A crash course in changing the world.
So in DT class, We are told to make a Solar Cooker for cooking food. Refugee camp in Africa have to cut down woods and burned them, with Solar Cooker they can just use the sun and cook things, the bad thing is that it would take twice longer than using wood or a normal stove. Solar cooker is very useful for the people in that refugee camp because, they don't have to walk many miles searching for woods, and the are wouldn't be polluted, beside Solar cooker is free you don't have to pay if you…Continue
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My inspiring water project is Water For People. Their main mission is to treat people equally and giving them clean and save water. It says on their website that "Everyone should have improved water Forever. And we want to help them in reaching their goal, for every family, every clinic, and every school religious and districts where we work." Where I was watching water for people there's this guy who really inspire me. Ned Breslin, he is the CEO of water for people, he made a water pump…Continue
Added by surya kristianto pringgodigdo on February 2, 2013 at 2:49pm — No Comments
I really like the merry-go round idea because it allows the children to have fun while having fun with each other and get the water they desperatly need. My peers have come up with an idea of a "water donut" imagine a tire filled with water that can be used to transport the water from far away rivers without the heavy carring for miles.
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|•||It’s possible to report on infectious disease outbreaks without being a graduate-trained scientist.|
|•||There’s tremendous uncertainty about a lot of the science of influenza viruses and there’s…|
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I want anyone who is in India and on Uevoke to leave their name and email address at the bottom of this page in a comment.
People who would like to help India by evoking from outside India or work later by actually visitng or living in India to evoke there are also free to do so.
The two places I will be in are mainly Bangalore, Karnataka and Trivandrum or Alwaye, Kerala.
The corollary is if you need help from…Continue
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|What surprised me most about how people react in a crisis is who they become.
First, they preserve themselves.
Then, they seek group preservation.
Then, they try to place blame.
Then, they seek Justice.
Finally, they renormalize.
I see this lately with people trying to get justice from Goldman Sachs and those who asked for a bailout and participated in the huge financial crisis that we are…
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Since I believe in crowd sourcing and proper planning that makes it easy for people to get at the best data clustered together I have decided to take Sarah O.Connor's idea FOUND HERE (http://www.urgentevoke.com/profiles/blogs/the-darknet-initiative) seriously and build my dark site on the dark net initiative that will be run by http://deltaning.com and…Continue
Swineflu has returned to Bangalore and seems on the verge of getting out of hand.
I call in/up my friends from urgentevoke, delta and evoke4ever to help.
Radhika Darbari creates a forum for information.
MoE creates a wiki.
MAK is there with Elastika to ensure safety of drinking water and that its availability is not in danger.
Using Ushahidi Panamericana and Sarah O.connor maps out for me the best routes to hospitals, and we put the numbers…Continue
Added by A.V.Koshy on April 29, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments
When swine flu hit Bangalore in 2009 very quickly ads and posters and TV came out with the needed information that washing hands was one good way of keeping the flu away.
Many were affected and a few died but despite the masks and the panic the city quickly recovered.
In this respect I felt that effective communication is one of the best ways to fight an epidemic
So I have chosen outbreak comunication as my topic - or how sources view the story.
These I feel are…Continue
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Ushahidi is an awsome example of how poeple are able to empower themselves making use of the new information technology, once they are aware of it and have access to it. I'll label this in the Empowering Women section for now, since Ushahidi was originally set up by a woman in a war torn region, seeking to distribute information.
If unaware of it by now, Ushahidi means 'witness' in Swahili.
Added by Richard Beresford on April 21, 2010 at 6:26pm — No Comments
Access to Safe Water is a Basic Human Right.
That’s the very first line on Water 1st International’s Website.
I couldn’t have said it better myself.
This mission rings a little close to home for me, which is why I felt a blog post would be more personal and empathetic than a video or photo.
My mom and dad were born in El Salvador. For those who have never heard of El Salvador, it’s a very…
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In the sea resort town of Aqaba, by the red sea, a relatively dry area, floods came from the mid region, across the mountains and canyons. The most affected, was the water company main piping bring water into the…Continue
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