Kimberly FabLab


Manager: Thato Riet

The Northern Cape FabLab situated in Kimberley is hosted by the National Institute of Higher Education (NIHE), and is the sixth FabLab to be commissioned and launched by the DST on the 06th August 2007.

The Northern Cape FabLab is the second lab which is regarded as a “Community Based FabLab”. The Community Based FabLabs elicits local community / sector problems and seeks cost-effective solutions using FabTools and contributes to the “How To Make Fab Products” (market pull). The outputs of the FabLabs shall then be funneled to benefit local communities, SMMEs and lower and higher education institutes.




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Contact us:

Tel: 053 872 2615

Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Where to find us:

1317 Solomon Mekgwe Street

Old Kitsong Training Centre



GPS Coordinates: 28º 42’53.99“

24º 42’39.35“


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