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Playworld & Empower Playgrounds in Ghana

Electricity-Generating Playground Equipment Lights Villages, Helps Students Learn

Playworld Systems has partnered with Empower Playgrounds, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides renewable energy to villages in Ghana through electricity-generating play­ground equipment and …

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Additional video from Akyeremanteng

Wiring the whirl

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Fourth and final day in Ghana

November 11th

While short, my trip was a truly life-changing experience.  Some cultural observations that will stick with me (in no certain order):

child w red wall web Fourth and final day in Ghana•  Ghanian people are naturally trusting. Smiles abound, …

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Video of Madavunu Whirl in Action

Madavunu whirl in action

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Installation at Madavunu

 November 10, 2009 

Yesterday I went to the village of Madavunu to see the first installation of the power generating whirl.  

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Curious students

The 80-kilometer drive from Accra to our destination took …

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Getting the whirl to Akyremateng

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Landing in Ghana

November 9th: After the 10 hour flight, I landed safely in Accra, Ghana yesterday

Today, we turn months of ideas and conversations into reality.

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When I arrived in Ghana yesterday after an …

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