Monday, September 12, 2011
Water Bottle Light Bulbs Illuminate the PhilippinesThis is one of the most inspiring light bulb stories Ban The Bulb has ever seen...
In the Philippines, social entrepreneurs have started inserting recycled water bottle light bulbs into the corrugated iron roofs of shacks in order to help families access free, clean and green light for the first time.
Worldwide, hundreds of millions of people don't have access to electric light bulbs and this clever, practical solution just goes to show what is possible when you apply some lateral thinking and imagination.
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Posted 2:04 PM by Matt Prescott