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Dr. Mercy Bannerman

In 2001 Dr. Mercy Bannerman started a solar cooker and water pasteurization program to fight Guinea worm illnesses in Ghana. Dr. Bannerman won a World Bank Development Marketplace prize in 2002. With this funding she distributed 1600 solar cookers in northern Ghana and provided training in their use to pasteurize water. She noted an immediate and lasting reduction of endemic water-borne diseases like guinea worm.[1]

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Audio and video

Thirsty Planet - Introducing Solar Ovens in West Africa - A film by Ed Carswell07:56

Thirsty Planet - Introducing Solar Ovens in West Africa - A film by Ed Carswell

Contact

mercyban20@hotmail.com or mercyban20@yahoo.com

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