Training the local private sector in Simple, Market based, Affordable, and Repairable Technologies
The SHIPO SMART Centre Tanzania
Njombe Beyond at the Flipflopi event to beat plastic pollution
The Flipflopi, a colourful and super cute boat made entirely out of recycled plastic (the first one in the world) was in Dar es Salaam last weekend and Njombe Beyond team could not miss the invitation to join the event. We took Deusto, our injection machine, some moulds and recycled products and headed to Dar es Salaam for a very productive and fun weekend.read more
THE book on Self-supply
The book “Self-supply: filling the gaps in public water supply provision” by Sally Sutton and John Butterworth is finally ready. This great book is the first one addressing the self-supply, one of the approaches supported by the SMART Centres. In fact, the book mentions several SMART Centres and people involved in them like Rik Haanen, Walter Mgina, Reinier Veldman and Henk Holtslag.
It can be downloaded for free here and there are paid soft and hard-cover versions available as well.read more