The first virtual meeting was held on June 16, 2021. Present were Prof Igadwa Mwasiagi and Dr Maria.
The second virtual meeting was held on June 30 2021. Present were Prof Mwasiagi, Dr Rose Ramkat, Prof Simeon Mining, Dr Reet, Dr Maria, Prof Lagat and Mr Houssen of Kenknit. After the face to face meeting in Nairobi (on Sept. 11th), the teams will meet again in October in Nairobi and Eldoret. One of the key issue of discussion is the value addition of discarded textile waste from domestic and industrial establishment. This is in line with European Union (EU) circular Economy policy currently under discussion in the EU parliament.
This project will involve collection of textile waste from dandora dumpsite and re-design them to have a higher value (upscaling). Moi university was respresented by Prof Igadwa Mwasiagi and Dr Rose Ramkat.
Moi University (MU) hopes to collaborate with the Estonia Academy of Arts (EKA).
From left. Dr Reet Aus, Dr. Rose Ramkat, Kersti Kaljulaid (President of the Republic of Estonia), Prof. Igadwa Mwasiagi and Dr Maria Kristin. After the launch of Women Empowerment project in Nairobi. Date: 11th September 2021. Venue: Serena Hotel – Nairobi