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  • Nosquito

    Nosquito | The first prototype!

    Jun 7, 2019

    After the first meetings at the MSF (doctors without borders) headquarters in Kenya, the real fun could really begin after we arrived at the Kilifi on the coast.

  • Nosquito

    Nosquito | First weeks

    May 30, 2019

    Team Nosquito has flown off! Today we’ve officially started working in Nairobi, meeting with multiple stakeholders at the office of our partner company.

  • Maldives Matter

    Maldives Matter | Tomato tests

    Apr 15, 2019

    A Maldivian greenhouse, Dutch horticulture and international stakeholders. To find out how the intended crops will react to the Maldivian climate we are conducting a tomato grow test. Of course we have done initial calculations with the help of a Dutch greenhouse builder. But growing actual tomatoes in a controlled environment in the intended climate is a good benchmark: a hands-on practical approach.

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  • Energy for Refugees

    Energy for Refugees is an initiative of Energy Club from TU Delft. Our goal is to bring sustainable energy to people who are most in need.

    With this year's project we are helping the PIKPA refugee camp in Lesvos. In July, we will travel to the camp with our team of 7 international students to install a sustainable energy system based on PV-panels together with the refugees. Electricity is very important to provide the refugees with the basic needs such as food, hygiene, light, and heat. That is why we have been working to help these refugees.

     

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  • Bangla

    In Western civilisation it is rather common to open the tap and clean and safe drinking water is available. This is however not the case for very many people all around the globe. In Bangladesh for example is the use of handpumps still common nowadays. These handpumps pump up groundwater which contains high amounts of arsenic in some areas. Arsenic has many negative health effects on the long term such as skin diseases, infertility and tumours in the intestines.

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  • Floating Homes

    Floating Homes in the Philippines will be the solution of the large-scale flood problems that the people in the Philippines face daily. The floating home project aims to build typhoon resilient, affordable homes that provide local communities with a safe and healthy living environment. instead of fighting the water, they will live with and on the water.

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  • Chako

    From the 6th of November, We, David, Marleen and Roos will be for three months in Zanzibar, Tanzania. There is still a lot of poverty at Zanzibar and the waste disposal system is still really bad. Chako tries to tackle both problems by recycling garbage into beautiful products done by the local population. This products will be sold to for a fair price to tourists and the employees of Chako will get their fair wages. So Chako doesn't only make the island cleaner, it also provides jobs for the local populations. 

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  • Studio WaterF'all

    We want to enable people with a shortage of clean drinking water to provide themselves with water by using fog nets. A fog net catches the water out of fog and gravity the water slides down where it can be collected. 

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  • Muima

    Hijambo!

     

    We (Quentin, Koen & Sam) will leave for Mumias in Kenya’s countryside to work on a project called Muima Industries for three months.

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  • Shock Safe Nepal

    We are the sixth team of Shock Safe Nepal, a multidisciplinary project which has been set up after the devastating earthquake which hit Nepal in 2015. Shock Safe Nepal works together with the local population to rebuild the houses in Nepal earthquake safe.

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  • DOMO

    We are three students of the Technical University in Delft. Together we are exploring the possibilities of obtaining sustainable food in The Gambia. Our main goal is: Stimulating market-driven agriculture and local entrepreneurship using innovative solar drying of fruits and vegetables.

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  • GoGargo!

    Lots of farmers from Kisumu, Kenya sell their product face to face. They sell them at people’s houses or at the market which can be up to 10 kilometers away. Selling their products involves a lot of travelling. Nowadays people do this traveling by foot or with normal bicycles that are not designed to carry such weight. Because they are limited to this transport method, it creates an obstacle for the user to grow individually in their business. 

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  • Greenhouse Production

    From the 4th of November until the 29th of January a group of 3 TU students, Valérie de Vlam, Anne Roebroeck en Paul van Wiechen, will travel to Suriname to stimulate the use of greenhouses in the agricultural sector. 

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