Alfredo Moser's great invention giving light to the poor!

The light inventor who is poor but proud

BBC News - Alfredo Moser: Bottle light inventor proud to be poor

Alfredo Moser's great invention giving light to the poor!

The light inventor who is poor but proud

What a bright idea!   A simple initiative in the Philippines is bringing a bit of brightness into the lives of the country's poorest people.    The project is called "Litre of Light", and the technology involved is just a plastic bottle filled with water.

How bottles bring light to world's poorest

From Listverse: Appropriate Technology (part 1)

Hippo Water Rollers carry up to the amount of water typically collected in a bucket and can be rolled, making water retrieval easier for women, children, and the elderly.

The Hippo roller

The Hippo roller - Allows women and children to obtain 90 gallons of water at a time, rather than the usual 20 gallons that they balance on their heads.

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Hippo Water Rollers carry up to the amount of water typically collected in a bucket and can be rolled, making water retrieval easier for women, children, and the elderly.

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Lifestraw is a personal, low-cost water purification tool, with a service lifetime of 700 liters, or about one year of water consumption for a single person.

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Lifestraw is a personal, low-cost water purification tool, with a service lifetime of 700 liters, or about one year of water consumption for a single person.

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