The 2018 innovation Fair Edition Featured 26 participating schools from both Taita Taveta & Kwale Counties that showcased at the fair. The following are some of the highlight exhibitors and what they did or intended to do with some being at idea and conceptualization stage whereas a few were at the start up phase.
Developing a solution for job searches and a human resource web and mobile app to connect corporate world and job seekers.
Moi Kasigau high school.
Creating an irrigation system targeting medium and large scale farms with the aim of reducing costs a footing a less labor intensive program
DRUG FREE TIPS APP
Developing an online rehab and forum that comes with an app constantly relaying healthy info that targets addict or prospect addicts.
ELECTRONIC I. REPELLANT
A selective control gadget to repel or kill unwarranted invasion insects at designated areas
A creative design agency hoping to give brands bold images, through designs of various IC materials
Marungu high school
Developing a mobile up that details accurate information about products and services in different regions
REFLUX GT -4O
PJ Mwangola high school
Developing a multi-purpose device to help avert accidents through a detect-and-alert model
Mwakitawa high school
With a conservation inclination, they are hoping to save rare rhinos at large through micro-chips with system integrations, minimizing human wildlife conflict as well.
LIBRARY INFO SYSTEM
A library info management system to ease access and control of library materials in schools.
Designing a gadget and program that will help through disaster management cases especial regarding flood prone areas through detecting rising water levels and conveying alerts
Moi Boys High school
Visualizing an all-round students app, primarily focusing on gearing students to focus on things that really matter.
BIO METRIC APP
Marungu High school
Developing a synchronized biometric system to ease voting process, ensuring transparency, justice and fairness
Hoping to solve networking issues boosting ranges especially in rural set ups
Developing an E saver gadget with various functions integrating licensing, tracking, etc
A system that looks into women health care and maternal issues. Making it easy to access info and keep track of doc appointment etc.
Mwagogho High school
Creating a jobs platform for both skilled and semi-skilled workforce.
A social enterprise focusing on bead works, selling and training fellow youth and women, giving them the power to fend for self
Developing solar Power casings for various gadgets e phones, hoping to tap into the green energy that’s conserving and minimizing costs especially for rural dwellers.
Renowned for the gadget to control elephants through a friendlier manner, sending real time alerts to potential victims and the authorities alike
ECO FRIENDLY EXPERTS
Voi Girls high school
Envisioning cleans towns and homes, they are modified litter bins into smart bins and creating a controlled regular collection program. Heading to partner with municipals and various homes and institutions.
E- RIDER Co.
Developing a app and USSD technology on the backdrop of uber model but for riders.
FLOOD CONTROL & AWARENESS
Mwambiti boys’ high school
They are intending to curb the uncontrolled rising water levels in dams and flood prone areas, consequently serving lives
MATOMOKO AFIA PLUS.
Mwagogho boys high school
They are hoping to put the rarely used but healthy custard apples into some good economic use., processing and selling in a bid to get a piece of the soft drinks market while at the same time empowering local farmers
GREEN HOUSE SECURITY.
PJ Mwangola High school
Creating a smart multipurpose green house with various auto features( lighting, cooling, security) that can sustain hopefully up to thrice a year
In his remarks, hub director noted the need to usher all the start-ups into an acceleration program to help build their cases, improve viability and consequently focus on making them practical. Literally turning these ideas into businesses