Kuunda 3D takes 3D printing to the village

Last fall, a team from Kuunda 3D Tanzania took the Ultimaker 2 Go 3D printer on an adventure-filled trip to rural Tanzania. The goals of the November 2016 trip were to: test the ability of a 3D printer to operate in rural conditions with intermittent electricity, dust, and no computers gauge the feasibility of teaching and demoing 3D

The Trifecta

Using new technologies and innovation is not usually about fixing what is directly broken in the old system but rather creating a new system to replace it. The Trifecta of internet (tablets), 3D printers, and drones can radically alter supply chains for many products and goods. This can apply to the medical industry, but also

Libraries for Tanzania

Tanzania is a beautiful country and has lively, intelligent citizens. Although the government in theory is able to provide free education to the primary school children the resources available in the schools are inadequate to be conducive to learning. It is important that Tanzania instills in its children the love of learning and reading if

Christmas time is nearing and 2016 is upon us

Christmas is in the air and things are buzzing in Tanzania. Sometimes I miss snow as Dar es Salaam is hot and humid the only reprieve are fans and air conditioning. Then maybe it would not feel so surreal. All of the boys in Mwanza have been working hard at school and in the shamba,

Why we do what we do.

In 24 days, Unicef will be comemorating 25 years of The Convention of the Rights of the Child (C.R.C) alias Universal childrens’ day. In 1989, world leaders decided that children needed a special convention just for them because people under 18 years old often need special care and protection that adults do not. The leaders also