Sustainabots for East Kolkata Wetlands

Students of MakersLoft ranked 3rd in the World Robot Olympiad, 2017 – Junior High OPEN category. MakersLoft Kolkata Wetlands team created sustainable robots for preserving East Kolkata Wetlands, the kidneys of Kolkata. What are the East Kolkata Wetlands (EKW)? EKW, located on the eastern fringes of Kolkata city, is one of the largest assemblages of waste…

LEGO Robotics Training

MakersLoft Lego Robotics Training also at Alipore Robotics is a wonderful platform for learning 21st century skills. Solving robotic challenges builds innovation, creativity and problem solving skills in students, and because robotics cross multiple curriculum subjects, students must learn and apply their knowledge in science, engineering, math, and computer programming. The most rewarding part of…

Natural Dyeing & Block printing

For thousands of years, natural dyes have kept us connected with the natural world. It wasn’t until around 150 years ago that synthetic dyes were introduced, and in that short time they have caused immense environmental damage. Why teach Natural dyeing to students?   In this course students will learn that plants are a source…

Creative Computing (Scratch)

7 yrs above | Rs 7200/head | 12 Sessions | 1:1 session by appointment |  A fun way for kids to learn Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths (STEM). Scratch is a software that kids all over the world are learning. 

LEGO Regular Courses

Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths (STEM) learning through LEGO For 5-11 years, we have different Lego kits and courses from simple building to coding. Using Lego Education kits students will learn subjects like language, math, science, technology, and engineering more effectively while improving and developing their 21st-century skills, like problem solving, collaboration and communication. For…

3D Printing Seminar

The US Consulate General of Kolkata is organizing a session on 3D Printing at the American Center on Friday July 7, 4pm – 5.30pm, conducted by MakersLoft. There will be some very interesting examples of how 3D Printing is being used in the medical field, including in our own city Kolkata – from 3D printed dental…

Educational Trip to Ladakh

In May 2017, we took a group of students between age 11-13 years to Ladakh for an immersive experience on Sustainable Living. We spent a week at the SECMOL school near Leh. Some of the things we learned about on the trip: What are passive buildings and how do they work? Compost toilets Using Solar…

US Consulate 3D Printing Session

Did you know that the 3D printing process allows the creation of parts and/or tools through additive manufacturing at rates much lower than traditional machining. Presenting the arts and techniques of 3D printing to an engaged audience at the American Center Kolkata. Have you tried 3D printing?

Design Hackathon

Some pictures from the #LP4Y Design Hackathon with youth from the city at #Makersloft last Sunday. #LP4Y is a French NGO that has been empowering marginalized youth in Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia and India, helping them become leaders for change. The NGO in Kolkata is run by exceptional French volunteers doing great work, if you get a chance to know…

Meghna, Founder – MakersLoft

Meghna conducting a session on 3D Printing, organized by US Consulate General of Kolkata at American Center, July 2017 Speaker at Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) StartUp pad Finale, December 2016. Sharing views on entrepreneurship and how MakersLoft can support those who are interested  in setting up their business in the Eastern Region Inspiring future entrepreneurs at Kalyani Government Engineering…