Reading: BBC News – Alfredo Moser: Bottle light inventor proud to be poor
This showed up on Facebook and Twitter. Such a heart warming story and Alfredo sounds like a lovely, lovely man. If you need a little bit of your faith in humanity restored, check it out!
Alfredo Moser’s invention is lighting up the world. In 2002, the Brazilian mechanic had a light-bulb moment and came up with a way of illuminating his house during the day without electricity – using nothing more than plastic bottles filled with water and a tiny bit of bleach.
In the last two years his innovation has spread throughout the world. It is expected to be in one million homes by early next year.