The FabLab Ecodéchets, a space to transform your idea into a business
The FabLab EcoDéchets is a project of the Evangelical University in Africa funded by the Institut de la Francophonie pour le Développement Durable (IFDD) as part of the project for the deployment of environmental technologies and innovations for sustainable development and poverty reduction. (PDTIE). The UEA EcoWaste FabLab is the first FabLab in Eastern DRC.
This concept of FabLab (Fabrication Laboratory) was born at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) in the 1990s. Its objective is to improve the management and recovery of waste as a digital learning space advocating above all inclusiveness .
Beyond this objective, the FabLab EcoDéchets remains a place open to the public like all the other FabLabs all over the world where it provides all kinds of machine tools for the design and production of objects, prototypes. In addition, there is support in setting up start-ups. It is a framework that makes prototyping and experimentation accessible and allows the proactivity of young people and women to be expressed. the latter will be able to provide above all environmental solutions and to create their own employment.