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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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SCU Mobile Maker Lab is Making Goodness in the World

The San Jose Mercury-News ran an article last week on Santa Clara University's Mobile Maker Lab, a project sponsored by Makers4Good:

The mobile lab is run by Santa Clara University students and has been making its first trips to South Bay schools over the past two months. According to Anne Mahacek, lab manager and research associate in the college’s school of engineering, the project started with funding from a nonprofit program called Makers4Good. With input from teachers from around the region, the Mobile ...

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Buy a Luxi For All and Support 100cameras

Today Makers4Good is pleased to announce a partnership between 100cameras and Extrasensory Devices. We are excited to have brought this great organization and this great company together to do real good in the world. To help fund 100cameras and their programs, Extrasensory Devices will donate 100% of the proceeds from sales of the Luxi 4 All smartphone light meter to 100cameras when sold on the 100cameras Web site. To show them your support, just head to 100cameras' page for the campaign and buy a Luxi ...

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