MICHAEL, MAKERNET.

Michael Gathogo is the project coordinator of the MakerNet pilot in Kenya, a product designer, entrepreneur as well as a Gearbox member.

Michael working on his projects at Gearbox.

Michael working on his projects at Gearbox.

Before Gearbox, he designed a range of products such as CladLight, a medical delivery drone and circular economy solutions.

At Gearbox, Michael specializes in digital fabrication, 3D printing, CAD modelling, CNC milling and tooling.

In recent times, he has dedicated his time to health and humanitarian acts. He has been repairing, improving and innovating health assist-hardware. Consequently, visiting a few hospitals to test his prototypes as well as repair broken equipment.

3D printed medical devices

3D printed medical devices

Before and after repair of a hospital oxygen flow meter

Before and after repair of a hospital oxygen flow meter

 Repair of a hospital sunction unit.

 Repair of a hospital sunction unit.

Repair of a centrifuge.

Repair of a centrifuge.

Fetoscopes (foetal stethoscopes – used to listen to a baby’s heartbeat in the womb)

Fetoscopes (foetal stethoscopes – used to listen to a baby’s heartbeat in the womb)

Michael at St. Maria Maternity clinic to test the fetoscope.

Michael at St. Maria Maternity clinic to test the fetoscope.

Repair of an Electric Autoclave.

Repair of an Electric Autoclave.