Water Purification Using Lifestraw
There more be more to the straw with a closer look.
I do NOT have a problem with them using this for one specific, I have a huge problem with them acting like it is going to be a game changer. Sucking water from a straw is not even something the locals will adopt, dripping yes, sucking now. There trying to make this product as some form of solution to a world problems. And again, appropriate tech is: 1. Affordable by the locals. 2. Easily copied, and made by the locals. 3. Sold by the locals for a profit. 4. Adopted by the locals, and spreads by word of mouth. - Example, all of Africa is putting windows screens on their windows, while they truly despise mosquito nets. The window screens are easier to install than mosquito nets, do a better job, do not break as easy, and the locals love them, and use them. Now, the NGO / ONG do not want to let go of a good idea, a great idea can be given away. The Mama Says product I am making, can be stolen, and used for advertising in villages, and also can be used for good, it is both, but for me. It can be 100 percent funded as a private venture, but will not promote that way. We can kill almost anything in water with solar ultraviolet rays, it is called Sodis, and a lot of water can be purified fast. Jimmy Carter is smart, not sure about UNICEF. To really make a change, the project really needs to be profitable.