Aug 2012: Maa-Bara team deploys project in Lenya, Kenya!
Successful project deployment with partners in Lenya Primary School in Nyanze Province, Kenya.
Aug 2012: Huffington Post Article "Runo Okiomah's Maa-Bara: Growing Food Anywhere"
Story provides a chronology of the Maa-Bara Project.
Apr. 2012: Winner! Ralph Adams Cram Award for Multidisciplinary Excellence in a Thesis
Ogheneruno Okiomah recieved a cash prize for thesis, "Maa-Bara: Catalyzing Change in Nigeria's Niger Delta".
Aug. 2011: MIT Spectrum Spotlight on Elisha Goodman: "A Wish to Heal the World"
Elisha Goodman is featured in the MIT Spectrum Editiorial.
Jan 2012: The Social Entrepreneurs of MIT School of Architecture + Planning
Listed by MIT School of Architecture + Planning as a product of the Institute's entrepreneurial culture.
May 2011: WIN! MIT Global Challenge
Muhammad Yunus Innovation Challenge: improved Agricultural Processes for Better Livelihoods.
May 2011: Community and Economic Benefits of Aquaponics in Cold Weather Climates
MIT Thesis by Elisha Goodman.
Apr. 2011: WIN! Africa Innovate Business Competition
Maa-Bara one of the Winners at MIT Sloan School of Management.
Jan. 2011: “New Harvest: Agricultural Innovation in Africa”
Book by team-mentor Dr. Calestous Juma details how agricultural innovation will be the key to economic development in Africa.
Jan. 2011: Initial Maa-Bara Design
Completed as Ogheneruno Okiomah's MIT Architecture Thesis.
Oct. 2010: Aquaponics Experiment
Built Proof of Concept with partners in Lynn, Massachusetts.
Jun. 2010: WIN! MIT Travel Grant to Bodo, Nigeria
Researched agricultural methods and partnered with a fishing community in Nigeria.