Photo of the Week: a new artform – Solar lantern paper cuts

By |February 4th, 2014|fuel savings, picture of the week, solar lights|

title: TOGETHER author: GABRIELLI KUHNPanasonic has introduced a portable solar lantern to the growing collection of off-grid lighting options.To celebrate, [...]

100 Under $100 Picture of the Week: Solar Ear Designers Discussing their Solar Charger in Botswana

By |January 26th, 2014|deafness, disability, picture of the week, Solar Ear, solar powered appliances|

Sarah and Akangang, pictured above, two of the co-founders of the Solar Ear project in Botswana.  They helped invent the [...]

100 Under $100 Photo of the Week: Multitasking in Ghana, Cellphone and Soup

By |January 9th, 2014|cell-phone charging, cellphones, Ghana, picture of the week|

Eva Nartey in her village Bomase,  located in the Eastern Region of Ghana.This woman in Ghana is speaking on a celkphone [...]

Picture of the Week: Sanitary pads: now that’s low tech!

By |June 20th, 2013|menarche, picture of the week, Rwanda, sanitary napkins, Sierra Leone|

Huru International distributes locally manufactured,  colorful menstrual hygienekits to girls in Kenya. Kits include HIV prevention information.Puberty is a risky [...]

Photo of the Week – Universal Birth Registration: Girls Count

By |June 7th, 2013|human rights, legal status, picture of the week, universal birth registration|

Plan Asia's CampaignBirth certificates might not seem like a big deal, but the absence of an official birth registration marginalizes [...]

Photo of the Week: ICT is 2-Way: Giving Global Women a Voice!

By |May 31st, 2013|cellphones, ICT, picture of the week, worldpulse|

A woman from Dhanusha District, south Nepal, part of a group trained in PV, participatory videography, to document climate change in theirregion. photo by permission Pawan [...]

Photo of the Week: The Hay Basket: Low Tech, Free, Tried & True

By |May 17th, 2013|efficient cooking, fuel savings, Global South export to the Global North, health, picture of the week, South Africa, Woman Humanitarian Tech Stars|

This young lady definitely wants to see what's cooking.  Insulating hay baskets are excellent for cooking large quantities of food, [...]

Alternative Rites of Passage and Declarations: Moving Beyond FGC – PICTURE OF THE WEEK

By |April 26th, 2013|FGC, health, human rights, Kenya, picture of the week, UN, violence against women|

Maasai girls from the Africa School of Kenya celebrating Alternative RitesThe movement to end Female Genital Cutting - a long-held social norm widely practiced [...]

Bottle Bricks: Constructing Durable Sand Castles – Picture of the Week

By |April 18th, 2013|Bolivia, construction, picture of the week, plastic bottle reuse, Uganda, upcycling, Water, Woman Humanitarian Tech Stars|

 3 Students from the Kasiisi area of Uganda, who attend school adjacent to Kibale National Park in western Uganda, are [...]

Keyhole Garden by A Good Foundation: Picture of the Week

By |April 9th, 2013|Global South, Global South export to the Global North, Lesotho, picture of the week|

Lerato Thakholi grey-waters the compost basket of a Lesothokeyhole garden, a project of A Good Foundation, founded byPaula Washington, of Nova [...]