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.
“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