For the past few months, the AMP team has engaged e-waste workers within Agbogbloshie. This time, on Saturday the 26th of April, the team organized its latest workshop intended to initiate the conversation with the STEAM world, who form a critical part of the AMP platform. Eventually, these professionals will come together with the e-waste workers … Continue reading STEAM workshop
[FRENCH] [ Original post by Yasmine Abbas] 12-13 April 2014, “student seminar S6 Makers & Development (M & D) taught by Yasmine Abbas and seminar S5 Make taught by Marie Aquilino had the opportunity to participate in the hackathon organized by the NUMA (first space Co-working in Paris) and CNES . The event took place … Continue reading M&D STUDENTS WINS THE PRESELECTION TO THE 2014 NASA CHALLENGE!
DIY Computer Kit
Vegetation in Agbogbloshie is a real problem because of earth pollution. We can see that it lost around 90% of its surface in a decade. So what can we do to re-vegetate Agbogbloshie and allow healthy agriculture? We propose here to recycle dumped TV and computer cases in soilless agriculture furnitures. … Continue reading Re-vegetate Agbogbloshie
“Map showing the study area.” in Martin Oteng-Ababio, Electronic Waste Management Ghana – Issues and Practices (.pdf) A conundrum is created as to whether e-waste recycling is an “economic boom or an environmental doom”. The nexus becomes more complex particularly at Agbogbloshie, the hub of e-waste activities in Ghana, where there is nothing like “waste”; … Continue reading Map of Agbogbloshie
Through Interclass innovation (ii), participants gain exposure to new horizons of digital fabrication, collectively, through a series of maker camps called “qamp” (see list below) spanning design research to fieldwork, community outreach and workshops with stakeholders to materials testing and prototyping solutions. Workshops held and their summary: Workshops Summary ampqamp 2020 Stay tuned for more details. Accra Timber … Continue reading Workshops
Our Theory of Change roadmap What is AMP? Agbogbloshie Makerspace Platform (AMP) is a transnational youth-driven project to promote maker ecosystems in Africa, starting at Agbogbloshie. Our agenda is collective action: join hands to prototype tools and co-create a hybrid digital-physical platform for recycling, making, sharing and trading. We maintain that to realize an innovative future … Continue reading About