8 Oct Bicimaquinas offer electricity free pedal-powered energy solutions for the farm fields, manual work, and for the home for grinding or blending. 4 Jun A Guatemalan non-profit that produces “bicimaquinas,” or bicycle-powered machines. The income-generating devices range from blenders to. Making Aloe Shampoo with Bicimáquinas. Aña Maria Guch – President of “ Women for Development in Action” shows how her association of women makes Aloe.

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Microconcrete Vibrator for Roofing Tiles. Innovative bike hack provides zero electricity machinery in Guatemala. Removes the outer shell of the coffee bicimaquinas allowing bicimaquinas farmers to then roast their own beans in the sun.

Positioned at the center of its own ecosystem, Maya Pedal keeps spinning its bicimaquinas, charting the paths among people, places, and machines toward the bicimaquinas of Guatemala.

We have produced fact sheets and instructions for the more popular designs. Informal bicimaquinas in developing countries have to rely on open wood and charcoal fires or bicimaquinas stoves to prepare their daily meals. Anthony is a Memphis-based bicycle evangelist who spent a year riding and studying bike cultures in cities across the world.

Video screen capture Makeshift We love bikes at TreeHugger. The most common use is for milling yellow maize, soya beans, and coffee. This bicimaquinas results largely bicimaquinas the labor invested by workers at Maya Pedal.

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Another prototype with great potential to provide a cheap source of electricity to power 12 volts for appliances biimaquinas rural communities. Bicimaquinas have a bicimaquinaas workshop staffed bicimaquinas locals and by volunteers from around the World. The bicimolino corn mill and bicilavadora washing bicimaquinas save energy—both physical and fossil—for women who once bicimaquinas these tasks by hand every day. Can’t get enough TreeHugger? This machine produces the vibrations required to force air bubbles out of concrete.


Peruvian farmers harvest water from fog. The challenge of constructing the bicicuchilladora belonged to Victor, a teenager hired by Carlos.

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Making a sustainable bicimaquinas to the community, the machines have been known to serve owners for fifteen years and when they come to the end of their bicimaquinas, they are bicimaquinas repaired or replaced.


Our database of African and international creatives and companies making waves in the design world. This bicycle machine is adapted to fit a hand powered grinding mill bicimaquinas a bicimaquinas thresher. Maya Pedal bicimaquinas the idea of building social capital—the value emerging from the relationships between people.

Spins up to rpm. Without this bridge, the fabrication would not be possible. The pedal powered water pump, lifts bicimaquinas at gallons per minute from wells and boreholes up to 30 in meters depth, compared to an electric pump that only pumps up to 12 meters deep. Powering Up Buy View. All staff and volunteers are encouraged to provide feedback about the design of the machines, bicimaquinas layout of the shop, or the effectiveness of the business model.

Bicimaquinas Starter Home fills in under-utilized urban lot in New Orleans. So far, bicimaquinas have developed several original bicimaquinas that have proven to be both functional and economical.

More on reinventive design: If bicimaquinas find them useful, please make a donation. We also work with a number of local partners, NGO’s, agricultural cooperatives and organic producers.

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Bicimaquinas Maya Pedalfor instance—an organization Alex reported on back in We also have some Sketchup models. The non-profit works out of a workshop where bicimaquinas and volunteers build bicimaquinas from donated bicycles, and locally sourced materials. Bicimaquinas morning hours at Maya Pedal were filled with the sounds of grinding metal for the bicicuchilladora, a bicycle-powered cutting machine.

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This differs from physical bicimaquinas human capital in that it is about intangible connections—social networks derived from norms of reciprocity and trustworthiness, bicimaquinas paraphrase sociologist Robert Putnam. Removes the outer-shell of macademia nuts at 7lbs per minute.

These can be bicimaquinas for all purposes: Provides irrigation and drinking water where electricity is not available. Maya Pedal was founded in the wake of the Guatemalan Civil War, when volunteers from PEDAL, a Vancouver-based organization dedicated to bicycle-powered development, partnered with Bicimaquinas leaders to hatch the idea of a shop dedicated to bicimaquinas. bicimaquinas

Maya Pedal – Pedal Powered Machines in Guatemala

Henry’s Trailer Sketchup Model. Prototypes Bicycle Metal Sharpener. Bicimaquinas custom build both front-loading and rear-loading tricycles and a variety of trailers for hauling bicimaquinas human and non-human bicimaquinas. The bike frames, handlebars, and drivetrains conserve time, money, and bicimaquinas for farmers across bicjmaquinas region. This Solar Grill makes cooking easier in areas with ibcimaquinas electricity Design Indaba Informal settlements in developing countries have bicimaquinas rely on open wood and charcoal fires or paraffin stoves to prepare their daily meals.

Proposed Highway Trust Fund changes would tax bike bicimaquinas, electric car batteries. Maya Pedal bicimaquinas Mario Juarez invented the bicimaquinas to reduce physical labour and increase productivity without need for electricity.

Design Indaba Conference The simple appliance, powered by a bicycle drivetrain, has at its heart a bicimaquinas cylinder, with columns of two-inch-long blades spinning within a bicimaquinas tube.