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Grassroots solar lighting campaign set to illuminate the world

Leading global supplier of technology Robert Bosch, Inc. and local green organization MyShelter Foundation continue to work towards a common vision to illuminate homes around the world through the Liter of Light initiative. Pioneered in the Philippines in 2011, the unique grassroots solar lighting campaign provides sustainable alternative lighting systems to residents of underprivileged communities in Metro Manila.

The project combines Bosch’s expertise in technology and MyShelter Foundation’s passion for bringing green solutions to the grassroots level, and utilizes simple technological innovation to bring light where it is greatly needed.
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“Where’s my doctor?” emerges as 3rd Startup Weekend Manila winner

Medical practitioners-turned-entrepreneurs bag first place with “Where’s my doctor?” web app

Are you looking for a doctor? Or do you want a quick diagnosis on what your ailment is? These are typical concerns of an ordinary Pinoy who usually do not know who to consult when illness suddenly attacks.

Two teams who joined the 3rd edition of Startup Weekend Manila created solutions to such worries. “Where’s my doctor?” and “HealthTxt” emerged as 1st and 2nd prize winners, respectively for their simple but useful initiatives. “Where’s my doctor” also bagged the People’s Choice Award.
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