Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in Create Account

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

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

MIT News

MIT News

Category: News | Updated almost 3 years ago

Created
August 30, 2011 10:35
Category
Tags
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
8947 times

More from MIT News

MIT team unveils new solar car

MIT team unveils new solar car

Added almost 4 years ago | 00:00:57 | 8367 views

RoboClam

RoboClam

Added over 6 years ago | 00:00:21 | 42250 views

Robot wheelchair finds its own way

Robot wheelchair finds its own way

Added almost 7 years ago | 00:00:38 | 17486 views

Solar wind interacting with interstellar medium

Solar wind interacting with interst...

Added over 7 years ago | 00:00:05 | 16602 views

Structured gel turns colors based on stimuli

Structured gel turns colors based o...

Added almost 8 years ago | 00:00:37 | 16028 views

Brain confused by visual anomalies

Brain confused by visual anomalies

Added almost 7 years ago | 00:00:26 | 14901 views