We are happy to join the MIT global fab lab network. The team will work on projects for sustainable growth in Penyi and the surrounding regions. Our areas of interest is in 3D prosthetics, woodwork and pottery. To learn more about the lab visit the fab lab page.
Our fab lab page is HERE
Dr. Jumana Abed interviewed and wrote a thought provoking piece on Dr. Kwasi Agbleke, President of Sena Institute of Technology and founder of TrickleS.
Kwasi stands at the shipping office in New York City to make sure the paperwork is in order for all the lab equipment he is sending off to Ghana: fridges, freezers, incubators, centrifuges, even glassware. This is his seventh shipment within two and a half years. Every few months, he shops around for secondhand equipment, has them delivered to his home in Boston, MA, packages everything, and then drives the packages to New York City in a rental truck. Back in his hometown in Accra, Ghana, his mom and sisters receive these shipments, and then his younger brother drives them ....... The full story is published here.
SIT has started a project to protect and document plant species in Ghana. The project is to create an electonic database with local plants, uses and nutritional and health benefits of plants. More information on this project is here.
SIT have started a project to make culture plates for growing bacteria using local agricultural wastes. This effort is to add value to agricultural produce while making essential media plates that will benefits high school students in the district. See more information here.