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Join the HerMeNow Accelerator program

Join the HerMeNow Accelerator program

Mugethi GitauJul 6, 20222 min read

Are you a women led social enterprise in MENA or Africa? Join the HerMeNow Accelerator program to grow your social enterprise and increase your impact.  Designed for women-led social enterprises focusing on building impactful solutions in culture, mindset, and education, this 5 month program is almost entirely remote and online and so accessible to companies across MENA + Africa (including Armenia). The Accelerator will support 10 women-led social enterprises. The accelerator is hosted by Bloom, an…

Makerspaces for sustainable development

Makerspaces for sustainable development

Mugethi GitauJun 29, 20223 min read

Mboa Lab’s Critical Making efforts in Cameroon Cameroon’s MboaLab is teaching useful critical making skills with the aim of promoting women’s self worth, their ability to determine their own choices and the right to influence social change for themselves and others as well as to remove gender bias through critical making . MboaLab is an open and collaborative space located in mefou-Assi village in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The aim of MboaLab is to catalyse sustainable local development…

Gig @ re:publica’22 is here!

Gig @ re:publica’22 is here!

Mugethi GitauJun 3, 20223 min read

GIG @ re:publica ‘22 is finally happening in-person (after 2 years of not being able to) and we couldn’t be more excited! This year’s festival with the “Any way the wind blows” happens on 8-10 June, at Arena Berlin & Festsaal Kreuzberg Yay for the Makerspace! The Makerspace is happening at re:publica 2022 and as usual is bringing together some of the most brilliant makers and innovators from around the world. Curated by the GIG and…

The mAkE website is live!

The mAkE website is live!

Mugethi GitauMay 16, 20222 min read

Scaling and strengthening existing networks mAkE builds on active networks of makerspaces, it strengthens existing pan-African connections between FabLabs, open science and hardware spaces. mAkE brings together the best of both continents to benefit the people who use makerspaces, to learn from each other, to collaborate on vital enabling infrastructures. Makerspaces as Digital Innovation Hubs for local smart production in Africa mAkE is a project which takes a transdiciplinary approach to connect European and African Digital…

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