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The Magoda Project

The Magoda Project – Improved housing design to minimise diseases in rural tropical Africa. In sub-Saharan Africa, many infectious diseases including Malaria are acquired in and around the home. There are great demands in these regions to improve the health of residents, specifically through the space they spend the majority of their time in – the home. Low-cost houses prevalent in rural areas in Africa usually have mud or brick walls with few windows. In such houses, airflow is minimal and basic facilities such as cooking areas, safe water supply and sanitation are usually absent or rudimentary. Architectural modifications to the typical African home is an effective way to target issues such as health, hygiene… Read more

 

 

 

 

 

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