A crash course in changing the world.
As I searched and searched and searched some more for a clean water project that I felt was specifically awe-inspiring, I had an epiphany. I realized why I was struggling to find that perfect, individual project to shine out from the rest. It didn't exist for me. Every single water project that is currently helping to provide clean water for those that would die without it, get sick without it, and live an unfullfilling life without it, IS AWE-INSPIRING. Every. Single. One. I honestly do not…Continue
Posted on April 22, 2010 at 3:06am
Posted on April 22, 2010 at 2:35am
Lalith Seneviratne created a generator that runs on biomass. It was his solution for families that were off the grid in Sri Lanka. Lalith had to rule out many solutions that are usually suggested because they did not stand up to the geography. The generators are low cost, high yeild and each one can power 60 homes. The generators are also easily constructed and maintained.
Lalith has found a way to boost his community's economy and the well-being of his fellow citizens. This is an…Continue
Posted on April 20, 2010 at 10:58pm
The low lights contradict how I am feeling inside. The biodegradable china flicks light as the candles dance and my smile only widens as he saunters into the room proudly holding a large serving dish like an old time waiter.
"Dinner is served my dear madame."
I raise an eyebrow in mockery and feigned anticipation in time for his dramatic pull back of the reflective lid and presentation of the meal to me with an open hand.
"Where did you get the chocolate?!" Squealing…Continue
Posted on April 20, 2010 at 10:27pm