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Self-taught African Teen Wows M.I.T.

15-Year-Old Kelvin Doe is an engineering whiz living in Sierra Leone who scours the trash bins for spare parts, which he uses to build batteries, generators ...
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Anna & Lexi 's curator insight, April 10, 8:47 AM

This Video goes  under intellectual because a 15 year old boy in Sierra Leone taught himself how to invent things. He invented a battery to keep peoples lights going on in their house at night. He loves to invent that even people in third world countries with poor education can do amazing things. 

 

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Solar-Powered Still Turns Salty Ocean Water Fresh | Earthtechling

Solar-Powered Still Turns Salty Ocean Water Fresh | Earthtechling | social business in Africa | Scoop.it
Made from simple, low-cost materials, this distiller uses the sun to create drinking water in developing nations.

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Harnessing nature's solar cells

MIT researcher Andreas Mershin has a vision that within a few years, people in remote villages in the developing world may be able to make their own solar pa...
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Arunachalam Muruganantham: The first man to wear a sanitary napkin #INKtalks

http://inktalks.com In under 12 minutes, listen to the fascinating journey of a workshop helper - from being rejected by the same women whose lives he wanted...

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