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The bicilavadora in Peru

MIT students and residents of an orphanage in Peru work on, and try out, the bicilavadora — a cheap, reliable washing machine powered by bicycle parts. The device can be constructed mostly using parts and tools that are readily available almost everywhere in the developing world.

Video: Gwyndaf Jones

Read more at http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2009/itw-bicilavadora-0219.html

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