Bolivian toymaker restores limbs with 3D prosthetics

Achocalla (Bolivia) (AFP) – As a kid growing up in poverty in rural Bolivia, Roly Mamani built his own toys. Now a 34-year-old engineer, he 3D prints limbs for Indigenous compatriots scarred by life-changing accidents. One of their beneficiaries is 59-year-old Pablo Matha, who lost his vision and right hand seven years ago in a mining accident involving dynamite. Matha says the prosthesis “is a great gift.” He now plays the guitar to earn a living.


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