Solar Stitching

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Solar Stitching

Managing E-Waste in Africa and creating a maker resource online at SolarStitching.com a project for DESIGN FOR UNICEFclass at NYU – ITP –  Presented to UNICEF Innovation Lab December 13th 2013 at the UNICEF Headquarters in New York City.

by Rocío Almanza-Guillén, Shilpan Bhagat, Amelia Winger-Bearskin

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What are we doing?

Generating energy opportunities around proper e-waste management, specifically from solar panels.

What is the goal of SolarStitching.com?

Hosting simple how to videos and a visual guide anyone can use to:

*  repair solar panels
*  build new solar panels from broken cells
*  use solar powered soldering techniques
*  use a variety of diverse supplies to fix and build panels
*  Learn about managing EWaste in Africa and all over the world.