T4T Mak IV Incinerator

Nicholas Kasekende and Dr. Moses Kizza Musaazi

The T4T Mak IV Incinerator is a solid waste incinerator manufactured and distributed in Kampala, Uganda.

Product description Brand name and product description

The T4T Mak IV Incinerator is a solid waste incinerator that turns waste into ash while avoiding the spreading of toxic gases. It is specially targeted at health facilities for safe incineration of hospital waste but can also be used in schools, universities and other complexes with a substantial waste generation.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)


Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

The Incinerator is made and sold by Technology for Tomorrow Ltd (T4T), a company which has its roots in research and development at Makerere University. Examples of clients the incinerator has been sold to are local governments, EGPAFMercy CorpsBaylor UgandaICRC and Save the childreninterview withmanufacturer

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

T4T sells the incinerator alone or with extras such as installation,training and an ash pit. The unit costs 4,900 USD without installation and 12,300 USD with all extras (transportation not included).

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

There are a lot of other incinerator companies serving Uganda. A list of these companies can be found here.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Entities with a substantial amount of waste production such as hospitals that needs to incinerate waste, schools and villages.

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