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How To Charge Your Phone Using A Mud Oven

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By News-Room | self meida writer
Published 7 months ago - 489 views

Learn from the Malawi people how to charge your phone with a mud oven in just 6 steps

Charging your delicate Apple and Samsung products in a mud oven may be the last possibility you are thinking right now. In fact, you may ask, is that really even doable? Won’t it just bake the phone and render it useless? Where do you even plug it in?

Well, let these questions be answered by the innovative residents of a village in Malawi, Africa; where they use their mud ovens or claypots not just for cooking, but for charging electrical devices too!

Unlike our lifestyle where everything is plug and play and we have electric supply all around us, only 10% of Malawi has access to electricity. That is why with the help of foreign organizations such as the British and Irish Aid, our African brothers and sisters are finding innovative and practical ways to improve their living condition.

Amazing isn’t it? In only 7 steps you can have your mud charger too. This can be really handy in survivalist experiences or even extended outdoor camping. It may even be used by the military. Thanks Malawi 🙂


Step 1: You need to knead mud


Step 2: Pile up the mud together


Step 3: Design the mud oven of your dreams


Step 4: Solidify the mud pot by baking it

Or actually you can shortcut the steps and just buy a ready made claypot right!


Step 5: Bolt on a thermo-electric generator

As you can see this is the most important part. The thermo-electric generator they used is also a crude invention. Using bars of metal that can be bolted to the heating mudpot, and some water on a metal container, heat is generated and transformed to working electricity, much like how geothermal powerplants work.


Step 6: Charge away!

Unlike our electrical outlets, there is no danger of circuit overload or even caring about 220V or 110V differences. Kudos to the Malawi people for coming up with their own way to have useful electricity.

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