By Betsy Teutsch
100 lower than $100: 100 instruments for Empowering worldwide Women is a finished examine powerful, reasonably cheap suggestions for supporting girls within the international South out of poverty. so much books in this topic specialize in one challenge and one resolution; writer Betsy Teutsch in its place spreads her web vast, sharing 100 profitable, confirmed paths out of poverty in 11 diversified sectors—including tech, public future health, legislations, finance, and more—in a visually outstanding booklet jam-packed with photos of brilliant, robust ladies farmers, health and wellbeing practitioners, marketers, and humanitarian tech stars doing fascinating, state-of-the-art paintings. Eye-opening and compelling, a hundred below $100 is an obtainable access element for globally-attuned readers eager about utilizing a wide diversity of instruments to empower ladies and aid alleviate poverty within the constructing international.
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By working directly with local users, designers can explore an item’s function and cultural context, assuring that the design will be more likely to gain acceptance. Greenway Grameen improved cookstove (#50) founders did extensive early-stage consulting with their target users; the resulting stoves have been extremely popular. Products constructed with local materials, like Potters for Peace’s ceramic water filters (#42), are the most sustainable in the long run. They have the added advantage of providing livelihoods and developing local knowledge and capacity.
23. Centralized Battery Recharging 24. Bright Box Solar-Charged Battery 25. LED Bulbs 26. Solar Home Systems 27. Portable Solar Lanterns and Lamps 28. SunSaluter 29. Pay-Till-You-Own Electricity 30. Bike-Powered Machines 31. Biogas Backpacks 32. Eco-Briquettes 33. Green Charcoal: Biochar Briquettes Sector 4 – WASH = Water and Sanitation Hygiene 34. Disaster Relief: Lights and Water 35. Rainwater Harvesting 36. Improved Water Transport 37. Point-of-Collection Water Chlorination 38. Water-Testing Kits 39.
Infant formula was aggressively marketed in low-income countries, pushing false claims about its benefits without mentioning its risks in low-resource settings. Mixing infant formula with unsafe water means babies are fed harmful bacteria while simultaneously being deprived of their mothers’ infection-fighting antibodies, doubly dangerous. Babies’ lives are endangered when: Unsafe water is added to formula powder, and the infants ingest pathogens. Bottles are washed with untreated water and transmit disease.
100 Under $100: One Hundred Tools for Empowering Global Women by Betsy Teutsch