Nearly half of the e-readers sent to schools in sub-Saharan Africa end up broken. Given the right tools and instructions, could schoolkids learn to fix Kindles?
A visit to the warehouse in which gadgets donated to Cell Phones for Soliders and other charity programs get a second life.
iFixit cofounder Kyle Wiens visits the only source of rare earth metals in North America -- and one of the few places to get these materials outside China.
Kikuyu farmers would be in serious trouble when their water pumps broke down were it not for Simon Njugi
An adventure in Herefyeen, a car-repair district on the outskirts of Cairo
Kyle Wiens, founder of iFixit, is leading a team of journalists on a documentary trip in Africa to meet the community of electronics technicians who fix and remake the world's discarded electronics. Here, he describes the inspiration for the trip.