Swedish solar water boiler becoming popular in Uganda

A boiling container powered by solar energy has eased life for communities without adequate energy in different parts of the country.

Users can now avoid catching diseases like typhoid fever, cholera and Hepatitis A or E, and by boiling water they can get rid of other microorganisms that induce diseases like diarrhea.

James Muhangi, a motorcycle rider and resident of Nansana in Kampala bought the 40 litre Solvatten solar heating container at 200,000 shillings.  He fills the container with water and places it under the sun for some four hours a day, and now has boiled water in his home. He has also trained his wife and children to use the solar container.

Read more: The Independent

 


 

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