa where they can use a different kinds of equipment and tools to work in they projects, computers, internet,3d printer, laser cuts,books,mentors and a lot of others things, be a workshop for african people adquire skills and resources and make it they projects tangible to putting in the market or in crowdfounding campaigns or just develop social, political o economics programs and projects to implement in theirs countries, all this in one space to sharing .

WHO BENEFITS?

People who wants to create a product or business but the do not have they resource, materials or equipment to do it.

TELL US MORE ABOUT YOU

I am a entrepenuer actually I have a Business Consulting Firm focus on small business, social business and local goverments to design innovation and increse creativity in the organizations. I am very interesting in the colaborative space when people can sharing his ideas and co create solutions.

WHERE WILL YOUR IDEA BE IMPLEMENTED?

  • Kenya
  • Rwanda
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda

EXPERIENCE IN IMPLEMENTATION COUNTRY(IES)

  • Not yet.

EXPERTISE IN SECTOR

  • I’ve worked in a sector related to my idea for over a year

People already have a good ideas , but not even have the resource, materials and tools to become the ideas to reality to fix that problem we need to create spaces to provide the resource and tools to this entrepenuer does not have the knowledge, skills and money to purchase the materials to building his products. Also this makerspace are a perfect space to collaborate and exchange ideas and finding partners to increase the entrepenuer ecosystem in East Africa.

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Hello Jsus and "The Hub" Makerspace,
Does the Hub have grain moisture meters and the expertise to teach moisture testing to youth? View the User experience map at "Jobs for Youth to Reverse Cereal Grain Postharvest Loss (PHL)"<https://challenges.openideo.com/goto/challenge/youth-empowerment-challenge/jobs-for-youth-to-reverse-cereal-grain-postharvest-loss>.
William

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Team

Hello William, first able congratulations for your project look so great, answering your questions that could be great, of course the makerspace can have it, the idea with "The Hub" is provide resources to the community and the agricultural sector is huge in these countries for that reason I think the makerspace can help people interesting in agricultural issue used the space and resources. The expertise we do not have but we can establish partners relationships with people like you.

Photo of William Lanier
Team

Hello Jesus,
Thank you for warm reply. Is the Hub interested to exchange user experience maps and form a team to combine approaches so the experts can see how our innovative team would help youth implement, learn and established business that reverse aflatoxin? The moisture testing project believes aflatoxin indicates a very weak link in the grain value chain.
William

Photo of William Lanier
Team

Hello Jsus and "The Hub" Makerspace,
William (NeverIdle) hopes you are doing well and wish to invite The Hub to the "1st All African Postharvest Congress and Exhibition (March 28 - 31) Nairobi"
<http://africa-postharvestconference.uonbi.ac.ke/>. We hope to meet and discuss more about Moisture meters and testing to Reverse Grain Postharvest Loss."
Regards,
William

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