chuvaness
Found: LuminAID renewable source of light
Posted on

Here’s one great invention I found while searching for solar lights online.
I’ve bought one for our courtyard, hung it on a tree to charge in the daytime, and found that it works very well even when leaving it out during rain.
These are great gifts for people living in the provinces or depressed areas, where electricity isn’t readily restored, or even for us city dwellers in case of emergency.
LuminaidThe LuminAID solar light was designed shortly after the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti.
It is a renewable light that can be very useful, especially in post-natural disaster situations, like Yolanda.
LuminAID is the brainchild of Anna Stork and Andrea Sreshta, who met while studying architecture and design in graduate school. They shared an interest in solar lighting technology and a common belief that design and design thinking can be used to solve problems on a global scale, including improving access to basic resources such as lighting and power.

Luminaid

The product is easy to ship because it packs flat and inflates to diffuse the light like a lantern.
LuminAID’s goal is to make portable lighting a part of the supplies commonly sent as part of disaster relief aid.
In addition to food, water, and shelter, light can greatly add to the well-being of victims of a natural disaster or crisis. Renewable lighting can aid those in situations where batteries are scarce and the electricity grid is disabled both immediately after a disaster and over an extended period of time.
Over the past year, LuminAID has put lights on the ground in the wake of disasters such as Hurricane Isaac in Haiti and Hurricane Sandy.

Luminaid

It is a great product to buy, especially for those abroad who are thinking of what to send over to Yolanda victims.
For corporate givers, the inflatable material is also printable with patterns and logos.
To know more, go to http://luminaid.gostorego.com/.

9
Leave a Reply

avatar
7 Comment threads
2 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
7 Comment authors
avataravataravataravataravatar Recent comment authors

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

  Subscribe  
Notify of
avatar
Guest
Wichita Tan

LUMINAID is sold by http://www.wimaxphils.com in the Philippines! They can be contacted at 0918 5083978 and 359 9899

[Reply]

avatar
Guest
Ana David-Coscolluela

We’ve also tested some solar lanterns and have found that some are way better than others. Best to check how extensively they’ve been used in the field (and if they’re still working after 2-3 years) before picking one to deploy đŸ™‚

[Reply]

avatar
Guest
Heidi

Went to their website after reading this. They will send me some lights for free when I go home at the end of the month when I do a medical mission in Cebu/Capiz. Thanks for the link. Will compare it with other solar lamps.

[Reply]

avatar
Guest
teadrinker

What a great idea! Never liked battery-operated flashlights, really.

[Reply]

avatar
Guest
Jay Lozada

ooops nasa website na pala.

[Reply]

avatar
Guest
Jay Lozada

magkanitch?

[Reply]

avatar
Guest
sinayra

Hi Ms. C, the husband of my cousin, Mr Pete Castro is the program director for Coastal Renewable Energy Technology Center, and they have an #ilawanproject for the yolanda victims. This will definitely help the volunteers, our officials, our rescue team and of course our kababayans. This is a cheaper solar light alternative, which will go a long way for them
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=760485340644511&set=a.191734267519624.55785.188309841195400&type=1&theater

[Reply]

avatar

Wichita Tan Reply:

LUMINAID is sold by http://www.wimaxphils.com in the Philippines! They can be contacted at 0918 5083978 and 359 9899

[Reply]

avatar

CVS Reply:

thank you!

[Reply]

avatar
Guest
Wichita Tan

LUMINAID is sold by http://www.wimaxphils.com in the Philippines! They can be contacted at 0918 5083978 and 359 9899

[Reply]