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HELIO Solar Light & Powerbank, Now on Kickstarter

After two years of hard work, we are pleased to announce the launch of our Kickstarter campaign for HELIO! HELIO is an ultra-efficient solar flashlight, lantern, and powerbank designed to keep the trail well lit in fron of you on your outdoor adventures. It's also great for emergency situations where you lose power, like during hurricanes and winter storms. While HELIO is itself a great product, perhaps its best feature is that each one sold will help someone in need: 100% of the profits ...

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Just Seven Days Left to Support Recorders for All on Kickstarter

With just one week to go, the Recorders for All Kickstarter campaign is approaching the finish line.

We need a little help to ensure that we reach our goal. If you know any journalists or bloggers, please share the campaign with them and ask them to write about us.

So far, we have gotten incredible feedback from music teachers, professional recorder players and parents of children with limb differences. All of these comments have reinforced that this innovation will be truly impactful in the lives ...

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Buy a Solar Light & Support One Million Lights

One Million Lights focuses on improving the daily lives of children and adults by providing clean and healthy lighting. They want to replace dangerous and polluting kerosene lamps with solar alternatives. Their solar-oriented mission struck a chord with us, so Makers4Good decided to set up a partnership between One Million Lights and Nokero, a consumer electronics company with similar goals. Nokero’s solar products are used in over 120 countries to provide disaster relief, spark business development, and provide easy and inexpensive access to sustainable ...

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Testing Our First JUMA Backback Prototype At AT&T Park

On Columbus Day, Claudia Truesdell and I traveled up to AT&T park to test the newest backpack redesign for JUMA. Alite has been working hard to develop a more comfortable and adjustable pack for the JUMA’s high school workers who sell concessions at sporting events.

It was the second game of the playoffs (Giants vs. Cubs) and the stadium was completely sold out. The excitement was contagious and all the JUMA students were full of energy.

JUMA’s programs director, Alvin Yu, helped ...

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