Illac Diaz presents "Liter of Light" recycled water bottle projects

Illac  Diaz presented his "Liter of Light" bottle recycling program and his Recycled  Bottle School projects in a presentation 10 April. Illac is a former student of the course and  alumni of the SPURS program at MIT, and presented his work which built on his  experiences while studying at MIT.

 Liter  of Light in a Peru ShantyHe is the founder of the  MyShelter Foundation in Manila and champion of the "Liter of Light" program  reusing plastic water bottles as a light source in slum shanties, as well as a  construction system reusing plastic water bottles. He was cited as one of the "Young Global  Leaders of 2008" by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Geneva, and continues his  entrepreneurial work in the Philippines and around the world.

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