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Limitless Thinkers Facility (LIFAT)

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Specifications
Sub-Category Hub (including co working space)
Sector Education, Water and Sanitation (WASH), Healthcare, Entrepreneurship Promotion, Technology, Arts / Creativity, Water and Sanitation (WASH), Energy / Renewable, Food Security, Retail / Distribution, Industry and Manufacturing, Transport, Trade, Gender Equality, Finance / Financial Inclusion, Real Estate, Mining / Extractives, Agriculture / Agri business
Target Group Businesses / NGOs, Government ministries, departments or agencies, Low Income People, Middle Income People, High Income People, Artists, Designers, Engineers, Farmers, Technology Developers, International Market, Rural Areas, Urban Areas, Students, Youth (under 35 years old), Marginalised Groups (e.g. disability groups), Women and Girls
Description

Limitless Thinkers Facility (LIFAT) is a small organization whose mission is to promote public engagement with science, technology, innovation, research and health. LIFAT’s business name is registered with Business Registration and Licensing Agency (BRELA).
Aims and Objectives
Aims
• To unearth local inventions, innovations and researchers in good light.
• To work tirelessly with people and organizations that endorses our aims and objectives.
Objectives
Main objective
• To ensure increased public access to information on local inventors, innovators, researchers and ensure Tanzanians appreciate the importance and relevance of local inventions, innovations and researches to their lives and to the national economy.

Secondary Objectives
1. To promote public literacy on science, technology, innovation and health matters.

2. To design, develop and disseminate print and electronic (radio, audio-visual, online) communication materials to promote public health and science information literacy.

3. To carry out educational seminars, symposia, and other activities that foster dialogue among people interested in public literacy of health, innovation and science, and also bridge the gap between the public and scientists, and or health professionals.

4. To provide training for media practitioners, scientists and health professionals on effective communication of science and health to the public.

5. To collaborate with local and international agencies interested in improving public literacy on inventions, innovations and research.

So far twenty two (22) articles on innovators and inventors has been published in the local print media. We consider these to be introductory articles on local thinkers to the reading public.

At this stage the effort has been to track down local talented thinkers and present them in good light using the local print media.