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'Watt-r' Brings Solar-Powered Water Delivery Service To Africa

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Africa has seen improvements in their transportation thanks to solar power. Not long ago, Roger Christen created the Solar-E-Cycle that duals as a convenient ride in rural areas and generates electricity. Another solar-powered vehicle, called Watt-r, aims to tackle water shortages with a new delivery service.

663 million people that live in rural Africa don’t have access to clean water. While men in the family are working, this leaves women and children traveling long distances to retrieve it. Sometimes this requires multiple trips per day, and Africa suffers from extreme heat. That’s only going to get worse as global warming will impact their continent the most.