As a kid growing up in poverty in rural Bolivia, Roly Mamani built his own toys. Now a 34-year-old engineer, he 3D prints limbs for Indigenous compatriots scarred by life-changing accidents. Ten years ago, he opened his own workshop in Achocalla to build robotic toys and educational aids. In 2018, the toymaker of Achocalla set out to find life-improving solutions for other disfigured Bolivians with his 3D printers. More than 400 madeAgainst the background noise of printers at work, Mamani told AFP he can create six units a month.
Mar 21 2023