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3M Petrifilm Aqua Plates

3M

3M™ Petrifilm™ Aqua Plates are sample-ready plates that replace conventional agar, petri dishes, media pads and disposable filter funnels used in the microbial testing of water. Each plate contains a water-soluble gelling agent, nutrients and ...

AfriCart

Malawi Handcart Project

The AfriCart (also known as the Malawi Handcart) is designed to improve the quality of life and the economic productivity of rural Africans. The Malawi Handcart Project resource page provides design specifications and instructions to build ...

ArborLoo

Catholic Relief Services

The ArborLoo is a simple, low cost toilet that is easy to build and maintain and is relatively free of odors and flies.

The ArborLoo is made up from 4 parts:

  1. A dug pit
  2. A “ring beam” to protect the pit
  3. A concrete slab which sits on ...
Azuri Quad Solar Home System

Azuri Technologies

Azuri Quad Solar Home System provides a complete package of household lighting for as little as US50 cents per day. The product comes with 4 powerful LED lights, rechargeable radio and torch, plus mobile phone charging. Once the system is paid ...

BrightBox Plus

One Degree Solar

The BrightBox Plus is a portable solar home system that has the all-in-one capability of powering up to 4 lights, multiple mobile phones, tablets, radios, and low-powered USB devices.

On a full charge, BrightBox Plus provides power for two ...

Buffalo Bicycle

World Bicycle Relief

Buffalo bicycles are strong, durable bicycles that are designed to help people in rural Africa carry heavy loads long distances. During the assembly process, the Africa-based product management team oversees a fleet of riders who test current ...

iDE Cambodia

The Cambodia Easy Latrine is a low-cost sanitation system that villagers can build themselves from locally available materials. The sanitation system consists of a pan, a bucket of water with a ladle, and pipes to connect a hut to a latrine ...

Access Bio Inc.

This product is used for the rapid qualitative determination of Malaria Histidine-rich Protein 2 (HRP2) in human blood as an aid in the diagnosis of Malaria infection. After placing 5 microliters of whole blood into the sample well, add 2 ...

Cedesol

The Cedesol Solar Cooker is an ecological cooker that combines renewable energy with appropriate technology to conserve the economic, natural and human resources involved in food preparation. The solar cookers are made from wooden boxes with ...

Potters for Peace

The colloidal silver-enhanced ceramic water purifier (CWP) is a simple, pressed bucket shape 11 in. wide by 10 in. deep, made with a mix of local terra-cotta clay and sawdust or other combustible materials, such as rice husks. The simplest ...

Centre for Vision in the Developing World

Child ViSion™ tackles poor vision by providing self-adjustable glasses through school-based distribution programs in the developing world.

Child Vision™ has developed self-adjustable glasses which the wearer is able to adjust until they can ...

Wheelchairs of Hope

Wheelchairs of Hope has developed a light-weight and affordable plastic wheelchair designed to provide a proper fit and postural support, and to meet the common needs of disabled children aged 5-9 years old.

Wheelchairs of Hope is a ...

Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Company Ltd.

Chotukool is a 35-liter, solid-state electronic cooling device that uses no compressor or refrigerant. The device cools up to 28°F below room temperature to maintain the natural flavor, humidity and nutritional value of food. After achieving an ...

MIT D-Lab

The corn sheller is a simple tool that makes it possible to shell maize several times faster than by hand. The device has the additional advantages of being robust, portable and transparent to users. A corn sheller can be made at a fraction of ...

Practical Action

Eco-fuel briquettes are blocks of compressed biomass material such as farming waste, charcoal dust or waste paper. They are used for fuel in households for cooking, water heating, and space heating. In Kenya, people use firewood and charcoal ...

StoveTeam International

The Ecocina is an affordable, portable and fuel-efficient clean cookstove that reduces wood consumption and harmful pollutants.

Ecocina Stoves:

  • Reduce burns, respiratory, eye and skin problems
  • Reduce carbon emissions by 68% and particulate ...

Design Without Borders - Uganda

Ecological Sanitation (Ecosan) is a system in which human waste is used as fertilizer.

Limited access to water and poor infrastructure in the slum areas precludes the use of water closets. In collaboration with Crestanks, a Ugandan ...

Independent Designer

Eliodomestico is a solar household water distiller for developing countries. It uses sea water to provide families with drinking water at no operating cost.

How it works:

  • It works like an upside down coffee maker: during the day, the heat ...

Embrace

The Embrace Infant Warmer is a low-cost infant warmer designed for the developing world. The design looks like a miniature sleeping bag, but in reality, will saves lives of vulnerable infants. It is a new, low-cost solution to help keep low ...

The Fish Farm

The Fish Farm is a patented, micro-intensive fish farm designed within the confines of a 12-metre shipping container, delivering 2–4 tons of tilapia (or other species) annually. By placing a series of tanks, filters and pumps inside a ...

Focus On Vision

Focusspecs are adjustable adjustable glasses that can be altered to address the individual wearer's needs. Here's how it works: The lens consists of two optical lenses with third grade surfaces. Because one lens is the exact inversion of the ...

D-Lab MIT

Green charcoal is a type of bio-fuel that can be made locally and inexpensively. Green charcoal also has several positive health, environmental and economic benefits:

-It burns cleanly, reducing exposure to the smoke that causes respiratory ...

Greenway Grameen

The Greenway Smart Stove is a single burner cookstove designed for long-term, everyday use. The stove can burn any type of solid biomass fuel including, but not limited to, wood, cow dung and agricultural waste.

The patent-pending design ...

Grameen Shakti

Grameen Shakti, a non-profit founded by the Grameen Bank, is developing cooking alternatives that will improve indoor air conditions. The main components of the stove are built on site by trained technicians. Locally available products such as ...

BASF SE

Interceptor® is a mosquito net recommended by the World Health Organization for malaria control.

A polymer binder system is combined with Fendona® insecticide and applied directly to the fibers of the Interceptor® nets in a unique treatment ...

ayzh

JANMA is a $2 clean birth kit, created to help hospitals and nonprofit organizations prevent infection at time of birth and reduce maternal and infant mortality. The kit contains simple tools recommended by the World Health Organization to ...

International Development Enterprises India (IDEI)

IDEI has designed an irrigation solution that is both easy to use and versatile. The portable KB Treadle Pump utilizes parts made of bamboo and plastic tubing and is activated by foot pedals. The simple design allows farmers to take advantage ...

Kangaroo Mother Care

Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) is a method of care for all newborn babies, both premature and full-term. This method uses the mother's skin and presence to stabilize the baby. It also promotes breastfeeding, which itself can be lifesaving for ...

Inspiration Green

'Keyhole Gardens' is a gardening method that uses locally available materials to retain moisture and nutrients by placing an active compost pile in the center of a round garden bed. Although most helpful in hot and dry locations, a Keyhole ...

Khan Academy

With an extensive collection of video lessons on subjects like chemistry, trigonometry and history and suite of math exercises, KhanAcademy.org is a valuable resource for students and teachers around the world. ...

Kiva

Kiva is a nonprofit organization that aims to alleviate poverty through lending. By leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the ...

GRIT

The Leveraged Freedom Chair (LFC) is a lever-propelled wheelchair that provides unparalleled mobility on rough terrain. Instead of using gears and derailleurs that are likely to break under the conditions faced by developing country users, the ...

Lifeline Energy

The Lifeplayer MP3 is an MP3-enabled multi-band radio designed and engineered for the humanitarian sector. This tool combines radio, media player, cellular and Internet content. The Lifeplayer MP3 is powered by a solar panel and a fail-safe ...

MyShelter Foundation

Liter of Light aims to provide an ecologically and economically sustainable source of light to underprivileged communities around the world. This source of light is based on a solar bottle, is easy to install and requires only simple technology ...

MPOWERD Inc.

MPOWERD develops personal clean energy products and solutions for a better world. The Luci light is an inflatable, durable, waterproof, and lightweight solar-powered lantern. It's a safe, sustainable, and affordable solution for energy poverty ...

Safaricom

Lipa na M-PESA is a service that allows Merchants to accept payments for goods and services from their customers using M-PESA Buy Goods service. The buy goods functionality is available on the M-PESA Menu under "payment services."

By using the ...

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