Abel Hailegiorgis wins diploma from Swedish Institute Management Programme - April 2022

On 26th April 2022 Abel Hailegiorgis of bamboolabs was one of the recipients of a diploma awarded by the Swedish Ambassador to Ethiopia Hans Lundquist as a graduate of the Swedish Institute Management Programme. See the full story here.

bamboo labs feature - "Zink" programme on EBC - August 2021

Click here to watch Abel explaining how perceptions about bamboo are changing and how his work has already won international recognition.

Bamboo Bicycle Club - interview with Abel Hailegiorgis - February 2021

Read more here about Abel’s motivation to build bamboo bikes.

bamboo labs advocates for needs of people with disabilities - August 2019

“In building bamboo wheelchairs, our goal is to address the need for greater mobility in our community. We want to capitalise on the natural resources of Ethiopia and make wheelchairs which can be used by many people with disabilities in Ethiopia.”

Abel Hailegiorgis, speaking on national TV at African Innovation Week