Kathmandu Mini Maker Faire 2018 themed “Design Future”
Date(s) - 22/09/2018 - 23/09/2018
3:15 am - 12:15 pm
Nepal Communitere, in partnership with Rural Development Initiative (RDI) and Global
Innovation Gathering (GIG), is organizing the second installment of Kathmandu Mini Maker
Faire (KMMF) on September 22-23, 2018. The KMMF will bring together makers and
innovators from Nepal and abroad, and will highlight the kind of innovation in Nepal. The theme
for KMMF 2018 is DESIGN FUTURE which primarily focuses on Health, Education and
Environment but also welcomes all makers in different sectors. KMMF 2018 will look at how
the maker movement in Nepal and around the world can contribute to the way we design our
future homes, communities, cities and lives.
The Kathmandu Mini Maker Faire will convene entrepreneurs, makers, business people, as well
as members of international and national non governmental organizations and government
The event will celebrate the Maker Movement – a movement that brings together tech
innovators, tinkerers, and artisans – and showcase an array of new technologies and innovative
projects that promote STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) learning.
Events and exhibits will include exhibitors, speakers, panel discussions, workshops on small,
low-cost computers such as Raspberry Pi and Arduino, a virtual reality booth, drone flying, 3D
printing workshops, and traditional crafting.
KMMF will provide incubation grants of up to 2 lakhs for each team of makers showing
innovative approaches to Health, Education and Environment challenges. KMMF will encourage
novel application of technologies, explore cross sector intersections between traditionally
functioning domains. The KMMF will showcase opportunities to leverage the Local Makers and
DIY (Do-it-Yourself) movement, with a unique focus on humanitarian and other needs-based
innovation, to develop making culture in Nepal.
Nepal Communitere is an innovative non-governmental non-profit organization. Rural
Development Initiative is an NGO working in Nepal. Global Innovation Gathering (GIG) is the
global network of social and technological innovators.
For queries, please contact:
Bahar Kumar, Country Director, Nepal Communitere +9779801021200
Ashes Niroula, National Production Manager, Kathmandu Mini Maker Faire +9779841730570