A Strong Team of Women

We are incredibly blessed by the amount of strong ass women in our lives. We are a force that is much greater than any one of us alone. This week has been a tough one and without my dream team I wouldn’t know how I could handle another day. In Dar es Salaam, Adella did a Usability Study of the microscope at […]

It cost me an arm and a leg…

3D printing limbs in East Africa I have said this countless times giving it only passing thought. This saying is often passed off under your breath, or when describing a shopping experience gone wrong, usually when you buy something that was too expensive. However what would be too expensive for you to have to give up an actual arm or a […]

Ups and Downs of 3D Printing in Africa

Ups and Downs of 3D Printing in Africa There are benefits and obstacles of using 3D printing in TANZANIA(AFRICA) as addressed in the following reasons; Advantages Limited markets, with less product choice comparatively to the global north, particularly in more rural areas, drives the desire for customization. It is more difficult to source the part you may need or it […]

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 […]