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Poverty is a system design failure

Modern, developed societies are built on a few basic presumptions – access to power, information, and resources.

The development of the industrial age saw an unprecedented growth and development for billions of people, in what is today the developed world.

But there are still billions living in poverty and darkness.

Kerosene Lantern

The poor light source: kerosene lanterns. Features: expensive and lethal.

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Massive blackout in northern India

600 million people without electricity for hours.

On July 30th the Northern Power Grid in India collapsed. The massive power outage darkened cities, stopped trains and affected 600,000,000 people.

Watch the video below to learn more:

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Lanterns and PowerBoxes

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PowerBoxes at Micropower Plant

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