solar suitcase

  • April 4, 2012   BY Dave Gustafson  

    Dr. Laura Stachel and her husband founded We Care Solar to help bring light to the estimated 300,000 hospitals and clinics in the developing world that don’t have reliable sources of electricity. Our slideshow highlights Stachel’s work toward equipping remote clinics with solar suitcases that bring light to dark delivery rooms. Continue reading

  • April 4, 2012  

    After witnessing the consequences of power outages in Nigeria’s health facilities, obstetrician Dr. Laura Stachel came up with a solution: a suitcase containing elements to produce and store solar energy. Spencer Michels reports on the life-saving device that aims to reduce maternal mortality rates in the developing world. Continue reading