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How to Make a Solar Light Bulb? 1 Million Homes Lit Up by Liter of Light

A Solar Light Bulb can bring easy day-lighting impoverished housing developments around the world. Millions of people in developing countries live in temporary settlements that are so close to each other that they lack adequate lighting even during the day. Electricity is not an option for many and they resort to kerosene, candles, or inventive wiring for light, […]

December 5th

Social Design Helps Simplify Policy Issues to Empower Citizens

The Curry Stone Foundation has announced the winners of the 2012 Curry Stone Design Prize. In a departure from previous years, and in honor of the fifth anniversary of the Prize, five winners will share the award equally, each recognized with $25,000 for their work as social design pioneers.The Curry Stone Design Prize celebrates social design pioneers and the power of design as a critical force for improving lives and strengthening communities.

In a series of posts we will feature the five inspiring social enterprises that have used “better” design for social and community betterment – Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP)

November 29th