Through a GPA grant of $5000 in November 2017 the Pregmum team created a fetal heart and maternal blood pressure monitor that can continuously monitor the heart rate of pregnant women in remote areas of Kenya. The device communicates medical information to a community health worker or doctor who is able to remotely assess if additional […]
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Through a GPA grant of $5000 in November 2017 Arinufu developed a “smart brooder” –this is a device monitors the temperature of a newborn chicks’ environment and reports any variance via an app to the farmer. This ensures optimal temperature for survival, increasing profits for poultry farmers. The organization notes that there are 1.6 million […]
Micriv utilized GPA funds in the amount of $5000 in November 2017 to perfect 3D printing of maxillofacial structures that physicians use when planning complicated surgeries. This technology allows the surgeon to practice the surgery prior to entering the operating room resulting in less time in surgery and a faster recovery time for the patient. […]
Through a GPA grant of $5000 in November 2017 EsVendo developed a sanitary pad dispenser to provide much-needed supplies to women and girls in the Nairobi area. These vending machines distribute pads individually so that they may be purchased as needed, not in bulk as they are commonly sold. The supplies are more economical for […]