Makers movement with 3D Printing

Making Makers! An important current trend is the Makers Movement. When applied to healthcare, patients can hack their illnesses with simple modifications and brainstorming. Patients are making a difference by driving solutions in their own care, on an individual case-by-case basis. A cornerstone of the Makers Movement is 3D printing, also called additive manufacturing, one of the most disruptive technologies […]

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 to spare parts, agriculture, fashion, […]

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 its development is to be […]

April Update from Chez Kristo

Dear friends and family, April has been a trying month for Voices of Africa, but as always we are able to get by with a little help from our friends. We appreciate the support given to us by Mediterraneo Dar es Salaam and by Rebecca Shaw. Mediterraneo generously has provided for the education for all the children for the month. […]