Case studies - Focus on Technology
...stories from Practical Action's work with communities
Suitable for key stages 2-5 Geography, Citizenship, Design and Technolgy and Science.
These six inspirational stories outline problems faced by local communities in developing countries and the solutions they worked on solving them with the support of Practical Action. Presented as Powerpoints and PDFs, the slides are colour coded in traffic light form:
Red - The problem
Orange - The solution
Green - The effect on people's lives
NB. Powerpoint files are large and will take quite some time to download. PDF files are smaller.
Zimbabwe - micro-hydro systems
Bangladesh - floating gardens
Peru - wind turbines
Sri Lanka - biogas
Nepal - smoke hoods