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In the poverty-stricken areas like Africa, electricity resources are scarce and lighting conditions at night are extremely poor. Rocking lamp is a design originated from children in poverty-stricken areas in Africa who use waste tires as hula hoops to play. The children roll the lamp to generate kinetic energy that is converted into electricity and stored, which is released at night for lighting. The rocking lamps come in three sizes, suitable for children of different body types. During the day, children can play together to store electricity and at night, they combine their lamps together to collect more light.


Tianjin University Renai College

Tianjin University Renai College
Tianjin, China

Yuqi Gao,
Tianjin University Renai College

Beiwen Jiao,
Tianjin University Renai College

Feiyang Lyu,
Tianjin University Renai College

Yufeng LU,
Tianjin University Renai College