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DIY - Bottle Light

This bottle light, designed by the MyShelter Foundation, creates the equivalent of a 55-watt solar bulb out of a plastic bottle filled with water and chlorine that can light the inside of a room during daylight hours.

DIY - Bottle Light

Primary Function: To provide a safe and effective light source that doesn't require electricity

Targeted Beneficiaries: Communities/individuals with a need for indoor light without electricity

Need Addressed: Lack of reliable electricity and/or "clean" light (light not produced by kerosene/candles).

Uniqueness: This bottle light is easily constructed from locally available and affordable materials.

Dimensions: Size of 1.5-2 liter soda bottle

User Requirements: Bottle must be installed where sun can hit it in order to refract properly

Resources: Go to 'Where to Buy' tab

Approximate Cost: Plans are free, manufacturing cost dependent on local materials

DIY - Bottle Light

Geographic Coverage: Worldwide

Distributor: Plans available from MyShelter Foundation

Primary Contacts: http://aliteroflight.org/contact-us/

Languages Spoken: English

Phone Number: Not Listed

Physical Address: Not Listed

Website: http://aliteroflight.org/

Other Information and Links: Instructions available at http://youtu.be/i5YQ4t5apPM

DIY - Bottle Light

This bottle light, designed by the MyShelter Foundation, creates the equivalent of a 55-watt solar bulb out of a plastic bottle filled with water and chlorine that can light the inside of a room during daylight hours.

A Community Enterprise Solutions Group Resource | 2012