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HELIO is Powering Social Good in Kilimanjaro

Makers4Good is proud to share the good news that Kili Hub in Tanzania is now operating, at full speed ahead, with a shiny new solar rooftop system! This important project is far-reaching in its scope and impact.

Kili Hub is the largest co-working space in Tanzania and the home base for 16 non-profits working directly on issues affecting Tanzanians in Kilimanjaro and across the nation: from striving to reduce infant mortality, lesson poverty and decrease unemployment, to increasing women’s health, improving student education, and ...

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Lalafofofo Brings HELIO to Tanzania

HELIO is brightening homes and classrooms all over the world. One area in particular happens to be in Tanzania where Lalafofofo, one of our hardworking and caring non-profit partners, is changing lives.

Lalafofofo works primarily in the Kilimanjaro Region of East Africa were they bring all manner of small service projects to life: from planting trees to reforest Mount Kilimanjaro to provide locals with a source of firewood, to buying mattresses for an orphanage for disabled children and albinos, to building houses for Maasai widows ...

Backbeater Musical Tempo Monitoring System Now on Kickstarter!

Jarrod Whaley

We are excited to announce the launch of our latest Kickstarter project: Backbeater! Backbeater is the best and most affordable tempo monitoring system for drummers. Attach our Backbeater sensor to your snare drum, open our app on your smartphone (iOS version available now, Android version coming as part of the campaign), and start playing. Backbeater will help you play a consistent, steady beat--every time.

Over at, we have been bringing Backbeater to drummers for several years. Now we have an all-new sensor design ...

Kids, Camp, and Recorders For All

Jarrod Whaley

Since 2000, the Amputee Coalition has provided a safe place for kids to learn more about living with limb loss and limb difference. Today, it has evolved to a traditional and supportive summer camp experience — the Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp — with a focus on the campers increasing their self-confidence and self-esteem.