Illac Diaz: Lighting up lives, literally

There is no dearth of human brilliance. But looks like it takes something more to invent something as amazing as this one.

While we were busy losing our sense of judgment over many brands of smart phones, someone somewhere was racking his brain over how to dispel darkness that invaded shacks in Manila slums not only at nights, but during daytime too.

Illac Diaz (meaning, God of Light!), a social entrepreneur, came up with this ingenious, highly sustainable idea that works like a 60-Watt bulb.

If compassion leads to inventions, this is it. Continue reading