Not Impossible:
The First Maker Faire
in Egypt

Dale Dougherty
Mar 13, 2015 · 16 min read
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“Inspiration, Ideas and Creativity”

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Syrian Refugee Families visited Cairo Mini Maker Faire as a group.

Made in October City

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Motaz Elewa of Qafeer Labs
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Amr Saleh paints the sign for the 1Sheeld exhibit.

80 Makers

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Mohammed Nour explains Mobtel to Amr Saleh.
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Hydrobots are underwater robots.

Fab Lab Egypt

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Dina El-Zanfaly
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Hisham Khodeir
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Welding at a mobile Fab Lab

Risha Project

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Moushira Elamrawy of the Risha Project
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A fun science demonstration

Maker Movement As A Cultural Shift

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A photo taken after my talk by Alia ElKattan

Alternative Education

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Hadeel Ahmed of Fab Lab Egypt
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Abdelrahman and his drawbot
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Engineering students
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Abbar team members

Karakeeb Makerspace

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Bilal’s Travels

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Sara Sibai from Beirut and Bilal Ghalib from the US

No crosswalks, traffic lights or bikes

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