Last December 10-12, 2014, we visited the engineer who invented the eKawayan machines at Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU).  Engineer Jose Zafaralla, a veteran who has been with MMSU for 25 years, has invented machines that utilize bamboo from raw material to waste.

With Engineer Jose Zafaralla and a recent batch of phone stands made of bamboo.

With Engineer Jose Zafaralla and a recent batch of phone stands made of bamboo.

His two sets of machines consists of the Engineered Kawayan Technology (5 machines) and the Briquetting Technology (3 machines).

 

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