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Open2012 collaborative-guatemalan-summer-school

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Open2012 collaborative-guatemalan-summer-school

  1. 1. GuatecaAppropriate Technology SchoolMutual Benefit DevelopmentPete Schwartz, Cal Poly PhysicsJamie Cignetti,Guateca Program CoordinatorCal Poly International Business
  2. 2. San Pablo
  3. 3. http://guateca.com
  4. 4. Appropriate Technology for the World’s PeopleSmall Technology, BusinessSelf-reliance, SustainabilityCan they develop carbon free?Can we develop carbon free? Pete Schwartz, Cal Poly Physics
  5. 5. Supply Technical Need => Design a gadget for “Them”Technology that is appropriate for “Them” => Communicate with “Them”Make the technology sustainable => Promote Business Venture(Provide Local Income)Give “Them” a Technology => Cocreation, codesignProducing a Technology => Community and Relationship
  6. 6. Appropriate Technology School, “Guateca”: 1) USA and Guatemalan college students study together 2) Study Energy, Resources, and Society; Language, Culture while innovating technology in teams 3) Leave thriving appropriate technology businesses? 4) Commitment to a summer education experience 5) Effervescent Professional Community in San PabloOPEN TO STUDENTS FROM ALL UNIVERSITIES (www.guateca.com )
  7. 7. Business ModelEach Side Enters for Mutual BenefitEmpowering Technology: EducationDissemination: People Teach Other People More Locals will come to Guateca Every YearScalability: Many Developing Communities + Many USA Universities“scalability” can also refer to a model whereby production is ramped upand merchandise is distributed widely resulting in large profits.We present a different model of scalability, that we find moreempowering for developing communities.
  8. 8. 4 Clean Men = Success4 Hombres Limpios = Exito
  9. 9. Thin wall between pot and hot airVertical Combustion Chamber Small Mouth for Fuel http://iapstoves.blogspot.com/
  10. 10. Design a stove for Distribution => Create a service-based industryHardware => Education, Collaboration, Cocreation http://iapstoves.blogspot.com/
  11. 11. UNIV-392 Winter 2012 Appropriate Technologyhttp://appropriatetechnology.wikispaces.com
  12. 12. Supply Technical Need => Design a gadget for “Them”Technology that is appropriate for “Them” => Communicate with “Them”Make the technology sustainable => Promote Business Venture(Provide Local Income)Give “Them” a Technology => Cocreation, codesignProducing a Technology => Community and RelationshipGoals:1)Collaborative Development Model2)Educational Summer Experience for San Pablo, and US Students3)Development of Enterprises
  13. 13. Guateca, 2012: July 1 – September 1Appropriate Technology AND Teaching AND Natural Building: Optional Permaculture Design Course Open to students from ALL universities: www.guateca.com Now accepting applications! Ask us for Flyers!

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