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Jaipur foot Jaipur foot

Jaipur foot

Rubber based artificial leg that can be produced by local people

Jaipur foot is rubber-based prosthetic easily fits to each patient. The prosthetic is available free for charge, after 3-4 hours after diagnosis. While prosthetics cost $8000 in US, Jaipur foot’s production cost is only $30. Jaipur foot empowered patients with ability to walk and ride on bike by themselves which help them to restart working.

Design|Master Ram Chandra Sharma and Dr P. K. Sethi(1968)

Cook Stove Cook Stove

Cook Stove

Safe indoor cooking tool with low gas emission

Cookstove burns fuel so efficiently that cut smoke and toxic emissions by 80%. Its combustion chamber is made of alloy that enables efficient combustion, reducing fuel usage and decrease cooking time. Indoor air pollution that derives from burning of fuels such as wood and animal dung release harmful gases which causes serious health problems in developing countries.

Design|ENVIROFIT(2009)

Ceramic Water filter Ceramic Water Filter

Ceramic Water filter

Low-cost filtration system made locally from local materials

It is a simple water filtration system made up of a ceramic pot and plastic bucket that removes water-borne bacteria and viruses. It can be manufactured locally providing employment opportunities to local people. The use of Ceramic Water Filter contributed to prevention of diarrhea caused by drinking of unsanitary water and also to reducing medical expense of each family

Design|Resource Development International(2003)

Solar Cooker Solar Cooker

Solar Cooker

Cooking tool that converts sunlight to heat energy

Solar Cooker reflects sunlight and turns it to heat energy to cook. It requires no gas at all, making cooking cost cheap. In snowy areas it is also used to melt snow to get drinking water as well as cooking.

d-light Kiran d-light Kiran

d-light Kiran

Portable solar-powered lantern

One day of solar-recharge by a panel attached at the top, gives it 8 hours of light. Dual brightness setting. Its weight is light so that it can be hung from the wall or ceiling and affords uses in various activities like studying, working, cooking or illuminating the street during the night. The multi-position handle broadens the scenes of usage.

Design|d.light

DURON Solar Home Power System DURON Solar Home Power System

DURON
Solar Home Power System

All-in-one solar system that provides electricity for various purposes

This solar home power system affords electricity for various home appliances. Its light can run for minimum of 4 hours and maximum of 10 hours depending on the brightness level. This gives enough light allowing people for studying, cooking or working at home or in shops. It can also be used to charge cell phone or to provide electricity for TV with dedicated connectors.

Design|DURON James Burgess, Co-Founder and VP of Product Development

Moon Light Moon Light

Moon Light

A compact and portable solar lamp

This solar home power system affords electricity for various home appliances. Its light can run for minimum of 4 hours and maximum of 10 hours depending on the brightness level. This gives enough light allowing people for studying, cooking or working at home or in shops. It can also be used to charge cell phone or to provide electricity for TV with dedicated connectors.

Design|A student of Delft University of Technology(2009)

LifeStraw LifeStraw

LifeStraw

Portable and personal tool that purifies muddy water to drinking water

LifeStraw is a straw shaped portable water purification tool. The water from river or mud water are purified by the filtering system, removing bacteria and viruses. One Lifestraw is capable of filtering approximately 700 liters of water

Design|Vestergaard Frandsen S.A.

Photo|尾鷲陽介

Caption|中野豪雄、河原健人