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van den Burg, Vincent (author)
This research, part of the Master Integrated Product Design Engineering at Delft University<br/>of Technology, is a collaboration between Red Cross Kenya, TUDelft, INSPiRED, the<br/>MakerSpaces of I.O.Me 254 and its participating students.<br/><br/>Originating in the 2021 Advanced Embodiment Design course at TUDelft, the Eduscope<br/>project...
master thesis 2024
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Kiewiet de Jonge, Josephine (author)
This graduation project consists of the journey of developing a context-specific training system for nurses to administer a paracervical block (PCB) using the medical Chloe Syringe Extension Device (SED). This six-month during project is being carried out on behalf of TU Delft and Chloe Company. The aim of the project is to enable nurses in sub...
master thesis 2024
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Poon, Hotong (author)
This graduation project aimed to support Digital Lions, a digital design agency in rural Kenya, in improving their working process on client projects. Digital Lions is a Fair Trade agency that delivers digital products in the areas of graphic design and web development to international clientele. The agency is a sister organization of an NGO...
master thesis 2023
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Drilea, Ioana (author)
Limited access to surgical care in low- and middle-income countries has resulted in the loss of approximately 16.9 million lives annually, accounting for 32% of global deaths. This is more than tuberculosis, malaria and HIV combined.<br/><br/>Several factors contribute to this disparity, including the scarcity of surgical equipment. Despite the...
master thesis 2023
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Gasten, Caroline (author)
Recent Conflict Early Warning Systems have found little evidence of predictive power of drought indicators for conflict prediction. However, this may result from the context-specificity of the drought-conflict relationship, as stressed in the more recent climate-conflict literature.<br/><br/>The present thesis assesses the local role of...
master thesis 2023
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ter Haak, Boris (author)
You will be reading a comprehensive study that examines the shortage of instruments for performing surgery in sub-Saharan Africa and the wastage of quality surgical instruments in the Netherlands. The report explores the potential solution of repositioning the excess instruments to sub-Saharan Africa, focusing on three product categories...
master thesis 2023
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Ampting, Rens (author)
Hydrological and meteorological research are of great value to comprehend the complex Eastern Africa system, and more specifically the Kenyan Rift Valley, as impacts of climate change and indisputable changes in the hydrology of the lakes have become more apparent in recent decades. Lakes in the Kenyan Rift Valley region, spanning from the south...
master thesis 2023
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Bueters, Dorrit (author)
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education plays a critical role in personal and societal development by preparing students for a rapidly changing, technological world. However, implementation of integrated STEM education poses significant challenges for educators, particularly in emerging markets such as Kenya, where...
master thesis 2023
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de Cocker, Emma (author)
The island of Lamu is a part of an archipelago in Kenya’s southeast. In comparison to other parts of Kenya and the rest of the globe, it is a remote and rural area where residents do not have the same access to contemporary educational materials. The Kenya Red Cross Society’s IOMe005 Innovation Hub attempts to combat these disparities by...
master thesis 2023
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Calzati, S. (author)
This article focuses on the launch by the Chinese company Huawei of ICT academies in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), and Kenya especially. Existing literature shows contrasting findings concerning the impact of such formation and recruitment centres. Through high-level thematic and sentiment analyses, this article examines various Huawei accounts on...
journal article 2023
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Cheaz, Tristan (author), Kromwijk, Dominique (author), Middelbeek, Lisanne (author), Nelen, Louis (author), Sutarto Hardjosusono, Sunar (author)
This report provides a flood risk assessment of the Isiolo River Basin, in collaboration with Nelen &amp; Schuurmans (3Di, FIS Tool) and Zephyr Consulting (SLAMDAM). This flood risk assessment includes a study of the current flood risk management in Kenya, and in the Isiolo River Basin in particular, because the need for proper flood management...
student report 2022
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Putman, Leah (author)
Innovation-centered entrepreneurship drives economic development. It is also a method for addressing the environmental and social issues that result from and impair economic growth. The rapid and continued economic progress in Rwanda and Kenya in the last decade has shown the power of entrepreneurship ecosystems- interconnected people and things...
master thesis 2022
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de Vries Reilingh, Tessa (author)
The aim of this graduation project was to design a play-based exhibit piece for the Green Kids' Museum in Kenya with the objective to raise awareness of biodiversity and ecosystems in a playful manner. <br/><br/>Global climate is changing at rapid speed, resulting in a loss of biodiversity and the breakdown of ecosystems (Damiens, 2021). It is...
master thesis 2022
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Tellez Angel, Natalia (author)
In the built environment, the continuous growth and expansion of urban areas worldwide have become alarming. The built environment is continuously developing in an unsustainable manner, and in the mid-term future, resources will be scarce if practices are not changed. Therefore, new building materials and methods need to be implemented to...
master thesis 2022
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Rademakers, Pelle (author)
In the last 50 years, the roof landscape of Sub-saharan Africa has undergone a massive transformation that historians have not yet studied. Since the early 1980s, traditional grass-thatched roofs have mainly been replaced by corrugated iron sheet roofs (Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, 2019).<br/><br/>I witnessed this transformation while...
student report 2022
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Calzati, S. (author)
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have become a crucial sector of China–Africa relations. As scholars have noted, Africa’s 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) risks transforming into a new ‘scramble’ with foreign actors harnessing Africa’s data. The present article explores this issue at a discursive level, i.e. delving into...
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Duker, Annelieke E.C. (author), Karimba, Benson Mutuma (author), Wani, Grace E. (author), Prasad, Pooja (author), van der Zaag, P. (author), De Fraiture, Charlotte (author)
In the semi-arid lands of southern Kenya, a dynamic process of farmer-led irrigation has developed over the past two decades. It is characterised by short-term agreements to access land and water. Resident and migrant farmers, capital providers and local landowners have engaged in diverse partnerships to benefit from water and land along the...
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Westerhof, Marten (author)
Sustainable Rural Initiatives (SRI) is a non-profit organisation in Okana, a rural community in West Kenya. SRI provides the community members of Okana with opportunities to develop practical skills such as carpentry and tailoring. SRI also works with international partners with specific expertise to give local community members opportunities to...
master thesis 2021
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Saharan, T. (author), Schulpen, Lau (author)
Restrictive abortion laws resulting in unsafe abortions form one of the key causes of maternal morbidity and mortality in Kenya. Despite the existence of several Women's Rights Organisations (WROs), advocacy for safe abortions against restrictive laws does not have the momentum the subject deserves. This research draws on agenda-setting...
journal article 2021
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Saharan, T. (author), Matelski, Maaike (author), Kumi, Emmanuel (author)
Although research with Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) has become an established practice, the process and politics of gaining access to such organizations often remains implicit in methodological literature on qualitative research. Drawing on a systematic comparison of research experiences with advocacy NGOs in Kenya, this article...
journal article 2021
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