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Lemelson Foundation Funds Gearbox!

Guest Blog by Paul Birkelo Exciting news! The Lemelson Foundation has awarded $90,000 to help fund the startup costs for Gearbox, East Africa’s first rapid prototyping, design, and manufacturing facility. The press release on CSRWire also announced that the U.S. Global Development Lab of USAID is expected to make a contribution towards the establishment of the […]

Gearbox Hardware Meet Up in San Francisco

Gearbox was in San Francisco last week and had the opportunity to hold a hardware meet up in the heart of the Bay Area maker community. With the help of our friends are TechShop, Juliet and Nathaniel hosted a two hour gathering that brought together makers, hardware innovators and companies from not just the Bay […]

Gearbox – A Space for Tinkering and Making Things

Gearbox is a new makerspace in Kenya.The culture of making in Kenya has been there for decades and sometimes passes unnoticed in the form of Jua Kali artisan merchandise, carpenters and woodworkers, metal tinkerers, artists, welders, and electronic technicians. Closer home, we’ve grown a community of hardware and electronics enthusiast we call iHub Robotics. This […]

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