Did you know that millions of families still live in the dark, literally? I am pleased to recognize this simple yet brilliant Social Entrepreneur Innovation:
According to the Liter of Light website, students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) designed the Solar Bottle Bulb based on the principles of Appropriate Technologies – a concept that provides simple and easily replicable technologies that address basic needs in developing communities. The MyShelter Foundation was established by Illac Diaz to create a system of sustainability and reliability through its capability-building and employment-generating projects.
Learn more about Liter of Light (Isang Litrong Liwanag) and their goal to light a million homes by 2012.