Women’s WorldWide Web Interview: BETSY TEUTSCH EXPLAINS HOW SIMPLE TOOLS CAN EMPOWER WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD

By |September 8th, 2015|Atlantic Things That Work Series, cellphones, female farmers, Girl Effect, goats, guatemala, inequality of opportunity, Kibera, legal status, low tech/high impact, microloans, solar, solar lights, solar powered appliances, sustainable agriculture, Woman Humanitarian Tech Stars|

A woman-to-woman microinsurance transaction.Credit: John Owens 9/8/2015 – W4 had the pleasure of interviewing Betsy Teutsch, author of 100 Under $100, which makes vividly clear some of the challenges faced by the billion-plus most impoverished women in the world. These women suffer a dearth of resources, education and access to health care, and have to deal with discriminatory legal and financial services. […]

Cell Phone MInutes that Come WIth Insurance – The Atlantic #8

By |June 4th, 2014|Atlantic Things That Work Series, cellphones, ICT|

BimaMobile.comFor extremely low-income families, insurance payouts for a health crisis can make the difference between temporary destabilization and a downward [...]

The Paint that Prevents Diseases – Atlantic Series #6

By |May 21st, 2014|Atlantic Things That Work Series, health, Woman Humanitarian Tech Stars|

Chemist Pilar Mateo has come up with a paint that slowly releases insecticides, making homes inhospitable to parasite-spreading bugs.Betsy Teutsch [...]

Toilet Malls and Toilet Boutiques – Atlantic Article #5

By |May 13th, 2014|Atlantic Things That Work Series, Kenya, Water|

The Toilet Malls of NairobiAt Iko-Toilet centers, customers can do their business, have a drink, and maybe even get a [...]

THe Slow Cooker that Requires No Electricity

By |April 30th, 2014|Atlantic Things That Work Series, efficient cooking, fuel savings|

My third column for The AtlanticWonderbags are thermal-retention cookers, technology that's been around since humans realized that wrapping up a hot [...]

More Periods = More Pads to Sell

By |April 22nd, 2014|Atlantic Things That Work Series|

How Sanitary Pads Can Help Women Improve Their Health and EducationWhen Arunachalam Muruganantham went to purchase disposable napkins for his wife, [...]