Industrialized world women have had their pick of labor saving tools for so long we’ve lost sight of it. But many women in low resource areas still lack better tools for getting jobs done more quickly. This corn sheller refined by the MIT D-Lab can be fashioned out of readily available materials and speeds maize shelling, with less hand pain.
Inexpensive non-stick pans save time. Solar cookers are smokeless, with no burned pots to scour – another time saver.