December 2017 Innovate Kenya Finalists

Belisa

Belisa is an automated system that works around the clock to deliver life jackets to people at the beach to prevent drowning. The system will minimize cases of people dying by drowning because of the slow response from lifeguards. The team will use a drone to create their system.
School: Chianda School
Location: Siaya County
Category: Engineering
Team Members: Phelix Ochieng

Team Members:Phelix Ochieng

Team Members:Phelix Ochieng

Ayana Smart Bracelet

The Ayana Smart Bracelet is a computerized bracelet that will help monitor a person’s vital signs like blood pressure, body temperature and photosensitivity. The team wants to help individuals track their health and detect possible symptoms of serious illnesses like addison’s disease, diabetes, hypothyroidism, kidney or liver diseases.
School: Pumwani High School
Location: Nairobi County
Category: Healthcare
Team Members:Eric Wachira,Samuel Mwangi

Team Members:Eric Wachira,Samuel Mwangi

Team Members:Eric Wachira,Samuel Mwangi

StagChat

StagChat is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) solution that will make learning fun and interactive. The model will update students with relevant information while incorporating videos, chat rooms, private messaging, video calls, online books and a virtual lab where students can simulate experiments.
School: Nova Pioneer
Location: Nairobi
Category: Education
Team Members:Isaac Muendo, Chris Ruto, Blaise Nyange

Team Members:Blaise Nyange,Isaac Muendo, Chris Ruto

Team Members:Blaise Nyange,Isaac Muendo, Chris Ruto

Fmile

Fmile is an initiative to help minimize cases of suicide among youths through awareness and education of mental health issues. The team sees a lack of information surrounding mental health and how individuals can be helped. The team plans to work on a blog to raise awareness and see how to involve psychiatrists and psychologists to help individuals with mental health issues.

School: Moi High School Kabarak
Location: Nakuru
Category: Health & Medical care
Team Members: Rehema wasike,Keziah cheruto

Team Members: Keziah cheruto, Rehema wasike

Team Members: Keziah cheruto, Rehema wasike

Nature’s Own Antiseptic

With the recent, cholera outbreak the team has come up with a way in which to improve hygiene using a natural antiseptic plant. Using the organic antiseptic in households can eliminate germs hence reduces cases of cholera and typhoid.

School: Loreto Convent Msongari
Location: Nairobi
Category: Health & Medical care
Team Members: Myra Sukantet, Leah Ligare

Team Members: Myra Sukantet, Leah Ligare

Team Members: Myra Sukantet, Leah Ligare

Stair Ramp

The Stair Ramp is a solution to help physically handicapped individuals with mobility. It will operate based on the Louvre frame principle and incorporate sensors and levers. The model can be installed in buildings so that it can adjust to different configurations based on the user’s preference
School: Upper Hill School
Location: Nairobi
Categories: Engineering
Team Members: Otiende Elly Savatia

Team Members: Otiende Elly Savatia

Team Members: Otiende Elly Savatia

M-Safiri

M-Safiri is a mobile application that presents a fulfilling travel experience for long distance travelers. The user can reserve seats, obtain E-tickets via sms or email, make online payments via M-pesa, Paypal, Visa etc. The application will help reduce congestion at stations during peak seasons and students plan their safaris effectively.
School: Precious Blood Riruta
Location: Nairobi County
Category: Transport
Team Members:Cindy Harriet Karanja,Victoria Mutwiri, Priscilla Wambui, Laura Ayushi, Gladys Wairimu

Team Members:Priscilla Wambui,Laura Ayushi, Gladys Wairim, Victoria Mutwiri, Cindy Harriet Karanja,

Team Members:Priscilla Wambui,Laura Ayushi, Gladys Wairim, Victoria Mutwiri, Cindy Harriet Karanja,

Creative Thinkers

The Creative Thinkers want to minimize insecurity in homes and schools. Their system will integrate motion sensors, thermal sensors RFID technology to boost security help in detection and alerting people of intruders in their environment

School:Agape Hope School
Location: Nairobi County
Category: Security
Team Members:Bridgit Akinyi,Ruth Oduor & Clara Makungu
Faculty Mentors: Mr Moses Kerumba

Team Members:Bridgit Akinyi, Clara Makungu,Ruth Oduor

Team Members:Bridgit Akinyi, Clara Makungu,Ruth Oduor

Modern Sprinkler

Most farmers in Kenya rely on irrigation for water supply to their farms. The modern sprinkler will reduce labour costs for farmers by using three principles; current electricity, velocity ratio and pressure force.The sprinkler will also include Besides water irrigation the sprinkler will be used to dispense pesticides to the farms.

School: Upper Hill School
Category: Agriculture
Team Members: Stephen Namboka & Ian Benson

Team Members: Stephen Namboka & Ian Benson

Team Members: Stephen Namboka & Ian Benson

Easy Chop

Easy Chop aims to make the daily life of mama mboga easier by providing an automatic vegetable cutter that is secure and fast. This will ensure that food vendors have a convenient way of chopping vegetables and provide timely services to their customers

School: Riruta Satellite School
Category: Engineering
Team Members: Samuel Mugo, Samuel Rocky, Tony Kingsley, Nahashon Mutunga

Team Members: Samuel Mugo, Samuel Rocky, Tony Kingsley Nahashon Mutunga

Team Members: Samuel Mugo, Samuel Rocky, Tony Kingsley Nahashon Mutunga

Firebox

The firebox is an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle(UAV) which is equipped with a thermal imaging camera and a suction pump that will navigate through building on fires and fire in a building. The pumps will eliminate toxic fumes from the building and the thermal cameras will identify victim positions and alert rescuers of their location.

School: St. Mary’s High School
Location: Nyeri
Category: Housing
Team Members: Ryan Kitheka, Raymond Muthee
Faculty mentors: Mr. Michael Kingori

Team Members: Ryan Kitheka, Raymond Muthee

Team Members: Ryan Kitheka, Raymond Muthee

Speed Bump Detector

The speed bump detector will reduce road accidents caused by unforeseen bumps on roads. The gadget will be installed in the front bumper of the vehicle and will use an ultrasonic sensor to detect bumps and send a signal to the dashboard and in turn slow down the vehicle.

School:Agape Hope School
Location: Nairobi County
Category: Transport
Team Members:Sharon Anota, Jacob Omondi & Rebecca Wamboi

Team Members:Sharon Anota, Jacob Omondi, Rebecca Wamboi

Team Members:Sharon Anota, Jacob Omondi, Rebecca Wamboi

Project Shlane

Shlane is a mobile application that will minimize cases of cargo theft.An individual will be able to track their cargo to minimize losses that result from delays or misplacements.

School: Precious Blood Riruta
Location: Nairobi County
Category: Security
Team Members: Faith Wamuyu & Natasha Matu

Team Members: Natasha Matu, Faith Wamuyu

Team Members: Natasha Matu, Faith Wamuyu

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