Getting to the root of poverty means solving various issues along the way, and inventors are up for the challenge.
Poverty isn’t just inadequate access to income — it manifests in a lack of access to health services, education and vital goods. It can also lead to societal instability, allowing sexism, ableism, classism and racism to flourish. And every day, innovators create new gadgets and other solutions with the world’s poor in mind.
Here are 16 ingenious innovations helping to alleviate poverty-related inequalities for developing regions across the globe.