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Dar Es Salaam's Response to COVID-19: Locally Distributed 3D Printing Network

When the COVID-19 crisis hit Tanzania, an organic network of organizations who have 3D printers began to share their resources to help with PPE production. Through this network, individuals, doctors, healthcare individuals, and hospitals can contact a site in the network and order a set of supplies. Hear from individuals at Dar Es Salaam Institute of Technology talk about their Design Studio and being part of this network.

What are the problems you aim to help solve with this project?:
This unofficial network of 3D printers and makerspaces are seeking to help with the shortages of PPE in Tanzania.

What are some of the major challenges you have encountered and how did you address them?:
Supply chain has additionally affected the ability to deliver materials.

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Categories: Community Organizing, 3D Printing and Imaging, Process/Distributed Networks
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