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INTASAVE Brings Affordable Solar Power to the Developing World

Pierce Nahigyan | Posted 03.14.2017 | Green
Pierce Nahigyan

In the United States, energy is easy to come by. There are gas stations on most urban corners, nuclear plants dotting the coasts, Teslas on the roads ...

Saving Africa's Mothers With Solar Suitcases

Pierce Nahigyan | Posted 01.21.2017 | Green
Pierce Nahigyan

In 2015, some 303,000 women died from childbirth or pregnancy-related complications. Yet that figure, disturbing as it is, is dwarfed by the number of young mothers who suffer injury, infection and disease after giving birth.

This Solar-Powered Kit Could Save Hundreds Of Thousands Of Mothers' And Newborns' Lives

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 06.01.2015 | Impact

When Dr. Laura Stachel stepped into a maternal health clinic in Nigeria for the first time in 2008, she was “stunned and appalled,” the obstetrici...

Philippine Heroes Of The Night

Dr. Laura Stachel | Posted 03.17.2014 | Impact
Dr. Laura Stachel

It was before dawn at the birth center in coastal Leyte when the storm began. Three women were in labor where midwife Gina practices along with her daughter-in-law and her niece. As Typhoon Haiyan came closer, they could hear the wind howling.

Shining a Light on Healthcare Heroes

Dr. Laura Stachel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dr. Laura Stachel

When the sun sets tonight around the world, more than 400 maternity clinics that long labored in darkness will have light. Reliable, robust and easy to use "Solar Suitcases" will provide light and power for midwives and doctors to deliver babies, conduct c/sections, treat pregnancy complications, and care for newborn babies in 25 countries.

Solar Suitcases for Haitian Orphanages

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 08.12.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

The orphanages in Haiti are notoriously dark, dank, dirty and uninhabitable by gorgeous, bright, and eager Haitian babies. The light will make their faces shinier and their hearts less sad.

WATCH: Suitcase Of Light Saves Mothers' Lives

Posted 03.09.2012 | Impact

In 2008, Dr. Laura Stachel went to Northern Nigeria to study ways to lower maternal mortality in state hospitals. "I found deplorable hospital con...