The Smart Brooder is an environmental controller that assists farmers in automatically monitoring and controlling their chicken coops. It reduces reliance on charcoal as a source of heat and encourages the use of infrared bulbs, which are highly efficient and have minimal impacts on the environment.
The Biogas Milk Chiller by SimGas enables off-grid dairy farmers to store, deliver, and sell the highest possible quantity of milk. Milk is kept cool over night until it is delivered/sold the next day. This decreases milk spoilage and increases income potential for dairy farmers.
Bentos Fuels is an innovative process of recycling harvested water hyacinth, which is an invasive plant species, and mixing it with paper sludge and charred waste biomass. This innovations produces a unique resin extruded into smokeless charcoal briquettes that are efficient and affordable.
Musana Cart provides the tools and support to street vendors to achieve a clean, sustainable, and dependable work environment. It incorporates a solar panel in the canopy, which provides vendor with light in the evenings while replacing kerosene lamps. It also replaces charcoal for cooking with a more efficient, eco-friendly alternative fuel.
PedalTap is a no-touch, cost-effective, water-dispensing system actuated by a foot-pedal. It can be connected to any tap system and is designed to reduce the spread and frequency of infectious diseases in public spaces.
Majik Water is creating a new source of affordable, safe, and accessible drinking water to people in the world's driest places. It uses cutting-edge technology combined with locally-adapted design to harvest water from the atmosphere and deliver it to communities that need it most.
The Vegetation Chopping Machine chops maize stalks, twigs, and grass for longer term storage of livestock feed. It helps provide feed during the dry season when there is little or no pasture and improves the living standards of small-scale farmers and the livestock on which they depend.
Lumenda is an affordable and portable device for rapid and accurate diagnosis of neonatal bacterial meningitis in low-resource settings. It is designed to save the lives of thousands of neonates each year who are not treated properly due to the high cost of diagnosis.
The Artificial Intelligent Blind Stick is a smart electronic walking stick designed to assist the blind. It allows users to navigate without hindrances from obstacles and provides communications via earphones and a vibrating grip.
Mr. Wilfred Njagi is Co-Founder and Chief Incubation Officer, Villgro Kenya. He holds a BSc in Computer Science (2010) from Egerton University and brings in diverse experience having lived and worked in Middle East, Asia and Africa. He is well plugged into the Kenyan entrepreneurial ecosystem.
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