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Playworld & Empower Playgrounds in Ghana

Electricity-Generating Playground Equipment Lights Villages, Helps Students Learn

Playworld Systems has partnered with Empower Playgrounds, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides renewable energy to villages in Ghana through electricity-generating play­ground equipment and …

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Additional video from Akyeremanteng

Wiring the whirl

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The journey and the welcome in Akyeremanteng – video

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Installing the whirl at Akyeremanteng

November 11th
 After three days, the sights, smells and experiences of the Ghanian culture are beginning to seem more familiar yet somehow less believable. Yesterday we traveled to a small village north …
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Installation at Madavunu

 November 10, 2009 

Yesterday I went to the village of Madavunu to see the first installation of the power generating whirl.

The 80-kilometer drive from Accra to our destination took about two …

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Getting the whirl to Akyremateng


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Landing in Ghana

November 9th: After the 10 hour flight, I landed safely in Accra, Ghana yesterday

Today, we turn months of ideas and conversations into reality.

When I arrived in Ghana yesterday after an …

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Power Generating Whirl Update

Playworld Systems’ CEO Matt Miller made his way safely to Ghana this weekend to kick off our partnership with Empower Playgrounds. By lending our research and development resources, materials and facilities, we …

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