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|Published:||2021 in Kenya|
A makerspace is more than its name suggests. At the facility managed by Gearbox and operated by Machine Africa Network of Industries in Kenya, a large manufacturing makerspace is indeed used to make things, but that only scratches the surface of its function: shared prototyping facilities; training in manufacturing, fabrication and design; mentorship; investment opportunities and community development are all part of the Kenyan project that seeks to create 5 million jobs in Kenya by 2023 under the Mastercard Foundation Young Africa Works Project.
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