1. Extrait d'une interview avec Emeka Okafor


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    Le New Yorkais Emeka Okafor s'occupe de Maker Faire Africa.

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    • Maker: Victorious Youth Group


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      The youth group is based in Kibera and use bones to make necklaces, earrings, spoon handles and bangles. These traditionalists by nature make some of the most beautiful bone crafted jewellery.

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        • Maker: Kamanzi Uwizera Gloria


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          Gloria whose art was of the Batik, an inspiration from Senegal and thus the catalyst for her form of art. showcasing hand-made cards made by orphans of the Genocide in Rwanda, her’s was a story of all-round inspiration in the sense of everything had an historical backing.

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          • Maker: Cyrus


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            Cyrus is a self taught painter and sculptor. This glasses series have no glass but are made with found objects. Each has its own story. The artistic series of once off pieces is inspired by his father who once broke his own glasses and refused to fix them.

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            • Maker: Encroachment Muziki Skuizi


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              Dennis art, consists of sculptures mainly of the face, he uses anything for a material with wood being the surface he blends it all. From metal spoons to nails to husks. His artistic mind took breathes away!

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              • Maker: Mikel Maron


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                Map Kibera has produced the first complete free and open map of Kibera. In November 2009, local motivated the youths to learn to create maps using OpenStreetMap techniques. This included surveying with GPS, and digitization of satellite imagery and paper based annotation with Walking Papers.

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                • Maker: Jackson Mwago


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                  Mr. Mwago created a water pump that uses pressure of water fall to pump water to a hilly place. His main idea was not to use fuel nor electricity for the powering thus just use renewable energy.

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                  • Maker: Kawangware Vision Centre


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                    Kawangare vision collects paper of which they recycle and then make bags, the bags are then screen painted with brands for different companies in Kenya. They are also contracted by various companies for the same.

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                    • Maker: Philip Isohe


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                      Philip from Kakamega collects old tins and various scrap metal and parts to make tin toy models. He is widely talented and participated in an exhibition in Dublin, Ireland. His wide arrayof models includes airplanes,buses and small mechanically-powered toys. They all work to the smallest level of detail.

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