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Working to Enable the Future through 3D Printing in East Africa

Working to Enable the Future through 3D Printing in East Africa

October 28, 2015

When being bombarded with the latest evidence of humanity’s nasty and brutish side, it can be hard to remember that there are gleaming moments among the trash. The news media…

e-NABLing Kids: Ellen Degeneres & The Gap Talk 3D Printed Hands With Torrae Owen

I can’t tell you how happy it make us that e-NABLE, the volunteer open source 3D printed hand organization, is finally getting the international publicity that it deserves. The amazing…

e-NABLING Light! This 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand Features a Beautiful Color Sensing Light Show

In what seems to be an area of 3D printing that is growing at an exponential rate, 3D printed prosthetic hands have become quite the attention grabber as of late….

Attempt to Break Guinness Record of 1,647 High-Fives Falls Short, But Brings Attention to 3D Printed Prostheses

The attempt to break the Guinness World Record for consecutive high-fives may not have succeeded (it does stand at a daunting 1,647 participants) but the High-Five Chain to draw attention…

Elle: The Incredible 3D Printed Swimming Leg for Amputees

The capabilities of 3D printing have enabled many individuals to live more fulfilling lives. We have seen literally hundreds of 3D printed prosthetic hands, thanks to organizations such as E-nabling…

Design Student Creates 3D Printed Shock-absorbing Prosthetic Nose & Scaffold System

One area which has been one of the biggest beneficiaries of 3D printing, has been that of low cost prosthetic devices. For the most part, these devices have been primarily…

Portland Rotary Club Works with e-NABLE to Deliver 3D Printed Prosthetic Limbs to Amputees in the Dominican Republic

3D printing technology has been used to make a difference all over the world, including developing countries like the Dominican Republic. Hundreds of Dominicans who work in the country’s sugar…

3D Printing in STEM Education: Hacking the Raptor Reloaded to Create the Grab-Tor

When I was a kid, eons ago, I got a toy that was a plastic grabber on the end of a stick, controlled by squeezing or releasing a whole hand…

Ugandan Boy is Very Happy About his 3D Printed Team Unlimbited e-NABLE Arm

While we have the opportunity to follow some absolutely amazing stories here at 3DPrint.com, it’s hard to top the heartwarming feeling one gets just seeing the words e-NABLE. We always…

UWM Students Complete Coursework & Win Competition While Making 3D Printed Prosthetic Leg Coverings for Veterans

After years of helping those in need around the world, providing a bountiful supply of 3D printed hands and arms, e-NABLE volunteers are branching out even further. Whether limbs have…

Four-Year-Old Chilean Boy Receives e-NABLE Spider-Man 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm

Most everyone will profess an affection for Spider-Man on some level (and many of us do indeed like to think we have awesome Spidey senses on occasion), but kids have a…

e-NABLE Ghana Provides Free 3D Printed Prosthetic Hands

Sometimes a small act of kindness can lead to unexpected benefits for both the recipient and the good Samaritan, and can change their lives forever. When I was barely a…

e-NABLE Helps a New Mother Care for Her Child with a 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand

One moment that every mother will always remember is the moment she held her child for the first time. For a woman named Nini, that moment was going to be…

Hands for Ziti: Teacher & Students from International School of Aruba Team Up to 3D Print e-NABLE Prosthetics

While many around the globe dream of visiting Aruba, situated west of the Lesser Antilles in the Southern Caribbean sea, they dream of white sandy beaches, long naps, and fru-fru…

e-NABLE Volunteers Set Sights on Full-Scale Project for 3D Printing Prostheses in Haiti

We’ve reported on the inspired and heroic worldwide feats of the volunteer-driven e-NABLE a multitude of times as they 3D printed over 700 prosthetic hands last year alone. Not surprisingly, the organization…

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