August 13, 2013 AT 8:59 am

Alfredo Moser: Bottle light inventor proud to be poor

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BBC News – Alfredo Moser: Bottle light inventor proud to be poor.

Alfredo Moser’s invention is lighting up the world. In 2002, the Brazilian mechanic had a light-bulb moment and came up with a way of illuminating his house during the day without electricity – using nothing more than plastic bottles filled with water and a tiny bit of bleach.

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