Trends & Innovations

Kenya: State Looks the Other Way As Local Innovators Suffer

With the outbreak of Covid-19 in the country in March, there was a flurry of activity among state and non-state actors seeking solutions to stem the spread of the disease. As the state searched for resources, researchers and artisans came up with local solutions to the emerging global health crisis. …

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Kenya: Artisan Makes Spraying Booth and a Ventilator

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen several Kenyans come up with innovations to battle the health crisis. In Eldoret, Uasin Gishu County, a man has come up with a ventilator, which he says can help health facilities deal with emergency cases. Mr Stanley Ng’ang’a, a 38-year-old artisan from Kamukunji estate in …

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