Daily Archive for August 16th, 2011

Maker Faire Kumasi

I (Heather) flew into Ghana a bit later than my teammates, so I met up with them and a handful of the TTI Fab Lab crew in Kumasi last weekend to attend Maker Faire Kumasi.

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The event was organized to coincide directly with the end of the IDDS Conference, making it a great place for us to talk with people from all over the world who can help move our venture forward. We spoke with educators, mentors, people interested in energy, and many others. A lot of them are people we’ve admired from afar, and we are excited to have met them and discussed PEN.

Even though the event was smaller than we expected, there were still some great technologies showcased. All of these were made by IDDS teams.

Merengue Nut Press

Merengue Nut Press

Car battery to charge cell phones

Car battery to charge cell phones

Solar Lantern

Solar Lantern

Nut Harvester

Nut Harvester

People watching the Fab Lab's laser cutter

People watching the Fab Lab's laser cutter

Fab Lab group shot

Fab Lab group shot